The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 11 16 12
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 38 23 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 10.13% 6.28% 9.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.75% 7.28% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 35
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £445 £540
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 £32.50 £27.88
% change year-on-year -15.38% +16.59%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 298 316 396
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 79.47% 86.34% 81.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 242 255
Median daily rate £415 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Median hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.30% -31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £11.00 £9.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Northamptonshire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Northamptonshire

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Northamptonshire

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +1 26 £400 - 6
Kettering - 3 - -
Wellingborough - 1 - -
Project Management
East Midlands

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 30 (37.97%) PRINCE2
2 23 (29.11%) Finance
2 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (24.05%) ITIL
4 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
5 14 (17.72%) Degree
6 13 (16.46%) SDLC
6 13 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (16.46%) Banking
7 12 (15.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (15.19%) Data Centre
7 12 (15.19%) Data Loss Prevention
7 12 (15.19%) ITIL V3
8 9 (11.39%) MS Office
8 9 (11.39%) PMO
9 8 (10.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
9 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
9 8 (10.13%) Supplier Management
10 7 (8.86%) SCCM
10 7 (8.86%) High Availability
10 7 (8.86%) Unified Communications
10 7 (8.86%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 7 (8.86%) Change Management
10 7 (8.86%) Clustering
10 7 (8.86%) SAP
10 7 (8.86%) Windows
11 6 (7.59%) Business Analysis
11 6 (7.59%) Logistics
12 5 (6.33%) APMP

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (1.27%) JBoss
1 1 (1.27%) SAS
1 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Office
2 5 (6.33%) MS Project
3 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.27%) PaintShop Pro
5 1 (1.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.27%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Office 365
1 4 (5.06%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
2 1 (1.27%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.53%) WAN
3 1 (1.27%) Firewall
3 1 (1.27%) LAN
3 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.27%) DB2
2 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) ClearCase
1 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.27%) Gradle
1 1 (1.27%) JIRA
1 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 23 (29.11%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Automotive
3 2 (2.53%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.53%) Legal
3 2 (2.53%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Back Office
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (37.97%) Project Manager
2 8 (10.13%) Analyst
2 8 (10.13%) Business Analyst
3 7 (8.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (8.86%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (8.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (8.86%) IT Manager
3 7 (8.86%) SCCM Engineer
3 7 (8.86%) Support Engineer
3 7 (8.86%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (8.86%) Windows Support Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Technical Manager
4 6 (7.59%) Technical Project Manager
5 5 (6.33%) Consultant
5 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 5 (6.33%) Technical Leader
6 4 (5.06%) Banking Project Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (5.06%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) Web Services
2 1 (1.27%) .NET
2 1 (1.27%) Ajax
2 1 (1.27%) CSS
2 1 (1.27%) EJB
2 1 (1.27%) Flash
2 1 (1.27%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.27%) HTML
2 1 (1.27%) J2EE
2 1 (1.27%) JMS
2 1 (1.27%) jQuery
2 1 (1.27%) JSP
2 1 (1.27%) Servlets
2 1 (1.27%) Struts
2 1 (1.27%) Struts2
2 1 (1.27%) WSDL
2 1 (1.27%) XML
2 1 (1.27%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.86%) Clustering
3 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.33%) PMI
4 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.53%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.27%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.27%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.27%) Fintech
6 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.27%) NHS
6 1 (1.27%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Windows
2 5 (6.33%) Linux
2 5 (6.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.97%) PRINCE2
2 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (24.05%) ITIL
4 13 (16.46%) SDLC
4 13 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (15.19%) Data Loss Prevention
5 12 (15.19%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (15.19%) ITIL V3
6 8 (10.13%) Supplier Management
7 7 (8.86%) Change Management
7 7 (8.86%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 7 (8.86%) High Availability
8 6 (7.59%) Business Analysis
8 6 (7.59%) Logistics
9 5 (6.33%) CAD
9 5 (6.33%) Customer-Centric Approach
10 4 (5.06%) IT Strategy
10 4 (5.06%) PRINCE
10 4 (5.06%) Project Planning
11 3 (3.80%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.06%) SQL
2 1 (1.27%) C
2 1 (1.27%) C#
2 1 (1.27%) C++
2 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
2 1 (1.27%) Embedded C++
2 1 (1.27%) Groovy
2 1 (1.27%) Java
2 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.27%) Python
2 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) Degree
2 8 (10.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
2 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) APMP
3 5 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.33%) MCSE
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.33%) PMI Certification
3 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (5.06%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.86%) SAP
3 5 (6.33%) Cisco
3 5 (6.33%) NetApp
3 5 (6.33%) VMware
4 4 (5.06%) Oracle
4 4 (5.06%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.27%) Chordiant