Period
to 21 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 8 13
Rank change year-on-year -29 +5 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 38 70 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 4.83% 11.44% 9.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.10% 12.13% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 66 53
Coventry median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £363 £306 £358
90th Percentile £500 £500 £529
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate £59.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +15.00% -20.00% -17.22%

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 745 577 713
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.66% 94.28% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 395 440
Coventry median daily rate £445 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.54% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £281 £220 £258
90th Percentile £563 £524 £501
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 46 27
Coventry median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +14.81% -18.18%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £28.00 £40.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.14% +11.29% -11.43%

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 21 June 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 21 (55.26%) Project Management
2 18 (47.37%) Finance
3 12 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (13.16%) Automotive
5 5 (13.16%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) Scrum
6 4 (10.53%) Google
6 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.53%) Windows
6 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 4 (10.53%) Line Management
6 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
7 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (7.89%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 3 (7.89%) GDPR
7 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (7.89%) Office 365
7 3 (7.89%) Confluence
7 3 (7.89%) Degree
7 3 (7.89%) JIRA
7 3 (7.89%) SAP
7 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
7 3 (7.89%) Banking
7 3 (7.89%) Retail
7 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis

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 (7.89%) Confluence
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) G Suite
2 2 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) SMS
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Big Data
1 2 (5.26%) Data Lake
1 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Automotive
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) French Language
4 1 (2.63%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
1 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Project Management
2 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (13.16%) Migration
5 4 (10.53%) Line Management
5 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.53%) Scrum
5 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.89%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.26%) CRM
7 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.26%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) GDPR
2 2 (5.26%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Google
3 3 (7.89%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) Cloudera
4 2 (5.26%) CommVault
4 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) NetApp
5 1 (2.63%) VMware