Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £418 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

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
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 35 25
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 114 159 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.29% 5.27% 5.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.39% 5.47% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 126 135
Leeds median daily rate £418 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.50% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £315 £300
90th Percentile £538 £528 £500
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £94.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.78% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £23.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year +73.91% -17.12% -7.50%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2114 2906 2787
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.05% 96.32% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1450 2042 1926
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £285 £290 £238
90th Percentile £545 £575 £505
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 50 80
Leeds median hourly rate £15.25 £12.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.00% -1.94% -15.02%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.50 £8.90
90th Percentile £28.41 £17.73 £32.45
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.10 £12.10 £13.60
% change year-on-year +16.53% -11.00% +4.58%

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 27 July 2017.

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 27 July 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 64 (56.14%) Project Management
2 40 (35.09%) Finance
2 40 (35.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (18.42%) Project Planning
5 18 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 17 (14.91%) Waterfall
7 16 (14.04%) GDPR
8 12 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 11 (9.65%) Marketing
10 10 (8.77%) Matrix Management
10 10 (8.77%) Telecoms
11 9 (7.89%) Data Protection
12 8 (7.02%) PMP
13 7 (6.14%) ITIL
13 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Project
13 7 (6.14%) Degree
14 6 (5.26%) Change Management
14 6 (5.26%) Migration
14 6 (5.26%) Retail
14 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
14 6 (5.26%) Windows
14 6 (5.26%) PMI Certification
15 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
15 5 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (4.39%) Firewall
15 5 (4.39%) Business Analysis
15 5 (4.39%) Supplier Management
15 5 (4.39%) Programme Governance
15 5 (4.39%) Analytics

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 (3.51%) CMS
2 2 (1.75%) IIS
3 1 (0.88%) Confluence
3 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Office 365
2 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.75%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.88%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) Firewall
2 3 (2.63%) LAN
2 3 (2.63%) WAN
3 2 (1.75%) DHCP
3 2 (1.75%) DNS
3 2 (1.75%) Internet
3 2 (1.75%) VLAN
3 2 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.88%) Broadband
4 1 (0.88%) CTI
4 1 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.75%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.75%) MS Access
2 2 (1.75%) Pentaho
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.88%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.88%) Mixpanel
3 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) JIRA
1 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
General
1 40 (35.09%) Finance
2 11 (9.65%) Marketing
3 10 (8.77%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.26%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Automotive
6 1 (0.88%) Games
6 1 (0.88%) iGaming
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.88%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.51%) .NET
2 2 (1.75%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.75%) HTML
2 2 (1.75%) jQuery
2 2 (1.75%) XML
3 1 (0.88%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (4.39%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.51%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (2.63%) IVR
3 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.75%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) FMCG
5 1 (0.88%) NHS
5 1 (0.88%) PMI
5 1 (0.88%) Social Media
5 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.26%) Windows
2 2 (1.75%) AIX
2 2 (1.75%) Linux
2 2 (1.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (56.14%) Project Management
2 40 (35.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (18.42%) Project Planning
5 18 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 17 (14.91%) Waterfall
7 12 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 10 (8.77%) Matrix Management
9 9 (7.89%) Data Protection
10 7 (6.14%) ITIL
11 6 (5.26%) Change Management
11 6 (5.26%) Migration
12 5 (4.39%) Analytics
12 5 (4.39%) Business Analysis
12 5 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (4.39%) Portfolio Management
12 5 (4.39%) Programme Governance
12 5 (4.39%) Supplier Management
13 4 (3.51%) PRINCE
13 4 (3.51%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.63%) Java
2 2 (1.75%) C#
2 2 (1.75%) Delphi
2 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.02%) PMP
2 7 (6.14%) Degree
3 6 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.04%) GDPR
2 3 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.88%) HL7
3 1 (0.88%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.88%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.51%) Cisco
3 2 (1.75%) Avaya
3 2 (1.75%) Google
3 2 (1.75%) IBM
3 2 (1.75%) Intel
3 2 (1.75%) Verint
4 1 (0.88%) Genesys
4 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.88%) SAP
4 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.88%) Siebel
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