The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Project Manager
Rank 88 94 83
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 14 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.90% 0.37% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.39% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Average daily rate £414 £400 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £388 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £412 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £403 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.38 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-32.08% -25.00%
IT Project Manager
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1495 1268 1121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.89% 94.63% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1066 845 741
Average daily rate £405 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 39 36
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £32.20 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

IT Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Project Manager in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

IT Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Project Manager across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

IT Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

IT Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

IT Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

IT Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited IT Project Manager in their job title 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 with IT Project Manager in their job title.

1 20 (83.33%) Project Management
2 15 (62.50%) PRINCE2
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
6 4 (16.67%) SDLC
7 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
7 3 (12.50%) Back Office
7 3 (12.50%) Finance
7 3 (12.50%) SAP
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) ERP
7 3 (12.50%) Degree
7 3 (12.50%) Project Governance
7 3 (12.50%) SAP ERP
8 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
8 2 (8.33%) Retail
8 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.33%) CRM
8 2 (8.33%) Information Security
8 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (4.17%) Change Management
9 1 (4.17%) Advertising
9 1 (4.17%) Migration
9 1 (4.17%) Cognos
9 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
9 1 (4.17%) Oracle
9 1 (4.17%) MS Office

IT Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited IT Project Manager in their job title 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 with IT Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.17%) QlikView
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (12.50%) Back Office
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.17%) FMCG
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Project Management
2 15 (62.50%) PRINCE2
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
6 4 (16.67%) SDLC
7 3 (12.50%) ERP
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Project Governance
8 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.33%) CRM
8 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.33%) Information Security
8 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (4.17%) Change Management
9 1 (4.17%) Migration
9 1 (4.17%) PRINCE
9 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.17%) APMP
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PMP
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Cognos
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle