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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 27 8 21
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 32 68 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.35% 10.81% 6.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.57% 11.64% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 52 27
Median daily rate £425 £401 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.91% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £276 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.26 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £31.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-14.41% -21.87%

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
575 584 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.15% 92.85% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 364 330
Median daily rate £388 £357 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.54% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 28
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.69 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 47 (51.65%) Project Management
2 19 (20.88%) PRINCE2
3 15 (16.48%) Finance
3 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (15.38%) Change Management
5 11 (12.09%) Migration
5 11 (12.09%) Retail
6 9 (9.89%) PMI Certification
6 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
6 9 (9.89%) Degree
6 9 (9.89%) Data Centre
7 8 (8.79%) Risk Management
8 7 (7.69%) PMI
8 7 (7.69%) ITIL
8 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 6 (6.59%) Project Planning
9 6 (6.59%) Oracle
10 5 (5.49%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.49%) ERP
10 5 (5.49%) WAN
10 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
10 5 (5.49%) Legal
10 5 (5.49%) Banking
10 5 (5.49%) Logistics
10 5 (5.49%) Data Migration
10 5 (5.49%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (4.40%) QA
11 4 (4.40%) Scrum

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 2 (2.20%) Confluence
1 2 (2.20%) IBM Domino
1 2 (2.20%) IBM Notes
1 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.10%) MS Office
1 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.10%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) WAN
2 2 (2.20%) LAN
3 1 (1.10%) Firewall
3 1 (1.10%) Network Security
3 1 (1.10%) Skype
3 1 (1.10%) SMS
3 1 (1.10%) VoIP
3 1 (1.10%) WAAS
3 1 (1.10%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) JIRA
General
1 15 (16.48%) Finance
2 11 (12.09%) Retail
3 5 (5.49%) Banking
3 5 (5.49%) Legal
3 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.30%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.20%) Law
5 2 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.10%) Automotive
6 1 (1.10%) Local Government
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
6 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.10%) CSS
2 1 (1.10%) CSS3
2 1 (1.10%) HTML
2 1 (1.10%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.69%) PMI
3 4 (4.40%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.30%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.30%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.30%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.20%) User Experience
6 1 (1.10%) AS400
6 1 (1.10%) FMCG
6 1 (1.10%) iSeries
6 1 (1.10%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.10%) Linux
1 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.10%) Windows
1 1 (1.10%) Windows 10
1 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.65%) Project Management
2 19 (20.88%) PRINCE2
3 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.38%) Change Management
4 14 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (12.09%) Migration
6 8 (8.79%) Risk Management
7 7 (7.69%) ITIL
7 7 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 6 (6.59%) Project Planning
9 5 (5.49%) Data Migration
9 5 (5.49%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.49%) ERP
9 5 (5.49%) Logistics
10 4 (4.40%) Scrum
11 3 (3.30%) Portfolio Management
11 3 (3.30%) Presales
11 3 (3.30%) Process Improvement
11 3 (3.30%) Quality Management
11 3 (3.30%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) Degree
1 9 (9.89%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.30%) ISEB
2 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.20%) PMP
4 1 (1.10%) CISM
4 1 (1.10%) CISSP
4 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) SCCM
2 1 (1.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.59%) Oracle
3 4 (4.40%) SAP
4 3 (3.30%) hybris
5 2 (2.20%) BMC
5 2 (2.20%) Lotus
5 2 (2.20%) Remedy
6 1 (1.10%) Adobe
6 1 (1.10%) Avaya
6 1 (1.10%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.10%) Cisco
6 1 (1.10%) EMC
6 1 (1.10%) Juniper
6 1 (1.10%) Lancope
6 1 (1.10%) Mercator
6 1 (1.10%) NICE Systems
6 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.10%) Workday
6 1 (1.10%) Yardi
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Rate: £390 - £410 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 7 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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