The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Project Director featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Director
UK
Rank 588 607 599
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Project Director 7 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.022% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.023% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Median daily rate £650 £438 £725
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% -39.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £431 £555
10% offered a daily rate of more than £810 £564 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £675 £438 £725
% change year-on-year
+54.28% -39.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42409 47285 47247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.77% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27591 30033 29769
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1731 1882
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Project Director
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Project Director in the job title.

Project Director Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Project Director
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Director within the UK.

Project Director Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Project Director
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Director within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Project Director Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Project Director
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Director within the UK.

Project Director Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Project Director
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Director within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +11 7 £650 +48.57% 2
London +9 3 £575 +3.13%
Leeds - 3 £675 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £675 -
Yorkshire - 3 £675 -
South East +16 1 - - 2
Hook - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

Project Director Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Project Director contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Project Director in the job title.

1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Drupal
3 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) CMS
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 2 (12.50%) Spring
4 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) Ajax
4 2 (12.50%) Google
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (12.50%) Guice
4 2 (12.50%) RESTful
4 2 (12.50%) Scala
4 2 (12.50%) Open Source
4 2 (12.50%) HTML5
4 2 (12.50%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) CSS3
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) JSON
4 2 (12.50%) German Language
4 2 (12.50%) Spring MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Django
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) JUnit

Project Director Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) Drupal
2 2 (12.50%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Misys Equation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) German Language
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) International Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Ajax
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) CSS3
1 2 (12.50%) Django
1 2 (12.50%) Guice
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) HTML5
1 2 (12.50%) JSON
1 2 (12.50%) Play Framework
1 2 (12.50%) REST
1 2 (12.50%) RESTful
1 2 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (12.50%) Spring
1 2 (12.50%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Internet of Things
1 1 (6.25%) PMI
1 1 (6.25%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Scrum
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) KYC
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 1 (6.25%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) Python
1 2 (12.50%) Ruby
1 2 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) PhD
1 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Amdocs
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Misys
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com