The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Luton 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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 8 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 20 32 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 12.12% 18.39% 22.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.35% 19.75% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 14
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£414 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £258 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.03% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.03
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +7.92%
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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
162 162 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 98.18% 93.10% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 124 43
Average daily rate £475 £423 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.42% +16.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £211 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +233.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

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 26 March 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 29 (70.73%) Project Management
2 17 (41.46%) PRINCE2
3 15 (36.59%) E-Commerce
3 15 (36.59%) Scrum
3 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (14.63%) Waterfall
5 6 (14.63%) QA
5 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (12.20%) Finance
7 4 (9.76%) Migration
7 4 (9.76%) SOA
7 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.76%) PMP
7 4 (9.76%) PMI Certification
7 4 (9.76%) Oracle
7 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
8 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (7.32%) MS Project
8 3 (7.32%) MS Office
8 3 (7.32%) Retail
8 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.88%) Matrix Management
9 2 (4.88%) Release Management
9 2 (4.88%) Atlassian
9 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
9 2 (4.88%) Microsoft

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Project
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.44%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Project Management
2 17 (41.46%) PRINCE2
3 15 (36.59%) E-Commerce
3 15 (36.59%) Scrum
3 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (14.63%) Waterfall
6 4 (9.76%) Migration
6 4 (9.76%) SOA
6 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.88%) Matrix Management
8 2 (4.88%) Release Management
8 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.88%) Change Management
8 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.88%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) C
2 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (9.76%) PMP
2 4 (9.76%) PMI Certification
3 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) TIBCO
2 2 (4.88%) webMethods
3 1 (2.44%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.44%) Cognos
3 1 (2.44%) SAP