The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Manager
Rank 8 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 8.33% 7.14% 16.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.33% 8.00% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £409 £396
% change year-on-year
+1.28% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +9.48%
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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 Salford 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
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
24 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 100.00% 89.29% 87.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 16
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £100 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £13.60 £14.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.56% -18.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Salford

Project Manager
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 6 (100.00%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) Coaching
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
4 1 (16.67%) ResourceLink
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Improvement

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ResourceLink
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) Coaching
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft