Period
to 21 September 2021

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 45 29
Rank change year-on-year +25 -16 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 191 42 240
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.22% 3.98% 6.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.58% 4.28% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 35 177
10th Percentile £319 £300 £316
25th Percentile £403 £356 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £400 £450
Median % change year-on-year +15.63% -11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £525 £500 £500
90th Percentile £575 £565 £571
England median daily rate £490 £455 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% -4.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
England median hourly rate £42.75 £46.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -8.06% +24.00% +4.01%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2,520 982 3,764
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 93.17% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,823 622 2,529
10th Percentile £231 £246 £218
25th Percentile £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% - +4.29%
75th Percentile £550 £514 £500
90th Percentile £605 £575 £556
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 76 183
10th Percentile £11.10 £11.17 £10.00
25th Percentile £13.06 £12.72 £11.25
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year -2.78% +16.13% -
75th Percentile £23.25 £23.31 £20.64
90th Percentile £29.13 £26.13 £31.20
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +8.57%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Yorkshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Project Manager in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Project Manager in Yorkshire

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Project Manager in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Yorkshire

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Project Manager in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Yorkshire

Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. 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
West Yorkshire +26 120 £475 +18.75% 19
South Yorkshire +13 39 £425 - 4
North Yorkshire +6 14 £513 +26.15% 3
East Yorkshire -1 4 £513 +57.69% 2
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 83 (43.46%) Project Management
2 65 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (29.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (27.23%) Finance
5 33 (17.28%) Social Skills
6 27 (14.14%) Public Sector
6 27 (14.14%) Project Delivery
7 21 (10.99%) PRINCE2
8 20 (10.47%) NHS
8 20 (10.47%) Migration
9 17 (8.90%) Scrum
10 15 (7.85%) Banking
10 15 (7.85%) Logistics
11 14 (7.33%) Supplier Management
12 13 (6.81%) Retail
13 12 (6.28%) Microsoft
13 12 (6.28%) Change Management
13 12 (6.28%) Project Planning
13 12 (6.28%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 10 (5.24%) Agile Project Management
15 9 (4.71%) ERP
15 9 (4.71%) SAP
15 9 (4.71%) ITIL
15 9 (4.71%) Business Transformation
15 9 (4.71%) Decision-Making
15 9 (4.71%) Organisational Skills
16 8 (4.19%) Microsoft 365
16 8 (4.19%) Waterfall
16 8 (4.19%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (4.19%) Azure

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.05%) Apache
2 2 (1.05%) CICS
2 2 (1.05%) Documentum
2 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.52%) CMS
3 1 (0.52%) Confluence
3 1 (0.52%) Headless CMS
3 1 (0.52%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (3.14%) Chatbot
2 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.52%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.05%) Minerva
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.52%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 1 (0.52%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.52%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.52%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.19%) Azure
1 8 (4.19%) Microsoft 365
2 4 (2.09%) AWS
3 3 (1.57%) Power Platform
3 3 (1.57%) Twilio
4 2 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.05%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (1.05%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.52%) GCP
5 1 (0.52%) PowerApps
5 1 (0.52%) SaaS
5 1 (0.52%) Smartsheet
5 1 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.14%) WAN
2 5 (2.62%) SD-WAN
3 3 (1.57%) Firewall
3 3 (1.57%) LAN
3 3 (1.57%) Network Security
3 3 (1.57%) SMS
3 3 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.05%) ISDN
4 2 (1.05%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.05%) Wireless
5 1 (0.52%) ADSL
5 1 (0.52%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.57%) Power BI
2 2 (1.05%) DB2
3 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.52%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (3.14%) JIRA
2 2 (1.05%) XPEDITER
General
1 52 (27.23%) Finance
2 33 (17.28%) Social Skills
3 27 (14.14%) Public Sector
4 15 (7.85%) Banking
5 13 (6.81%) Retail
6 9 (4.71%) Organisational Skills
7 7 (3.66%) Marketing
7 7 (3.66%) Presentation Skills
8 6 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.14%) Local Government
9 4 (2.09%) Law
10 3 (1.57%) Influencing Skills
10 3 (1.57%) Legal
11 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.52%) Billing
12 1 (0.52%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.52%) Fire and Rescue
12 1 (0.52%) Games
12 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.14%) Middleware
2 3 (1.57%) .NET
3 2 (1.05%) OAuth
3 2 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.52%) ISPF
4 1 (0.52%) JSON
4 1 (0.52%) Next.js
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.52%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.47%) NHS
2 7 (3.66%) Legacy Systems
3 6 (3.14%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.14%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (2.62%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.62%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.05%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.52%) FMCG
7 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.52%) PMI
7 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.05%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (43.46%) Project Management
2 65 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (29.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (14.14%) Project Delivery
5 21 (10.99%) PRINCE2
6 20 (10.47%) Migration
7 17 (8.90%) Scrum
8 15 (7.85%) Logistics
9 14 (7.33%) Supplier Management
10 12 (6.28%) Change Management
10 12 (6.28%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 12 (6.28%) Project Planning
11 10 (5.24%) Agile Project Management
12 9 (4.71%) Business Transformation
12 9 (4.71%) Decision-Making
12 9 (4.71%) ERP
12 9 (4.71%) ITIL
13 8 (4.19%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (4.19%) Waterfall
14 7 (3.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.57%) C#
2 2 (1.05%) COBOL
3 1 (0.52%) JCL
3 1 (0.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (2.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (2.09%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.57%) DBS Check
3 3 (1.57%) PMP
4 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.05%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) Degree
5 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.52%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.14%) PMO
2 2 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.52%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) RACF
1 1 (0.52%) Time Sharing Option
1 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (6.28%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.71%) SAP
3 6 (3.14%) IBM
4 5 (2.62%) Oracle
5 3 (1.57%) Brio
5 3 (1.57%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (1.57%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.57%) TSYS
5 3 (1.57%) VMware
5 3 (1.57%) Workday
6 2 (1.05%) CA
6 2 (1.05%) Cadence
6 2 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.52%) Ariba
7 1 (0.52%) Ceridian
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco
7 1 (0.52%) Infor
7 1 (0.52%) Novell
7 1 (0.52%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.52%) Remedy