The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 9 16
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 28 41 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 7.51% 11.08% 7.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.87% 11.26% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 23
Median daily rate £419 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.68% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £375 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -8.57% -3.44%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 356 364 465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 95.44% 98.38% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 273 286
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.71% +169.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £9.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £35.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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 -13 17 £413 +3.12% 4
Wellingborough - 1 - -
Project Manager
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 31 (45.59%) Project Management
2 27 (39.71%) Finance
3 16 (23.53%) PRINCE2
4 13 (19.12%) Oracle
5 12 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
6 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (13.24%) Office 365
8 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.29%) Banking
9 7 (10.29%) Logistics
9 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
10 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
10 6 (8.82%) Data Management
10 6 (8.82%) ITIL
11 5 (7.35%) Customer-Centric Approach
11 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
11 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
11 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (7.35%) MS Project
11 5 (7.35%) MS Office
11 5 (7.35%) ERP
11 5 (7.35%) Migration
11 5 (7.35%) Supplier Management
11 5 (7.35%) Resource Management
11 5 (7.35%) APMP
12 4 (5.88%) DV Cleared
12 4 (5.88%) JIRA
12 4 (5.88%) Retail
12 4 (5.88%) Oracle ERP

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 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.94%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.47%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Office
1 5 (7.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Office 365
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
3 1 (1.47%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Intranet
1 4 (5.88%) WAN
2 2 (2.94%) Skype
3 1 (1.47%) Firewall
3 1 (1.47%) LAN
3 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 27 (39.71%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.94%) Credit Risk
2 2 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.47%) Fintech
3 1 (1.47%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Windows
1 2 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (45.59%) Project Management
2 16 (23.53%) PRINCE2
3 11 (16.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.29%) Logistics
6 6 (8.82%) Data Management
6 6 (8.82%) ITIL
7 5 (7.35%) Customer-Centric Approach
7 5 (7.35%) ERP
7 5 (7.35%) Migration
7 5 (7.35%) Resource Management
7 5 (7.35%) Supplier Management
8 4 (5.88%) Software Delivery
9 3 (4.41%) Change Control
9 3 (4.41%) Contingency Planning
9 3 (4.41%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.41%) PRINCE
9 3 (4.41%) Project Planning
9 3 (4.41%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.94%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.94%) C#
1 2 (2.94%) Python
2 1 (1.47%) C
2 1 (1.47%) C++
2 1 (1.47%) Embedded C
2 1 (1.47%) Embedded C++
2 1 (1.47%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.35%) APMP
3 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Server
2 2 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) SCCM
1 2 (2.94%) SCOM
1 2 (2.94%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) Oracle
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.94%) AppSense
3 2 (2.94%) Citrix
3 2 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (1.47%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.47%) Planview