Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wakefield during the 6 months to 18 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
West Yorkshire > Wakefield
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 12 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 5.71% 5.32% 8.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.00% 5.43% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Wakefield median daily rate £413 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -31.25% +72.97%
10th Percentile £388 £225 £300
90th Percentile £534 £355 £439
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wakefield median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £31.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year - +7.76% -3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield. 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
Wakefield
Contract vacancies in Wakefield with a recognized job title 100 92 45
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.24% 97.87% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 51 23
Wakefield median daily rate £369 £263 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.48% -8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £137 £121 £173
90th Percentile £519 £438 £413
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 11
Wakefield median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +11.54% +18.18%
10th Percentile £10.08 £9.31 £10.50
90th Percentile £16.50 £16.30 £14.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +8.76%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wakefield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Wakefield over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 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 Wakefield region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) ERP
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) SAP EWM
5 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 1 (16.67%) IaaS
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security
5 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (16.67%) FMCG

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 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (16.67%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) ERP
3 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security
5 1 (16.67%) Logistics
5 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle