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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 27 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 42 58 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.97% 8.80% 6.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 9.45% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 46 32
Median daily rate £425 £411 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.34% +1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £344 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £488 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.26 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £37.05 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-19.02% -9.63%
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
672 614 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.45% 93.17% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 395 383
Median daily rate £400 £368 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 34
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.90 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% -19.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.67 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.34 £25.20 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 50 (45.05%) Project Management
2 27 (24.32%) Finance
3 25 (22.52%) PRINCE2
4 20 (18.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (13.51%) Change Management
7 11 (9.91%) PMI Certification
7 11 (9.91%) Microsoft
8 10 (9.01%) Retail
9 9 (8.11%) Risk Management
10 8 (7.21%) Migration
10 8 (7.21%) PMI
10 8 (7.21%) Degree
10 8 (7.21%) Waterfall
11 7 (6.31%) Data Centre
11 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (6.31%) Project Planning
11 7 (6.31%) QA
11 7 (6.31%) Legal
12 6 (5.41%) Banking
12 6 (5.41%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.41%) Oracle
13 5 (4.50%) WAN
13 5 (4.50%) Logistics
13 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
13 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
13 5 (4.50%) Security Cleared
13 5 (4.50%) Oracle Fusion
13 5 (4.50%) Office 365
14 4 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.80%) Confluence
2 2 (1.80%) IBM Domino
2 2 (1.80%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.80%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) MS Project
2 1 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) MS Office
2 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Maximo
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.80%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.90%) Primavera
3 1 (0.90%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) Office 365
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) WAN
2 2 (1.80%) Firewall
2 2 (1.80%) LAN
2 2 (1.80%) Skype
3 1 (0.90%) Intranet
3 1 (0.90%) Network Security
3 1 (0.90%) SMS
3 1 (0.90%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (0.90%) WAAS
3 1 (0.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) JIRA
General
1 27 (24.32%) Finance
2 10 (9.01%) Retail
3 7 (6.31%) Legal
4 6 (5.41%) Banking
5 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.70%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.80%) Law
7 2 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.90%) Advertising
8 1 (0.90%) Automotive
8 1 (0.90%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.90%) Local Government
8 1 (0.90%) Marketing
8 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.90%) CSS
2 1 (0.90%) CSS3
2 1 (0.90%) HTML
2 1 (0.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.21%) PMI
2 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.31%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.60%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.70%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.70%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.70%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.70%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.80%) User Experience
6 1 (0.90%) AS400
6 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.90%) iSeries
6 1 (0.90%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.80%) Windows
2 1 (0.90%) Linux
2 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (45.05%) Project Management
2 25 (22.52%) PRINCE2
3 20 (18.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (13.51%) Change Management
6 9 (8.11%) Risk Management
7 8 (7.21%) Migration
7 8 (7.21%) Waterfall
8 7 (6.31%) Project Planning
9 6 (5.41%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.50%) Logistics
11 4 (3.60%) Data Migration
11 4 (3.60%) ERP
11 4 (3.60%) ITIL
11 4 (3.60%) Quality Management
11 4 (3.60%) Scrum
12 3 (2.70%) Change Control
12 3 (2.70%) Information Security
12 3 (2.70%) Portfolio Management
12 3 (2.70%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
1 1 (0.90%) PHP
1 1 (0.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) PMI Certification
2 8 (7.21%) Degree
3 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.60%) ISEB
4 4 (3.60%) PMP
4 4 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.90%) CISM
5 1 (0.90%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.90%) ISO27002
3 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) SCCM
2 1 (0.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (9.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.41%) Oracle
3 4 (3.60%) SAP
4 3 (2.70%) hybris
5 2 (1.80%) BMC
5 2 (1.80%) Lotus
5 2 (1.80%) Remedy
6 1 (0.90%) Adobe
6 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco
6 1 (0.90%) Juniper
6 1 (0.90%) Mercator
6 1 (0.90%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.90%) Progress
6 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.90%) Workday
6 1 (0.90%) Yardi
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago