The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 7 8 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5  
Contract jobs citing Project Management 2 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 4.08% 4.65% 12.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 5.71% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 9
Median daily rate - £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £27.88
% change year-on-year -15.38% +16.59%  

Project Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 32 35 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 65.31% 81.40% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 37
Median daily rate £350 £425 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -4.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 10
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -5.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £11.00 £18.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.25 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire citing Project Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Worcestershire

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Worcestershire

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Worcestershire

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Redditch - 1 - -
Worcester - 1 - - 2
Project Management
West Midlands

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Worcestershire region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Guidewire
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Service Design
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Verint
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Local Government
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Strategy Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Service Design
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya
1 1 (25.00%) Genesys
1 1 (25.00%) Guidewire
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Verint