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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Lead
UK
Rank 534 571 544
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Project Leader 57 64 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 38 36
Median daily rate £390 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £658 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £309 £360 £318
% change year-on-year
-14.23% +13.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £103.43 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +276.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £103.43 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +276.09%

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
43111 48652 48908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.72% 95.01% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28160 31322 30069
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 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1627 1881
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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 +15 53 £430 -4.44% 7
London +13 22 £500 +4.16% 3
South East +22 13 £700 +40.00% 2
Hampshire - 10 £700 -
Farnborough - 10 £700 -
East of England -2 8 £300 +20.00% 1
Cambridgeshire - 7 £300 -
Huntingdon - 4 £300 -
North West +27 3 £411 -
Scotland +17 3 £308 -5.38%
Berkshire +15 3 £425 -15.00%
Uxbridge - 3 - -
Manchester +11 2 £545 -
South West -2 2 - -
City of London -3 2 £434 -25.25%
North East -11 2 £250 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £290 -
Cambridge - 2 £300 -
Yorkshire +14 1 £435 +21.67%
West Yorkshire +11 1 £435 +73.13%
Leeds +5 1 £435 +200.00%
Bristol +2 1 - -
West Midlands -1 1 £285 -24.00%
Tyne and Wear -16 1 £300 -
Cheshire - 1 £278 -
Durham - 1 £200 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Paisley - 1 £310 -
Slough - 1 £425 -

Project Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 37 (33.64%) Finance
2 32 (29.09%) Project Management
3 20 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (11.82%) PRINCE2
5 12 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (10.91%) Banking
6 10 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 10 (9.09%) Change Management
7 9 (8.18%) Risk Management
7 9 (8.18%) Security Cleared
7 9 (8.18%) Big Data
8 8 (7.27%) Legal
8 8 (7.27%) PMI Certification
8 8 (7.27%) CRM
9 7 (6.36%) PMI
9 7 (6.36%) Retail
9 7 (6.36%) Visualisation
9 7 (6.36%) Degree
10 6 (5.45%) Project Planning
10 6 (5.45%) Data Integration
10 6 (5.45%) DV Cleared
10 6 (5.45%) Analytics
10 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (5.45%) Data Management
10 6 (5.45%) Scrum
10 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
10 6 (5.45%) SAP
10 6 (5.45%) Oracle
11 5 (4.55%) Financial Institution
11 5 (4.55%) ERP

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 (4.55%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.91%) LiveLink
3 1 (0.91%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MS Project
2 2 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) ResourceLink
2 3 (2.73%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (1.82%) Primavera
3 2 (1.82%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.91%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.91%) Maximo
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.91%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.91%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.91%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.91%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.91%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Office 365
2 1 (0.91%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.91%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) Internet
1 1 (0.91%) Intranet
1 1 (0.91%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.18%) Big Data
2 5 (4.55%) Flink
2 5 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 5 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 5 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 5 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.82%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.82%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.82%) Spotfire
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.91%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.91%) JIRA
General
1 37 (33.64%) Finance
2 12 (10.91%) Banking
3 8 (7.27%) Legal
4 7 (6.36%) Retail
5 5 (4.55%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.73%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (2.73%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.73%) Military
7 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.82%) Law
7 2 (1.82%) Marketing
7 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.91%) Automotive
8 1 (0.91%) Back Office
8 1 (0.91%) Billing
8 1 (0.91%) Front Office
8 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) Kafka
2 4 (3.64%) Spark Streaming
3 3 (2.73%) .NET
3 3 (2.73%) JFC
4 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (1.82%) jQuery
5 1 (0.91%) HTML
5 1 (0.91%) Middleware
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.36%) PMI
2 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.55%) Hedge funds
3 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.64%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.82%) Life Science
5 2 (1.82%) NHS
6 1 (0.91%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.91%) Equities
6 1 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.91%) IVR
6 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.09%) Project Management
2 20 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (11.82%) PRINCE2
4 12 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.09%) Change Management
5 10 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 9 (8.18%) Risk Management
7 8 (7.27%) CRM
8 7 (6.36%) Visualisation
9 6 (5.45%) Analytics
9 6 (5.45%) Data Integration
9 6 (5.45%) Data Management
9 6 (5.45%) Project Planning
9 6 (5.45%) Scrum
10 5 (4.55%) ERP
11 4 (3.64%) Data Analytics
11 4 (3.64%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (3.64%) Use Case
11 4 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (2.73%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.73%) SQL
2 1 (0.91%) C
2 1 (0.91%) C#
2 1 (0.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (8.18%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.27%) PMI Certification
3 7 (6.36%) Degree
4 6 (5.45%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.91%) APMP
7 1 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.91%) ISEB
7 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.91%) PMP
7 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) PMO
2 3 (2.73%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.73%) QA
3 2 (1.82%) MiFID
4 1 (0.91%) FATCA
4 1 (0.91%) GDPR
4 1 (0.91%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) MOM
2 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
1 6 (5.45%) Oracle
1 6 (5.45%) SAP
2 2 (1.82%) Bloomberg
3 1 (0.91%) Avaya
3 1 (0.91%) Charles River
3 1 (0.91%) Google
3 1 (0.91%) IBM
3 1 (0.91%) Infor
3 1 (0.91%) NEC
3 1 (0.91%) Northgate
3 1 (0.91%) Orchard
3 1 (0.91%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (0.91%) Saba
3 1 (0.91%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.91%) Temenos
3 1 (0.91%) TIBCO
3 1 (0.91%) Workday