Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 21 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
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 22 31
Rank change year-on-year -21 +9 -11
Contract jobs citing Project Management 16 60 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 4.05% 7.64% 4.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 8.47% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 39 13
Shropshire median daily rate £463 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.03% -2.86% -20.00%
10th Percentile £315 £320 £213
90th Percentile £601 £525 £682
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Shropshire median hourly rate £24.06 - £24.50
10th Percentile £21.86 - £19.85
90th Percentile £25.06 - £31.15
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +6.98% -31.62% -16.83%

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 Shropshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 367 708 352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 92.91% 90.19% 90.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 282 112
Shropshire median daily rate £463 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.12% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £358 £310 £263
90th Percentile £589 £574 £555
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 17
Shropshire median hourly rate £30.06 £43.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.90% +74.00% +5.54%
10th Percentile £22.59 £42.75 £12.35
90th Percentile £38.68 £44.25 £40.87
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Shropshire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Shropshire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Shropshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Shropshire

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Shropshire

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

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 Shropshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Telford -23 15 £463 +38.06% 3
Project Management
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) User Stories
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 5 (31.25%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) Middleware
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) Open Source
5 4 (25.00%) Software Delivery
6 3 (18.75%) Service Design
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (18.75%) Actionable Insight
6 3 (18.75%) IT Strategy
6 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
6 3 (18.75%) RUP
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) Documentum
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
6 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
6 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) Lean Six Sigma

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 3 (18.75%) Documentum
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Process Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Product Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum Master
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Process Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Implementation Manager
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) Ajax
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) CSS3
2 1 (6.25%) Django
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) Play Framework
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) User Stories
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 5 (31.25%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) Open Source
5 4 (25.00%) Software Delivery
6 3 (18.75%) Actionable Insight
6 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) IT Strategy
6 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 3 (18.75%) RUP
6 3 (18.75%) Service Design
6 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby
1 1 (6.25%) Scala
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) Pega
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Niku