Period
to 15 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Agile Project Manager was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

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.

Agile Project Manager
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 159 176
Rank change year-on-year -12 +17 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Project Manager 22 8 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.19% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.20% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 26
West Midlands median daily rate £463 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -5.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £314 £421 £411
90th Percentile £575 £498 £588
England median daily rate £485 £495 £488
% change year-on-year -2.02% +1.54% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,782 4,084 5,785
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.30% 94.67% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,893 2,578 3,396
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £245 £225 £220
90th Percentile £575 £545 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 173 196
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.33
90th Percentile £33.21 £46.65 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.35%

Agile Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Project Manager in the West Midlands

Agile Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Project Manager in the West Midlands

Agile Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Project Manager in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Project Manager in the West Midlands

Agile Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Project Manager within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 9 £550 -
Warwickshire +7 6 £425 -14.14%
Birmingham - 3 £270 - 1
Herefordshire - 2 £425 - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £413 -
Agile Project Manager
England

Agile Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, Agile Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Agile Project Manager in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Virtual Team
3 9 (40.91%) Case Management
3 9 (40.91%) Virtual Team Management
3 9 (40.91%) Pega
3 9 (40.91%) Project Management
3 9 (40.91%) Documentum
4 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (36.36%) Scrum
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (22.73%) EMC
6 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Content Management
6 5 (22.73%) Retail
6 5 (22.73%) Content Management
6 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
7 4 (18.18%) Presales
7 4 (18.18%) Commercial Awareness
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 4 (18.18%) Niku
8 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (13.64%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) JIRA
9 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
9 2 (9.09%) SDLC
9 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (9.09%) Project Governance
9 2 (9.09%) TDD
9 2 (9.09%) Kanban
9 2 (9.09%) Test Automation

Agile Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (40.91%) Documentum
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.55%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
General
1 5 (22.73%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Law
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Military
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) FMCG
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Case Management
2 9 (40.91%) Project Management
2 9 (40.91%) Virtual Team Management
3 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 8 (36.36%) Scrum
3 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) Content Management
4 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Content Management
4 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
5 4 (18.18%) Commercial Awareness
5 4 (18.18%) Presales
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.09%) Kanban
7 2 (9.09%) Matrix Management
7 2 (9.09%) Migration
7 2 (9.09%) TDD
7 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.55%) PMP
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) PMO
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Pega
2 5 (22.73%) EMC
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Niku
4 1 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow