Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the 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 Management
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 23 23
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 -7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 186 208 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.56% 6.86% 6.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.40% 8.02% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 156 155
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £266 £298 £259
90th Percentile £543 £561 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.24 £14.20 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.50% -52.67% +30.43%
10th Percentile £15.00 £14.05 £13.90
90th Percentile £26.30 £32.45 £31.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.63 £20.66 £28.75
% change year-on-year +4.70% -28.16% +15.00%

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,906 2,594 2,802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 86.93% 85.53% 86.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,974 1,776 1,813
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 71 73
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -5.57%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.81 £10.20
90th Percentile £30.75 £40.00 £29.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.25 £17.25 £14.87
% change year-on-year - +16.04% -0.90%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in West Yorkshire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in West Yorkshire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in West Yorkshire

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in West Yorkshire

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
Leeds -6 119 £428 +0.59% 52
Bradford -5 28 £400 +14.29% 5
Halifax -1 7 £260 -37.09% 1
Bingley - 6 £319 -
Pontefract 0 2 - - 2
Wakefield -5 2 £413 -25.00% 2
Pudsey +5 1 £448 -10.50%
Huddersfield -9 1 £230 -23.33% 1
Project Management
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 71 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (28.49%) Finance
3 49 (26.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (16.13%) PRINCE2
5 29 (15.59%) Migration
6 28 (15.05%) Waterfall
7 27 (14.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 21 (11.29%) Change Management
9 20 (10.75%) Microsoft Excel
10 19 (10.22%) Coaching
11 18 (9.68%) PMO
12 16 (8.60%) Scrum
12 16 (8.60%) SharePoint
12 16 (8.60%) Agile Project Management
13 15 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (8.06%) QA
14 14 (7.53%) JIRA
15 13 (6.99%) Retail
15 13 (6.99%) Microsoft
15 13 (6.99%) Microsoft Project
15 13 (6.99%) Mentoring
16 12 (6.45%) Collaborative Working
16 12 (6.45%) Service Delivery
17 11 (5.91%) Windows
17 11 (5.91%) Banking
17 11 (5.91%) Security Cleared
17 11 (5.91%) SDLC
17 11 (5.91%) User Stories
17 11 (5.91%) Service Design
18 10 (5.38%) Programme Delivery

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 16 (8.60%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.15%) Confluence
2 4 (2.15%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.61%) CMS
4 2 (1.08%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (10.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (6.99%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (4.30%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (4.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.69%) Office 365
2 4 (2.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.61%) Trello
4 2 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.08%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.08%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.08%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon SageMaker
5 1 (0.54%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.15%) Firewall
1 4 (2.15%) Network Security
1 4 (2.15%) Skype
2 3 (1.61%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.54%) Intranet
4 1 (0.54%) LAN
4 1 (0.54%) VPN
4 1 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (2.69%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.61%) Data Lake
3 2 (1.08%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (1.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.08%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.54%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (0.54%) DTS
4 1 (0.54%) OLAP
4 1 (0.54%) OLTP
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.54%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (7.53%) JIRA
2 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 53 (28.49%) Finance
2 13 (6.99%) Retail
3 11 (5.91%) Banking
4 7 (3.76%) Legal
5 6 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.61%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.08%) Games
7 2 (1.08%) Law
7 2 (1.08%) Marketing
7 2 (1.08%) Publishing
8 1 (0.54%) Advertising
8 1 (0.54%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 91 (48.92%) Project Manager
2 18 (9.68%) IT Manager
2 18 (9.68%) IT Project Manager
3 15 (8.06%) Analyst
4 9 (4.84%) Digital Project Manager
4 9 (4.84%) Support Officer
5 8 (4.30%) Data Engineer
6 7 (3.76%) Contracts Manager
6 7 (3.76%) Coordinator
7 6 (3.23%) Banking Project Manager
7 6 (3.23%) Junior
7 6 (3.23%) PMO Analyst
7 6 (3.23%) Senior Manager
7 6 (3.23%) Service Management Officer
8 5 (2.69%) Agile Project Manager
8 5 (2.69%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (2.69%) Network Manager
8 5 (2.69%) Network Project Manager
8 5 (2.69%) Scrum Master
8 5 (2.69%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.69%) Web Services
2 1 (0.54%) HTML
2 1 (0.54%) MDX
2 1 (0.54%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.76%) NHS
2 7 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (2.69%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.69%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.15%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.61%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.08%) PMI
7 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.54%) CCTV
7 1 (0.54%) FMCG
7 1 (0.54%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.91%) Windows
2 10 (5.38%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.61%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.54%) Linux
4 1 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (26.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (16.13%) PRINCE2
4 29 (15.59%) Migration
5 28 (15.05%) Waterfall
6 27 (14.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 21 (11.29%) Change Management
8 19 (10.22%) Coaching
9 16 (8.60%) Agile Project Management
9 16 (8.60%) Scrum
10 15 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (6.99%) Mentoring
12 12 (6.45%) Collaborative Working
12 12 (6.45%) Service Delivery
13 11 (5.91%) SDLC
13 11 (5.91%) Service Design
13 11 (5.91%) User Stories
14 10 (5.38%) Programme Delivery
14 10 (5.38%) Risk Management
14 10 (5.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.69%) SQL
2 3 (1.61%) Python
2 3 (1.61%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.08%) C#
3 2 (1.08%) Java
3 2 (1.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.08%) Ruby
3 2 (1.08%) Scala
4 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (5.91%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.15%) Degree
4 3 (1.61%) APMP
4 3 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.61%) CCNA
4 3 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.61%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.08%) CCDP
5 2 (1.08%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.54%) APMG
6 1 (0.54%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.54%) CCNP
6 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.68%) PMO
2 15 (8.06%) QA
3 4 (2.15%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.61%) GDPR
5 2 (1.08%) P3O
5 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.54%) IFRS
6 1 (0.54%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (6.99%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.30%) Oracle
3 7 (3.76%) Cisco
3 7 (3.76%) Cloudera
3 7 (3.76%) Hortonworks
4 4 (2.15%) SAP
5 3 (1.61%) JDA
5 3 (1.61%) RedPrairie
5 3 (1.61%) Symantec
6 2 (1.08%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.08%) CODA
6 2 (1.08%) Pega
6 2 (1.08%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.54%) Dell
7 1 (0.54%) EMC
7 1 (0.54%) F5
7 1 (0.54%) McAfee
7 1 (0.54%) NetApp
7 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.54%) VMware