The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 16 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing Project Management 6 9 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.59% 8.26% 26.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.70% 12.68% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Average daily rate £413 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £385 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +6.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+19.27% +14.32%
Project Management
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
69 71 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 75.82% 65.14% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 28
Average daily rate £415 £375 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +35.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Retail
2 6 (35.29%) Change Management
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 4 (23.53%) Time Management
4 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
4 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
4 3 (17.65%) Presales
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 3 (17.65%) JDA
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Marketing
5 2 (11.76%) MBA
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) PMP
5 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
5 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Boomi
1 2 (11.76%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) MPLS
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (35.29%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Architect
1 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Retail Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Data Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) CGI
1 1 (5.88%) Dancer
1 1 (5.88%) J2EE
1 1 (5.88%) Moose
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
1 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Change Management
3 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
3 4 (23.53%) Time Management
4 3 (17.65%) Presales
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Coaching
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) MBA
2 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
2 2 (11.76%) PMP
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.88%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
1 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) JDA
3 2 (11.76%) Dell
3 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (11.76%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) iManage
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) RedPrairie
4 1 (5.88%) VMware