The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Development Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Development Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager - Software Development
Rank 563 554 508
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Project Manager 28 28 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.060% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.064% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 41
Average daily rate £400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 - -
Software Development Project Manager
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44757 43990 42263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.48% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 29198 27793 25435
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1556 1772 1890
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.35 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Software Development Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Development Project Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Development Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Development Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Development Project Manager across the England region.

Software Development Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Software Development Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Development Project Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Software Development Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Software Development Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Development Project Manager across the England region.

Software Development Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Software Development Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Project Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +14 11 £400 -3.03% 2
East Midlands - 7 £448 - 1
London -2 6 £388 -26.19% 2
Yorkshire -11 3 - - 1
South West - 1 £450 -
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Software Development Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Software Development Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Development Project Manager in their job title.

1 32 (50.00%) Project Management
2 29 (45.31%) PRINCE2
3 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (26.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (26.56%) SDLC
5 14 (21.88%) Finance
5 14 (21.88%) PMI Certification
6 13 (20.31%) Project Planning
7 12 (18.75%) QA
8 11 (17.19%) PMI
9 10 (15.63%) Chip and PIN
10 7 (10.94%) Scrum
10 7 (10.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (9.38%) PMP
11 6 (9.38%) Retail
11 6 (9.38%) Degree
11 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
11 6 (9.38%) Software Delivery
12 5 (7.81%) Project Governance
13 4 (6.25%) Quality Management
13 4 (6.25%) DTV
13 4 (6.25%) ISEB
13 4 (6.25%) Video on Demand
14 3 (4.69%) APMP
14 3 (4.69%) Change Control
14 3 (4.69%) Billing
14 3 (4.69%) Java
14 3 (4.69%) Oracle
14 3 (4.69%) Back Office
15 2 (3.13%) Telecoms

Software Development Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Software Development Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Development Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
1 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Retail
3 3 (4.69%) Back Office
3 3 (4.69%) Billing
4 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.13%) Publishing
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Electronics
5 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Law
5 1 (1.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) PMI
2 10 (15.63%) Chip and PIN
3 4 (6.25%) DTV
3 4 (6.25%) Video on Demand
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) Equities
4 2 (3.13%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.13%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.00%) Project Management
2 29 (45.31%) PRINCE2
3 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (26.56%) SDLC
4 17 (26.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (20.31%) Project Planning
6 7 (10.94%) Scrum
7 6 (9.38%) Software Delivery
7 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.81%) Project Governance
9 4 (6.25%) Quality Management
10 3 (4.69%) Change Control
11 2 (3.13%) CMMI
11 2 (3.13%) Data Visualisation
11 2 (3.13%) PRINCE
11 2 (3.13%) Programme Management
11 2 (3.13%) Release Management
12 1 (1.56%) Change Management
12 1 (1.56%) Migration
12 1 (1.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) PMI Certification
2 7 (10.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (9.38%) Degree
3 6 (9.38%) PMP
4 4 (6.25%) ISEB
5 3 (4.69%) APMP
6 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.56%) IBM
3 1 (1.56%) SAP