The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 19 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing Project Management 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.45% 3.80% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.49% 4.72% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £400 £533 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.88% +52.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
- +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
Project Management
Gloucestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89 127 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 76.72% 80.38% 52.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 89 26
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £42.50 £42.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Project Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
5 3 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
5 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
5 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Python
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Rally
6 2 (14.29%) Validation
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) MS Project
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) XSD
6 2 (14.29%) XSL
6 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) XQuery
6 2 (14.29%) XForms

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Application Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) XForms
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) XSD
1 2 (14.29%) XSL
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
4 3 (21.43%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Validation
5 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Test Management
6 1 (7.14%) Use Case
6 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) XPath
2 2 (14.29%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
4 2 (14.29%) PMP
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (7.14%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Rally
2 1 (7.14%) EMC
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle