The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Manager
Rank 26 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 2 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.46% 17.28% 10.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 17.28% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Average daily rate
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- £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -15.54%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region. 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
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
134 81 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 97.81% 100.00% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 26 32
Average daily rate £350 £368 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £141 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 2
Average hourly rate £13.75 £16.20 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.12% -7.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
3 3 (27.27%) Web Development
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Change Control
4 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 2 (18.18%) Remedy
4 2 (18.18%) Niku
4 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (18.18%) MS Project
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) MS Office
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL

Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region that cited Project Manager in their job title 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 with Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) FMCG
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) Release Management
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Change Control
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Remedy
2 2 (18.18%) Niku
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft