The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 12 15 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Project Management 62 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.20% 8.90% 13.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.66% 11.80% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 6
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£375 £417 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.99% +1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £301 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £495 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.22
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -0.62%
Project Management
North East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
454 356 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 74.67% 75.42% 71.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 241 50
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 2 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £34.75 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.83% +86.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £33.50 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 56 £381 -8.49% 6
Sunderland -2 6 £288 -
Project Management
North East

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 39 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.25%) Agile Project Management
3 20 (20.20%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (18.18%) Open Source
4 18 (18.18%) Finance
4 18 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 16 (16.16%) ITIL
5 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
5 16 (16.16%) Security Cleared
6 15 (15.15%) Web Services
7 14 (14.14%) TDD
7 14 (14.14%) Test Automation
7 14 (14.14%) QA
8 13 (13.13%) MS Office
9 12 (12.12%) Automated Testing
9 12 (12.12%) SC Cleared
9 12 (12.12%) BDD
10 11 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (11.11%) Economics
10 11 (11.11%) Service Management
10 11 (11.11%) Service Delivery
10 11 (11.11%) Java
11 10 (10.10%) SQL
11 10 (10.10%) XML
11 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (10.10%) Programme Management
11 10 (10.10%) MongoDB
11 10 (10.10%) NoSQL
11 10 (10.10%) RESTful
11 10 (10.10%) Mentoring

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 5 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.01%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (13.13%) MS Office
2 6 (6.06%) MS Project
2 6 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.01%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.01%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.10%) MongoDB
1 10 (10.10%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Sahi
1 3 (3.03%) WATIR
1 3 (3.03%) Selenium
1 3 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (2.02%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.02%) Ant
2 2 (2.02%) Rational Rose
2 2 (2.02%) Subversion
2 2 (2.02%) NUnit
2 2 (2.02%) GoogleTest
2 2 (2.02%) CppUnit
3 1 (1.01%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.01%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.01%) JIRA
General
1 18 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (2.02%) Banking
2 2 (2.02%) Retail
2 2 (2.02%) Legal
2 2 (2.02%) Marketing
3 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.01%) French Language
3 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.01%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (42.42%) Project Manager
2 15 (15.15%) Analyst
3 7 (7.07%) Test Analyst
3 7 (7.07%) Business Analyst
4 6 (6.06%) QA Analyst
4 6 (6.06%) Product Manager
5 5 (5.05%) Quality Analyst
5 5 (5.05%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (5.05%) QA Test Analyst
5 5 (5.05%) Service Manager
5 5 (5.05%) Developer
6 4 (4.04%) Integration Manager
7 3 (3.03%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.03%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (3.03%) Senior Manager
7 3 (3.03%) Coordinator
7 3 (3.03%) Programme Manager
8 2 (2.02%) Architect
8 2 (2.02%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.02%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.15%) Web Services
2 10 (10.10%) XML
2 10 (10.10%) RESTful
3 6 (6.06%) .NET
4 2 (2.02%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.01%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.20%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (18.18%) Open Source
3 11 (11.11%) Economics
4 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.02%) Derivative
6 1 (1.01%) SCADA
6 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.04%) Windows
2 2 (2.02%) Linux
2 2 (2.02%) UNIX
2 2 (2.02%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.25%) Agile Project Management
3 18 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 16 (16.16%) ITIL
5 14 (14.14%) TDD
5 14 (14.14%) Test Automation
6 12 (12.12%) Automated Testing
6 12 (12.12%) BDD
7 11 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (11.11%) Service Management
7 11 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (10.10%) Programme Management
8 10 (10.10%) Mentoring
9 9 (9.09%) Change Management
9 9 (9.09%) Risk Management
10 8 (8.08%) Validation
10 8 (8.08%) Waterfall
11 7 (7.07%) Change Control
11 7 (7.07%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.11%) Java
2 10 (10.10%) SQL
3 5 (5.05%) C
4 3 (3.03%) Ruby
4 3 (3.03%) C++
4 3 (3.03%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.01%) Python
5 1 (1.01%) COBOL
5 1 (1.01%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (16.16%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.07%) Degree
4 5 (5.05%) APMP
4 5 (5.05%) ISEB
5 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.02%) PMP
5 2 (2.02%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.02%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.14%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (1.01%) WMI
1 1 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.01%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.03%) SAP
3 2 (2.02%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.02%) HP
4 1 (1.01%) Serena
4 1 (1.01%) Cisco
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle
4 1 (1.01%) Borland
4 1 (1.01%) Micro Focus
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