The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £444 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wakefield during the 3 months to 23 June 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
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 - 3
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 7.50% - 23.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% - 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £444 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £414
% change year-on-year - +2.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.75 £37.75
% change year-on-year +8.39% -5.29%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wakefield. 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
Wakefield
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39 39 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 97.50% 97.50% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 6
Median daily rate £400 £350 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +32.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.32 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.43% -61.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Wakefield

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Wakefield

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Wakefield

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Wakefield region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) ERP
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) FMCG
4 4 (57.14%) PMO
5 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
5 2 (28.57%) SAP
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (14.29%) IaaS
6 1 (14.29%) Coaching
6 1 (14.29%) Data Centre

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) FMCG
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) SAP