Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Project Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Technical Project Manager
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 155 180
Rank change year-on-year -7 +25 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Project Manager 19 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.40% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
Scotland median daily rate £400 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94% +19.30%
10th Percentile £329 £345 £356
90th Percentile £456 £528 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £27.83 £32.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.04% +28.00% -6.98%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4,529 3,513 5,268
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 94.82% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,644 2,034 2,793
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £225 £219 £225
90th Percentile £538 £501 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 129 92
Scotland median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -19.54% +24.29%
10th Percentile £10.79 £10.60 £10.52
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.40 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.44 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.43% -5.26% +15.15%

Technical Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Technical Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Project Manager in Scotland

Technical Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Project Manager in Scotland

Technical Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Project Manager in Scotland

Technical Project Manager
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 Technical Project Manager within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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 -28 13 £431 +6.15%
Glasgow -8 6 £369 -26.25%
Technical Project Manager
UK

Technical Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, Technical Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Technical Project Manager in the job title.

1 9 (47.37%) Banking
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) JIRA
5 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
5 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
6 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
6 1 (5.26%) SAS
6 1 (5.26%) Progress
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) TeamSite
6 1 (5.26%) PMP
6 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
6 1 (5.26%) CICS
6 1 (5.26%) Internet
6 1 (5.26%) Middleware
6 1 (5.26%) CSS

Technical Project Manager Skill Set
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 1 (5.26%) CICS
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Confluence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
General
1 9 (47.37%) Banking
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Aurelia
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Scrum
2 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.26%) Business Development
4 1 (5.26%) Content Management
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Kanban
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (5.26%) SDLC
4 1 (5.26%) Security Operations
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
1 1 (5.26%) HP
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
1 1 (5.26%) Progress