The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 26 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 80 77 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.55% 7.79% 6.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.09% 8.22% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 52 30
Average daily rate
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£400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% +6.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £342 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £507 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £39.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +22.46%
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
1129 937 889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.47% 94.74% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 578 475
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 42
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited 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 Project Manager in their job title.

1 72 (48.98%) Project Management
2 57 (38.78%) PRINCE2
3 50 (34.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (33.33%) Finance
5 45 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (12.93%) Supplier Management
7 17 (11.56%) Waterfall
8 15 (10.20%) Migration
9 13 (8.84%) Retail
9 13 (8.84%) E-Commerce
10 12 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 11 (7.48%) Scrum
12 10 (6.80%) Change Management
12 10 (6.80%) ITIL
13 8 (5.44%) Risk Management
13 8 (5.44%) Service Management
13 8 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (5.44%) MS Project
14 7 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (4.76%) MS Excel
14 7 (4.76%) QA
14 7 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (4.08%) Banking
15 6 (4.08%) Service Delivery
15 6 (4.08%) Microsoft
15 6 (4.08%) .NET
15 6 (4.08%) PMI Certification
15 6 (4.08%) PRINCE
16 5 (3.40%) Project Planning
16 5 (3.40%) Line Management

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited 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 Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (0.68%) Lync
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (5.44%) MS Project
2 7 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.04%) MS Office
4 2 (1.36%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.36%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.36%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.36%) Niku Workbench
4 2 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.36%) InDesign
5 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Maximo
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.68%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (0.68%) Aligne
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
1 1 (0.68%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.04%) Intranet
2 2 (1.36%) LAN
2 2 (1.36%) WAN
3 1 (0.68%) GPRS
3 1 (0.68%) Firewall
3 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.72%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.68%) Big Data
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (1.36%) JIRA
1 2 (1.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (1.36%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.68%) Hudson
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
General
1 49 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (8.84%) Retail
3 6 (4.08%) Banking
4 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.04%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.36%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.08%) .NET
2 2 (1.36%) J2EE
2 2 (1.36%) Java EE
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.68%) HTML
3 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.68%) CSS
3 1 (0.68%) Web Services
3 1 (0.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.04%) PMI
2 3 (2.04%) NHS
3 2 (1.36%) Smart Meter
3 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.68%) User Experience
4 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.68%) Social Media
4 1 (0.68%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.04%) Windows
2 2 (1.36%) Linux
2 2 (1.36%) UNIX
3 1 (0.68%) Android
3 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (48.98%) Project Management
2 57 (38.78%) PRINCE2
3 50 (34.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (12.93%) Supplier Management
6 17 (11.56%) Waterfall
7 15 (10.20%) Migration
8 13 (8.84%) E-Commerce
9 11 (7.48%) Scrum
10 10 (6.80%) ITIL
10 10 (6.80%) Change Management
11 8 (5.44%) Risk Management
11 8 (5.44%) Service Management
11 8 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.08%) PRINCE
12 6 (4.08%) Service Delivery
13 5 (3.40%) Change Control
13 5 (3.40%) Project Planning
13 5 (3.40%) Data Migration
13 5 (3.40%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.72%) SQL
2 3 (2.04%) Java
3 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.68%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (4.08%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (2.72%) PMP
3 4 (2.72%) APMP
4 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) Degree
4 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (4.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.72%) Oracle
3 3 (2.04%) SAP
4 2 (1.36%) Adobe
4 2 (1.36%) SunGard
4 2 (1.36%) Niku
5 1 (0.68%) Perforce
5 1 (0.68%) Open Text
5 1 (0.68%) Fujitsu
5 1 (0.68%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.68%) Citrix
5 1 (0.68%) IBM
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