The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 20 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 8 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.67% 7.25% 6.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.48% 10.10% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 8
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£388 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £254 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £359 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £29.24 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.82% -13.99%
Project Management
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
107 99 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 75.89% 71.74% 67.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 59 60
Average daily rate £375 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.75 £25.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +138.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +2 3 £400 +9.58% 6
Stafford -7 1 £325 - 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £425 -
Lichfield - 1 - - 1
Tamworth - - - - 4
Project Management
West Midlands

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 12 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 6 (28.57%) MS Project
4 6 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
6 4 (19.05%) jQuery
6 4 (19.05%) Cadence
6 4 (19.05%) HTML
6 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (19.05%) CSS
6 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (19.05%) Change Control
6 4 (19.05%) HTML5
7 3 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
7 3 (14.29%) Web Services
7 3 (14.29%) Flash
7 3 (14.29%) ActionScript
7 3 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) Apache Flex
8 2 (9.52%) Adobe AIR
8 2 (9.52%) Web Development
8 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
8 2 (9.52%) .NET
8 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (28.57%) MS Project
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.76%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) MS Access
1 1 (4.76%) EDMS
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Project Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Project Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Programme Manager
3 4 (19.05%) IT Programme Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Senior IT Programme Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Programme Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Manager
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Sage Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
5 1 (4.76%) CSS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) UI Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Transformation Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Coach
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) CSS
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
1 4 (19.05%) jQuery
1 4 (19.05%) HTML5
2 3 (14.29%) Apache Flex
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) Flash
3 2 (9.52%) Adobe AIR
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) CSS3
4 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
5 4 (19.05%) Change Control
6 3 (14.29%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) Web Development
7 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.52%) ERP
7 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.76%) Change Management
8 1 (4.76%) MVC
8 1 (4.76%) Migration
8 1 (4.76%) Document Management
8 1 (4.76%) Logistics
8 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) ActionScript
2 3 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) VB6
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Cadence
3 2 (9.52%) Adobe
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Sage
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