Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 30 19
Rank change year-on-year +11 -11 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 234 201 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.66% 5.62% 7.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.91% 5.83% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 158 259
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £306 £271 £263
90th Percentile £569 £525 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £31.25 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.76% -3.33%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.31 £32.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -36.52% +10.34% -3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2957 3445 4195
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 96.39% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2031 2238 2825
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £259 £259
90th Percentile £544 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 98 181
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.24%
10th Percentile £9.69 £8.75 £8.63
90th Percentile £33.40 £24.74 £33.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.55
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.34% +0.35%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in West Yorkshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in West Yorkshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in West Yorkshire

Project Manager
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 Manager in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in West Yorkshire

Project Manager
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 Manager within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +13 149 £425 +3.03% 16
Bradford +13 31 £400 +4.58%
Pudsey - 8 £430 -
Halifax -1 6 £398 +16.91%
Wakefield -3 6 £413 +50.00% 2
Huddersfield +1 2 £328 +52.33% 2
Project Manager
Yorkshire

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 115 (49.15%) Project Management
2 102 (43.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 82 (35.04%) Finance
4 67 (28.63%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (26.92%) PRINCE2
6 32 (13.68%) Waterfall
7 29 (12.39%) Project Planning
8 28 (11.97%) Retail
8 28 (11.97%) GDPR
9 22 (9.40%) Migration
10 21 (8.97%) Change Management
11 20 (8.55%) Microsoft Project
12 17 (7.26%) E-Commerce
12 17 (7.26%) Coaching
13 16 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (6.84%) SAP
14 15 (6.41%) CRM
14 15 (6.41%) Data Protection
15 14 (5.98%) PMP
15 14 (5.98%) PMI Certification
16 13 (5.56%) Banking
16 13 (5.56%) Degree
17 12 (5.13%) Supplier Management
17 12 (5.13%) Scrum
17 12 (5.13%) Microsoft
18 10 (4.27%) Data Centre
18 10 (4.27%) ITIL
18 10 (4.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 9 (3.85%) Marketing
19 9 (3.85%) Resource Management

Project Manager Skill Set
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 7 (2.99%) Confluence
2 5 (2.14%) CMS
3 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.85%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.85%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (8.55%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.28%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.85%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.43%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.43%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (0.85%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.85%) IaaS
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.85%) Office 365
3 2 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.43%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.43%) PaaS
4 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.99%) SMS
2 6 (2.56%) Firewall
3 4 (1.71%) WAN
4 3 (1.28%) LAN
4 3 (1.28%) SAN
4 3 (1.28%) Skype
5 2 (0.85%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.85%) Wireless
6 1 (0.43%) Broadband
6 1 (0.43%) CTI
6 1 (0.43%) Intranet
6 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (0.85%) Big Data
1 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (0.85%) DB2
1 2 (0.85%) Hadoop
1 2 (0.85%) MongoDB
1 2 (0.85%) NoSQL
1 2 (0.85%) Pentaho
2 1 (0.43%) Mixpanel
2 1 (0.43%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (3.42%) JIRA
2 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 82 (35.04%) Finance
2 28 (11.97%) Retail
3 13 (5.56%) Banking
4 9 (3.85%) Marketing
5 7 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.85%) Games
7 2 (0.85%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Automotive
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) German Language
8 1 (0.43%) Law
8 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.85%) .NET
1 2 (0.85%) Middleware
2 1 (0.43%) Laravel
2 1 (0.43%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.27%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.85%) PMI
4 8 (3.42%) VLE
5 4 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (1.71%) e-Learning
5 4 (1.71%) Learning Management System
6 3 (1.28%) IVR
6 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.28%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.28%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.85%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.85%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.43%) FMCG
8 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.43%) Social Media
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.14%) Windows
2 3 (1.28%) Linux
3 2 (0.85%) AIX
3 2 (0.85%) Android
3 2 (0.85%) Unix
4 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (49.15%) Project Management
2 102 (43.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 67 (28.63%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (26.92%) PRINCE2
5 32 (13.68%) Waterfall
6 29 (12.39%) Project Planning
7 22 (9.40%) Migration
8 21 (8.97%) Change Management
9 17 (7.26%) Coaching
9 17 (7.26%) E-Commerce
10 15 (6.41%) CRM
10 15 (6.41%) Data Protection
11 12 (5.13%) Scrum
11 12 (5.13%) Supplier Management
12 10 (4.27%) ITIL
12 10 (4.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (3.85%) ERP
13 9 (3.85%) Logistics
13 9 (3.85%) Matrix Management
13 9 (3.85%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (5.98%) PMI Certification
1 14 (5.98%) PMP
2 13 (5.56%) Degree
3 7 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.28%) APMP
6 2 (0.85%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.85%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.97%) GDPR
2 8 (3.42%) PMO
3 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (1.71%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.85%) Docker
3 1 (0.43%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.85%) SCCM
2 2 (0.85%) WSUS
3 1 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (6.84%) SAP
2 12 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.56%) Cisco
4 3 (1.28%) Avaya
5 2 (0.85%) CyberArk
5 2 (0.85%) Dell
5 2 (0.85%) EqualLogic
5 2 (0.85%) Fujitsu
5 2 (0.85%) Genesys
5 2 (0.85%) Google
5 2 (0.85%) HP
5 2 (0.85%) IBM
5 2 (0.85%) Intel
5 2 (0.85%) Nortel
5 2 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.85%) Siebel
5 2 (0.85%) SonicWALL
5 2 (0.85%) Veeam
6 1 (0.43%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.43%) Verint