The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
London / Croydon
Rank 13 18 6
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 15 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 8.82% 6.96% 14.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.56% 7.66% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 15
Median daily rate £500 £446 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.04% -0.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £335 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £500 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £27.88
% change year-on-year -15.38% +16.59%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 142 248 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 83.53% 90.84% 87.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 214 84
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £555 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Croydon

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Croydon

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Croydon over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Croydon

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Croydon

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
2 17 (38.64%) PRINCE2
3 16 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 11 (25.00%) Scrum
5 9 (20.45%) JIRA
5 9 (20.45%) Agile Project Management
6 8 (18.18%) DevOps
7 7 (15.91%) Oracle
7 7 (15.91%) QA
8 6 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (13.64%) Java
8 6 (13.64%) Change Management
8 6 (13.64%) Firewall
8 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (13.64%) Virtual Team Management
8 6 (13.64%) Virtual Team
9 5 (11.36%) Software Delivery
9 5 (11.36%) Line Management
9 5 (11.36%) Kubernetes
9 5 (11.36%) Test Strategy
9 5 (11.36%) Docker
9 5 (11.36%) Confluence
9 5 (11.36%) Programme Governance
9 5 (11.36%) Finance
9 5 (11.36%) CA
9 5 (11.36%) MS Project
9 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
9 5 (11.36%) Release Management
9 5 (11.36%) Product Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 5 (11.36%) Confluence
2 4 (9.09%) CMS
2 4 (9.09%) EPiServer
3 3 (6.82%) Apache
4 2 (4.55%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Project
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) CA PPM
1 2 (4.55%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Firewall
2 4 (9.09%) VPN
3 3 (6.82%) DNS
3 3 (6.82%) SNMP
3 3 (6.82%) WAN
4 2 (4.55%) LAN
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) JIRA
2 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.82%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.27%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.27%) JUnit
4 1 (2.27%) NUnit
4 1 (2.27%) Selenium
4 1 (2.27%) Toad
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Project Manager
2 8 (18.18%) IT Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Business Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Release Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (9.09%) IT Programme Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Portfolio Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Test Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Business Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Junior
6 2 (4.55%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (6.82%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.27%) Apache CXF
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) REST
3 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.27%) SOAP
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (13.64%) Virtual Team
2 4 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (2.27%) iPad
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) CentOS
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Solaris
4 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) PRINCE2
3 11 (25.00%) Scrum
4 9 (20.45%) Agile Project Management
5 8 (18.18%) DevOps
6 6 (13.64%) Change Management
6 6 (13.64%) Virtual Team Management
7 5 (11.36%) Line Management
7 5 (11.36%) Product Management
7 5 (11.36%) Programme Governance
7 5 (11.36%) Release Management
7 5 (11.36%) Software Delivery
7 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.36%) Test Strategy
8 4 (9.09%) Content Management
8 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.09%) Resource Management
8 4 (9.09%) Service Management
8 4 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 4 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) Java
2 4 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) C
3 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
2 16 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) PMBOK
3 1 (2.27%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Kubernetes
2 4 (9.09%) Ansible
2 4 (9.09%) Puppet
3 3 (6.82%) Consul
3 3 (6.82%) Packer
3 3 (6.82%) Rsyslog
3 3 (6.82%) Terraform
3 3 (6.82%) yum
3 3 (6.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) CA
3 4 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.09%) VMware
4 3 (6.82%) AppDynamics
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco
5 2 (4.55%) Avaya
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) Guidewire
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) SAP