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 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 44 19
Rank change year-on-year +20 -25  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 15 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 8.62% 3.39% 7.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.68% 3.73% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 3
Median daily rate £519 £538 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.48% +155.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £345 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £550 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Shropshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 155 322 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 89.08% 90.96% 88.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 124 59
Median daily rate £533 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.76% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £528 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.09 £25.12 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.85% -  
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 Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +16 14 £519 -3.48% 1
Project Management
West Midlands

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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2
3 8 (29.63%) ITIL
4 7 (25.93%) TDD
4 7 (25.93%) Finance
4 7 (25.93%) Agile Project Management
5 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 6 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
5 6 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 6 (22.22%) Middleware
5 6 (22.22%) RUP
5 6 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (22.22%) IT Strategy
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
6 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 5 (18.52%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (18.52%) Open Source
6 5 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (18.52%) User Stories
7 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
7 4 (14.81%) Open Workbench
7 4 (14.81%) Pega
7 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (14.81%) Documentum
7 4 (14.81%) PMO
8 3 (11.11%) Actionable Insight

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 4 (14.81%) Documentum
2 3 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (14.81%) Open Workbench
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Architect
2 7 (25.93%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (22.22%) Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Product Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Customer Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Implementation Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Project Implementation Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) Ajax
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) CSS3
2 1 (3.70%) Django
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5
2 1 (3.70%) JSON
2 1 (3.70%) Play Framework
2 1 (3.70%) REST
2 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Social Media
3 2 (7.41%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Solaris
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 8 (29.63%) ITIL
3 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2
4 7 (25.93%) Agile Project Management
4 7 (25.93%) TDD
5 6 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (22.22%) IT Strategy
5 6 (22.22%) RUP
5 6 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 6 (22.22%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 6 (22.22%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
6 5 (18.52%) Open Source
6 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 5 (18.52%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (18.52%) User Stories
7 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
8 3 (11.11%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Ruby
1 1 (3.70%) Scala
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ISEB
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) APMP
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) HND
3 1 (3.70%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Pega
2 3 (11.11%) Google
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Niku
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) SAP