Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PMI over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Management Institute (PMI)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 170 188
Rank change year-on-year +4 +18 -11
Contract jobs citing PMI 21 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.42% 0.093% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.43% 0.27% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 6
Scotland median daily rate £310 £364 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.78% +6.20% -2.14%
10th Percentile £277 £246 £254
90th Percentile £466 £447 £439
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £36.25 - £40.50

PMI is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1471 1473 1920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.56% 34.29% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 867 941
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
10th Percentile £210 £234 £210
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 38 61
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.20% +48.81% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.60 £46.68 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £20.94 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year +0.89% +6.41% +8.33%

PMI
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing PMI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for PMI in Scotland

PMI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PMI in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMI in Scotland

PMI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMI in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMI in Scotland

PMI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMI in Scotland

PMI
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +3 12 £310 -26.84%
Glasgow - 8 £325 - 2
Renfrewshire +39 1 £275 -
PMI
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for PMI.

1 20 (95.24%) PMI Certification
2 13 (61.90%) Project Management
2 13 (61.90%) PRINCE2
3 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (42.86%) Scrum
5 6 (28.57%) PMP
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
6 5 (23.81%) Coaching
7 4 (19.05%) PMO
7 4 (19.05%) Zephyr
7 4 (19.05%) DSDM
7 4 (19.05%) JIRA
7 4 (19.05%) Atlassian
7 4 (19.05%) Kanban
7 4 (19.05%) Confluence
8 3 (14.29%) Office 365
8 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) Degree
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 3 (14.29%) Java
8 3 (14.29%) Migration
8 3 (14.29%) People Management
9 2 (9.52%) Resource Levelling
9 2 (9.52%) SDLC
9 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (9.52%) JBoss
9 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (9.52%) XML

PMI
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) Confluence
2 2 (9.52%) JBoss
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
1 4 (19.05%) Zephyr
2 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Coach
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Migration Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Migration Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Office 365 Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Business Operations Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Project Office Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Rollout Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum Master
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) SOA Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) Drools
2 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.76%) Java EE
2 1 (4.76%) jBPM
2 1 (4.76%) Spring
2 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) PRINCE2
1 13 (61.90%) Project Management
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) Coaching
4 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
5 4 (19.05%) DSDM
5 4 (19.05%) Kanban
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) People Management
7 2 (9.52%) Business Development
7 2 (9.52%) Change Control
7 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL
7 2 (9.52%) Resource Levelling
7 2 (9.52%) SDLC
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (4.76%) TDD
8 1 (4.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) PMI Certification
2 6 (28.57%) PMP
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Atlassian
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle