The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 6 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 16.67% 10.34% 11.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.22% 12.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
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£438 £375 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-12.30% -5.79%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Salford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 75.00% 86.21% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 19
Average daily rate £425 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Scrum
3 8 (66.67%) PRINCE
4 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
5 5 (41.67%) Coaching
5 5 (41.67%) TDD
5 5 (41.67%) Degree
5 5 (41.67%) JIRA
5 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
5 5 (41.67%) Kanban
5 5 (41.67%) BDD
5 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (33.33%) HTML
6 4 (33.33%) CSS
6 4 (33.33%) XML
6 4 (33.33%) Requirements Management
6 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (33.33%) User Stories
7 3 (25.00%) Use Case
7 3 (25.00%) RUP
8 2 (16.67%) PMP
8 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
8 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (8.33%) Web Development
9 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
9 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
9 1 (8.33%) ResourceLink

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ResourceLink
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 3 (25.00%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
1 4 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Scrum
3 8 (66.67%) PRINCE
4 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
5 5 (41.67%) Coaching
5 5 (41.67%) TDD
5 5 (41.67%) Kanban
5 5 (41.67%) BDD
5 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (33.33%) Requirements Management
6 4 (33.33%) User Stories
7 3 (25.00%) Use Case
7 3 (25.00%) RUP
8 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (8.33%) Web Development
9 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
9 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) PMP
2 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft