The first table below looks at the demand for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northern Ireland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 14 26 15
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing Project Management 7 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 6.09% 3.91% 6.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 6.51% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 7
Average daily rate £350 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.05 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.99% +27.45%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
77 169 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 66.96% 60.14% 60.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 95 26
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Project Management
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Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +13 3 - - 2
Project Management
UK

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
1 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Online Marketing
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (23.53%) Kentico
2 4 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Ajax
2 4 (23.53%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) SEO
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
2 4 (23.53%) SOAP
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) IIS
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (23.53%) Marketing
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 4 (23.53%) Kentico
1 4 (23.53%) IIS
1 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
1 4 (23.53%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) EDRMS
General
1 4 (23.53%) Marketing
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Software Tester
2 4 (23.53%) C# Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Engagement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (23.53%) Ajax
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
1 4 (23.53%) CSS
1 4 (23.53%) SOAP
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) jQuery
1 4 (23.53%) Razor View Engine
1 4 (23.53%) REST
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
2 4 (23.53%) Online Marketing
2 4 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) SEO
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Use Case
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) RAD
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) PMP
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
1 1 (5.88%) Basel III
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco