Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 20 22
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 40 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 6.97% 7.99% 6.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.34% 8.17% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 25
Devon median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £284 £276 £303
90th Percentile £491 £434 £460
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £38.43 £38.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +1.12% -7.88% +70.10%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Devon
Contract vacancies in Devon with a recognized job title 545 453 556
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 97.84% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 273 351
Devon median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% -3.11%
10th Percentile £181 £163 £219
90th Percentile £538 £488 £514
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 43 29
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.22% -12.22% +40.63%
10th Percentile £14.74 £10.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £46.50 £48.00 £44.05
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.00% -16.67% +50.00%

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -5 18 £344 -1.79% 2
Plymouth -4 7 £313 -16.67%
Torquay - 1 £525 -
Project Manager
South West

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 21 (52.50%) PRINCE2
2 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (40.00%) Project Management
4 11 (27.50%) Migration
5 10 (25.00%) Scrum
5 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
7 7 (17.50%) Software Delivery
8 6 (15.00%) Finance
9 5 (12.50%) Retail
9 5 (12.50%) ITIL
10 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
10 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (10.00%) ISO 9001
10 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (10.00%) Windows
10 4 (10.00%) ISO 14001
10 4 (10.00%) Change Management
11 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
11 3 (7.50%) Legal
11 3 (7.50%) VMware
11 3 (7.50%) CRM
11 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
11 3 (7.50%) Citrix
11 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
11 3 (7.50%) Resource Management
11 3 (7.50%) JIRA
11 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (7.50%) Windows Server

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 2 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Heroku
1 1 (2.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) SMS
2 1 (2.50%) LAN
2 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) CSS
1 1 (2.50%) Flask
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) Spring
1 1 (2.50%) Spring Boot
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.00%) SCADA
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) PRINCE2
2 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (40.00%) Project Management
4 11 (27.50%) Migration
5 10 (25.00%) Scrum
6 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (17.50%) Software Delivery
8 5 (12.50%) ITIL
9 4 (10.00%) Change Management
9 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
10 3 (7.50%) CRM
10 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
10 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.50%) Resource Management
10 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
11 2 (5.00%) Coaching
11 2 (5.00%) Contingency Planning
11 2 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
11 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Java
1 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) ISO 14001
1 4 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Citrix
1 3 (7.50%) VMware
2 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.50%) hybris
2 1 (2.50%) Infor
2 1 (2.50%) JD Edwards
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.50%) Sitecore