The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Welwyn Garden City during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
Hertfordshire / Welwyn Garden City
Rank 14 8 12
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 1.89% 8.47% 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 9.43% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £275 £525 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.61% +34.61%  
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 £32.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year -14.66% +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 Welwyn Garden City. 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
Welwyn Garden City
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 52 53 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 98.11% 89.83% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 12
Median daily rate £450 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Welwyn Garden City

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Welwyn Garden City

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Welwyn Garden City

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 27 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 Welwyn Garden City region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) e-Learning
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Forcepoint