The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £380 per day in advertised job vacancies in Salford during the 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
Manchester / Salford
Rank 18 18 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salford 5.56% 2.38% 8.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.06% 2.44% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £380 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year -14.66% +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 Salford. 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
Salford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 66 41 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Salford 91.67% 97.62% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 30 17
Median daily rate £425 £423 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +12.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Salford

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Salford

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Salford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Salford over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Salford

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 27 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 Salford region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Games
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) MS Project
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) Game Development
3 2 (33.33%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) NHS
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (33.33%) Game Development
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft