The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £339 per day in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 15 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 4 16 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 5.33% 17.02% 22.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.41% 17.20% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 32
Median daily rate £339 £373 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.99% -5.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £242 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £421 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year -20.00% +3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax. 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
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 74 93 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 98.67% 98.94% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 78 124
Median daily rate £388 £358 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% -9.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £11.25 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -77.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Halifax

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Halifax

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Halifax region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) Banking
2 10 (71.43%) Finance
3 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (64.29%) Retail
4 7 (50.00%) Retail Banking
5 6 (42.86%) Project Management
6 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
7 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
8 1 (7.14%) Data Security
8 1 (7.14%) Legal
8 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
8 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 1 (7.14%) ERP
8 1 (7.14%) SAS
8 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
8 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (7.14%) Data Management
8 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
8 1 (7.14%) Project Governance
8 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
8 1 (7.14%) Analytics
8 1 (7.14%) Customer Analytics
8 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 (7.14%) SAS
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Business One
General
1 11 (78.57%) Banking
2 10 (71.43%) Finance
3 9 (64.29%) Retail
4 7 (50.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (7.14%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy
5 1 (7.14%) Data Security
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Governance
5 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) SAP