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 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Lead
UK
Rank 536 558 519
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Project Leader 56 67 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 53
Median daily rate £500 £480 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +27.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £407 £318
% change year-on-year
+7.55% +28.11%
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
42359 47277 48034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.78% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27574 30020 30295
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 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1499 1732 1916
Median hourly rate £17.44 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +8.29%
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 £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 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 +14 55 £500 +4.16% 7
London -2 28 £500 -16.66% 1
South East +18 12 £700 +40.00% 2
Hampshire +26 11 £700 +47.36%
Farnborough - 10 £700 -
East Midlands +11 4 £550 +23.59%
South West +14 3 £440 +23.07%
East of England +2 3 £300 -27.27%
Northampton - 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 3 - -
Bristol +5 2 £440 +76.00%
City of London -7 2 £434 -25.25%
Cambridge - 2 £300 -
Uxbridge - 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £300 -
North West +21 1 - - 2
Manchester +12 1 - -
West Yorkshire +9 1 £435 +117.50% 1
Yorkshire +8 1 £435 +2.35% 1
Essex +3 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +3 1 £550 +23.59%
Leeds +1 1 £435 +117.50% 1
Nottingham +1 1 £550 +23.59%
West Midlands -8 1 £700 +40.00% 1
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £700 -
North East - 1 £200 -
Guildford - 1 £750 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £303 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -

Project Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 46 (35.11%) Finance
2 34 (25.95%) Project Management
3 23 (17.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (14.50%) Banking
4 19 (14.50%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (13.74%) PRINCE2
6 15 (11.45%) SAP
7 11 (8.40%) Security Cleared
7 11 (8.40%) Migration
8 10 (7.63%) Degree
9 9 (6.87%) Big Data
9 9 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (6.11%) CRM
10 8 (6.11%) Microsoft
10 8 (6.11%) Legal
10 8 (6.11%) Change Management
11 7 (5.34%) Scrum
11 7 (5.34%) Oracle
11 7 (5.34%) ResourceLink
11 7 (5.34%) Retail
11 7 (5.34%) Visualisation
11 7 (5.34%) Waterfall
12 6 (4.58%) Data Integration
12 6 (4.58%) SC Cleared
12 6 (4.58%) DV Cleared
12 6 (4.58%) Data Management
12 6 (4.58%) Project Planning
12 6 (4.58%) ERP
12 6 (4.58%) Programme Management
12 6 (4.58%) Analytics

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 (3.82%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.76%) Confluence
3 1 (0.76%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.76%) SAP EP
3 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.29%) MS Office
2 2 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.53%) MS Project
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.76%) Open Workbench
3 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.34%) ResourceLink
2 5 (3.82%) SAP CO
2 5 (3.82%) SAP FI
2 5 (3.82%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (3.05%) SAP MM
4 3 (2.29%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (1.53%) Primavera
5 2 (1.53%) SAP CRM
5 2 (1.53%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.76%) BASE24
6 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.76%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.76%) Maximo
6 1 (0.76%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.76%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.76%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.76%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.76%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) IaaS
2 1 (0.76%) PaaS
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) Internet
1 1 (0.76%) LAN
1 1 (0.76%) SAN
1 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.87%) Big Data
2 5 (3.82%) Flink
2 5 (3.82%) Hadoop
2 5 (3.82%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.82%) RDBMS
2 5 (3.82%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.29%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.53%) Spotfire
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.76%) GIS
5 1 (0.76%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.76%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (3.82%) JIRA
General
1 46 (35.11%) Finance
2 19 (14.50%) Banking
3 8 (6.11%) Legal
4 7 (5.34%) Retail
5 5 (3.82%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.82%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.05%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.05%) Marketing
7 3 (2.29%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (2.29%) Military
7 3 (2.29%) Publishing
8 2 (1.53%) Front Office
8 2 (1.53%) Law
9 1 (0.76%) Advertising
9 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.76%) Automotive
9 1 (0.76%) Back Office
9 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.82%) Kafka
2 4 (3.05%) Spark Streaming
3 3 (2.29%) JFC
3 3 (2.29%) Middleware
4 2 (1.53%) .NET
4 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (1.53%) jQuery
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.76%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.76%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.34%) Visualisation
3 6 (4.58%) Data Integration
4 5 (3.82%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.05%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (3.05%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.29%) PMI
7 2 (1.53%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.53%) Life Science
7 2 (1.53%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.53%) User Experience
8 1 (0.76%) Derivative
8 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.76%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.76%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.76%) Informatics
8 1 (0.76%) NHS
8 1 (0.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.29%) Windows
2 1 (0.76%) Linux
2 1 (0.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.95%) Project Management
2 23 (17.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (14.50%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (13.74%) PRINCE2
5 11 (8.40%) Migration
6 8 (6.11%) Change Management
6 8 (6.11%) CRM
7 7 (5.34%) Scrum
7 7 (5.34%) Waterfall
8 6 (4.58%) Analytics
8 6 (4.58%) Data Management
8 6 (4.58%) ERP
8 6 (4.58%) Programme Management
8 6 (4.58%) Project Planning
9 5 (3.82%) Asset Management
9 5 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (3.82%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.05%) Kanban
10 4 (3.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (3.05%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.53%) C
1 2 (1.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (8.40%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.63%) Degree
3 6 (4.58%) DV Cleared
3 6 (4.58%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.05%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.76%) ACCA
6 1 (0.76%) APMP
6 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.76%) CIMA
6 1 (0.76%) CISM
6 1 (0.76%) CISSP
6 1 (0.76%) ICAEW
6 1 (0.76%) ISEB
6 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.76%) PMP
6 1 (0.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) QA
2 3 (2.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.29%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) FATCA
3 1 (0.76%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (11.45%) SAP
2 8 (6.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.34%) Oracle
4 4 (3.05%) Bloomberg
5 3 (2.29%) Google
5 3 (2.29%) HP
6 2 (1.53%) Cisco
6 2 (1.53%) IBM
6 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.53%) webMethods
7 1 (0.76%) Avaya
7 1 (0.76%) Charles River
7 1 (0.76%) EMC
7 1 (0.76%) NEC
7 1 (0.76%) Northgate
7 1 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.76%) Saba
7 1 (0.76%) Sun
7 1 (0.76%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.76%) VMware
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