The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 8 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 39 47 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 12.15% 14.16% 9.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.33% 19.18% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.43% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £354 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £600 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +77.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.72 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -
Project Management
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
225 245 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 70.09% 73.80% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 178 79
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 11
Average hourly rate £35.50 £19.50 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.05% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.85 £21.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Devon region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Devon region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter 0 27 £363 -7.57% 3
Plymouth -11 5 £375 -31.81% 2
Project Management
South West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management.

1 41 (71.93%) PRINCE2
2 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (35.09%) Scrum
4 15 (26.32%) Business Analysis
4 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
5 14 (24.56%) UML
5 14 (24.56%) ISEB
6 10 (17.54%) Finance
6 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
8 6 (10.53%) User Stories
9 5 (8.77%) Agile Project Management
9 5 (8.77%) Software Delivery
9 5 (8.77%) Summit
9 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
9 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
9 5 (8.77%) ISO 14001
9 5 (8.77%) ISO 9001
9 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
10 4 (7.02%) CRM
10 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (7.02%) ITIL
10 4 (7.02%) SDLC
11 3 (5.26%) DevOps
11 3 (5.26%) CSS
11 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
11 3 (5.26%) PHP
11 3 (5.26%) HTML
11 3 (5.26%) MS Project

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Project
3 2 (3.51%) MS Office
4 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Summit
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.75%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.75%) Selenium
1 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Analyst
2 22 (38.60%) Project Manager
3 20 (35.09%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 3 (5.26%) Developer
5 3 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (3.51%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Business Manager
6 2 (3.51%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) NHS Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.51%) PHP Developer
6 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Administrator
6 2 (3.51%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) HTML
1 3 (5.26%) CSS
2 2 (3.51%) jQuery
2 2 (3.51%) HTML5
3 1 (1.75%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.75%) Visualforce
3 1 (1.75%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.51%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (71.93%) PRINCE2
2 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (35.09%) Scrum
4 15 (26.32%) Business Analysis
5 14 (24.56%) UML
6 6 (10.53%) User Stories
7 5 (8.77%) Agile Project Management
7 5 (8.77%) Software Delivery
8 4 (7.02%) SDLC
8 4 (7.02%) CRM
8 4 (7.02%) ITIL
9 3 (5.26%) Workflow
9 3 (5.26%) Change Management
9 3 (5.26%) Kanban
9 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (5.26%) DevOps
9 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.51%) Analytics
10 2 (3.51%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 3 (5.26%) PHP
2 2 (3.51%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.51%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) Ruby
3 1 (1.75%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 14 (24.56%) ISEB
3 9 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.51%) Degree
7 1 (1.75%) PMP
7 1 (1.75%) MCTS
7 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) ISO 9001
1 5 (8.77%) ISO 14001
2 2 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) Citrix
2 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle
2 1 (1.75%) Cognos