The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Project Manager
Rank 511 499 445
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -54
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 91 92 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.21% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 60 84
Average daily rate £425 £413 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £390 £394
% change year-on-year
+6.08% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £51.88 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.88 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+130.55% -
Software 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
44618 44325 41838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.46% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29130 28067 25288
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 £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1611 1774 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Project Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Software Project Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 8 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
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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
London -6 26 £550 +22.22% 18
South East +4 25 £414 - 5
North West -18 12 £425 +9.32% 3
East Midlands - 10 £400 - 1
Yorkshire -9 8 £386 +10.35% 4
South West +7 6 £350 -6.66% 2
East of England 0 3 £525 +43.83% 5
West Midlands -14 1 £300 -40.00% 4
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Software Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 92 (45.10%) Project Management
2 83 (40.69%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (38.24%) PRINCE2
4 57 (27.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (19.12%) Software Delivery
6 37 (18.14%) Finance
7 35 (17.16%) SDLC
8 25 (12.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 25 (12.25%) Scrum
9 24 (11.76%) Waterfall
10 23 (11.27%) PMI Certification
11 17 (8.33%) Microsoft
11 17 (8.33%) Project Planning
12 15 (7.35%) QA
12 15 (7.35%) Oracle
13 14 (6.86%) Migration
14 13 (6.37%) PMI
14 13 (6.37%) PMP
15 12 (5.88%) Change Management
15 12 (5.88%) Retail
16 10 (4.90%) Data Migration
16 10 (4.90%) Banking
16 10 (4.90%) Chip and PIN
16 10 (4.90%) .NET
17 9 (4.41%) CRM
17 9 (4.41%) Degree
18 8 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 8 (3.92%) SQL
18 8 (3.92%) MS Project
18 8 (3.92%) Risk Management

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.98%) Confluence
4 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (3.92%) MS Project
2 7 (3.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.98%) MS Office
5 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.47%) Internet
2 1 (0.49%) GSM
2 1 (0.49%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.49%) QlikView
3 1 (0.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (3.43%) JIRA
2 3 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
General
1 37 (18.14%) Finance
2 12 (5.88%) Retail
3 10 (4.90%) Banking
4 8 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.43%) Marketing
6 5 (2.45%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.45%) Law
6 5 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.47%) Back Office
7 3 (1.47%) Billing
7 3 (1.47%) Publishing
8 2 (0.98%) Electronics
8 2 (0.98%) Local Government
9 1 (0.49%) French Language
9 1 (0.49%) Front Office
9 1 (0.49%) Legal
9 1 (0.49%) Military
9 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.90%) .NET
2 1 (0.49%) J2EE
2 1 (0.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.37%) PMI
2 10 (4.90%) Chip and PIN
3 6 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.96%) DTV
4 4 (1.96%) Video on Demand
4 4 (1.96%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.47%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.98%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.98%) Equities
6 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.98%) NHS
7 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.49%) Economics
7 1 (0.49%) FMCG
7 1 (0.49%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.47%) Linux
1 3 (1.47%) Windows
2 1 (0.49%) Solaris
2 1 (0.49%) Unix
2 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (45.10%) Project Management
2 83 (40.69%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (38.24%) PRINCE2
4 57 (27.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (19.12%) Software Delivery
6 35 (17.16%) SDLC
7 25 (12.25%) Scrum
8 24 (11.76%) Waterfall
9 17 (8.33%) Project Planning
10 14 (6.86%) Migration
11 12 (5.88%) Change Management
12 10 (4.90%) Data Migration
13 9 (4.41%) CRM
14 8 (3.92%) Risk Management
15 7 (3.43%) Asset Management
15 7 (3.43%) PRINCE
15 7 (3.43%) Programme Management
15 7 (3.43%) Release Management
15 7 (3.43%) Resource Management
15 7 (3.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.92%) SQL
2 6 (2.94%) C#
2 6 (2.94%) Java
3 4 (1.96%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.98%) C
5 1 (0.49%) C++
5 1 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (12.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 23 (11.27%) PMI Certification
3 13 (6.37%) PMP
4 9 (4.41%) Degree
5 8 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (2.94%) ISEB
7 3 (1.47%) APMP
7 3 (1.47%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.47%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.35%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.35%) Oracle
3 3 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.98%) Atlassian
4 2 (0.98%) IBM
4 2 (0.98%) SAP
5 1 (0.49%) Citrix
5 1 (0.49%) hybris
5 1 (0.49%) Pega
5 1 (0.49%) Rally
5 1 (0.49%) Sybase
5 1 (0.49%) Tableau
5 1 (0.49%) VMware
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