Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 22 November 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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 12 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 79 110 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 10.60% 10.38% 10.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.42% 11.19% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 92 60
Coventry median daily rate £430 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.71% -2.78% +38.46%
10th Percentile £396 £363 £305
90th Percentile £508 £537 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £443 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +4.12% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Coventry median hourly rate £39.75 - £45.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £46.25 £30.41 £32.00
% change year-on-year +52.11% -4.98% +42.22%

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 692 983 660
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.89% 92.74% 93.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 705 431
Coventry median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £181 £291 £213
90th Percentile £550 £540 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 45 48
Coventry median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% -39.24%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.45 £9.50
90th Percentile £38.40 £39.50 £25.64
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 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 Coventry region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 47 (59.49%) Project Management
2 32 (40.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (30.38%) Finance
4 20 (25.32%) PRINCE2
5 14 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (16.46%) E-Commerce
7 11 (13.92%) Automotive
8 8 (10.13%) Risk Management
8 8 (10.13%) Migration
8 8 (10.13%) Degree
9 7 (8.86%) Project Planning
9 7 (8.86%) Supplier Management
9 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (7.59%) Waterfall
10 6 (7.59%) Marketing
10 6 (7.59%) SAP
11 5 (6.33%) ITIL
11 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Project
11 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
11 5 (6.33%) PMP
11 5 (6.33%) PMI Certification
11 5 (6.33%) Manufacturing
11 5 (6.33%) Programme Management
11 5 (6.33%) Process Management
11 5 (6.33%) Change Management
11 5 (6.33%) Retail
11 5 (6.33%) QA
11 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (5.06%) Data Migration

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 2 (2.53%) Confluence
2 1 (1.27%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) iTrent
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.27%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) VoIP
1 4 (5.06%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (3.80%) LAN
3 2 (2.53%) SMS
4 1 (1.27%) SAN
4 1 (1.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.27%) Big Data
2 1 (1.27%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.27%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) JIRA
General
1 24 (30.38%) Finance
2 11 (13.92%) Automotive
3 6 (7.59%) Marketing
4 5 (6.33%) Manufacturing
4 5 (6.33%) Retail
5 3 (3.80%) Legal
6 2 (2.53%) Billing
6 2 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.27%) Banking
7 1 (1.27%) French Language
7 1 (1.27%) German Language
7 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.53%) PMI
2 2 (2.53%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.27%) NHS
3 1 (1.27%) Social Media
3 1 (1.27%) User Experience
3 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.53%) Windows
2 1 (1.27%) Linux
2 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (59.49%) Project Management
2 32 (40.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (25.32%) PRINCE2
4 14 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (16.46%) E-Commerce
6 8 (10.13%) Migration
6 8 (10.13%) Risk Management
7 7 (8.86%) Project Planning
7 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (8.86%) Supplier Management
8 6 (7.59%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.33%) Change Management
9 5 (6.33%) ITIL
9 5 (6.33%) Process Management
9 5 (6.33%) Programme Management
10 4 (5.06%) Data Integration
10 4 (5.06%) Data Migration
10 4 (5.06%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (5.06%) PRINCE
11 3 (3.80%) Matrix Management
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) PMI Certification
2 5 (6.33%) PMP
2 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) PMO
3 1 (1.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (7.59%) SAP
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle
4 2 (2.53%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.27%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.27%) Kronos
5 1 (1.27%) Lotus
5 1 (1.27%) NetApp
5 1 (1.27%) VMware