The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £485 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
London / Croydon
Rank 16 22 6
Rank change year-on-year +6 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 13 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 7.39% 5.49% 14.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.60% 5.64% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 15
Median daily rate £485 £500 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% +1.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £350 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £691 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year -20.00% +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 171 266 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 97.16% 97.44% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 221 88
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £320 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £595 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +43.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Croydon

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Croydon

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Croydon over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Croydon

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Croydon

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Croydon region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 15 (71.43%) Project Management
2 11 (52.38%) PRINCE2
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) Change Management
4 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 4 (19.05%) EPiServer
5 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (19.05%) Content Management
5 4 (19.05%) CMS
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) Resource Management
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (14.29%) Avaya
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco
6 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) MS Project
6 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 3 (14.29%) Finance
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Dependency Management
7 2 (9.52%) People Management
7 2 (9.52%) PMBOK
7 2 (9.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Project Manager Skill Set
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 4 (19.05%) CMS
1 4 (19.05%) EPiServer
2 2 (9.52%) MS Project Server
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Project
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) CA PPM
1 2 (9.52%) Primavera
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) MPLS
1 1 (4.76%) VoIP
1 1 (4.76%) VPLS
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) jQuery
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Project Management
2 11 (52.38%) PRINCE2
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) Content Management
5 4 (19.05%) Resource Management
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
6 3 (14.29%) Dependency Management
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
7 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (9.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.52%) People Management
7 2 (9.52%) Service Management
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PMBOK
2 1 (4.76%) PMO
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Avaya
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) CA
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper