The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Software Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Project Manager
Rank 540 479 499
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 73 126 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 92 61
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £350 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £530 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00
Software Project Manager
UK

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
46744 46649 45930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.93% 94.71% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30942 29439 28805
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 1325 1843 1957
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.91 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Software Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Software Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software 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 Project Manager across the England region.

Software Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Software Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Project Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Software Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Software 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 Project Manager across the England region.

Software Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Software 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 Project Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 31 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 0 30 £548 +25.86% 12
North West -12 13 £375 -6.25% 7
South East -47 9 £425 -3.40% 9
East Midlands - 8 £415 - 1
South West -15 6 £323 -24.11% 3
West Midlands -19 3 £400 -11.11% 1
East of England -5 2 £350 -30.00% 2
North East - 1 £375 -
Software Project Manager
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Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Software 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 Project Manager in the job title.

1 81 (48.50%) Project Management
2 66 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (34.13%) PRINCE2
4 47 (28.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (21.56%) Finance
5 36 (21.56%) SDLC
6 30 (17.96%) Software Delivery
7 23 (13.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 20 (11.98%) Waterfall
9 18 (10.78%) Scrum
9 18 (10.78%) PMI Certification
9 18 (10.78%) Oracle
10 15 (8.98%) Programme Management
10 15 (8.98%) .NET
10 15 (8.98%) Java
10 15 (8.98%) Microsoft
10 15 (8.98%) PMP
10 15 (8.98%) Project Planning
11 13 (7.78%) Migration
12 12 (7.19%) Degree
12 12 (7.19%) Software Engineering
13 11 (6.59%) Banking
14 10 (5.99%) Retail
14 10 (5.99%) Change Management
14 10 (5.99%) JavaScript
14 10 (5.99%) Unix
14 10 (5.99%) Windows
14 10 (5.99%) CRM
14 10 (5.99%) JIRA
14 10 (5.99%) QA

Software 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 7 (4.19%) Confluence
2 4 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.20%) CMS
4 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.60%) IIS
4 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.19%) MS Project
3 5 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.20%) MS Office
5 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.60%) PlanetPress Connect
3 1 (0.60%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.60%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.40%) SSL
2 3 (1.80%) HTTP
2 3 (1.80%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.20%) LDAP
4 1 (0.60%) Internet
4 1 (0.60%) Network Security
4 1 (0.60%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.80%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.60%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (5.99%) JIRA
2 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (21.56%) Finance
2 11 (6.59%) Banking
3 10 (5.99%) Retail
4 6 (3.59%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.59%) Marketing
5 5 (2.99%) Electronics
5 5 (2.99%) Publishing
6 4 (2.40%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.80%) Billing
7 3 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.20%) Back Office
8 2 (1.20%) Law
9 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.60%) Front Office
9 1 (0.60%) Legal
9 1 (0.60%) Military
9 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.98%) .NET
2 8 (4.79%) XML
3 6 (3.59%) HTML
4 5 (2.99%) J2EE
5 4 (2.40%) JSP
6 3 (1.80%) SOAP
6 3 (1.80%) Web Services
6 3 (1.80%) XSL
7 2 (1.20%) XSD
8 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.60%) Classic ASP
8 1 (0.60%) HTML5
8 1 (0.60%) jQuery
8 1 (0.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.39%) PMI
2 8 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.59%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.40%) Chip and PIN
5 4 (2.40%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.80%) NHS
7 1 (0.60%) CCTV
7 1 (0.60%) Derivative
7 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.60%) Economics
7 1 (0.60%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.60%) Equities
7 1 (0.60%) FMCG
7 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.60%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.99%) Unix
1 10 (5.99%) Windows
2 3 (1.80%) Linux
3 1 (0.60%) AIX
3 1 (0.60%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (48.50%) Project Management
2 66 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (34.13%) PRINCE2
4 47 (28.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (21.56%) SDLC
6 30 (17.96%) Software Delivery
7 20 (11.98%) Waterfall
8 18 (10.78%) Scrum
9 15 (8.98%) Programme Management
9 15 (8.98%) Project Planning
10 13 (7.78%) Migration
11 12 (7.19%) Software Engineering
12 10 (5.99%) Change Management
12 10 (5.99%) CRM
13 9 (5.39%) Data Migration
13 9 (5.39%) Risk Management
14 8 (4.79%) Data Management
15 7 (4.19%) Software Licensing
15 7 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
16 6 (3.59%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.98%) Java
2 10 (5.99%) JavaScript
3 8 (4.79%) C++
3 8 (4.79%) SQL
4 7 (4.19%) C
5 5 (2.99%) C#
6 2 (1.20%) Groovy
6 2 (1.20%) PHP
7 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (13.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 18 (10.78%) PMI Certification
3 15 (8.98%) PMP
4 12 (7.19%) Degree
5 5 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.80%) APMP
6 3 (1.80%) ISEB
7 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.60%) PgMP
8 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.99%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.60%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (10.78%) Oracle
2 15 (8.98%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.99%) SAP
4 2 (1.20%) IBM
5 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.60%) FrontRange
5 1 (0.60%) Lagan
5 1 (0.60%) Northgate
5 1 (0.60%) Oneserve
5 1 (0.60%) Sage
5 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
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