Period
to 16 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £391 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 21 21
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 52 43 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 6.73% 6.77% 6.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.13% 7.12% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 27 46
Northamptonshire median daily rate £391 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.22% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £325 £320 £321
90th Percentile £556 £568 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - £24.00 £21.80
% change year-on-year - +10.09% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 729 604 921
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.31% 95.12% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 351 619
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £291 £213 £218
90th Percentile £556 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £394 £375
% change year-on-year +1.65% +4.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 32
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £14.23 £11.04 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.82% -7.98% +9.09%
10th Percentile £11.01 £10.29 £10.25
90th Percentile £15.47 £13.78 £18.73
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.60 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -9.37% +7.14% +7.69%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Northamptonshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Northamptonshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Northamptonshire

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Northamptonshire

Project Manager
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 Manager within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 16 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -4 32 £375 -6.25% 3
Corby - 2 £430 -
Daventry - 1 - -
Kettering - 1 - -
Wellingborough - 1 - -
Project Manager
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northamptonshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (44.23%) Finance
3 22 (42.31%) Project Management
4 13 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 11 (21.15%) Banking
6 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
7 9 (17.31%) Scrum
8 8 (15.38%) Migration
8 8 (15.38%) PSD2
9 7 (13.46%) Line Management
9 7 (13.46%) Change Management
10 6 (11.54%) PMI Certification
11 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (9.62%) JIRA
11 5 (9.62%) Degree
11 5 (9.62%) Kanban
12 4 (7.69%) Project Planning
12 4 (7.69%) FMCG
12 4 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
12 4 (7.69%) PMI
12 4 (7.69%) Programme Management
12 4 (7.69%) Retail
12 4 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
13 3 (5.77%) Legal
13 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
13 3 (5.77%) PRINCE
13 3 (5.77%) Project Governance
13 3 (5.77%) SDLC

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Firewall
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
1 1 (1.92%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Big Data
1 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) JIRA
General
1 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (7.69%) Retail
4 3 (5.77%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) HTML
1 1 (1.92%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) FMCG
2 4 (7.69%) PMI
3 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.92%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Android
1 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) Project Management
3 13 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
4 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (17.31%) Scrum
6 8 (15.38%) Migration
7 7 (13.46%) Change Management
7 7 (13.46%) Line Management
8 5 (9.62%) Kanban
9 4 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (7.69%) Programme Management
9 4 (7.69%) Project Planning
10 3 (5.77%) Multichannel Retail
10 3 (5.77%) PRINCE
10 3 (5.77%) Project Governance
10 3 (5.77%) SDLC
11 2 (3.85%) API Development
11 2 (3.85%) Change Control
11 2 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) VB
2 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) PMI Certification
2 5 (9.62%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) PMP
3 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.92%) APMP
4 1 (1.92%) CFA
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) PSD2
2 2 (3.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.92%) PMO
3 1 (1.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) AppDynamics
2 1 (1.92%) Ariba
2 1 (1.92%) Automation Anywhere
2 1 (1.92%) Avaya
2 1 (1.92%) BT
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle
2 1 (1.92%) SAP
2 1 (1.92%) Splunk