Period
to 23 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 17 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 70 87 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 9.16% 9.35% 9.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.83% 10.08% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 79 65
Coventry median daily rate £430 £430 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.88% +5.81%
10th Percentile £311 £310 £260
90th Percentile £501 £510 £536
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Coventry median hourly rate £39.75 £30.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.50% -33.33% +52.54%
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +41.67% -33.33% +34.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Coventry
Contract vacancies in Coventry with a recognized job title 712 863 715
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.19% 92.80% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 649 455
Coventry median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £245 £271 £213
90th Percentile £550 £546 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 35 31
Coventry median hourly rate £21.50 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.33% +15.38% -40.91%
10th Percentile £12.60 £10.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.85 £25.60 £36.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.58 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year +9.29% +7.26% -

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Coventry

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Coventry

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Coventry over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Coventry

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Coventry

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Coventry over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Manager in Coventry

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Coventry region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 30 (42.86%) Project Management
2 25 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (30.00%) Finance
4 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (24.29%) E-Commerce
6 10 (14.29%) Automotive
6 10 (14.29%) Degree
7 9 (12.86%) Waterfall
7 9 (12.86%) Windows
8 8 (11.43%) PRINCE2
8 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
8 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (10.00%) Retail
9 7 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (8.57%) SAP
10 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Project
10 6 (8.57%) Capita
10 6 (8.57%) QA
10 6 (8.57%) Windows 10
10 6 (8.57%) Mobile App
11 5 (7.14%) Migration
11 5 (7.14%) Scrum
11 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
12 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (5.71%) SMS
12 4 (5.71%) Risk Management
12 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 3 (4.29%) Confluence
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Office 365
2 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) SMS
2 3 (4.29%) WAN
3 2 (2.86%) Firewall
3 2 (2.86%) LAN
3 2 (2.86%) Wireless
4 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.71%) Big Data
2 4 (5.71%) Data Lake
2 4 (5.71%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.43%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) JIRA
General
1 21 (30.00%) Finance
2 10 (14.29%) Automotive
3 7 (10.00%) Retail
4 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.29%) Legal
6 2 (2.86%) French Language
6 2 (2.86%) Marketing
7 1 (1.43%) Banking
7 1 (1.43%) German Language
7 1 (1.43%) Law
7 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.43%) Android
3 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.86%) Project Management
2 25 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (24.29%) E-Commerce
5 9 (12.86%) Waterfall
6 8 (11.43%) PRINCE2
6 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (7.14%) Migration
7 5 (7.14%) Scrum
8 4 (5.71%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 4 (5.71%) Data Integration
8 4 (5.71%) Line Management
8 4 (5.71%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.71%) Supplier Management
9 3 (4.29%) Data Management
9 3 (4.29%) PRINCE
9 3 (4.29%) Project Governance
10 2 (2.86%) Data Migration
10 2 (2.86%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.29%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.29%) PMP
4 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) GDPR
2 3 (4.29%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (8.57%) Capita
3 6 (8.57%) SAP
4 4 (5.71%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco
5 1 (1.43%) Kronos
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle
5 1 (1.43%) Verint