The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £356 per day in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 3 months to 27 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
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 11 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 6 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 8.33% 12.93% 22.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.70% 13.01% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 30
Median daily rate £356 £356 £356
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £278 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £442 £459
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 £37.00 £35.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +3.49% -8.33%  

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 69 146 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 95.83% 99.32% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 115 105
Median daily rate £373 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.75% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £450 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £8.83 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Halifax over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Halifax

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 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 Halifax region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 7 (70.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (50.00%) Retail
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
5 3 (30.00%) Contingency Planning
5 3 (30.00%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
7 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) PMO
7 1 (10.00%) Programme Governance
7 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
7 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
7 1 (10.00%) Change Management
7 1 (10.00%) Advertising
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Retail
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Advertising
4 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
1 7 (70.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Contingency Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 3 (30.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO