Period
to 24 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 24 May 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.

Project Manager
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 43 30
Rank change year-on-year +2 -13 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 127 108 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.00% 5.12% 5.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 5.24% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 72 117
Leeds median daily rate £413 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +9.68% -5.49%
10th Percentile £313 £357 £267
90th Percentile £519 £525 £500
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Leeds median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +79.49% -
10th Percentile £31.20 £30.75 £19.05
90th Percentile £43.20 £41.25 £147.95
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% +52.17% -30.30%

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 2,448 2,061 2,802
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 97.63% 96.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,687 1,358 1,953
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 31 54
Leeds median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.57% +12.00% +0.64%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £9.50
90th Percentile £42.40 £29.13 £21.58
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.83 £12.18 £12.50
% change year-on-year +21.77% -2.60% -8.05%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Leeds

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Leeds

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Leeds over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Leeds

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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 Project Manager in the job title.

1 56 (44.09%) Project Management
2 49 (38.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 48 (37.80%) Finance
4 45 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (21.26%) PRINCE2
6 12 (9.45%) Change Management
6 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Project
7 11 (8.66%) GDPR
8 10 (7.87%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 9 (7.09%) LAN
9 9 (7.09%) Migration
9 9 (7.09%) Scrum
9 9 (7.09%) Retail
10 8 (6.30%) PMO
10 8 (6.30%) Coaching
11 7 (5.51%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (5.51%) WAN
11 7 (5.51%) Microsoft
11 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Excel
12 6 (4.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (4.72%) Marketing
12 6 (4.72%) Project Planning
12 6 (4.72%) Degree
12 6 (4.72%) Resource Management
12 6 (4.72%) Programme Management
12 6 (4.72%) SDLC
12 6 (4.72%) Line Management
12 6 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (3.94%) Waterfall

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 4 (3.15%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.36%) CMS
2 3 (2.36%) Jadu
3 2 (1.57%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Office 365
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.09%) LAN
2 7 (5.51%) WAN
3 4 (3.15%) Broadband
3 4 (3.15%) Firewall
3 4 (3.15%) Skype
4 3 (2.36%) VoIP
5 2 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.79%) SMS
General
1 48 (37.80%) Finance
2 9 (7.09%) Retail
3 6 (4.72%) Marketing
4 5 (3.94%) Banking
5 3 (2.36%) Legal
5 3 (2.36%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.79%) Back Office
7 1 (0.79%) Games
7 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.51%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.36%) e-Learning
3 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.57%) NHS
4 2 (1.57%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (1.57%) User Experience
5 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.79%) FMCG
5 1 (0.79%) PMI
5 1 (0.79%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.79%) Social Media
5 1 (0.79%) Tandem
5 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.15%) Windows
2 3 (2.36%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.79%) AIX
3 1 (0.79%) Linux
3 1 (0.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (44.09%) Project Management
2 49 (38.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (35.43%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (21.26%) PRINCE2
5 12 (9.45%) Change Management
6 10 (7.87%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 9 (7.09%) Migration
7 9 (7.09%) Scrum
8 8 (6.30%) Coaching
9 7 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.72%) Line Management
10 6 (4.72%) Programme Management
10 6 (4.72%) Project Planning
10 6 (4.72%) Resource Management
10 6 (4.72%) SDLC
11 5 (3.94%) Data Protection
11 5 (3.94%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (3.94%) Waterfall
12 4 (3.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (4.72%) Degree
1 6 (4.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (2.36%) APMP
3 2 (1.57%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.57%) PMP
4 1 (0.79%) PhD
4 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.66%) GDPR
2 8 (6.30%) PMO
3 2 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (5.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.57%) Cisco
2 2 (1.57%) SAP
2 2 (1.57%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.79%) Capita
3 1 (0.79%) Civica
3 1 (0.79%) IBM
3 1 (0.79%) Intel
3 1 (0.79%) Progress
3 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.79%) Siebel
3 1 (0.79%) VMware