Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Manager
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 23 28
Rank change year-on-year -46 +5 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 8 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.50% 4.23% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 4.52% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Belfast median daily rate £375 £338 £172
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +95.94% -50.79%
10th Percentile £268 £255 £165
90th Percentile £500 £369 £176
County Antrim median daily rate £375 £338 £172
% change year-on-year +11.11% +95.94% -50.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 516 199 165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 96.45% 93.43% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 98 91
Belfast median daily rate £413 £315 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +26.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £263 £103 £116
90th Percentile £501 £462 £519
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £320 £250
% change year-on-year +28.91% +28.00% -23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 5
Belfast median hourly rate £14.56 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.71% +29.63%
10th Percentile £12.83 £11.65 £12.65
90th Percentile £22.47 £29.00 £32.00
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.56 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +0.41% -6.45% +14.81%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Belfast

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Belfast

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Belfast over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Belfast

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Belfast

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, Project Manager 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 across the Belfast region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
4 1 (12.50%) PMO
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (12.50%) People Management
4 1 (12.50%) SAP PM

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP PM
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
1 1 (12.50%) SAP