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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 11 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 166 92 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.38% 8.65% 10.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.44% 10.48% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 65 56
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £238 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 £7.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2233.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -11.11%
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
1334 878 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.43% 82.52% 77.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 984 606 383
Average daily rate £365 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 24
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -65.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.76 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 July 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 July 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 (37.79%) Finance
2 90 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (26.09%) PRINCE2
4 71 (23.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (13.71%) Change Management
6 38 (12.71%) Business Analysis
7 35 (11.71%) Waterfall
8 30 (10.03%) QA
9 28 (9.36%) Programme Management
9 28 (9.36%) ITIL
10 25 (8.36%) Service Management
11 23 (7.69%) SQL
12 22 (7.36%) User Stories
12 22 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (7.02%) Microsoft
13 21 (7.02%) Risk Management
14 20 (6.69%) ITSM
14 20 (6.69%) Scrum
14 20 (6.69%) Banking
14 20 (6.69%) NHS
14 20 (6.69%) Agile Project Management
15 19 (6.35%) MS Excel
15 19 (6.35%) SAS
16 18 (6.02%) SharePoint
16 18 (6.02%) Retail
16 18 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (6.02%) Open Source
17 17 (5.69%) Java
17 17 (5.69%) Web Services
18 16 (5.35%) XML

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 19 (6.35%) SAS
2 18 (6.02%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.34%) CMS
5 2 (0.67%) Apache
5 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.33%) IIS
6 1 (0.33%) JBoss
6 1 (0.33%) CICS
6 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.33%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.33%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.33%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.33%) Confluence
6 1 (0.33%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (5.02%) MS Visio
4 12 (4.01%) MS Project
5 9 (3.01%) MS Office
6 2 (0.67%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.00%) assyst
1 3 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.00%) SAP MII
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) SAP PP
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.33%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.68%) Firewall
2 5 (1.67%) Internet
2 5 (1.67%) OSPF
2 5 (1.67%) BGP
2 5 (1.67%) EIGRP
2 5 (1.67%) SAN
3 4 (1.34%) VPN
3 4 (1.34%) VRRP
3 4 (1.34%) MPLS
3 4 (1.34%) NAS
3 4 (1.34%) HSRP
4 3 (1.00%) FWSM
5 2 (0.67%) Intranet
5 2 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.67%) DNS
6 1 (0.33%) DMZ
6 1 (0.33%) LDAP
6 1 (0.33%) ATM
6 1 (0.33%) WAN
6 1 (0.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.01%) MongoDB
2 8 (2.68%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.34%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.67%) MySQL
5 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.67%) DataStage
5 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) Adabas
6 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (2.68%) Rational Rose
2 4 (1.34%) Selenium
3 3 (1.00%) Sahi
3 3 (1.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (1.00%) NUnit
3 3 (1.00%) WATIR
4 2 (0.67%) JUnit
4 2 (0.67%) JIRA
4 2 (0.67%) Toad
5 1 (0.33%) ERwin
5 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.33%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 113 (37.79%) Finance
2 20 (6.69%) Banking
3 18 (6.02%) Retail
4 8 (2.68%) Retail Banking
4 8 (2.68%) Legal
5 7 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.67%) Local Government
7 3 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.67%) Law
8 2 (0.67%) Back Office
8 2 (0.67%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) Marketing
9 1 (0.33%) German Language
9 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.33%) Front Office
9 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (31.44%) Project Manager
2 60 (20.07%) Analyst
3 27 (9.03%) Business Analyst
4 25 (8.36%) Delivery Manager
5 16 (5.35%) Developer
6 12 (4.01%) Programme Manager
6 12 (4.01%) Senior Manager
7 10 (3.34%) IT Project Manager
8 9 (3.01%) Contracts Manager
8 9 (3.01%) PMO Analyst
8 9 (3.01%) ScrumMaster
9 8 (2.68%) Senior Project Manager
9 8 (2.68%) Project Coordinator
9 8 (2.68%) Lead Developer
9 8 (2.68%) Coordinator
9 8 (2.68%) Architect
10 7 (2.34%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (2.34%) Business Manager
11 6 (2.01%) Business Project Manager
11 6 (2.01%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.69%) Web Services
2 16 (5.35%) XML
3 14 (4.68%) .NET
4 8 (2.68%) Middleware
4 8 (2.68%) RESTful
5 6 (2.01%) HTML
5 6 (2.01%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.67%) WCF
6 5 (1.67%) CSS
7 4 (1.34%) WF
8 3 (1.00%) Velocity
9 2 (0.67%) Spring
10 1 (0.33%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.33%) Symfony
10 1 (0.33%) Grails
10 1 (0.33%) SOAP
10 1 (0.33%) LAMP
10 1 (0.33%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.33%) WSDL
10 1 (0.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.69%) NHS
3 15 (5.02%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.68%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.67%) User Experience
5 5 (1.67%) Smart Meter
5 5 (1.67%) Informatics
6 4 (1.34%) CMDB
7 2 (0.67%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.33%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.33%) Social Media
8 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.33%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.33%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.33%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.33%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.33%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.68%) Windows
2 5 (1.67%) Linux
3 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
3 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (26.09%) PRINCE2
3 71 (23.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (13.71%) Change Management
5 38 (12.71%) Business Analysis
6 35 (11.71%) Waterfall
7 28 (9.36%) Programme Management
7 28 (9.36%) ITIL
8 25 (8.36%) Service Management
9 22 (7.36%) User Stories
10 21 (7.02%) Risk Management
11 20 (6.69%) ITSM
11 20 (6.69%) Scrum
11 20 (6.69%) Agile Project Management
12 18 (6.02%) Open Source
12 18 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (5.35%) TDD
13 16 (5.35%) Service Delivery
13 16 (5.35%) Configuration Management
14 14 (4.68%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.69%) SQL
2 17 (5.69%) Java
3 7 (2.34%) JavaScript
3 7 (2.34%) PHP
4 3 (1.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.67%) Ruby
5 2 (0.67%) Perl
5 2 (0.67%) C
6 1 (0.33%) C#
6 1 (0.33%) COBOL
6 1 (0.33%) PHP5
6 1 (0.33%) VBScript
6 1 (0.33%) VB
6 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.33%) Python
6 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.33%) NATURAL
6 1 (0.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 14 (4.68%) Degree
2 12 (4.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.00%) CCIE
4 3 (1.00%) CCSP
4 3 (1.00%) CCNP
4 3 (1.00%) CISSP
4 3 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.67%) MCSE
5 2 (0.67%) PMP
5 2 (0.67%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.33%) MCITP
6 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) MCSA
6 1 (0.33%) ISEB
6 1 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.03%) QA
2 8 (2.68%) SLA
3 3 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) Basel II
System Software
1 6 (2.01%) Active Directory
1 6 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.67%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.67%) vSphere
3 2 (0.67%) NFS
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.33%) XenApp
4 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.00%) OpenView
2 1 (0.33%) Nagios
2 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.33%) Cacti
2 1 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.33%) Opsview
2 1 (0.33%) Graphite
Vendors
1 21 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.35%) Oracle
3 9 (3.01%) HP
3 9 (3.01%) VMware
4 7 (2.34%) IBM
5 6 (2.01%) SAP
5 6 (2.01%) Cisco
6 5 (1.67%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.00%) Remedy
7 3 (1.00%) Wonderware
8 2 (0.67%) Netezza
8 2 (0.67%) F5
8 2 (0.67%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.67%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.67%) Citrix
9 1 (0.33%) Avaya
9 1 (0.33%) NetApp
9 1 (0.33%) EMC
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