The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 12 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 70 63 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.38% 8.74% 7.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.72% 9.04% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 45 33
Median daily rate £425 £413 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £356 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £475 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £35.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.79% +19.31%
Project Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
720 697 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.51% 96.67% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 436 410
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 42
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £42.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Birmingham region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 51 (38.35%) Project Management
2 41 (30.83%) PRINCE2
3 35 (26.32%) Finance
4 29 (21.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (12.78%) Change Management
7 13 (9.77%) CRM
8 11 (8.27%) Microsoft
8 11 (8.27%) PMI Certification
8 11 (8.27%) Waterfall
9 10 (7.52%) Security Cleared
9 10 (7.52%) Retail
10 9 (6.77%) Banking
10 9 (6.77%) PMI
10 9 (6.77%) SC Cleared
11 8 (6.02%) QA
11 8 (6.02%) Scrum
12 7 (5.26%) Legal
12 7 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (5.26%) Risk Management
12 7 (5.26%) Office 365
12 7 (5.26%) Business Transformation
12 7 (5.26%) Change Control
13 6 (4.51%) Project Planning
13 6 (4.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (4.51%) Telecoms
13 6 (4.51%) ISEB
13 6 (4.51%) SharePoint
13 6 (4.51%) E-Commerce
13 6 (4.51%) ERP

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.50%) Confluence
2 2 (1.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.75%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.75%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.50%) MS Project
2 1 (0.75%) MS Office
2 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Maximo
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Primavera
2 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.75%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.26%) Office 365
2 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.01%) WAN
2 2 (1.50%) Skype
3 1 (0.75%) Firewall
3 1 (0.75%) Intranet
3 1 (0.75%) SMS
3 1 (0.75%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (0.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.50%) JIRA
General
1 35 (26.32%) Finance
2 10 (7.52%) Retail
3 9 (6.77%) Banking
4 7 (5.26%) Legal
5 6 (4.51%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.01%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.50%) Marketing
8 1 (0.75%) Advertising
8 1 (0.75%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.75%) Law
8 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.77%) PMI
2 4 (3.01%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.01%) Virtual Team
3 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.26%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (2.26%) Smart Meter
3 3 (2.26%) User Experience
4 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.75%) AS400
5 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.75%) iSeries
5 1 (0.75%) NHS
5 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.26%) Windows
2 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (38.35%) Project Management
2 41 (30.83%) PRINCE2
3 29 (21.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (12.78%) Change Management
6 13 (9.77%) CRM
7 11 (8.27%) Waterfall
8 8 (6.02%) Scrum
9 7 (5.26%) Business Transformation
9 7 (5.26%) Change Control
9 7 (5.26%) Risk Management
10 6 (4.51%) E-Commerce
10 6 (4.51%) ERP
10 6 (4.51%) Logistics
10 6 (4.51%) Project Planning
11 5 (3.76%) Migration
11 5 (3.76%) Quality Management
11 5 (3.76%) SDLC
11 5 (3.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (3.01%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.26%) C
2 1 (0.75%) Java
2 1 (0.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (8.27%) PMI Certification
2 10 (7.52%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.77%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (4.51%) ISEB
5 6 (4.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (3.76%) PMP
7 4 (3.01%) Degree
8 2 (1.50%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.75%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) QA
2 3 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.75%) ISO27002
3 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (8.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.26%) hybris
3 3 (2.26%) JDA
3 3 (2.26%) Oracle
4 2 (1.50%) RedPrairie
4 2 (1.50%) SAP
5 1 (0.75%) Avaya
5 1 (0.75%) BMC
5 1 (0.75%) IBM
5 1 (0.75%) Kronos
5 1 (0.75%) Lotus
5 1 (0.75%) Mitel
5 1 (0.75%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.75%) Progress
5 1 (0.75%) Remedy
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £48000 - £58000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago