Period
to 9 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 13 13
Rank change year-on-year -14 0 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 54 82 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 6.07% 10.69% 10.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.45% 11.48% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 60 95
Coventry median daily rate £450 £428 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +9.09%
10th Percentile £306 £381 £359
90th Percentile £538 £501 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Coventry median hourly rate - £39.75 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £46.25 £25.83
% change year-on-year -56.76% +79.04% -32.90%

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 837 714 984
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.04% 93.09% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 493 736
Coventry median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £283 £181 £281
90th Percentile £588 £550 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 40 41
Coventry median hourly rate £14.89 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.91% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.18 £10.25
90th Percentile £33.05 £34.53 £38.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.76% +13.33% -9.37%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 29 (53.70%) Project Management
2 21 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (33.33%) Finance
4 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (20.37%) Migration
6 9 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 8 (14.81%) Retail
8 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
9 6 (11.11%) Risk Management
10 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Project
10 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
11 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (7.41%) WFM
11 4 (7.41%) SDLC
11 4 (7.41%) Office 365
11 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
11 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
11 4 (7.41%) Change Management
12 3 (5.56%) Kronos
12 3 (5.56%) ITIL
12 3 (5.56%) B2B
12 3 (5.56%) Coaching
12 3 (5.56%) Project Planning
12 3 (5.56%) Supplier Management
13 2 (3.70%) PMO
13 2 (3.70%) Google
13 2 (3.70%) Marketing
13 2 (3.70%) Resource Management
13 2 (3.70%) SaaS

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 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) iTrent
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (7.41%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) G Suite
2 2 (3.70%) SaaS
3 1 (1.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) WAN
2 1 (1.85%) LAN
2 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Retail
3 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.85%) Automotive
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Billing
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.85%) PMI
3 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) Project Management
2 21 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.37%) Migration
5 9 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 6 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.41%) Change Management
8 4 (7.41%) SDLC
8 4 (7.41%) WFM
9 3 (5.56%) B2B
9 3 (5.56%) Coaching
9 3 (5.56%) ITIL
9 3 (5.56%) Project Planning
9 3 (5.56%) Supplier Management
10 2 (3.70%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 2 (3.70%) Case Management
10 2 (3.70%) Data Migration
10 2 (3.70%) Programme Management
10 2 (3.70%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
1 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.85%) APMP
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) PMP
2 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Kronos
3 2 (3.70%) Google
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) SAP