The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 16 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 148 82 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.85% 8.11% 10.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.78% 9.99% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 56 61
Average daily rate
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£418 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £627 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £7.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Project Management
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1373 821 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 82.12% 81.21% 79.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 540 406
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 15 27
Average hourly rate £15.25 £11.43 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.47% -74.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 113 (38.18%) Finance
2 95 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (27.70%) PRINCE2
4 68 (22.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (15.88%) Waterfall
6 36 (12.16%) Change Management
7 31 (10.47%) Business Analysis
8 30 (10.14%) ITIL
9 29 (9.80%) User Stories
10 28 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (8.45%) Service Management
12 24 (8.11%) Programme Management
13 23 (7.77%) Service Delivery
13 23 (7.77%) Microsoft
13 23 (7.77%) QA
14 21 (7.09%) NHS
15 20 (6.76%) Scrum
16 19 (6.42%) ITSM
16 19 (6.42%) Risk Management
17 18 (6.08%) Banking
17 18 (6.08%) Retail
18 17 (5.74%) MS Excel
19 16 (5.41%) SharePoint
19 16 (5.41%) Migration
19 16 (5.41%) Degree
20 15 (5.07%) Agile Project Management
20 15 (5.07%) Data Centre
20 15 (5.07%) Management Information System
20 15 (5.07%) SQL
21 14 (4.73%) PRINCE2 Certification

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 16 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.73%) SAS
3 6 (2.03%) CMS
4 5 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.34%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.34%) Confluence
5 1 (0.34%) Lync
5 1 (0.34%) CICS
5 1 (0.34%) IIS
5 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.34%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.73%) MS Project
3 10 (3.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.04%) MS Office
5 8 (2.70%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.69%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.68%) FrameMaker
7 2 (0.68%) XMetaL
7 2 (0.68%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.68%) RoboHelp
7 2 (0.68%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) assyst
1 3 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.01%) SAP MII
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) SAP PP
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.34%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.05%) Firewall
2 10 (3.38%) MPLS
2 10 (3.38%) BGP
3 7 (2.36%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (1.69%) SAN
5 4 (1.35%) VPN
5 4 (1.35%) NAS
5 4 (1.35%) OSPF
5 4 (1.35%) HSRP
5 4 (1.35%) EIGRP
5 4 (1.35%) VRRP
6 3 (1.01%) Intranet
6 3 (1.01%) Internet
7 2 (0.68%) FWSM
8 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.34%) DNS
8 1 (0.34%) DMZ
8 1 (0.34%) ATM
8 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.68%) DataStage
4 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.34%) Adabas
5 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.34%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (3.04%) Rational Rose
2 4 (1.35%) JIRA
3 3 (1.01%) NUnit
4 2 (0.68%) Toad
4 2 (0.68%) ERwin
4 2 (0.68%) Selenium
5 1 (0.34%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.34%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.34%) JUnit
General
1 113 (38.18%) Finance
2 18 (6.08%) Banking
2 18 (6.08%) Retail
3 11 (3.72%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.03%) Legal
4 6 (2.03%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.01%) Marketing
6 3 (1.01%) Local Government
7 2 (0.68%) Publishing
7 2 (0.68%) Law
7 2 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.34%) Electronics
8 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 95 (32.09%) Project Manager
2 46 (15.54%) Analyst
3 34 (11.49%) Delivery Manager
4 21 (7.09%) Business Analyst
5 17 (5.74%) Senior Manager
6 15 (5.07%) Developer
7 11 (3.72%) Programme Manager
8 10 (3.38%) Test Manager
8 10 (3.38%) Contracts Manager
8 10 (3.38%) ScrumMaster
9 9 (3.04%) Coordinator
9 9 (3.04%) Project Coordinator
9 9 (3.04%) IT Project Manager
10 7 (2.36%) Infrastructure Manager
10 7 (2.36%) Senior Project Manager
10 7 (2.36%) Lead Developer
10 7 (2.36%) Service Manager
10 7 (2.36%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 6 (2.03%) Technical Project Manager
11 6 (2.03%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.39%) .NET
2 11 (3.72%) Web Services
3 10 (3.38%) XML
4 7 (2.36%) Middleware
5 5 (1.69%) WCF
5 5 (1.69%) HTML
6 4 (1.35%) WF
6 4 (1.35%) CSS
6 4 (1.35%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.01%) Velocity
8 1 (0.34%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.34%) SOAP
8 1 (0.34%) Grails
8 1 (0.34%) RESTful
8 1 (0.34%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.34%) Cocoa
8 1 (0.34%) Spring
8 1 (0.34%) WSDL
8 1 (0.34%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.34%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.09%) NHS
3 15 (5.07%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.07%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.05%) Smart Meter
5 5 (1.69%) Informatics
5 5 (1.69%) User Experience
6 4 (1.35%) CMDB
7 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.34%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.34%) Social Media
8 1 (0.34%) iPad
8 1 (0.34%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.34%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.34%) iPhone
8 1 (0.34%) Clustering
8 1 (0.34%) Equities
8 1 (0.34%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.39%) Windows
2 9 (3.04%) Linux
3 6 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.01%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.68%) UNIX
5 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (27.70%) PRINCE2
3 68 (22.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (15.88%) Waterfall
5 36 (12.16%) Change Management
6 31 (10.47%) Business Analysis
7 30 (10.14%) ITIL
8 29 (9.80%) User Stories
9 25 (8.45%) Service Management
10 24 (8.11%) Programme Management
11 23 (7.77%) Service Delivery
12 20 (6.76%) Scrum
13 19 (6.42%) ITSM
13 19 (6.42%) Risk Management
14 16 (5.41%) Migration
15 15 (5.07%) Agile Project Management
16 14 (4.73%) Supplier Management
17 13 (4.39%) UML
17 13 (4.39%) SDLC
18 12 (4.05%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.07%) SQL
2 11 (3.72%) Java
3 7 (2.36%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.69%) PHP
5 3 (1.01%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.68%) Perl
6 2 (0.68%) C
6 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.68%) Python
7 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.34%) NATURAL
7 1 (0.34%) JCL
7 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.34%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.34%) C#
7 1 (0.34%) COBOL
7 1 (0.34%) VBScript
7 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (5.41%) Degree
2 14 (4.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 12 (4.05%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.01%) CISSP
5 3 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.01%) CCIE
5 3 (1.01%) CCSP
5 3 (1.01%) CCNP
6 2 (0.68%) PMP
6 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) MCITP
7 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.34%) ISEB
7 1 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.34%) CCEA
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.77%) QA
2 7 (2.36%) SLA
3 3 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.01%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.68%) NFS
4 2 (0.68%) vSphere
5 1 (0.34%) XenApp
5 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.69%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.01%) OpenView
3 1 (0.34%) Nagios
3 1 (0.34%) Cacti
3 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.34%) Opsview
3 1 (0.34%) Graphite
Vendors
1 23 (7.77%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.39%) Oracle
3 10 (3.38%) SAP
3 10 (3.38%) Cisco
4 9 (3.04%) Red Hat
4 9 (3.04%) CheckPoint
5 8 (2.70%) HP
6 7 (2.36%) IBM
6 7 (2.36%) VMware
6 7 (2.36%) F5
7 3 (1.01%) Wonderware
7 3 (1.01%) Remedy
8 2 (0.68%) Adobe
8 2 (0.68%) Citrix
8 2 (0.68%) Netezza
8 2 (0.68%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.34%) VocaLink
9 1 (0.34%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.34%) AppSense
9 1 (0.34%) Google
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