The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 23 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 21 12
Rank change year-on-year -8 -9  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 9 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.86% 7.89% 10.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 9.38% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 19
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £371 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% -21.42%  

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 Sheffield with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 207 320 219
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 88.84% 84.21% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 244 151
Median daily rate £475 £448 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.14% +11.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £335 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £725 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £22.75 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% +12.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Sheffield

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Sheffield over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Sheffield

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (25.93%) Finance
4 6 (22.22%) Banking
5 5 (18.52%) Change Management
5 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
5 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (14.81%) People Management
7 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (11.11%) Coaching
7 3 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
7 3 (11.11%) Web Services
7 3 (11.11%) Service Management
7 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Java
7 3 (11.11%) SQL
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) Project Governance
7 3 (11.11%) Business Transformation
8 2 (7.41%) REST
8 2 (7.41%) User Stories
8 2 (7.41%) Build Automation
8 2 (7.41%) Big Data
8 2 (7.41%) Data Protection

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (3.70%) Alfresco
1 1 (3.70%) Documentum
1 1 (3.70%) Drupal
1 1 (3.70%) FileNet
1 1 (3.70%) Liferay
1 1 (3.70%) LiveCycle
1 1 (3.70%) LiveLink
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) LDAP
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) FitNesse
1 2 (7.41%) JUnit
1 2 (7.41%) NUnit
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.70%) Hudson
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Turkish Language
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Games
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Banking Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Change Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Business Finance Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Developer in Test
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Project Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Virtualisation Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) Apache CXF
2 2 (7.41%) REST
2 2 (7.41%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) Angular 2
3 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.70%) Java EE
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) JSR 170
3 1 (3.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Apple TV
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) PMI
2 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Android
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (18.52%) Change Management
3 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
3 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
4 4 (14.81%) People Management
5 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Business Transformation
5 3 (11.11%) Coaching
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Project Governance
5 3 (11.11%) Service Management
6 2 (7.41%) PRINCE
6 2 (7.41%) Refactoring
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) CAPM
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.70%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) PMO
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) Apple
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Interwoven
3 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.70%) OpenText
3 1 (3.70%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.70%) Vignette
3 1 (3.70%) Xerox