Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stafford during the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Project Manager
Staffordshire > Stafford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 11 1
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stafford 10.34% 3.70% 21.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.54% 4.00% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Stafford median daily rate £330 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +45.45% -24.66%
10th Percentile £315 £400 £263
90th Percentile £345 £400 £307
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £413 £383
% change year-on-year -11.52% +7.84% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stafford median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stafford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Stafford
Contract vacancies in Stafford with a recognized job title 26 50 25
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.66% 92.59% 89.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 14
Stafford median daily rate £328 £350 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.43% +22.27% +10.10%
10th Percentile £111 £172 £228
90th Percentile £441 £483 £402
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year - -3.45% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 5
Stafford median hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +122.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £24.50 £15.00 £11.40
90th Percentile £46.30 £46.70 £21.40
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.20 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -43.20% +78.57% -

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Stafford

Job postings that featured Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stafford.

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 Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (66.67%) EPoS
2 1 (33.33%) VxWorks
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) IEC 61508
2 1 (33.33%) Profibus
2 1 (33.33%) IEC 62304
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Pascal

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) IEC 61508
1 1 (33.33%) IEC 62304
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft