Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Programme Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Programme Management over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Programme Management (Program Management)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 130 110
Rank change year-on-year +17 -20 +14
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 76 54 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.54% 1.24% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.49% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 35 52
Scotland median daily rate £450 £363 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -4.61% +1.33%
10th Percentile £310 £213 £166
90th Percentile £586 £555 £686
UK median daily rate £500 £460 £443
% change year-on-year +8.70% +3.84% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Scotland median hourly rate £31.65 £38.00 £33.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.71% +12.73% -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £43.75
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.29% -7.89%

Programme Management is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4160 3628 5098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.09% 83.59% 82.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2365 2124 2661
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 87 106
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -18.00% +17.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Programme Management in Scotland

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Management in Scotland

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Management in Scotland

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Management in Scotland

Programme Management
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 Programme Management within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 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 +7 44 £400 +14.29% 1
Glasgow -3 23 £488 +41.82% 5
North Lanarkshire - 6 £650 -
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Programme Management
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management 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 Programme Management.

1 41 (53.95%) Finance
2 25 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (31.58%) Manufacturing
4 23 (30.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (28.95%) Project Management
6 21 (27.63%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (27.63%) SAP
7 20 (26.32%) Electronics
7 20 (26.32%) Telecoms
7 20 (26.32%) Marketing
7 20 (26.32%) Digital Marketing
8 12 (15.79%) CSS
8 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
9 11 (14.47%) HTML
9 11 (14.47%) PRINCE2
9 11 (14.47%) Banking
9 11 (14.47%) HTML5
9 11 (14.47%) CSS3
9 11 (14.47%) Sass
9 11 (14.47%) AngularJS
10 10 (13.16%) ITIL
11 9 (11.84%) Service Management
11 9 (11.84%) Service Delivery
11 9 (11.84%) ITSM
11 9 (11.84%) QA
11 9 (11.84%) Coaching
11 9 (11.84%) Planning and Forecasting
12 8 (10.53%) Release Management
12 8 (10.53%) Quality Management
12 8 (10.53%) Process Management

Programme Management
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 6 (7.89%) CMS
2 5 (6.58%) Drupal
2 5 (6.58%) nginx
3 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.32%) Confluence
4 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (6.58%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.32%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.32%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Lucidchart
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.32%) QlikView
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Grunt
1 6 (7.89%) gulp
2 5 (6.58%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.32%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.32%) JIRA
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.32%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 41 (53.95%) Finance
2 24 (31.58%) Manufacturing
3 20 (26.32%) Electronics
3 20 (26.32%) Marketing
3 20 (26.32%) Telecoms
4 11 (14.47%) Banking
5 5 (6.58%) Publishing
6 4 (5.26%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.32%) German Language
7 1 (1.32%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.32%) Legal
7 1 (1.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (21.05%) Project Manager
2 13 (17.11%) Developer
3 11 (14.47%) Analyst
4 10 (13.16%) Programme Manager
5 8 (10.53%) Operations Manager
5 8 (10.53%) Operations Project Manager
6 7 (9.21%) Agile Coach
7 6 (7.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (7.89%) Lead Developer
7 6 (7.89%) User Researcher
8 5 (6.58%) Agile Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Drupal Developer
8 5 (6.58%) HTML Developer
8 5 (6.58%) PHP Developer
8 5 (6.58%) PHP Drupal Developer
8 5 (6.58%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 5 (6.58%) PostgreSQL Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Symfony Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.79%) CSS
2 11 (14.47%) AngularJS
2 11 (14.47%) CSS3
2 11 (14.47%) HTML
2 11 (14.47%) HTML5
2 11 (14.47%) Sass
3 7 (9.21%) Web Services
4 6 (7.89%) jQuery
4 6 (7.89%) Node.js
4 6 (7.89%) React
4 6 (7.89%) Redux
4 6 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (7.89%) XML
5 5 (6.58%) Google Maps API
5 5 (6.58%) JSON
5 5 (6.58%) Open Graph
5 5 (6.58%) Symfony
5 5 (6.58%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.95%) User Experience
3 2 (2.63%) Blog
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.32%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (30.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (28.95%) Project Management
4 21 (27.63%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (26.32%) Digital Marketing
6 11 (14.47%) PRINCE2
7 10 (13.16%) ITIL
8 9 (11.84%) Coaching
8 9 (11.84%) ITSM
8 9 (11.84%) Planning and Forecasting
8 9 (11.84%) Service Delivery
8 9 (11.84%) Service Management
9 8 (10.53%) Process Management
9 8 (10.53%) Quality Management
9 8 (10.53%) Release Management
10 7 (9.21%) Change Management
10 7 (9.21%) Mentoring
10 7 (9.21%) Risk Management
11 6 (7.89%) BDD
11 6 (7.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 6 (7.89%) ECMAScript
3 5 (6.58%) PHP
4 3 (3.95%) SQL
5 1 (1.32%) Java
5 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) BC Cleared
2 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) APMP
4 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.32%) ISEB
4 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) QA
2 6 (7.89%) PMO
3 4 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.32%) COBIT
4 1 (1.32%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 21 (27.63%) SAP
2 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.58%) Facebook
3 5 (6.58%) Google
3 5 (6.58%) Twitter
4 2 (2.63%) CyberArk
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (1.32%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.32%) AVEVA
5 1 (1.32%) HP
5 1 (1.32%) PTC
5 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.32%) Tableau
5 1 (1.32%) Talend