Period
to 12 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Project Manager was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

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.

IT Project Manager
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 134 136
Rank change year-on-year +26 +2 +16
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 30 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.28% 0.36% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.38% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 14
Leeds median daily rate £390 £333 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.29% -16.88% -13.04%
10th Percentile £358 £250 £319
90th Percentile £438 £571 £510
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2,242 2,125 2,569
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.57% 96.86% 95.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,576 1,498 1,718
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £269
90th Percentile £575 £550 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 34 44
Leeds median hourly rate £16.94 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.84% +18.52% -0.70%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.54 £10.20
90th Percentile £26.50 £30.48 £31.28
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.36 £14.10 £13.50
% change year-on-year +8.95% +4.44% -0.70%

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured IT Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Project Manager in Leeds over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Project Manager in Leeds

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 17 (56.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (43.33%) Project Management
4 11 (36.67%) Finance
5 8 (26.67%) PRINCE2
6 6 (20.00%) Migration
6 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 5 (16.67%) Scrum
8 4 (13.33%) ITIL
9 3 (10.00%) PMP
9 3 (10.00%) PMI Certification
9 3 (10.00%) Project Planning
9 3 (10.00%) Degree
10 2 (6.67%) SDLC
10 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (6.67%) Change Control
10 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
10 2 (6.67%) PRINCE
10 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma
11 1 (3.33%) BPR
11 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
11 1 (3.33%) CRM

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) FMCG
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (43.33%) Project Management
4 8 (26.67%) PRINCE2
5 6 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (20.00%) Migration
5 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 5 (16.67%) Scrum
7 4 (13.33%) ITIL
8 3 (10.00%) Project Planning
9 2 (6.67%) Change Control
9 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.67%) PRINCE
9 2 (6.67%) SDLC
9 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
10 1 (3.33%) Contingency Planning
10 1 (3.33%) People Management
10 1 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
1 3 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (10.00%) PMP
2 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) GDPR
2 1 (3.33%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.33%) Zoho