The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Project Governance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Governance over the 3 months to 28 March 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.

Project Governance
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 116 101
Rank change year-on-year +13 -15  
Contract jobs citing Project Governance 4 15 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% 0.58% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.69% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 18
Median daily rate £363 £390 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £459 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +9.06% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.08

Project Governance is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1472 2161 2379
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.83% 83.31% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 1215 1311
Median daily rate £390 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.63% -1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 46
Median hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £31.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.10% +23.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Project Governance
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Project Governance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Governance in Scotland

Project Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Governance in Scotland

Project Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Governance in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Governance in Scotland

Project Governance
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 Project Governance within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +12 2 £475 +12.02%
Fife - 1 £250 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Project Governance
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Governance 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 Project Governance.

1 4 (50.00%) MS Project
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) PMO
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Governance
3 2 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (12.50%) IPTV
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) Robotics
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) APMP
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
4 1 (12.50%) New Media
4 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning

Project Governance
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:

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Online Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Public Sector Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior PMO
3 1 (12.50%) Senior PMO Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
1 1 (12.50%) IPTV
1 1 (12.50%) New Media
1 1 (12.50%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Governance
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
4 1 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) APMP
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) PMO
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft