Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham 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.

IT Project Manager
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 78 76
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +3
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 6 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.46% 1.44% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 1.52% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 13
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +15.94% -18.82%
10th Percentile £406 £354 £275
90th Percentile £491 £508 £518
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £384
% change year-on-year +5.88% +10.82% -9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £32.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1246 1449 1490
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 95.26% 95.02% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 978 968
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.69% +5.36%
10th Percentile £255 £213 £213
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 32 63
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.79% +1.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.30 £10.30
90th Percentile £38.75 £38.63 £38.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% -14.29% +9.38%

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Project Manager in Birmingham

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Project Manager in Birmingham

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

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

1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) FMCG
2 2 (33.33%) Service Design
2 2 (33.33%) PMO
3 1 (16.67%) CAFM
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (16.67%) Automotive
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) Maximo
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Kronos
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (16.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Maximo
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 2 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) CAFM
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 2 (33.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Kronos