The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Luton region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 19 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 8 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 5.00% 17.31% 16.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 18.62% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 26
Median daily rate £484 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £583 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +33.33%
Project Manager
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
154 145 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 96.25% 92.95% 97.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 111 137
Median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -52.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Luton region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Luton region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Luton region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 16 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 14 (35.00%) PRINCE2
4 12 (30.00%) Project Management
5 11 (27.50%) Retail
6 10 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (15.00%) Project Planning
8 6 (15.00%) Finance
9 5 (12.50%) Chordiant
9 5 (12.50%) Siebel
9 5 (12.50%) KANA
9 5 (12.50%) Pega
9 5 (12.50%) Office 365
10 4 (10.00%) Test Strategy
10 4 (10.00%) SaaS
10 4 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (10.00%) Marketing
10 4 (10.00%) Migration
10 4 (10.00%) Scrum
10 4 (10.00%) CRM
10 4 (10.00%) Change Management
11 3 (7.50%) MS Project
11 3 (7.50%) MS Office
11 3 (7.50%) ITIL
11 3 (7.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
11 3 (7.50%) Software Delivery

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
1 3 (7.50%) MS Project
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (2.50%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Office 365
2 4 (10.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) WAN
1 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.50%) 5G
2 1 (2.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.00%) OLAP
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (2.50%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (27.50%) Retail
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Marketing
4 2 (5.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.50%) IVR
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
1 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 14 (35.00%) PRINCE2
4 12 (30.00%) Project Management
5 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.00%) Project Planning
7 4 (10.00%) Change Management
7 4 (10.00%) CRM
7 4 (10.00%) Migration
7 4 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (10.00%) Scrum
7 4 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (7.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) ITIL
8 3 (7.50%) Software Delivery
9 2 (5.00%) Matrix Management
9 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
9 2 (5.00%) Supplier Management
9 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) COBIT
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Chordiant
2 5 (12.50%) KANA
2 5 (12.50%) Pega
2 5 (12.50%) Siebel
3 2 (5.00%) hybris
3 2 (5.00%) IBM
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) Tableau
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) Cognos
4 1 (2.50%) TIBCO