The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 3 months to 29 June 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.

Project Manager
South West > Devon
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 13 21
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 19 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 5.64% 9.87% 7.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.86% 10.27% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 14
Devon median daily rate £338 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70%  
10th Percentile £285 £300 £308
90th Percentile £490 £403 £518
South West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £21.83 -
% change year-on-year +83.27% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Devon. 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
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 324 224 257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 96.14% 96.14% 98.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 405 487
Devon median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +4.61%  
10th Percentile £255 £188 £200
90th Percentile £475 £475 £442
South West median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 80 110
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +96.96%  
10th Percentile £11.67 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.13 £60.10 £28.75
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +36.36% +57.14%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Devon

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Devon

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Devon over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Devon

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Devon

Project Manager
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 Manager within the Devon region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -5 11 £338 -0.36% 1
Plymouth -20 1 £275 -8.33% 1
Project Manager
South West

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Devon region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 30 (55.56%) PRINCE2
2 24 (44.44%) Project Management
3 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
5 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
6 9 (16.67%) Finance
6 9 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (14.81%) ERP
7 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (12.96%) Migration
8 7 (12.96%) Project Planning
9 6 (11.11%) Project Governance
9 6 (11.11%) SDLC
9 6 (11.11%) ITIL
9 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 5 (9.26%) Local Government
10 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
10 5 (9.26%) PMO
10 5 (9.26%) Office 365
11 4 (7.41%) MS Project Server
11 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 4 (7.41%) Software Delivery
11 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
12 3 (5.56%) PRINCE
12 3 (5.56%) Legal
12 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
12 3 (5.56%) IFS

Project Manager Skill Set
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 (7.41%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
1 1 (1.85%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Local Government
3 3 (5.56%) Legal
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.85%) Home Automation
2 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Windows
1 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) PRINCE2
2 24 (44.44%) Project Management
3 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (14.81%) ERP
6 7 (12.96%) Migration
6 7 (12.96%) Project Planning
7 6 (11.11%) ITIL
7 6 (11.11%) Project Governance
7 6 (11.11%) SDLC
8 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 4 (7.41%) Software Delivery
10 3 (5.56%) Contingency Planning
10 3 (5.56%) PRINCE
10 3 (5.56%) Resource Management
10 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
1 10 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.70%) APMP
4 2 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) HNC
5 1 (1.85%) HND
5 1 (1.85%) PgMP
5 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) PMO
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Firmware
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) IFS
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix
4 1 (1.85%) Infor
4 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.85%) Northgate
4 1 (1.85%) VMware
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