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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 26 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Management 17 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 6.16% 9.45% 9.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.23% 13.06% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 21
Average daily rate £406 £480 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £271 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £523 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £38.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.34 £31.47 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.43%
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
235 222 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 85.14% 72.31% 80.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 113 110
Average daily rate £388 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +32.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £12.88 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Plymouth -10 12 £425 -14.14%
Exeter -2 3 - - 1
Project Management
South West

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (58.06%) PRINCE2
2 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) ISEB
4 8 (25.81%) UML
4 8 (25.81%) Scrum
4 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (25.81%) Business Analysis
5 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
6 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (16.13%) Migration
8 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (12.90%) User Stories
8 4 (12.90%) Firewall
8 4 (12.90%) Finance
8 4 (12.90%) MS Office
8 4 (12.90%) ITIL
9 3 (9.68%) HP UFT
9 3 (9.68%) MS Project
9 3 (9.68%) PHP
9 3 (9.68%) CRM
9 3 (9.68%) Internet
9 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
9 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (9.68%) BYOD
9 3 (9.68%) Capybara
9 3 (9.68%) Gherkin
9 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
9 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Time Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
2 3 (9.68%) MS Project
3 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
4 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (3.23%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 3 (9.68%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Capybara
1 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
1 3 (9.68%) HP UFT
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Legal
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Project Manager
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) IT Manager
3 4 (12.90%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Tester
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Perimeter Security Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Security Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.45%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) IT Security Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Functional Tester
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) HTML5
2 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) BYOD
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.23%) EPoS
4 1 (3.23%) iPad
4 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) PRINCE2
2 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) Business Analysis
3 8 (25.81%) Scrum
3 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (25.81%) UML
4 5 (16.13%) Migration
5 4 (12.90%) Functional Testing
5 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 4 (12.90%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (12.90%) User Stories
6 3 (9.68%) Coaching
6 3 (9.68%) CRM
6 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
6 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Time Management
7 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.45%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) PHP
1 3 (9.68%) Ruby
2 1 (3.23%) C
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) ISEB
2 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO 14001
1 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Cognos
2 1 (3.23%) LexisNexis
2 1 (3.23%) SAP