The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Project Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Lead
Rank 562 569 543
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Project Leader 52 80 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 55 68
Median daily rate £475 £443 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.34% +12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £630 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £413 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.50

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
46857 52091 52770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.71% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30652 33213 33381
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1649 2008 2171
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Project Leader
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Project Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Project Leader
Daily Rate Trend

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

Project Leader Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Project Leader
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Project Leader Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Project Leader
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Project Leader Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Project Leader
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Leader within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 50 £500 +12.99% 8
London +10 31 £550 +4.76% 2
West Midlands -17 6 £388 -8.82%
East Midlands +4 5 £538 +79.16% 1
South East +7 3 £575 +21.05% 2
City of London -10 3 £425 -11.45% 1
Northampton - 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 3 - -
Walsall - 3 £388 -
East of England +1 2 £300 -32.39%
Coventry - 2 £468 -
West Yorkshire +18 1 £435 +117.50% 1
Yorkshire +18 1 £435 +2.35% 1
Leeds +16 1 £435 +117.50% 1
Hampshire +16 1 £400 -15.78%
Bristol +5 1 £440 -1.12%
Scotland +4 1 - -
Berkshire +3 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf +2 1 £303 -44.90%
Manchester 0 1 - -
Hertfordshire 0 1 - -
South West -1 1 £440 +18.12%
North West -2 1 - - 1
Birmingham -4 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £750 -
Leicestershire - 1 £525 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £550 - 1
Nottingham - 1 £550 -
Guildford - 1 £750 -
Cambridge - 1 £300 -

Project Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Project Leader 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 Leader in the job title.

1 43 (36.75%) Finance
2 34 (29.06%) Project Management
3 24 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (17.95%) PRINCE2
5 20 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (17.09%) Banking
6 17 (14.53%) SAP
7 11 (9.40%) Migration
8 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (6.84%) Scrum
9 8 (6.84%) Degree
10 7 (5.98%) ResourceLink
10 7 (5.98%) Data Integration
10 7 (5.98%) Waterfall
10 7 (5.98%) SAP FI/CO
10 7 (5.98%) SAP CO
10 7 (5.98%) Legal
10 7 (5.98%) Oracle
10 7 (5.98%) SAP FI
11 6 (5.13%) CRM
11 6 (5.13%) ERP
11 6 (5.13%) QA
11 6 (5.13%) JIRA
11 6 (5.13%) Retail
11 6 (5.13%) Data Management
11 6 (5.13%) Big Data
12 5 (4.27%) Kafka
12 5 (4.27%) Apache Spark
12 5 (4.27%) Line Management
12 5 (4.27%) Relational Database

Project Leader 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 5 (4.27%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.85%) Confluence
2 1 (0.85%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (0.85%) SAP EP
2 1 (0.85%) SAS
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (0.85%) MS Project
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.85%) Open Workbench
2 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.98%) ResourceLink
1 7 (5.98%) SAP CO
1 7 (5.98%) SAP FI
1 7 (5.98%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (3.42%) SAP MM
3 3 (2.56%) SAP FSCM
3 3 (2.56%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (1.71%) Primavera
4 2 (1.71%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.71%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.85%) BASE24
5 1 (0.85%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.85%) Maximo
5 1 (0.85%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.85%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.85%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) IaaS
2 1 (0.85%) PaaS
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) HTTP
1 1 (0.85%) Internet
1 1 (0.85%) LAN
1 1 (0.85%) LDAP
1 1 (0.85%) SAN
1 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) Big Data
2 5 (4.27%) Flink
2 5 (4.27%) Hadoop
2 5 (4.27%) NoSQL
2 5 (4.27%) RDBMS
2 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.56%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.85%) GIS
5 1 (0.85%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.85%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.85%) SAS EBI
5 1 (0.85%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (5.13%) JIRA
2 1 (0.85%) Protractor
2 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
General
1 43 (36.75%) Finance
2 20 (17.09%) Banking
3 7 (5.98%) Legal
4 6 (5.13%) Retail
5 5 (4.27%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.42%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.42%) Marketing
7 3 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (2.56%) Publishing
8 2 (1.71%) Front Office
8 2 (1.71%) Law
9 1 (0.85%) Advertising
9 1 (0.85%) Automotive
9 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.27%) Kafka
2 4 (3.42%) Spark Streaming
3 3 (2.56%) Middleware
4 2 (1.71%) .NET
4 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (1.71%) jQuery
5 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.85%) Java EE
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.85%) REST
5 1 (0.85%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.85%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.98%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.56%) NHS
3 3 (2.56%) PMI
4 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.71%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.71%) User Experience
5 1 (0.85%) Derivative
5 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.85%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.85%) Informatics
5 1 (0.85%) IVR
5 1 (0.85%) Life Science
5 1 (0.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (0.85%) Linux
2 1 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.06%) Project Management
2 24 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (17.95%) PRINCE2
4 20 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.40%) Migration
6 8 (6.84%) Scrum
7 7 (5.98%) Waterfall
8 6 (5.13%) CRM
8 6 (5.13%) Data Management
8 6 (5.13%) ERP
9 5 (4.27%) Change Management
9 5 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.27%) Line Management
9 5 (4.27%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.42%) Asset Management
10 4 (3.42%) DevOps
10 4 (3.42%) Information Security
10 4 (3.42%) Kanban
10 4 (3.42%) Programme Management
10 4 (3.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.71%) C
1 2 (1.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.84%) Degree
2 4 (3.42%) CISM
2 4 (3.42%) CISSP
2 4 (3.42%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.71%) ISEB
3 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) ACCA
4 1 (0.85%) APMP
4 1 (0.85%) CIMA
4 1 (0.85%) ICAEW
4 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.85%) PMP
4 1 (0.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) QA
2 5 (4.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.56%) SLA
4 1 (0.85%) FATCA
4 1 (0.85%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (14.53%) SAP
2 7 (5.98%) Oracle
3 5 (4.27%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.42%) Bloomberg
4 4 (3.42%) HP
5 3 (2.56%) Google
6 2 (1.71%) Cisco
6 2 (1.71%) IBM
6 2 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.71%) webMethods
7 1 (0.85%) Avaya
7 1 (0.85%) EMC
7 1 (0.85%) Infor
7 1 (0.85%) Informatica
7 1 (0.85%) NEC
7 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.85%) Saba
7 1 (0.85%) Sun
7 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.85%) VMware
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
AAP3
Rate: £53 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Reed Technology
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago