The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Stafford during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
Staffordshire / Stafford
Rank - 4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stafford - 11.76% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
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 £30.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year -20.00% +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 Stafford. 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
Stafford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 10 16 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stafford 100.00% 94.12% 88.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 8
Median daily rate £348 £325 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% -24.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Stafford

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Stafford

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stafford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Stafford

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stafford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Stafford

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 24 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 Stafford region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) PMO
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PMO