Period
to 21 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Devon during the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 24 33
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 25 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 4.69% 6.67% 5.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.85% 6.86% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 22
Devon median daily rate £375 £350 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.77% -18.94%
10th Percentile £309 £276 £308
90th Percentile £431 £506 £471
South West median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.63% - -4.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Devon median hourly rate £28.75 - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £20.63
% change year-on-year -7.89% +84.24% -31.25%

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 515 510 507
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 97.14% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 313 376
Devon median daily rate £400 £370 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.07% +3.17%
10th Percentile £159 £173 £246
90th Percentile £563 £534 £514
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 41 23
Devon median hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.50% +11.11% +8.37%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.50 £10.43
90th Percentile £47.95 £42.00 £44.95
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -26.67% +78.57%

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 21 February 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Devon

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Devon over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 February 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 -11 14 £365 +4.29% 3
Plymouth +6 3 - -
Torquay - 1 £525 -
Project Manager
South West

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (28.00%) Project Management
3 7 (28.00%) Migration
4 6 (24.00%) Scrum
5 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.00%) Finance
5 5 (20.00%) Change Management
5 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 4 (16.00%) JIRA
6 4 (16.00%) ISO 9001
6 4 (16.00%) ISO 14001
7 3 (12.00%) SMS
7 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.00%) Confluence
8 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
8 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
9 1 (4.00%) CSS
9 1 (4.00%) Web Services
9 1 (4.00%) ITIL
9 1 (4.00%) Windows
9 1 (4.00%) Python
9 1 (4.00%) HTML
9 1 (4.00%) Java
9 1 (4.00%) JavaScript

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 (8.00%) Confluence
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Heroku
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
1 1 (4.00%) OneDrive
1 1 (4.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) SMS
2 1 (4.00%) Skype
2 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) Flask
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) Spring
1 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) SCADA
1 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (28.00%) Migration
3 7 (28.00%) Project Management
4 6 (24.00%) Scrum
5 5 (20.00%) Change Management
5 5 (20.00%) Software Delivery
6 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.00%) ITIL
8 1 (4.00%) Kanban
8 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
8 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO 14001
1 4 (16.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
1 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (4.00%) hybris
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (4.00%) Sitecore