The first table below looks at the demand for the Software 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 Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Project Manager
Rank 546 468 548
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +80
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 44 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.081% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.088% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 20
Average daily rate £400 £413 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £380 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47408 39975 51632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29341 23493 29070
Average daily rate £396 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1940 2055 2466
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Software Project Manager
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Software Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Project Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -2 23 £388 -4.90% 4
London -24 6 £425 -8.60% 5
Yorkshire -16 5 £375 - 2
East of England -31 4 £455 +13.75% 3
East Midlands -10 2 £318 -18.06%
West Midlands - 2 £450 -
North West -16 1 £350 - 3
South West -21 1 £434 +12.00%
North East - - - -
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Software Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Software 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 Project Manager in their job title.

1 41 (52.56%) Project Management
2 29 (37.18%) PRINCE2
3 28 (35.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (28.21%) .NET
5 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (21.79%) Java
6 17 (21.79%) Finance
7 12 (15.38%) Waterfall
8 11 (14.10%) Scrum
9 10 (12.82%) GAP Analysis
9 10 (12.82%) PHP
9 10 (12.82%) ITIL
9 10 (12.82%) Data Management
9 10 (12.82%) JIRA
10 9 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
11 8 (10.26%) Spanish Language
12 7 (8.97%) Banking
12 7 (8.97%) Software Engineering
13 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
14 5 (6.41%) C#
14 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET
14 5 (6.41%) Service Delivery
14 5 (6.41%) Retail
14 5 (6.41%) .NET Framework
14 5 (6.41%) German Language
15 4 (5.13%) Budget Control
15 4 (5.13%) Project Planning
15 4 (5.13%) Telecoms

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Software 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 Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.28%) FileNet
1 1 (1.28%) CMS
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS Project
3 2 (2.56%) MS Office
4 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) ATM
2 1 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (21.79%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Spanish Language
3 7 (8.97%) Banking
4 5 (6.41%) Retail
4 5 (6.41%) German Language
5 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.85%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.85%) Italian Language
7 2 (2.56%) Back Office
8 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.21%) .NET
2 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.41%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.13%) Middleware
4 3 (3.85%) Flash
5 1 (1.28%) Web Services
5 1 (1.28%) J2EE
5 1 (1.28%) LAMP
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.85%) STB
2 3 (3.85%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.56%) PMI
3 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.28%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (52.56%) Project Management
2 29 (37.18%) PRINCE2
3 28 (35.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 11 (14.10%) Scrum
7 10 (12.82%) GAP Analysis
7 10 (12.82%) ITIL
7 10 (12.82%) Data Management
8 7 (8.97%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.41%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.13%) Budget Control
10 4 (5.13%) Project Planning
10 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.85%) CRM
11 3 (3.85%) Change Management
11 3 (3.85%) Programme Management
11 3 (3.85%) Embedded Software Development
12 2 (2.56%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.79%) Java
2 10 (12.82%) PHP
3 5 (6.41%) C#
4 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.56%) Degree
3 2 (2.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle
3 2 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (1.28%) Mercator
4 1 (1.28%) Planview
4 1 (1.28%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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