Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 13 32
Rank change year-on-year -7 +19 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 356 348 310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.25% 8.17% 5.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.54% 8.42% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 257 244
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £312 £275
90th Percentile £500 £556 £521
England median daily rate £470 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £20.66 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.09% -36.45% +27.45%
10th Percentile £15.84 £18.50 £29.45
90th Percentile £36.85 £23.93 £182.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +7.69% -10.34% -12.65%

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 4,720 4,133 5,414
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 97.00% 96.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,147 2,708 3,512
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £239 £250
90th Percentile £549 £544 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 127 190
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £13.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +0.30% +3.89%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.30 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £24.70 £29.63
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Yorkshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Yorkshire

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Yorkshire

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Yorkshire

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 October 2018. 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 -6 237 £425 - 23
South Yorkshire +11 77 £425 +4.62% 7
North Yorkshire -3 28 £425 +11.48% 6
Humberside 0 1 £405 +1.25%
East Yorkshire -1 1 £400 -23.81% 1
Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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.

1 153 (42.98%) Project Management
2 137 (38.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 133 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (33.43%) Finance
5 87 (24.44%) PRINCE2
6 43 (12.08%) Waterfall
7 39 (10.96%) Migration
8 35 (9.83%) Retail
9 31 (8.71%) Banking
10 23 (6.46%) Change Management
10 23 (6.46%) Scrum
10 23 (6.46%) Data Centre
11 21 (5.90%) ERP
12 20 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 20 (5.62%) Change Control
13 18 (5.06%) Risk Management
14 17 (4.78%) Microsoft
14 17 (4.78%) Project Planning
14 17 (4.78%) Project Governance
15 15 (4.21%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
15 15 (4.21%) SMS
16 14 (3.93%) CRM
16 14 (3.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 14 (3.93%) JIRA
17 13 (3.65%) Degree
17 13 (3.65%) Microsoft Excel
17 13 (3.65%) Oracle
17 13 (3.65%) PMO
17 13 (3.65%) Problem-Solving
17 13 (3.65%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 10 (2.81%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.69%) Confluence
3 3 (0.84%) CMS
3 3 (0.84%) Jadu
3 3 (0.84%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.56%) SAS
5 1 (0.28%) CICS
5 1 (0.28%) Documentum
5 1 (0.28%) EPiServer
Applications
1 13 (3.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.09%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.12%) Epicor Tropos
3 3 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.56%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 2 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.28%) Capstone
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.28%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.28%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.28%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.12%) Office 365
4 3 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.56%) Trello
6 1 (0.28%) SaaS
6 1 (0.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.28%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.21%) SMS
2 6 (1.69%) Firewall
2 6 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (0.84%) Skype
4 1 (0.28%) Broadband
4 1 (0.28%) Internet
4 1 (0.28%) Network Security
4 1 (0.28%) WAN
4 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.12%) Big Data
1 4 (1.12%) QlikView
2 3 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.84%) MS Access
2 3 (0.84%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.56%) SAP BW
3 2 (0.56%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (3.93%) JIRA
General
1 119 (33.43%) Finance
2 35 (9.83%) Retail
3 31 (8.71%) Banking
4 11 (3.09%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.81%) Retail Banking
6 7 (1.97%) Marketing
7 4 (1.12%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.84%) Legal
8 3 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.56%) Games
9 2 (0.56%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.97%) .NET
2 1 (0.28%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.46%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.25%) NHS
4 6 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.12%) PMI
5 4 (1.12%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.12%) Virtual Team
6 3 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.56%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.56%) Tandem
8 1 (0.28%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.28%) EPoS
8 1 (0.28%) LIMS
8 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.28%) SCORM
8 1 (0.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.81%) Windows
2 8 (2.25%) Windows 10
3 3 (0.84%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.84%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.56%) Android
5 1 (0.28%) AIX
5 1 (0.28%) Linux
5 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (42.98%) Project Management
2 137 (38.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 133 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (24.44%) PRINCE2
5 43 (12.08%) Waterfall
6 39 (10.96%) Migration
7 23 (6.46%) Change Management
7 23 (6.46%) Scrum
8 21 (5.90%) ERP
9 20 (5.62%) Change Control
10 18 (5.06%) Risk Management
11 17 (4.78%) Project Governance
11 17 (4.78%) Project Planning
12 15 (4.21%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
13 14 (3.93%) CRM
14 13 (3.65%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (3.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 12 (3.37%) Business Transformation
15 12 (3.37%) Logistics
15 12 (3.37%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.56%) Java
1 2 (0.56%) SQL
2 1 (0.28%) COBOL
2 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 14 (3.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 13 (3.65%) Degree
4 12 (3.37%) PMP
5 11 (3.09%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.69%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.40%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.12%) APMP
9 3 (0.84%) CISSP
10 2 (0.56%) APMG
10 2 (0.56%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.28%) CCNA
11 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.28%) MCSE
11 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.65%) PMO
2 11 (3.09%) QA
3 9 (2.53%) GDPR
4 3 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.28%) GxP
6 1 (0.28%) P3O
6 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.28%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.56%) SCCM
3 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.28%) CASB
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 17 (4.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.65%) Oracle
3 10 (2.81%) SAP
4 4 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (0.84%) Cisco
6 2 (0.56%) Citrix
6 2 (0.56%) F5
6 2 (0.56%) hybris
6 2 (0.56%) IBM
6 2 (0.56%) VMware
6 2 (0.56%) Zoho
7 1 (0.28%) Apple
7 1 (0.28%) BMC
7 1 (0.28%) CODA
7 1 (0.28%) Dell
7 1 (0.28%) EMC
7 1 (0.28%) Intel
7 1 (0.28%) NetApp
7 1 (0.28%) Splunk
7 1 (0.28%) Tufin