Period
to 25 February 2020

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 18 21
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 15 53 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 5.79% 6.87% 6.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.15% 7.23% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 46 26
Northamptonshire median daily rate £475 £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.79% -13.33% -5.26%
10th Percentile £322 £325 £331
90th Percentile £538 £556 £569
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +12.36% +0.13% -3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £24.91 - £24.00

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 244 733 606
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.21% 94.95% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 548 352
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.39% +5.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £150 £280 £226
90th Percentile £500 £556 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £385 £400 £392
% change year-on-year -3.75% +2.04% +4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 27
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £16.50 £14.23 £11.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.99% +28.33% -7.63%
10th Percentile £15.19 £11.01 £10.29
90th Percentile £45.00 £15.47 £17.69
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £13.60 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.33% -9.37% +7.14%

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 5 £423 +12.67% 4
Daventry 0 1 £475 -
Kettering -4 1 £340 - 1
Project Manager
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 9 (60.00%) Project Delivery
2 8 (53.33%) Project Management
3 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) FMCG
4 5 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Change Management
4 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
6 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (6.67%) SAP
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.67%) SAS
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (6.67%) PMP
7 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
7 1 (6.67%) JIRA
7 1 (6.67%) Confluence
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) Retail
7 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
7 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
7 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management

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 (6.67%) Confluence
1 1 (6.67%) SAS
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (6.67%) Skype
1 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
1 5 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Public Sector
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Project Delivery
2 8 (53.33%) Project Management
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2
4 5 (33.33%) Change Management
5 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Contract Negotiation
7 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
7 1 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.67%) PMP
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) SAP