The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management
Rank 6 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Project Management 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 4.55% 3.57% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.72 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wakefield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 72.73% 57.14% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate £310 £275 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -29.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Average hourly rate £13.21 £14.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.93% +20.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Business Transformation
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) Matrix Management
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
4 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (14.29%) InfoPath
5 1 (14.29%) Taxonomies
5 1 (14.29%) Wiki
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (14.29%) Content Management
5 1 (14.29%) Information Management
5 1 (14.29%) Document Management
5 1 (14.29%) RSS
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) PMP

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Designer
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Taxonomies
1 1 (14.29%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Business Transformation
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Matrix Management
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
4 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (14.29%) Content Management
5 1 (14.29%) Information Management
5 1 (14.29%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification