The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Herefordshire during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
West Midlands / Herefordshire
Rank 18 7 9
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 1.92% 6.67% 11.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 6.67% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -19.44%  
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 Herefordshire. 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
Herefordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 50 15 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire 96.15% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 17
Median daily rate £330 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +5.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Herefordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Herefordshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Herefordshire

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Herefordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Manager in Herefordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Herefordshire

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Herefordshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) PMI
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Herefordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification