Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 34 31
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 -20
Contract jobs citing Project Management 20 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 4.06% 5.27% 6.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.85% 6.40% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 25
Devon median daily rate £450 £338 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -3.71% -15.75%
10th Percentile £231 £200 £296
90th Percentile £600 £447 £449
South West median daily rate £406 £398 £400
% change year-on-year +2.07% -0.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - -29.49% +77.27%

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 412 375 488
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 83.57% 82.42% 83.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 235 371
Devon median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £203 £185 £263
90th Percentile £581 £500 £515
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 18
Devon median hourly rate £37.50 £23.28 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.12% -37.09% +64.44%
10th Percentile £22.15 £10.80 £14.13
90th Percentile £47.75 £48.00 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £36.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year -14.48% -7.05% +36.84%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Plymouth +11 8 £550 +69.23% 3
Exeter -4 8 £375 +6.76% 7
Newton Abbot - 1 £300 -
Torquay - 1 £525 -
Project Management
South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Devon region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 7 (35.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (35.00%) Unix
3 7 (35.00%) Solaris
3 7 (35.00%) Freedom of Information
4 6 (30.00%) Service Management
4 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (30.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) Middleware
4 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (25.00%) DevOps
6 4 (20.00%) JBoss
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) SMS
7 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (10.00%) User Experience
8 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
8 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (10.00%) JIRA
8 2 (10.00%) Confluence
8 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (10.00%) SharePoint

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 4 (20.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
1 1 (5.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Clusterpoint
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Administrator
1 7 (35.00%) Project Manager
1 7 (35.00%) Unix Administrator
2 6 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (30.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Change Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (5.00%) Project Planner
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (35.00%) Freedom of Information
2 7 (35.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Solaris
1 7 (35.00%) Unix
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL
3 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (30.00%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (30.00%) Service Management
5 5 (25.00%) DevOps
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
7 2 (10.00%) Change Management
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) Business Change Management
8 1 (5.00%) Feasibility Study
8 1 (5.00%) Programme Delivery
8 1 (5.00%) SDLC
8 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
8 1 (5.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) HND
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.00%) PMO
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.00%) hybris
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore