Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 46 20
Rank change year-on-year +22 -26 +3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 131 123 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 6.20% 4.81% 7.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.09% 5.41% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 104 120
Leeds median daily rate £425 £375 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.37% +0.30%
10th Percentile £275 £226 £313
90th Percentile £538 £525 £657
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £388 £418
% change year-on-year +9.68% -7.30% +1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Leeds median hourly rate £21.25 £32.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.59% -8.57% +100.00%
10th Percentile £17.35 £12.63 £30.75
90th Percentile £25.49 £42.30 £41.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.37 £14.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year +37.36% -59.71% +52.17%

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 1,847 2,274 1,878
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 87.37% 88.93% 88.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,296 1,570 1,248
Leeds median daily rate £436 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.72% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £305 £300 £288
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 44 17
Leeds median hourly rate £19.32 £32.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.09% +130.36% +7.69%
10th Percentile £11.90 £12.65 £10.96
90th Percentile £25.57 £44.05 £33.80
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -1.43% +34.62% -16.13%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019, 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 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (34.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (29.01%) PRINCE2
4 29 (22.14%) Finance
5 27 (20.61%) Microsoft Office
6 24 (18.32%) Microsoft
7 20 (15.27%) Waterfall
8 17 (12.98%) Oracle
9 15 (11.45%) SAP
9 15 (11.45%) Project Governance
9 15 (11.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 14 (10.69%) Change Management
10 14 (10.69%) Migration
11 13 (9.92%) Management Information System
11 13 (9.92%) ERP
12 12 (9.16%) Microsoft Project
12 12 (9.16%) NHS
12 12 (9.16%) CMS
12 12 (9.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 11 (8.40%) Office 365
13 11 (8.40%) Content Management
13 11 (8.40%) Video Editing
13 11 (8.40%) XMetaL
13 11 (8.40%) HTML
13 11 (8.40%) CSS
13 11 (8.40%) XML
13 11 (8.40%) Coaching
13 11 (8.40%) Content Development
13 11 (8.40%) Camtasia
14 10 (7.63%) ITIL

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 12 (9.16%) CMS
2 9 (6.87%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.53%) SAS
3 2 (1.53%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 27 (20.61%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (9.16%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (8.40%) Camtasia
3 11 (8.40%) XMetaL
4 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (6.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (3.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Oracle Assets
1 4 (3.05%) Oracle Cash Management
1 4 (3.05%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (3.05%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (3.05%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.53%) JDE World
3 1 (0.76%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.76%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.40%) Office 365
2 3 (2.29%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.53%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.53%) Trello
4 1 (0.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.63%) Network Security
2 3 (2.29%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (2.29%) WAN
3 2 (1.53%) Skype
3 2 (1.53%) WebEx
4 1 (0.76%) HSRP
4 1 (0.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.05%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.76%) Big Data
4 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.76%) DTS
4 1 (0.76%) OLAP
4 1 (0.76%) OLTP
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.05%) JIRA
General
1 29 (22.14%) Finance
2 8 (6.11%) Retail
3 4 (3.05%) Billing
3 4 (3.05%) French Language
3 4 (3.05%) General Ledger
4 3 (2.29%) Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.76%) Games
6 1 (0.76%) Law
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Marketing
6 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (58.02%) Project Manager
2 12 (9.16%) IT Manager
2 12 (9.16%) IT Project Manager
3 11 (8.40%) Communications Specialist
3 11 (8.40%) Infrastructure Manager
3 11 (8.40%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 11 (8.40%) Technical Specialist
4 8 (6.11%) Digital Project Manager
4 8 (6.11%) ERP Manager
5 7 (5.34%) Analyst
5 7 (5.34%) ERP Project Manager
5 7 (5.34%) Network Manager
5 7 (5.34%) Network Project Manager
6 6 (4.58%) Data Engineer
6 6 (4.58%) Office 365 Manager
6 6 (4.58%) Office 365 Project Manager
6 6 (4.58%) Security Manager
7 5 (3.82%) Network Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (3.82%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (3.82%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.40%) CSS
1 11 (8.40%) HTML
1 11 (8.40%) XML
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.53%) .NET
3 2 (1.53%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (1.53%) Middleware
3 2 (1.53%) Web Services
3 2 (1.53%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.76%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) Management Information System
2 12 (9.16%) NHS
3 11 (8.40%) Video Editing
4 7 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.58%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.53%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.76%) Clustering
7 1 (0.76%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.76%) IVR
7 1 (0.76%) Life Science
7 1 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.87%) Windows
2 8 (6.11%) Windows 10
3 5 (3.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.76%) Linux
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (37.40%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (34.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (29.01%) PRINCE2
4 20 (15.27%) Waterfall
5 15 (11.45%) Project Governance
6 14 (10.69%) Change Management
6 14 (10.69%) Migration
7 13 (9.92%) ERP
8 12 (9.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 11 (8.40%) Coaching
9 11 (8.40%) Content Development
9 11 (8.40%) Content Management
10 10 (7.63%) ITIL
10 10 (7.63%) Scrum
11 9 (6.87%) Mentoring
12 8 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (6.11%) Customer Requirements
12 8 (6.11%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (6.11%) Project Planning
13 7 (5.34%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.58%) SQL
2 2 (1.53%) R
2 2 (1.53%) RPG
3 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (11.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (5.34%) Degree
2 7 (5.34%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.82%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.82%) PMP
3 5 (3.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.05%) Master's Degree
4 4 (3.05%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.76%) APMP
6 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.76%) CIPD
6 1 (0.76%) CISM
6 1 (0.76%) CISMP
6 1 (0.76%) CISSP
6 1 (0.76%) HNC
6 1 (0.76%) HND
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) PMO
2 7 (5.34%) QA
3 3 (2.29%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.53%) GDPR
5 1 (0.76%) IFRS
5 1 (0.76%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (18.32%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.98%) Oracle
3 15 (11.45%) SAP
4 6 (4.58%) Cisco
4 6 (4.58%) Cloudera
4 6 (4.58%) Hortonworks
4 6 (4.58%) JD Edwards
5 5 (3.82%) IFS
5 5 (3.82%) Infor
6 3 (2.29%) McAfee
7 2 (1.53%) IBM
7 2 (1.53%) Pega
8 1 (0.76%) Ariba
8 1 (0.76%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.76%) Civica
8 1 (0.76%) JDA
8 1 (0.76%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.76%) Remedy