Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Management
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 19 14
Rank change year-on-year -46 -5 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 20 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.21% 7.36% 10.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 9.40% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 12
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £331 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.85% -26.44% +50.00%
10th Percentile £316 £254 £110
90th Percentile £430 £432 £559
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK median hourly rate £27.16 £27.00 £31.72
% change year-on-year +0.59% -14.88% +5.73%

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 559 234 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 89.73% 78.26% 71.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 137 57
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% +10.77% +1.56%
10th Percentile £303 £140 £102
90th Percentile £500 £438 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.91% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.75% -6.56% +17.31%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £23.75 £35.00 £16.38
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Northern Ireland

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Management in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Northern Ireland

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Northern Ireland

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Northern Ireland

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
County Antrim -45 19 £403 +21.60% 4
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) Banking
4 9 (45.00%) Waterfall
5 8 (40.00%) Cucumber
5 8 (40.00%) Time Management
5 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (40.00%) RESTful
5 8 (40.00%) WebSphere
5 8 (40.00%) Spring
5 8 (40.00%) Ajax
5 8 (40.00%) TDD
5 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 8 (40.00%) MVC
5 8 (40.00%) Eclipse
5 8 (40.00%) Java
5 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (40.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) Oracle
5 8 (40.00%) DB2
5 8 (40.00%) JUnit
5 8 (40.00%) WebLogic
5 8 (40.00%) CSS
5 8 (40.00%) JSP
5 8 (40.00%) Struts
5 8 (40.00%) Web Services
5 8 (40.00%) XML
5 8 (40.00%) Spring Integration
5 8 (40.00%) Gherkin
5 8 (40.00%) Jasmine

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 8 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 8 (40.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) DB2
2 7 (35.00%) DB2 UDB
2 7 (35.00%) RDBMS
2 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Bower
1 8 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 8 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 8 (40.00%) Grunt
1 8 (40.00%) Jasmine
1 8 (40.00%) JUnit
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) Banking
3 6 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
1 8 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Excel Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (10.00%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
6 2 (10.00%) Java Mobile Developer
6 2 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Product Owner
6 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Junior
7 1 (5.00%) Junior Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Ajax
1 8 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 8 (40.00%) Backbone.js
1 8 (40.00%) CSS
1 8 (40.00%) Gherkin
1 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 8 (40.00%) JSP
1 8 (40.00%) RESTful
1 8 (40.00%) Spring
1 8 (40.00%) Spring Integration
1 8 (40.00%) Struts
1 8 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 8 (40.00%) Web Services
1 8 (40.00%) XML
2 4 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (20.00%) JMS
3 3 (15.00%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Reference Data
2 4 (20.00%) SWIFT
3 3 (15.00%) Equities
4 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Waterfall
3 8 (40.00%) MVC
3 8 (40.00%) TDD
3 8 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (40.00%) Time Management
4 4 (20.00%) ETL
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Change Control
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
1 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PMO
2 1 (5.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft