Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Management
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 29 36
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 -19
Contract jobs citing Project Management 123 154 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.17% 6.84% 5.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.85% 7.85% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 124 90
Leeds median daily rate £425 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.80% +4.38%
10th Percentile £309 £307 £313
90th Percentile £547 £569 £600
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
Leeds median hourly rate £20.24 £28.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.00% -6.56% +60.53%
10th Percentile £15.00 £21.55 £14.78
90th Percentile £25.95 £33.15 £31.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.74 £17.73 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.02% -40.92% +34.83%

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,103 1,961 2,320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.47% 87.16% 89.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,458 1,390 1,538
Leeds median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £268 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +3.00% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 33 41
Leeds median hourly rate £17.91 £25.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.37% +92.31% -13.33%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.98 £10.20
90th Percentile £26.85 £40.00 £30.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -3.33%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Leeds

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Leeds

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Leeds

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Project Management.

1 49 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (25.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (22.76%) Finance
4 27 (21.95%) PRINCE2
5 21 (17.07%) Migration
6 18 (14.63%) Microsoft Excel
7 17 (13.82%) Change Management
7 17 (13.82%) Waterfall
8 14 (11.38%) PMO
9 13 (10.57%) SharePoint
10 11 (8.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 11 (8.94%) Degree
11 10 (8.13%) Microsoft
12 9 (7.32%) Windows
12 9 (7.32%) Service Management
12 9 (7.32%) Security Cleared
12 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (7.32%) SDLC
13 8 (6.50%) Windows 10
13 8 (6.50%) Coaching
13 8 (6.50%) Collaborative Working
13 8 (6.50%) Change Control
13 8 (6.50%) QA
13 8 (6.50%) Management Information System
13 8 (6.50%) NHS
14 7 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (5.69%) Legal
14 7 (5.69%) Scrum
14 7 (5.69%) JIRA
14 7 (5.69%) Matrix Management

Project Management
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 13 (10.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.63%) Confluence
2 2 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.81%) CMS
3 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (14.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (3.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.63%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.63%) AWS CloudTrail
2 2 (1.63%) SaaS
2 2 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon SageMaker
3 1 (0.81%) IaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Office 365
3 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) Firewall
2 1 (0.81%) Intranet
2 1 (0.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.25%) Data Lake
3 3 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.63%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.63%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (1.63%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.63%) MS Access
4 2 (1.63%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (0.81%) Big Data
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.81%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.81%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.69%) JIRA
2 2 (1.63%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (22.76%) Finance
2 7 (5.69%) Legal
3 6 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.07%) Banking
4 5 (4.07%) Marketing
5 3 (2.44%) Retail
6 2 (1.63%) Games
6 2 (1.63%) Publishing
7 1 (0.81%) Advertising
7 1 (0.81%) Law
7 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (49.59%) Project Manager
2 15 (12.20%) IT Manager
3 14 (11.38%) IT Project Manager
4 7 (5.69%) Digital Project Manager
4 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 7 (5.69%) Support Officer
5 6 (4.88%) Coordinator
5 6 (4.88%) Service Management Officer
6 5 (4.07%) Agile Project Manager
6 5 (4.07%) Analyst
6 5 (4.07%) Architect
6 5 (4.07%) Contracts Manager
6 5 (4.07%) Data Engineer
6 5 (4.07%) Test Coordinator
7 4 (3.25%) Development Manager
7 4 (3.25%) Development Project Manager
7 4 (3.25%) Senior Manager
7 4 (3.25%) Software Project Manager
8 3 (2.44%) Commercial Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.44%) Web Services
2 1 (0.81%) HTML
2 1 (0.81%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.50%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.50%) NHS
3 6 (4.88%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.44%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.63%) PMI
5 2 (1.63%) User Experience
6 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.32%) Windows
2 8 (6.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.63%) Linux
3 2 (1.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.81%) Android
4 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (25.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (21.95%) PRINCE2
4 21 (17.07%) Migration
5 17 (13.82%) Change Management
5 17 (13.82%) Waterfall
6 11 (8.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (7.32%) SDLC
7 9 (7.32%) Service Management
8 8 (6.50%) Change Control
8 8 (6.50%) Coaching
8 8 (6.50%) Collaborative Working
9 7 (5.69%) Agile Project Management
9 7 (5.69%) Business Analysis
9 7 (5.69%) Line Management
9 7 (5.69%) Matrix Management
9 7 (5.69%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (5.69%) Scrum
9 7 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (4.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.25%) Python
1 4 (3.25%) SQL
2 3 (2.44%) C#
3 2 (1.63%) Java
3 2 (1.63%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.63%) Ruby
3 2 (1.63%) Scala
3 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (8.94%) Degree
2 9 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.88%) PMI Certification
4 5 (4.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (3.25%) PMP
5 4 (3.25%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.44%) CISSP
7 2 (1.63%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.63%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.81%) APMP
8 1 (0.81%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.81%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.81%) CISM
8 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.81%) HND
8 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.38%) PMO
2 8 (6.50%) QA
3 3 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.44%) GDPR
4 2 (1.63%) GxP
4 2 (1.63%) P3O
4 2 (1.63%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.81%) KVM
2 1 (0.81%) QEMU
2 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (8.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.07%) Oracle
2 5 (4.07%) ServiceNow
3 4 (3.25%) Cloudera
3 4 (3.25%) Hortonworks
4 3 (2.44%) Symantec
5 2 (1.63%) Cisco
5 2 (1.63%) JDA
5 2 (1.63%) RedPrairie
5 2 (1.63%) VMware
5 2 (1.63%) Zoho
6 1 (0.81%) Dell
6 1 (0.81%) EMC
6 1 (0.81%) F5
6 1 (0.81%) McAfee
6 1 (0.81%) NetApp
6 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.81%) Splunk