The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 13 14 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing Project Management 11 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 10.38% 4.76% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.10% 8.16% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
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£177 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.94% -2.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.88 £28.16 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-0.99% -17.79%
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County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
84 49 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 79.25% 58.33% 56.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 18 73
Average daily rate £225 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £278 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £386 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the Belfast region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Belfast region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management.

1 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) J2EE
3 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Fixed Income
4 3 (20.00%) Equities
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) Markit EDM
5 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Metaprogramming
5 2 (13.33%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (13.33%) SWIFT
5 2 (13.33%) Parallel Processing
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
5 2 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (13.33%) Korn

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (13.33%) DB2 UDB
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
General
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Assistant Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Ab Initio Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) J2EE
2 2 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) JMS
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Fixed Income
1 3 (20.00%) Equities
2 2 (13.33%) SWIFT
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (13.33%) Metaprogramming
2 2 (13.33%) Parallel Processing
2 2 (13.33%) Time Management
2 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
2 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
2 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (13.33%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (13.33%) Korn
3 2 (13.33%) ActionScript
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) PMP
2 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Ab Initio
4 1 (6.67%) F5