The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for MS Project skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Project over the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Project
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 20 23 32
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9  
Contract jobs citing MS Project 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 0.96% 2.00% 1.36%
As % of the Applications category 8.33% 11.54% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £125 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -65.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £371
% change year-on-year -6.66% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.18% +77.77%  

MS Project is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 12 26 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 11.54% 17.33% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 18
Median daily rate £375 £204 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +84.04% -32.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £380 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +0.30% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 10
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.63% +21.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.93
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.55%  

MS Project
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford citing MS Project as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Project in Bradford

MS Project
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Project in Bradford

MS Project
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Project in Bradford

MS Project
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Project 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 Bradford region with a requirement for MS Project.

1 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) PMO
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (16.67%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365

MS Project
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Planner
2 2 (33.33%) PMO Planner
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Change Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Project Change Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (16.67%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PMO
2 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft