Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 6 months to 19 November 2018 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.

Project Management
South West > Devon
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 26 27
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -9
Contract jobs citing Project Management 26 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 5.66% 5.62% 5.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.62% 6.40% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 22
Devon median daily rate £450 £475 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +32.87% +3.62%
10th Percentile £306 £285 £212
90th Percentile £595 £600 £438
South West median daily rate £420 £410 £388
% change year-on-year +2.44% +5.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +27.27% - -29.49%

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 393 500 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 85.62% 87.87% 80.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 299 229
Devon median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £185
90th Percentile £526 £550 £495
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 41
Devon median hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 £23.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.71% +47.21% -33.03%
10th Percentile £9.15 £21.19 £11.00
90th Percentile £38.88 £46.75 £51.60
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £29.60
% change year-on-year +18.66% +18.24% -22.61%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Devon

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Devon

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Devon over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Devon

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Devon

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Devon region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +3 14 £450 - 7
Plymouth +1 1 - - 13
Project Management
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 20 (76.92%) PRINCE2
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Process Management
4 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 5 (19.23%) Kanban
5 5 (19.23%) Software Delivery
5 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (15.38%) SDLC
6 4 (15.38%) PMO
6 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (15.38%) Product Management
7 3 (11.54%) Release Management
7 3 (11.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (7.69%) Quality Management
8 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (7.69%) Line Management
8 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.69%) Coaching
8 2 (7.69%) Contract Negotiation
8 2 (7.69%) MS Visio

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Local Government
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Project Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Service Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Product Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Programme Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Security Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Application Portfolio Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Portfolio Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Portfolio Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Project Support Assistant
5 2 (7.69%) Support Assistant
6 1 (3.85%) Business Change Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) PRINCE2
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Process Management
4 5 (19.23%) Kanban
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
4 5 (19.23%) Software Delivery
4 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (15.38%) Product Management
5 4 (15.38%) SDLC
6 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (11.54%) Release Management
7 2 (7.69%) Coaching
7 2 (7.69%) Contract Negotiation
7 2 (7.69%) Line Management
7 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Quality Management
7 2 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (11.54%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft