The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Management
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 6 11
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 48 82 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.73% 12.22% 8.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.56% 15.07% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 51 47
Median daily rate £450 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £12.21 £6.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +78.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £36.25 £28.25
% change year-on-year -24.13% +28.31%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 502 544 579
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 80.84% 81.07% 76.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 342 368
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.63 £17.95 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +5.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.63 £8.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.60 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Birmingham

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Birmingham

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Birmingham over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Birmingham

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Birmingham

Project Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.27%) PRINCE2
3 22 (24.18%) Finance
4 17 (18.68%) Migration
5 15 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (16.48%) Agile Project Management
6 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
7 11 (12.09%) Oracle
7 11 (12.09%) Change Management
8 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (9.89%) Management Information System
9 9 (9.89%) Degree
10 8 (8.79%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (8.79%) PMO
11 7 (7.69%) User Experience
11 7 (7.69%) SDLC
11 7 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (7.69%) Case Management
11 7 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (7.69%) Service Management
11 7 (7.69%) ITIL
11 7 (7.69%) CRM
11 7 (7.69%) Data Modelling
12 6 (6.59%) PMI Certification
12 6 (6.59%) Risk Management
12 6 (6.59%) Telecoms
12 6 (6.59%) Scrum
12 6 (6.59%) Project Planning
12 6 (6.59%) Data Management
12 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared

Project Management
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 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.10%) Confluence
1 1 (1.10%) IBM Domino
1 1 (1.10%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.10%) SAS
1 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) MS Excel
1 5 (5.49%) MS Project
2 4 (4.40%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.30%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.10%) MS Office
4 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.20%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.10%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) Firewall
2 2 (2.20%) LAN
2 2 (2.20%) Network Security
2 2 (2.20%) WAN
2 2 (2.20%) WLAN
3 1 (1.10%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.10%) DHCP
3 1 (1.10%) DNS
3 1 (1.10%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.10%) VoIP
3 1 (1.10%) WAAS
3 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) EDRMS
2 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.10%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.10%) DB2
3 1 (1.10%) Informix
3 1 (1.10%) MS Access
3 1 (1.10%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.10%) JIRA
General
1 22 (24.18%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.49%) Retail
4 4 (4.40%) Banking
5 2 (2.20%) Automotive
5 2 (2.20%) Legal
5 2 (2.20%) Local Government
5 2 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.10%) Law
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
6 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (46.15%) Project Manager
2 11 (12.09%) Delivery Manager
3 10 (10.99%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 10 (10.99%) Senior Manager
4 7 (7.69%) Analyst
5 5 (5.49%) Applications Support
5 5 (5.49%) Business Analyst
5 5 (5.49%) Migration Manager
5 5 (5.49%) Migration Project Manager
5 5 (5.49%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Architect
6 4 (4.40%) Consultant
6 4 (4.40%) Data Manager
6 4 (4.40%) Head of Application Development
6 4 (4.40%) Head of Applications
6 4 (4.40%) Head of Development
6 4 (4.40%) Head of Support
6 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (4.40%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (4.40%) .NET
3 2 (2.20%) EDI
4 1 (1.10%) CSS
4 1 (1.10%) CSS3
4 1 (1.10%) HTML
4 1 (1.10%) HTML5
4 1 (1.10%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.89%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.69%) User Experience
4 6 (6.59%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.40%) NHS
6 2 (2.20%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.20%) PMI
7 1 (1.10%) CESG
7 1 (1.10%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.10%) EPoS
7 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.10%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.20%) Linux
2 1 (1.10%) Android
2 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.10%) Unix
2 1 (1.10%) Windows
2 1 (1.10%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.27%) PRINCE2
3 17 (18.68%) Migration
4 15 (16.48%) Agile Project Management
4 15 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (12.09%) Change Management
6 8 (8.79%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (7.69%) Case Management
7 7 (7.69%) CRM
7 7 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 7 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (7.69%) ITIL
7 7 (7.69%) SDLC
7 7 (7.69%) Service Management
8 6 (6.59%) Data Management
8 6 (6.59%) Project Planning
8 6 (6.59%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.59%) Scrum
8 6 (6.59%) User Stories
9 5 (5.49%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.49%) SQL
2 4 (4.40%) Java
2 4 (4.40%) Python
2 4 (4.40%) Ruby
2 4 (4.40%) Scala
3 2 (2.20%) C
4 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) Degree
2 7 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (6.59%) PMI Certification
3 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.40%) PMP
5 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.20%) CISSP
6 2 (2.20%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) CISM
7 1 (1.10%) CLAS
7 1 (1.10%) ISEB
7 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.10%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) PMO
2 4 (4.40%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.20%) QA
5 1 (1.10%) Basel II
5 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.10%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) SCCM
1 1 (1.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.09%) Oracle
3 5 (5.49%) SAP
4 2 (2.20%) Cisco
5 1 (1.10%) Adobe
5 1 (1.10%) Avaya
5 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.10%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.10%) Cognos
5 1 (1.10%) EMC
5 1 (1.10%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.10%) F5
5 1 (1.10%) IBM
5 1 (1.10%) Infoblox
5 1 (1.10%) Informatica
5 1 (1.10%) Juniper
5 1 (1.10%) Lotus
5 1 (1.10%) NEC
5 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.10%) Teradata
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