The median contractor rate for a IT Project Manager was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Project Manager
Rank 85 87 88
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 1 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.100% 0.91% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.94% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £325 £406 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £415 £415
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £41.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -34.93% +38.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 976 1380 1114
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.21% 96.64% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 963 733
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 41
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -3.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Project Manager in Leeds

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Project Manager in Leeds

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT 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 Leeds region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
6 1 (12.50%) DevOps
6 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
6 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
6 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
6 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
6 1 (12.50%) QA
6 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) LAN

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
1 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft