The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salford 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Manchester / Salford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 10 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 3.85% 12.12% 9.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 12.90% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £650 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +108.00% +4.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -19.11%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Salford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Salford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 22 31 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 84.62% 93.94% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 14
Median daily rate £413 £370 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.48% -3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £173 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.33 - £18.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Salford citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Salford

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Salford

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Salford region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Kanban
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Velocity
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Games
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 2 (22.22%) New Media
3 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
3 2 (22.22%) iOS Development
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) User Experience
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) PMO
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) NHS
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) iOS Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum Master
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Software Development Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
1 2 (22.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) New Media
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Kanban
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) iOS Development
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Document Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow