Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 34 18
Rank change year-on-year +8 -16 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 157 144 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 6.92% 5.50% 8.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.06% 6.27% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 87 235
Leeds median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £263
90th Percentile £566 £600 £635
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 3
Leeds median hourly rate £24.88 £30.50 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.44% -82.57% +2233.33%
10th Percentile £21.09 £13.95 £61.70
90th Percentile £30.76 £61.20 £187.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £23.75 £31.75
% change year-on-year -40.21% -25.20% +13.39%

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 1948 2298 2802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 85.89% 87.78% 87.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1390 1548 1967
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £275 £283 £265
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 37 65
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £13.80 £10.20 £8.88
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.50 £39.80
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 67 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (36.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 44 (28.03%) Finance
4 34 (21.66%) PRINCE2
5 32 (20.38%) Change Management
6 21 (13.38%) Scrum
7 20 (12.74%) PMO
8 18 (11.46%) Microsoft
8 18 (11.46%) Resource Management
9 17 (10.83%) Six Sigma
9 17 (10.83%) Service Design
9 17 (10.83%) Waterfall
10 16 (10.19%) Lean Six Sigma
11 15 (9.55%) Degree
11 15 (9.55%) JIRA
11 15 (9.55%) GDPR
12 14 (8.92%) Project Planning
12 14 (8.92%) Microsoft Project
13 13 (8.28%) Microsoft Office
13 13 (8.28%) ITIL
13 13 (8.28%) Data Protection
13 13 (8.28%) Project Governance
14 12 (7.64%) Confluence
15 11 (7.01%) Microsoft Excel
15 11 (7.01%) Agile Project Management
15 11 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (7.01%) Behavioural Change
16 10 (6.37%) Coaching
16 10 (6.37%) Data Quality
16 10 (6.37%) Banking

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 (7.64%) Confluence
2 10 (6.37%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.55%) CMS
3 4 (2.55%) MS Project Server
3 4 (2.55%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.64%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (8.92%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (8.28%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (7.01%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (4.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (3.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.64%) InDesign
6 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.18%) Slack
2 5 (3.18%) Trello
3 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.55%) Office 365
4 3 (1.91%) PaaS
4 3 (1.91%) SaaS
5 2 (1.27%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.27%) IaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.64%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.55%) WAN
2 3 (1.91%) LAN
2 3 (1.91%) SMS
3 2 (1.27%) Firewall
3 2 (1.27%) Intranet
3 2 (1.27%) SAN
4 1 (0.64%) CTI
4 1 (0.64%) DMVPN
4 1 (0.64%) DNS
4 1 (0.64%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.64%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.64%) HSRP
4 1 (0.64%) Internet
4 1 (0.64%) IPsec
4 1 (0.64%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.64%) MPLS
4 1 (0.64%) SSL
4 1 (0.64%) VLAN
4 1 (0.64%) VPLS
4 1 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.55%) MongoDB
1 4 (2.55%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.27%) MySQL
3 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.64%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.64%) Mixpanel
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (9.55%) JIRA
2 4 (2.55%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.27%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.64%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (28.03%) Finance
2 10 (6.37%) Banking
2 10 (6.37%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.73%) Marketing
4 5 (3.18%) Games
5 4 (2.55%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.91%) Publishing
6 3 (1.91%) Retail
7 1 (0.64%) German Language
7 1 (0.64%) Local Government
7 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.64%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (47.13%) Project Manager
2 22 (14.01%) Analyst
2 22 (14.01%) Architect
3 12 (7.64%) Business Architect
3 12 (7.64%) Senior Manager
4 11 (7.01%) PMO Analyst
5 10 (6.37%) Digital Project Manager
6 9 (5.73%) Business Analyst
6 9 (5.73%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (5.73%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 9 (5.73%) IT Manager
6 9 (5.73%) Senior Project Manager
7 8 (5.10%) Delivery Manager
7 8 (5.10%) GDPR Project Manager
7 8 (5.10%) IT Project Manager
8 7 (4.46%) Implementation Manager
9 6 (3.82%) Business Change Manager
9 6 (3.82%) Business Change Project Manager
9 6 (3.82%) Data Centre Manager
9 6 (3.82%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.91%) CSS
1 3 (1.91%) CSS3
1 3 (1.91%) HTML
1 3 (1.91%) HTML5
2 2 (1.27%) .NET
2 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.27%) jQuery
2 2 (1.27%) Web Services
3 1 (0.64%) JSON
3 1 (0.64%) Kafka
3 1 (0.64%) Laravel
3 1 (0.64%) Material Design
3 1 (0.64%) Middleware
3 1 (0.64%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.37%) NHS
3 9 (5.73%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.18%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.55%) User Experience
6 3 (1.91%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.91%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.91%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.27%) Blog
7 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.27%) Social Media
8 1 (0.64%) Clustering
8 1 (0.64%) IVR
8 1 (0.64%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.64%) PMI
8 1 (0.64%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.46%) Linux
2 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.27%) Windows
3 1 (0.64%) Android
3 1 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.64%) Unix
3 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (36.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (21.66%) PRINCE2
4 32 (20.38%) Change Management
5 21 (13.38%) Scrum
6 18 (11.46%) Resource Management
7 17 (10.83%) Service Design
7 17 (10.83%) Six Sigma
7 17 (10.83%) Waterfall
8 16 (10.19%) Lean Six Sigma
9 14 (8.92%) Project Planning
10 13 (8.28%) Data Protection
10 13 (8.28%) ITIL
10 13 (8.28%) Project Governance
11 11 (7.01%) Agile Project Management
11 11 (7.01%) Behavioural Change
12 10 (6.37%) Coaching
13 9 (5.73%) Kanban
13 9 (5.73%) Mentoring
13 9 (5.73%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.82%) SQL
2 4 (2.55%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.91%) C
3 3 (1.91%) Java
3 3 (1.91%) Python
4 2 (1.27%) C#
5 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.64%) C++
5 1 (0.64%) Scala
5 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (9.55%) Degree
2 7 (4.46%) PMP
3 5 (3.18%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.18%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.55%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.91%) APMP
5 3 (1.91%) CCDP
5 3 (1.91%) CCNP
5 3 (1.91%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (1.91%) CISM
5 3 (1.91%) CISSP
5 3 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.27%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.27%) ISEB
6 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.27%) MCSA
6 2 (1.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.74%) PMO
2 15 (9.55%) GDPR
3 10 (6.37%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.91%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.91%) QA
5 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.64%) P3O
6 1 (0.64%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.64%) Docker
2 1 (0.64%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.55%) Puppet
2 2 (1.27%) SCCM
2 2 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.27%) Terraform
3 1 (0.64%) Ansible
3 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (11.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.82%) Cisco
3 3 (1.91%) Google
3 3 (1.91%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle
4 2 (1.27%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.27%) SAP
4 2 (1.27%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.27%) VMware
5 1 (0.64%) Adobe
5 1 (0.64%) Avaya
5 1 (0.64%) Capita
5 1 (0.64%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.64%) ForgeRock
5 1 (0.64%) Progress
5 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.64%) Siebel