Period
to 26 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Project Delivery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Delivery over the 6 months to 26 January 2022 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 Delivery
England > East Midlands
6 months to
26 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 52 37 35
Rank change year-on-year -15 -2 +43
Contract jobs citing Project Delivery 52 38 93
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.44% 4.77% 5.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 5.90% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 61
10th Percentile £342 £274 £360
25th Percentile £391 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £473 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.11% - +25.00%
75th Percentile £575 £495 £500
90th Percentile £630 £695 £575
England median daily rate £510 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.37% - -1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
10th Percentile - - £11.05
25th Percentile £16.24 - £11.13
Median hourly rate £17.48 £28.28 £11.50
Median % change year-on-year -38.19% +145.91% +4.55%
75th Percentile £18.72 - £11.88
90th Percentile - - £11.95
England median hourly rate £44.50 £29.65 £29.71
% change year-on-year +50.08% -0.20% +24.65%

Project Delivery 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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,247 644 1,351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.53% 80.80% 81.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 396 750
10th Percentile £213 £213 £238
25th Percentile £345 £318 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £400 £400
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% - -1.23%
75th Percentile £515 £488 £488
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 25 85
10th Percentile £8.97 £9.21 £11.07
25th Percentile £9.75 £11.07 £11.61
Median hourly rate £16.91 £16.00 £16.20
Median % change year-on-year +5.70% -1.23% +12.79%
75th Percentile £22.00 £43.75 £21.50
90th Percentile £35.55 £47.50 £46.46
England median hourly rate £26.00 £26.88 £20.50
% change year-on-year -3.28% +31.13% -6.82%

Project Delivery
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Project Delivery as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Project Delivery in the East Midlands

Project Delivery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Project Delivery in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Project Delivery in the East Midlands

Project Delivery
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Project Delivery in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 26 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Project Delivery in the East Midlands

Project Delivery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Project Delivery in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Project Delivery in the East Midlands

Project Delivery
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Delivery within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire -20 17 £473 +6.59% 11
Northamptonshire -10 10 £513 +30.57% 1
Leicestershire -3 9 £475 -3.06% 7
Derbyshire -10 8 £450 - 6
Lincolnshire - 3 £350 - 1
Project Delivery
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Project Delivery 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Project Delivery.

1 33 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (46.15%) Finance
3 18 (34.62%) Project Management
3 18 (34.62%) PRINCE2
4 15 (28.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (26.92%) Scrum
6 13 (25.00%) Social Skills
7 10 (19.23%) DevOps
7 10 (19.23%) Service Delivery
8 9 (17.31%) PRINCE
8 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
8 9 (17.31%) Azure
9 8 (15.38%) Workshop Facilitation
9 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 8 (15.38%) Change Management
9 8 (15.38%) Migration
10 7 (13.46%) JIRA
10 7 (13.46%) Organisational Skills
11 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
11 6 (11.54%) Retail
11 6 (11.54%) VMware
12 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
12 5 (9.62%) ITIL
12 5 (9.62%) Linux
12 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (9.62%) Microsoft 365
12 5 (9.62%) User Stories
12 5 (9.62%) Data Centre

Project Delivery
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (1.92%) Apache
1 1 (1.92%) CMS
1 1 (1.92%) Headless CMS
1 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Azure
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (7.69%) AWS
4 1 (1.92%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) LAN
1 1 (1.92%) SAN
1 1 (1.92%) Skype
1 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
1 1 (1.92%) VPN
1 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (46.15%) Finance
2 13 (25.00%) Social Skills
3 7 (13.46%) Organisational Skills
4 6 (11.54%) Retail
5 4 (7.69%) Banking
5 4 (7.69%) Presentation Skills
6 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.77%) Local Government
6 3 (5.77%) Public Sector
7 2 (3.85%) Legal
8 1 (1.92%) Automotive
8 1 (1.92%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (1.92%) Law
8 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 9 (17.31%) Analyst
2 9 (17.31%) Business Analyst
3 4 (7.69%) Development Manager
3 4 (7.69%) Development Project Manager
3 4 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Architect
4 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (5.77%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Data Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Programme Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Project Leader
5 2 (3.85%) Service Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) CSS3
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) HTML5
2 1 (1.92%) Jest
2 1 (1.92%) Next.js
2 1 (1.92%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.85%) Replication
3 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.92%) iPad
4 1 (1.92%) PMI
4 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Linux
1 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) AIX
3 1 (1.92%) CentOS
3 1 (1.92%) SUSE
3 1 (1.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (34.62%) PRINCE2
2 18 (34.62%) Project Management
3 15 (28.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (26.92%) Scrum
5 10 (19.23%) DevOps
5 10 (19.23%) Service Delivery
6 9 (17.31%) PRINCE
7 8 (15.38%) Change Management
7 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 8 (15.38%) Migration
7 8 (15.38%) Workshop Facilitation
8 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
9 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
9 5 (9.62%) Business Case
9 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (9.62%) ITIL
9 5 (9.62%) User Stories
10 4 (7.69%) ERP
10 4 (7.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (1.92%) Bash
2 1 (1.92%) ES6
2 1 (1.92%) Perl
2 1 (1.92%) Python
2 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) PMP
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) APMP
3 1 (1.92%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.92%) CCIE
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.92%) MCSE
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (7.69%) vSphere
3 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.92%) Firmware
3 1 (1.92%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.92%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) VMware
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco
3 1 (1.92%) GoldenSource
3 1 (1.92%) HP
3 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.92%) McAfee
3 1 (1.92%) Micro Focus
3 1 (1.92%) NetApp
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.92%) Refinitiv
3 1 (1.92%) SAP