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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 12 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 135 142 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.08% 12.47% 10.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.84% 14.42% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 105 57
Average daily rate £400 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £291 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £680 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+27.22% +14.32%
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
1245 985 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.78% 86.48% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 707 476
Average daily rate £400 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.21 £29.80 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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.

1 106 (44.73%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (36.29%) Finance
3 56 (23.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (21.94%) PRINCE2
5 51 (21.52%) Waterfall
6 33 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (12.24%) Change Management
8 27 (11.39%) User Stories
9 24 (10.13%) Agile Project Management
9 24 (10.13%) Open Source
9 24 (10.13%) Microsoft
10 22 (9.28%) SharePoint
10 22 (9.28%) Service Delivery
11 20 (8.44%) MS Excel
11 20 (8.44%) Web Services
11 20 (8.44%) Risk Management
12 19 (8.02%) Business Analysis
12 19 (8.02%) ITIL
12 19 (8.02%) MS Project
13 18 (7.59%) Migration
14 17 (7.17%) Data Centre
14 17 (7.17%) Degree
14 17 (7.17%) Management Information System
14 17 (7.17%) Supplier Management
14 17 (7.17%) MS Office
15 16 (6.75%) Mentoring
16 15 (6.33%) MS PowerPoint
17 14 (5.91%) Banking
17 14 (5.91%) Python
18 13 (5.49%) C++

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 22 (9.28%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.80%) Skype for Business
3 6 (2.53%) SAS
4 5 (2.11%) CMS
5 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.42%) Drupal
6 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.42%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.02%) MS Project
3 17 (7.17%) MS Office
4 15 (6.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (5.49%) MS Visio
6 5 (2.11%) Acrobat
6 5 (2.11%) Adobe Captivate
6 5 (2.11%) FrameMaker
6 5 (2.11%) Photoshop
6 5 (2.11%) RoboHelp
6 5 (2.11%) XMetaL
7 1 (0.42%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.42%) Maximo
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.42%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.38%) Office 365
2 7 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.27%) IaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.42%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.42%) PaaS
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.22%) SAN
2 8 (3.38%) Skype
3 6 (2.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (1.69%) Firewall
4 4 (1.69%) FWSM
4 4 (1.69%) MPLS
4 4 (1.69%) Network Security
5 3 (1.27%) BGP
5 3 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.27%) Internet
5 3 (1.27%) VPN
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.42%) HSRP
6 1 (0.42%) Intranet
6 1 (0.42%) ISDN
6 1 (0.42%) OSPF
6 1 (0.42%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.42%) VLAN
6 1 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.38%) MS Access
3 6 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (2.11%) Base SAS
4 5 (2.11%) OLAP
4 5 (2.11%) OLAP Cube
4 5 (2.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 5 (2.11%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 4 (1.69%) Informix
5 4 (1.69%) MySQL
5 4 (1.69%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.27%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.42%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (2.53%) JIRA
2 3 (1.27%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.27%) Selenium
3 2 (0.84%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.84%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.42%) eggPlant
4 1 (0.42%) ERwin
4 1 (0.42%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.42%) Hudson
4 1 (0.42%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.42%) Maven
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.42%) Subversion
4 1 (0.42%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.42%) VersionOne
4 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 86 (36.29%) Finance
2 14 (5.91%) Banking
3 10 (4.22%) Retail
4 7 (2.95%) Games
4 7 (2.95%) Legal
5 5 (2.11%) Law
5 5 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.69%) Marketing
7 3 (1.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (34.18%) Project Manager
2 40 (16.88%) Analyst
3 31 (13.08%) Delivery Manager
4 27 (11.39%) Business Analyst
5 21 (8.86%) Senior Manager
6 18 (7.59%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 15 (6.33%) Digital Analyst
7 15 (6.33%) Digital Business Analyst
8 14 (5.91%) IT Manager
9 12 (5.06%) IT Project Manager
10 9 (3.80%) Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (3.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 8 (3.38%) Senior Project Manager
12 7 (2.95%) Architect
12 7 (2.95%) Banking Project Manager
13 6 (2.53%) Administrator
13 6 (2.53%) Agile Delivery Manager
13 6 (2.53%) PMO Analyst
13 6 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (2.53%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.44%) Web Services
2 8 (3.38%) .NET
3 6 (2.53%) XML
4 4 (1.69%) Middleware
5 2 (0.84%) CSS
5 2 (0.84%) HTML
5 2 (0.84%) jQuery
6 1 (0.42%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.42%) Cocoa
6 1 (0.42%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.42%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.42%) WSDL
6 1 (0.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.17%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.17%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.06%) NHS
4 5 (2.11%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.11%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (1.69%) iSeries
5 4 (1.69%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.84%) Informatics
6 2 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.42%) iPad
7 1 (0.42%) iPhone
7 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.42%) PMI
7 1 (0.42%) Statistics
7 1 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.38%) Linux
2 6 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (1.69%) Windows
3 4 (1.69%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.27%) Unix
5 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (44.73%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (23.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 52 (21.94%) PRINCE2
4 51 (21.52%) Waterfall
5 29 (12.24%) Change Management
6 27 (11.39%) User Stories
7 24 (10.13%) Agile Project Management
7 24 (10.13%) Open Source
8 22 (9.28%) Service Delivery
9 20 (8.44%) Risk Management
10 19 (8.02%) Business Analysis
10 19 (8.02%) ITIL
11 18 (7.59%) Migration
12 17 (7.17%) Supplier Management
13 16 (6.75%) Mentoring
14 12 (5.06%) Analytics
14 12 (5.06%) CRM
14 12 (5.06%) SDLC
14 12 (5.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 10 (4.22%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.91%) Python
2 13 (5.49%) C++
3 12 (5.06%) JavaScript
3 12 (5.06%) SQL
4 7 (2.95%) Java
5 6 (2.53%) C#
6 5 (2.11%) Ruby
7 4 (1.69%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.69%) Perl
7 4 (1.69%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.42%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.42%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (7.17%) Degree
2 9 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.11%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.69%) PMP
7 3 (1.27%) CCNP
7 3 (1.27%) ISEB
8 2 (0.84%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.42%) APMP
9 1 (0.42%) CCDP
9 1 (0.42%) CCIE
9 1 (0.42%) CCNA
9 1 (0.42%) CCSP
9 1 (0.42%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.22%) QA
2 9 (3.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (3.38%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.42%) FATCA
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.42%) P3O
4 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.69%) vCloud
1 4 (1.69%) VMware ESX
1 4 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.84%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.42%) Cacti
2 1 (0.42%) Graphite
2 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) Nagios
2 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.42%) Opsview
2 1 (0.42%) Puppet
2 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.42%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (10.13%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.22%) Oracle
3 7 (2.95%) Cisco
3 7 (2.95%) SAP
4 6 (2.53%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.11%) Adobe
6 4 (1.69%) Citrix
6 4 (1.69%) VMware
7 3 (1.27%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.27%) F5
7 3 (1.27%) HP
7 3 (1.27%) Informatica
8 2 (0.84%) IBM
8 2 (0.84%) Trillium
9 1 (0.42%) Apple
9 1 (0.42%) Cognos
9 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.42%) Retek
9 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.42%) Veritas
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