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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 15 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 68 71 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.98% 9.59% 7.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.24% 9.87% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 56 32
Median daily rate £425 £403 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £333 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £41.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-25.60% +37.81%
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
736 719 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.23% 97.16% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 446 396
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 £250 £238 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 44
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.93 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £42.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 62 (43.36%) Project Management
2 49 (34.27%) Finance
3 48 (33.57%) PRINCE2
4 37 (25.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (15.38%) Change Management
5 22 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (10.49%) PMI Certification
6 15 (10.49%) Banking
7 14 (9.79%) Risk Management
8 13 (9.09%) PMI
8 13 (9.09%) CRM
8 13 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 12 (8.39%) SC Cleared
9 12 (8.39%) Telecoms
9 12 (8.39%) Logistics
10 11 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 11 (7.69%) QA
11 10 (6.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (6.99%) Retail
12 9 (6.29%) Waterfall
13 8 (5.59%) Change Control
13 8 (5.59%) SDLC
13 8 (5.59%) Scrum
13 8 (5.59%) ERP
14 7 (4.90%) SharePoint
14 7 (4.90%) SLA
14 7 (4.90%) 3G
14 7 (4.90%) Network Planning
14 7 (4.90%) Maximo
14 7 (4.90%) Legal

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 7 (4.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.40%) Confluence
2 2 (1.40%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.70%) CMS
3 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (4.20%) MS Office
2 3 (2.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.40%) MS Project
4 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.90%) Maximo
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Primavera
2 1 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.50%) Office 365
2 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.90%) 3G
1 7 (4.90%) LTE
2 6 (4.20%) WAN
3 4 (2.80%) Internet
4 2 (1.40%) LAN
4 2 (1.40%) Skype
4 2 (1.40%) VoIP
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.70%) Firewall
5 1 (0.70%) Intranet
5 1 (0.70%) SMS
5 1 (0.70%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.40%) JIRA
General
1 49 (34.27%) Finance
2 15 (10.49%) Banking
3 12 (8.39%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.99%) Retail
5 7 (4.90%) Legal
6 4 (2.80%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.70%) Advertising
8 1 (0.70%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.70%) Law
8 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.09%) PMI
2 4 (2.80%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.80%) Virtual Team
3 3 (2.10%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (2.10%) Smart Meter
3 3 (2.10%) User Experience
4 2 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.40%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.10%) Windows
2 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (43.36%) Project Management
2 48 (33.57%) PRINCE2
3 37 (25.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (15.38%) Change Management
5 14 (9.79%) Risk Management
6 13 (9.09%) CRM
7 12 (8.39%) Logistics
8 9 (6.29%) Waterfall
9 8 (5.59%) Change Control
9 8 (5.59%) ERP
9 8 (5.59%) Scrum
9 8 (5.59%) SDLC
10 7 (4.90%) Business Transformation
10 7 (4.90%) Network Planning
11 6 (4.20%) E-Commerce
11 6 (4.20%) Project Planning
12 5 (3.50%) Mentoring
12 5 (3.50%) Quality Management
12 5 (3.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.10%) C
2 1 (0.70%) Java
2 1 (0.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (10.49%) PMI Certification
2 13 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.39%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (4.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (4.20%) ISEB
7 5 (3.50%) PMP
8 2 (1.40%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.40%) Degree
9 1 (0.70%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.69%) QA
2 7 (4.90%) SLA
3 3 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.70%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.10%) hybris
3 3 (2.10%) JDA
4 2 (1.40%) Oracle
4 2 (1.40%) RedPrairie
4 2 (1.40%) SAP
5 1 (0.70%) Avaya
5 1 (0.70%) BT
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco
5 1 (0.70%) IBM
5 1 (0.70%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.70%) Kronos
5 1 (0.70%) Mitel
5 1 (0.70%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.70%) Progress
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