Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £518 per day in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 6 months to 20 November 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 20 14
Rank change year-on-year -9 -6 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 14 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 4.36% 5.92% 8.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.50% 6.30% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 20
Luton median daily rate £518 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.95% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £361 £408 £408
90th Percentile £575 £554 £588
Bedfordshire median daily rate £475 £464 £440
% change year-on-year +2.37% +5.45% -7.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £25.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton. 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
Luton
Contract vacancies in Luton with a recognized job title 311 270 268
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.88% 94.08% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 180 195
Luton median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £274 £206 £207
90th Percentile £621 £594 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £431 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.47% +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 22
Luton median hourly rate £50.22 £14.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +258.68% -53.33% +122.22%
10th Percentile £49.02 £11.61 £12.05
90th Percentile £50.75 £43.11 £50.68
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -64.00% +123.88%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Luton

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Luton

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Luton over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Luton

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Luton

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Luton region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Virgin Media
4 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (7.14%) Avaya
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Siebel
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Chordiant
5 1 (7.14%) KANA
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Advertising
5 1 (7.14%) CMS
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) IVR
5 1 (7.14%) Taleo

Project Manager Skill Set
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 (7.14%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Service Cloud
1 1 (7.14%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.14%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) IVR
1 1 (7.14%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Virgin Media
2 1 (7.14%) Avaya
2 1 (7.14%) Chordiant
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) KANA
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Pega
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Siebel
2 1 (7.14%) Workday