Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 28 46
Rank change year-on-year +10 +18 -19
Contract jobs citing Project Management 104 139 120
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Leeds 7.26% 6.14% 4.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.20% 6.95% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 108 95
Median daily rate £500 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £332 £275 £245
90th Percentile £620 £538 £545
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 4
Median hourly rate £46.25 £19.37 £24.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +138.80% -22.14% -28.93%
10th Percentile £21.23 £15.13 £11.90
90th Percentile £64.58 £24.77 £32.98
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £15.40 £14.20
% change year-on-year +127.27% +8.45% -52.67%

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 1,268 2,000 2,170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.49% 88.30% 87.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 1,399 1,504
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £312 £294
90th Percentile £625 £575 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 59 47
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.24 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.19% -49.41% +201.89%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £35.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.65 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.56% +6.57% +20.69%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Leeds

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Project Management in Leeds.

Daily rate trend for Project Management in Leeds

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Project Management in Leeds over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Project Management in Leeds

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Project Management in Leeds.

Hourly rate trend for Project Management in Leeds

Project Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Project Management in Leeds over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Project Management in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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 35 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (28.85%) Finance
3 24 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 24 (23.08%) Public Sector
4 20 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (19.23%) PRINCE2
5 19 (18.27%) Degree
6 18 (17.31%) Microsoft Office
6 18 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (15.38%) ITIL
9 15 (14.42%) Oracle
9 15 (14.42%) Programme Management
9 15 (14.42%) Project Delivery
10 14 (13.46%) TIBCO
10 14 (13.46%) BusinessWorks
10 14 (13.46%) TIBCO EMS
10 14 (13.46%) Azure
11 12 (11.54%) Git (software)
11 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
11 12 (11.54%) Risk Management
11 12 (11.54%) DevOps
12 11 (10.58%) Algorithms
12 11 (10.58%) Migration
12 11 (10.58%) Change Management
12 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Project
12 11 (10.58%) XML
12 11 (10.58%) Spotfire
13 10 (9.62%) Java
13 10 (9.62%) Linux

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 5 (4.81%) Confluence
2 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.88%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.92%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.92%) CMS
5 1 (0.96%) Apache
5 1 (0.96%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 18 (17.31%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (5.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.96%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.96%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 14 (13.46%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.92%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.46%) Azure
2 6 (5.77%) AWS
2 6 (5.77%) SaaS
3 5 (4.81%) IaaS
3 5 (4.81%) PaaS
4 4 (3.85%) Office 365
5 3 (2.88%) Basecamp
5 3 (2.88%) GCP
5 3 (2.88%) GitHub
6 1 (0.96%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.96%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.65%) HTTP
2 8 (7.69%) Firewall
2 8 (7.69%) Network Security
3 5 (4.81%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.92%) DMZ
4 2 (1.92%) LAN
4 2 (1.92%) WAN
4 2 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.96%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.58%) Spotfire
2 10 (9.62%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.65%) RDBMS
3 9 (8.65%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.88%) Big Data
5 2 (1.92%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.96%) Cloudera CDH
6 1 (0.96%) Impala
6 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.96%) Power BI
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Navigator
6 1 (0.96%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.65%) Jenkins
2 9 (8.65%) JIRA
3 5 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.85%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.88%) JUnit
5 3 (2.88%) Mockito
5 3 (2.88%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.92%) fastlane
6 2 (1.92%) Xcode
7 1 (0.96%) ERwin
7 1 (0.96%) ProC
7 1 (0.96%) Selenium
General
1 30 (28.85%) Finance
2 24 (23.08%) Public Sector
3 6 (5.77%) Banking
4 4 (3.85%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.92%) Back Office
6 2 (1.92%) Legal
6 2 (1.92%) Retail
7 1 (0.96%) Law
7 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (24.04%) Project Manager
2 17 (16.35%) Developer
3 15 (14.42%) Analyst
4 12 (11.54%) TIBCO Developer
5 6 (5.77%) Programme Manager
5 6 (5.77%) Project Analyst
5 6 (5.77%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
6 5 (4.81%) Business Analyst
6 5 (4.81%) Tester
7 4 (3.85%) Architect
7 4 (3.85%) IT Manager
7 4 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (3.85%) Security Manager
7 4 (3.85%) Security Project Manager
7 4 (3.85%) Support Officer
8 3 (2.88%) AWS Architect
8 3 (2.88%) Business Change Project Manager
8 3 (2.88%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (2.88%) Migration Manager
8 3 (2.88%) Senior Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.46%) TIBCO EMS
2 11 (10.58%) XML
3 9 (8.65%) JDBC
3 9 (8.65%) JMS
3 9 (8.65%) SOAP
4 7 (6.73%) Web Services
5 5 (4.81%) Gherkin
6 3 (2.88%) .NET
6 3 (2.88%) Dagger
6 3 (2.88%) Material Design
6 3 (2.88%) Retrofit
6 3 (2.88%) RxJava
7 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.92%) CSS
7 2 (1.92%) HTML
7 2 (1.92%) REST
7 2 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.58%) Algorithms
3 9 (8.65%) NHS
4 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.85%) PMI
6 3 (2.88%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.92%) iPad
7 2 (1.92%) iPhone
7 2 (1.92%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.92%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.96%) BYOD
8 1 (0.96%) Clustering
8 1 (0.96%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.96%) Life Science
8 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.96%) User Experience
8 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.96%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.62%) Linux
2 9 (8.65%) Unix
3 3 (2.88%) Android
4 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.92%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.96%) CentOS
5 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.96%) VMS
5 1 (0.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.23%) PRINCE2
2 20 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (15.38%) ITIL
5 15 (14.42%) Programme Management
5 15 (14.42%) Project Delivery
6 12 (11.54%) DevOps
6 12 (11.54%) Risk Management
7 11 (10.58%) Change Management
7 11 (10.58%) Migration
8 9 (8.65%) Integration Testing
9 7 (6.73%) Service Management
9 7 (6.73%) Test Automation
10 6 (5.77%) Agile Project Management
10 6 (5.77%) Analytics
10 6 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (5.77%) SIEM
10 6 (5.77%) Supplier Management
10 6 (5.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.62%) Java
2 9 (8.65%) XPath
3 3 (2.88%) C#
3 3 (2.88%) Kotlin
3 3 (2.88%) SQL
4 2 (1.92%) Apple Swift
4 2 (1.92%) PHP
4 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (18.27%) Degree
2 5 (4.81%) ISTQB
2 5 (4.81%) PMI Certification
2 5 (4.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.92%) APMP
4 2 (1.92%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.96%) ISEB
5 1 (0.96%) PMP
5 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.92%) QA
4 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.96%) GDPR
4 1 (0.96%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.88%) VMware NSX
1 3 (2.88%) vSphere
2 2 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.96%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.96%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) vCenter Server
1 3 (2.88%) vRealize
2 1 (0.96%) Ambari
2 1 (0.96%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.96%) MaaS360
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.96%) Oozie
2 1 (0.96%) QRadar
Vendors
1 24 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.42%) Oracle
3 14 (13.46%) TIBCO
4 8 (7.69%) Cisco
5 5 (4.81%) VMware
6 3 (2.88%) Alibaba
6 3 (2.88%) Citrix
6 3 (2.88%) Fortinet
6 3 (2.88%) Remedy
7 2 (1.92%) Apple
7 2 (1.92%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.92%) IBM
7 2 (1.92%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.96%) Cognos
8 1 (0.96%) Databricks
8 1 (0.96%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.96%) Informatica
8 1 (0.96%) Ping Identity