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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 34 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 72 88 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.41% 7.55% 9.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.99% 8.09% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 62 39
Average daily rate
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£415 £389 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% +3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £465 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £407 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.41% +1.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +0.80%
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
1202 1088 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.24% 93.31% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 721 384
Average daily rate £350 £340 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 33
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.60% +52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £110.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015, 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 80 (55.17%) Project Management
2 68 (46.90%) PRINCE2
3 62 (42.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (31.72%) Finance
5 40 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (14.48%) Supplier Management
7 20 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 17 (11.72%) Waterfall
9 15 (10.34%) Retail
10 14 (9.66%) ITIL
11 13 (8.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 12 (8.28%) Migration
12 12 (8.28%) Banking
13 10 (6.90%) Scrum
13 10 (6.90%) SAS
13 10 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (6.21%) Change Management
15 8 (5.52%) NHS
15 8 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (5.52%) E-Commerce
15 8 (5.52%) SQL
15 8 (5.52%) Oracle
16 7 (4.83%) PRINCE
16 7 (4.83%) Risk Management
16 7 (4.83%) Business Transformation
17 6 (4.14%) Software Delivery
17 6 (4.14%) Service Management
18 5 (3.45%) Programme Management
18 5 (3.45%) Legal
18 5 (3.45%) Six Sigma

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 10 (6.90%) SAS
2 2 (1.38%) Apache
3 1 (0.69%) CMS
3 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.69%) WorkSite
3 1 (0.69%) Lync
3 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.76%) MS Project
2 4 (2.76%) MS Office
3 2 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) Niku Workbench
4 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.69%) Maximo
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Retail
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.69%) Aligne
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) SaaS
1 1 (0.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.76%) WAN
2 3 (2.07%) Intranet
2 3 (2.07%) Internet
2 3 (2.07%) LAN
3 2 (1.38%) Firewall
4 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.69%) DMZ
4 1 (0.69%) SAN
4 1 (0.69%) GPRS
4 1 (0.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.07%) DataStage
3 2 (1.38%) Informix
3 2 (1.38%) MySQL
3 2 (1.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.69%) JIRA
1 1 (0.69%) Hudson
General
1 46 (31.72%) Finance
2 15 (10.34%) Retail
3 12 (8.28%) Banking
4 5 (3.45%) Legal
5 4 (2.76%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.07%) Law
7 2 (1.38%) Local Government
7 2 (1.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.45%) .NET
2 2 (1.38%) Java EE
2 2 (1.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.38%) J2EE
3 1 (0.69%) Middleware
3 1 (0.69%) Web Services
3 1 (0.69%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.52%) NHS
2 5 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.07%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.38%) IBM XIV
4 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.38%) Wiki
5 1 (0.69%) Economics
5 1 (0.69%) Handset
5 1 (0.69%) EPoS
5 1 (0.69%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.69%) User Experience
5 1 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.76%) Linux
2 3 (2.07%) Windows
3 2 (1.38%) UNIX
4 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (55.17%) Project Management
2 68 (46.90%) PRINCE2
3 62 (42.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (14.48%) Supplier Management
6 17 (11.72%) Waterfall
7 14 (9.66%) ITIL
8 12 (8.28%) Migration
9 10 (6.90%) Scrum
9 10 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (6.21%) Change Management
11 8 (5.52%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.83%) PRINCE
12 7 (4.83%) Risk Management
12 7 (4.83%) Business Transformation
13 6 (4.14%) Software Delivery
13 6 (4.14%) Service Management
14 5 (3.45%) Programme Management
14 5 (3.45%) Six Sigma
14 5 (3.45%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.52%) SQL
2 2 (1.38%) C#
2 2 (1.38%) Java
2 2 (1.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 13 (8.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (2.76%) Degree
3 4 (2.76%) PMP
4 3 (2.07%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.38%) APMP
5 2 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.38%) CCNP
5 2 (1.38%) CCNA
5 2 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.69%) ISEB
6 1 (0.69%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 8 (5.52%) Oracle
2 5 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.76%) Business Objects
3 4 (2.76%) SAP
3 4 (2.76%) IBM
4 3 (2.07%) HP
5 2 (1.38%) F5
5 2 (1.38%) Netezza
5 2 (1.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.38%) Cisco
5 2 (1.38%) VMware
6 1 (0.69%) Perforce
6 1 (0.69%) OpenText
6 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.69%) Niku
6 1 (0.69%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.69%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.69%) VocaLink
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