Period
to 20 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 16 9
Rank change year-on-year -5 -7 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 56 54 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 7.00% 7.32% 10.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.49% 7.73% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 62
Northamptonshire median daily rate £368 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.53% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £331 £364
90th Percentile £494 £546 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £403 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.29% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £24.00 £24.25 -
% change year-on-year -1.03% - -

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 748 699 721
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.50% 94.72% 96.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 459 533
Northamptonshire median daily rate £388 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -1.23% -4.71%
10th Percentile £280 £225 £281
90th Percentile £513 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £383
% change year-on-year +1.27% +3.27% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 13
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £11.17 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.08% +4.00%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.28 £9.30
90th Percentile £20.95 £15.00 £30.78
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £13.60 £13.50
% change year-on-year +16.66% +0.70% -

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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 -2 44 £370 -12.94% 1
Kettering - 1 - - 1
Project Manager
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 28 (50.00%) Finance
2 22 (39.29%) Project Management
3 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (19.64%) Banking
6 10 (17.86%) PRINCE2
6 10 (17.86%) Project Planning
6 10 (17.86%) Waterfall
7 9 (16.07%) PMO
8 8 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 8 (14.29%) Business Analysis
9 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (10.71%) Scenario Testing
10 6 (10.71%) Acceptance Criteria
10 6 (10.71%) Innovative Thinking
10 6 (10.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 6 (10.71%) User Stories
10 6 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (10.71%) Test Strategy
10 6 (10.71%) Incident Management
10 6 (10.71%) Change Management
11 5 (8.93%) ERP
11 5 (8.93%) Retail
11 5 (8.93%) OpenShift
11 5 (8.93%) Migration
11 5 (8.93%) SDLC
12 4 (7.14%) Budget Control
12 4 (7.14%) Credit Risk
12 4 (7.14%) Scrum

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.79%) MS Project Server
1 1 (1.79%) SAS
1 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) ADSL
2 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.79%) Intranet
2 1 (1.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 28 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Retail
4 4 (7.14%) Legal
5 3 (5.36%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Advertising
6 1 (1.79%) Back Office
6 1 (1.79%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
1 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.57%) PMI
4 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Windows
1 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Project Management
2 16 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (23.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (17.86%) PRINCE2
4 10 (17.86%) Project Planning
4 10 (17.86%) Waterfall
5 8 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 8 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 7 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (10.71%) Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (10.71%) Change Management
7 6 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (10.71%) Incident Management
7 6 (10.71%) Innovative Thinking
7 6 (10.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 6 (10.71%) Scenario Testing
7 6 (10.71%) Test Strategy
7 6 (10.71%) User Stories
8 5 (8.93%) ERP
8 5 (8.93%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) PMO
2 1 (1.79%) GDPR
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.79%) Citrix
2 1 (1.79%) Sage
2 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow