Period
to 11 November 2019

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £441 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 11 November 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
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 28 23
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 21 50 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 7.02% 5.88% 6.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.61% 6.23% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 39 31
Northamptonshire median daily rate £441 £408 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.28% -14.21% +4.40%
10th Percentile £213 £350 £363
90th Percentile £538 £556 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £463 £416 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.06% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £22.32 - £21.50

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 276 802 631
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.31% 94.24% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 571 393
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03% -1.79%
10th Percentile £182 £296 £200
90th Percentile £508 £534 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 12 15
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £35.00 £12.85 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +172.48% +15.00% -2.87%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.19 £10.29
90th Percentile £45.70 £18.15 £15.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.31 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.62% +3.45% +9.64%

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 11 November 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 11 November 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 +5 11 £434 +10.93% 1
Kettering - 1 £340 -
Project Manager
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 11 November 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 10 (47.62%) Project Management
2 8 (38.10%) PRINCE2
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Project Delivery
4 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (23.81%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) CRM
6 4 (19.05%) B2B
6 4 (19.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (19.05%) Change Management
6 4 (19.05%) FMCG
6 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (19.05%) B2B Sales
7 3 (14.29%) Azure
7 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) Delphi
8 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.52%) ERP
8 2 (9.52%) Retail
8 2 (9.52%) Public Sector
9 1 (4.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (4.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 1 (4.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 1 (4.76%) GDPR
9 1 (4.76%) PMO
9 1 (4.76%) IT Strategy
9 1 (4.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 1 (4.76%) Contract Negotiation
9 1 (4.76%) SuccessFactors

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 (4.76%) Confluence
1 1 (4.76%) SAS
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) NetSuite
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (9.52%) Public Sector
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Back Office
4 1 (4.76%) Local Government
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (19.05%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Project Management
2 8 (38.10%) PRINCE2
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Project Delivery
4 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (19.05%) B2B
5 4 (19.05%) B2B Sales
5 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) ERP
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (4.76%) IT Strategy
7 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.76%) TDD
7 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.76%) PMP
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) GDPR
1 1 (4.76%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) SAP