The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 10 12 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 27 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 10.23% 8.52% 10.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.80% 9.84% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 24
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £315 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £460 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £27.88
% change year-on-year -21.42% +25.56%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 211 193 266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 79.92% 86.55% 82.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 146 159
Median daily rate £405 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.71% +52.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Northampton

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Northampton

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Northampton over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Northampton

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Northampton

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 28 (46.67%) PRINCE2
2 20 (33.33%) Finance
2 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.67%) ITIL
4 14 (23.33%) Degree
5 13 (21.67%) SDLC
6 12 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 12 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 12 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
6 12 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (16.67%) Banking
8 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 7 (11.67%) Windows
9 7 (11.67%) Clustering
9 7 (11.67%) PMO
9 7 (11.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 7 (11.67%) High Availability
9 7 (11.67%) Unified Communications
9 7 (11.67%) SCCM
10 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (10.00%) Logistics
10 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (8.33%) CAD
11 5 (8.33%) NetApp
11 5 (8.33%) Cisco
11 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 (1.67%) JBoss
1 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Office
1 5 (8.33%) MS Project
2 1 (1.67%) PaintShop Pro
2 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
3 1 (1.67%) LAN
3 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.67%) DB2
2 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.67%) Gradle
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
1 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 20 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Automotive
3 2 (3.33%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.33%) Legal
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Project Manager
2 7 (11.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (11.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) SCCM Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) Support Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) Windows Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) Windows Support Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Analyst
3 6 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 6 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 5 (8.33%) Technical Leader
5 4 (6.67%) Banking Project Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 4 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) Ajax
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) EJB
2 1 (1.67%) Flash
2 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) J2EE
2 1 (1.67%) JMS
2 1 (1.67%) jQuery
2 1 (1.67%) JSP
2 1 (1.67%) Servlets
2 1 (1.67%) Struts
2 1 (1.67%) Struts2
2 1 (1.67%) WSDL
2 1 (1.67%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.67%) Clustering
3 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.67%) PMI
5 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.67%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.67%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.67%) Fintech
7 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.67%) NHS
7 1 (1.67%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Linux
2 5 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) PRINCE2
2 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.67%) ITIL
4 13 (21.67%) SDLC
5 12 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 12 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (11.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 7 (11.67%) High Availability
8 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 6 (10.00%) Logistics
9 5 (8.33%) CAD
9 5 (8.33%) Customer-Centric Approach
10 4 (6.67%) PRINCE
10 4 (6.67%) Project Planning
10 4 (6.67%) Supplier Management
11 3 (5.00%) Programme Management
11 3 (5.00%) Risk Management
11 3 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) C
2 1 (1.67%) C#
2 1 (1.67%) C++
2 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (1.67%) Embedded C++
2 1 (1.67%) Groovy
2 1 (1.67%) Java
2 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.67%) Python
2 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) APMP
3 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.33%) MCSE
3 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.67%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Cisco
2 5 (8.33%) NetApp
2 5 (8.33%) VMware
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (1.67%) Chordiant