The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 26 18
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 108 128 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.66% 6.24% 8.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.83% 6.47% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 102 134
Median daily rate £425 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £414
% change year-on-year - +2.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £177.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.75 £37.75
% change year-on-year +8.39% -5.29%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1379 1977 2004
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.80% 96.35% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 1366 1377
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £535 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 62
Median hourly rate £15.86 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.28% +2.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured Project Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +12 73 £420 +5.00% 22
Bradford +8 14 £425 -2.85% 2
Halifax -2 6 £356 -
Wakefield - 3 £444 -
Pudsey - 1 £430 - 1
Project Manager
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 111 (59.36%) Project Management
2 76 (40.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 72 (38.50%) Finance
4 46 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (15.51%) PRINCE2
6 24 (12.83%) Project Planning
7 19 (10.16%) Retail
8 18 (9.63%) Migration
8 18 (9.63%) Waterfall
9 15 (8.02%) Matrix Management
10 14 (7.49%) Supplier Management
10 14 (7.49%) GDPR
11 13 (6.95%) SAP
11 13 (6.95%) E-Commerce
12 11 (5.88%) Marketing
13 10 (5.35%) Telecoms
13 10 (5.35%) ERP
14 9 (4.81%) ITIL
14 9 (4.81%) Microsoft
14 9 (4.81%) Banking
14 9 (4.81%) Data Protection
15 8 (4.28%) Business Analysis
15 8 (4.28%) Firewall
15 8 (4.28%) Scrum
15 8 (4.28%) CRM
15 8 (4.28%) Windows
15 8 (4.28%) Microsoft Project
15 8 (4.28%) Coaching
15 8 (4.28%) Data Centre
16 7 (3.74%) PMO

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 2 (1.07%) CMS
1 2 (1.07%) IIS
1 2 (1.07%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.53%) Confluence
2 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (4.28%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.07%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.53%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.53%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.67%) Office 365
2 2 (1.07%) SaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.53%) IaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.28%) Firewall
2 6 (3.21%) WAN
3 5 (2.67%) LAN
4 3 (1.60%) SAN
4 3 (1.60%) VPN
4 3 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.07%) DHCP
5 2 (1.07%) DNS
5 2 (1.07%) Internet
5 2 (1.07%) iSCSI
5 2 (1.07%) VLAN
5 2 (1.07%) Wireless
6 1 (0.53%) ATM
6 1 (0.53%) CTI
6 1 (0.53%) Intranet
6 1 (0.53%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.67%) SAP HANA
2 4 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.60%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (1.07%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.07%) MS Access
4 2 (1.07%) Pentaho
4 2 (1.07%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.53%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.07%) LSMW
1 2 (1.07%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.53%) JIRA
General
1 72 (38.50%) Finance
2 19 (10.16%) Retail
3 11 (5.88%) Marketing
4 10 (5.35%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.81%) Banking
6 7 (3.74%) Legal
7 2 (1.07%) Advertising
7 2 (1.07%) Billing
7 2 (1.07%) Games
7 2 (1.07%) Law
7 2 (1.07%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) French Language
8 1 (0.53%) iGaming
8 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.53%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.60%) .NET
2 2 (1.07%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.07%) HTML
2 2 (1.07%) jQuery
2 2 (1.07%) XML
3 1 (0.53%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.28%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.21%) FMCG
3 5 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.14%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.60%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.60%) IVR
5 3 (1.60%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.07%) EPoS
7 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.53%) NHS
7 1 (0.53%) PMI
7 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Social Media
7 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.28%) Windows
2 2 (1.07%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.53%) AIX
3 1 (0.53%) Android
3 1 (0.53%) Linux
3 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (59.36%) Project Management
2 76 (40.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 46 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (15.51%) PRINCE2
5 24 (12.83%) Project Planning
6 18 (9.63%) Migration
6 18 (9.63%) Waterfall
7 15 (8.02%) Matrix Management
8 14 (7.49%) Supplier Management
9 13 (6.95%) E-Commerce
10 10 (5.35%) ERP
11 9 (4.81%) Data Protection
11 9 (4.81%) ITIL
12 8 (4.28%) Business Analysis
12 8 (4.28%) Coaching
12 8 (4.28%) CRM
12 8 (4.28%) Scrum
13 6 (3.21%) Change Management
13 6 (3.21%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (3.21%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.07%) C#
1 2 (1.07%) Delphi
1 2 (1.07%) JavaScript
1 2 (1.07%) SQL
2 1 (0.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (3.74%) Degree
1 7 (3.74%) PMP
2 5 (2.67%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) ISEB
5 1 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.49%) GDPR
2 7 (3.74%) PMO
3 2 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.53%) HL7
4 1 (0.53%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.60%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.07%) WSUS
2 1 (0.53%) SCCM
2 1 (0.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (6.95%) SAP
2 9 (4.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.67%) Cisco
4 2 (1.07%) Avaya
4 2 (1.07%) BT
4 2 (1.07%) Dell
4 2 (1.07%) EqualLogic
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle
4 2 (1.07%) SonicWALL
4 2 (1.07%) Veeam
4 2 (1.07%) Verint
5 1 (0.53%) BMC
5 1 (0.53%) Capita
5 1 (0.53%) Computacenter
5 1 (0.53%) Genesys
5 1 (0.53%) Google
5 1 (0.53%) Sage
5 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.53%) Siebel
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
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Rate: £14.00 - £14.40 per hour
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