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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 6 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 9 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 20.00% 8.70% 17.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.08% 9.52% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Average daily rate
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£413 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £338 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £357 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.75%
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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
39 42 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 86.67% 91.30% 68.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 22
Average daily rate £338 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £13.67 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 8 (72.73%) Scrum
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) RUP
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE
2 4 (36.36%) Requirements Management
2 4 (36.36%) Use Case
2 4 (36.36%) User Stories
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) New Media
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) QlikView
3 2 (18.18%) Ajax
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) QlikView
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Calabash
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Scrum
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) RUP
2 4 (36.36%) PRINCE
2 4 (36.36%) Requirements Management
2 4 (36.36%) Use Case
2 4 (36.36%) User Stories
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft