Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 21 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 28 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 -9 -9
Contract jobs citing Project Management 15 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 4.57% 2.77% 6.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.03% 3.24% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 16
Luton median daily rate £550 £475 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +32.87% -24.74%
10th Percentile £189 £403 £300
90th Percentile £750 £624 £469
Bedfordshire median daily rate £475 £464 £388
% change year-on-year +2.37% +19.74% -13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 - -

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 Luton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 298 247 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 90.85% 85.47% 85.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 157 178
Luton median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £325 £306 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 21
Luton median hourly rate £50.22 £14.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +258.68% -53.33% -
10th Percentile £49.02 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.75 £45.67 £50.68
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +60.71% -62.67% +120.59%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Luton.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Luton

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Luton

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Luton over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Luton

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Luton

For the 6 months to 21 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 Luton region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) SOA
4 4 (26.67%) API Design
4 4 (26.67%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) PMO
5 3 (20.00%) JIRA
5 3 (20.00%) Retail
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) Finance
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (13.33%) CRM
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (6.67%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 1 (6.67%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (6.67%) Workday
7 1 (6.67%) Break/Fix
7 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Degree
7 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Service Cloud
1 1 (6.67%) Taleo
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce Architect
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 1 (6.67%) CRM Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) HR Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Technician
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Lead
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Production Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Release Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) API Design
4 4 (26.67%) Programme Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) SOA
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Logistics
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PMO
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Chordiant
1 1 (6.67%) KANA
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Pega
1 1 (6.67%) Siebel
1 1 (6.67%) Workday