The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Software Development Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager - Software Development
Rank 584 569 566
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Project Manager 22 44 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.088% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.093% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 18
Median daily rate £500 £442 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.12% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £350 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £483 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £46.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.25 -
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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
46756 47408 46705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.70% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30937 29879 29302
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1327 1880 1986
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Software Development Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Software Development Project Manager in the job title.

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 30 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Project Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +2 14 £550 +22.22% 1
South West -4 3 £315 -30.00%
East Midlands - 3 £415 -
North West -19 1 - - 2
South East -24 1 £525 +16.66% 3
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Software Development Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Software Development 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 England region featuring Software Development Project Manager in the job title.

1 30 (61.22%) Project Management
2 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (40.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (38.78%) PRINCE2
5 13 (26.53%) Finance
6 12 (24.49%) SDLC
7 11 (22.45%) PMI Certification
8 9 (18.37%) PMP
9 8 (16.33%) Java
9 8 (16.33%) .NET
9 8 (16.33%) Project Planning
9 8 (16.33%) Degree
9 8 (16.33%) Waterfall
10 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (14.29%) PMI
11 6 (12.24%) Scrum
11 6 (12.24%) Programme Management
11 6 (12.24%) Change Management
12 5 (10.20%) JIRA
13 4 (8.16%) Publishing
13 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
13 4 (8.16%) Chip and PIN
13 4 (8.16%) Retail
13 4 (8.16%) Confluence
13 4 (8.16%) QA
13 4 (8.16%) Process Improvement
14 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (6.12%) Release Management
14 3 (6.12%) SaaS

Software Development Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 4 (8.16%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) RFID
1 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Publishing
2 4 (8.16%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) HTML
2 3 (6.12%) J2EE
2 3 (6.12%) XML
3 2 (4.08%) JSP
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.04%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) PMI
2 4 (8.16%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Unix
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) Project Management
2 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (40.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (38.78%) PRINCE2
5 12 (24.49%) SDLC
6 8 (16.33%) Project Planning
6 8 (16.33%) Waterfall
7 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 6 (12.24%) Change Management
8 6 (12.24%) Programme Management
8 6 (12.24%) Scrum
9 4 (8.16%) Process Improvement
10 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (6.12%) Data Analysis
10 3 (6.12%) Release Management
11 2 (4.08%) Project Governance
11 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
11 2 (4.08%) Supplier Management
11 2 (4.08%) TDD
11 2 (4.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) Java
2 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.12%) SQL
4 2 (4.08%) C
4 2 (4.08%) C++
5 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) PMI Certification
2 9 (18.37%) PMP
3 8 (16.33%) Degree
4 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.08%) APMP
5 2 (4.08%) ISEB
5 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.04%) PgMP
6 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.04%) IBM
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle