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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 5 2 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 6 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 18.75% 32.14% 16.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.00% 33.33% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
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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
20 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 62.50% 96.43% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 19
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £13.67 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014, 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 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) Scrum
3 11 (61.11%) PRINCE
4 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (50.00%) User Stories
5 9 (50.00%) HTML
5 9 (50.00%) CSS
5 9 (50.00%) XML
5 9 (50.00%) Requirements Management
6 8 (44.44%) RUP
6 8 (44.44%) Use Case
7 5 (27.78%) JIRA
7 5 (27.78%) BDD
8 4 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (22.22%) Kanban
8 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 4 (22.22%) TDD
8 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
9 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 3 (16.67%) Degree
9 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 3 (16.67%) Coaching
10 2 (11.11%) New Media
10 2 (11.11%) Games
11 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
11 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
11 1 (5.56%) Subversion
11 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
11 1 (5.56%) Web Development
11 1 (5.56%) Reference Data

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Calabash
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Project Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) HTML
1 9 (50.00%) CSS
1 9 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) New Media
4 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) Scrum
3 11 (61.11%) PRINCE
4 9 (50.00%) User Stories
4 9 (50.00%) Requirements Management
5 8 (44.44%) RUP
5 8 (44.44%) Use Case
6 5 (27.78%) BDD
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (22.22%) Kanban
7 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 4 (22.22%) TDD
7 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
8 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 3 (16.67%) Coaching
9 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
9 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Web Development
9 1 (5.56%) OOP
9 1 (5.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner