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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Project Manager
Rank 520 496 532
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 105 133 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.27% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 104 47
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £339 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £420 £394
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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
48072 49495 47510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.78% 94.86% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 31676 32042 29250
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1459 1871 1912
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.60 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +0.60%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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
South East -2 29 £438 +2.94% 7
London -34 28 £450 +6.50% 13
South West +15 14 £425 -0.58% 3
East Midlands +1 11 £408 -1.74%
North West +3 9 £291 -27.18% 4
West Midlands -30 7 £400 +8.47% 3
East of England +4 3 £475 -5.00% 3
Yorkshire -6 2 £438 +9.37%
North East - 1 - -
Software Project Manager
UK

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 90 (51.43%) Project Management
2 75 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (30.86%) PRINCE2
4 51 (29.14%) Finance
5 45 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (21.71%) Software Delivery
7 31 (17.71%) SDLC
8 28 (16.00%) Waterfall
9 20 (11.43%) Degree
10 18 (10.29%) Java
11 17 (9.71%) MS Excel
11 17 (9.71%) PMI Certification
11 17 (9.71%) Programme Management
11 17 (9.71%) Scrum
12 16 (9.14%) Change Management
12 16 (9.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 16 (9.14%) JIRA
12 16 (9.14%) Software Engineering
13 15 (8.57%) Retail
13 15 (8.57%) PMP
13 15 (8.57%) Manufacturing
14 14 (8.00%) Microsoft
14 14 (8.00%) .NET
15 12 (6.86%) Oracle
15 12 (6.86%) MS Office
15 12 (6.86%) Banking
16 11 (6.29%) JavaScript
16 11 (6.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 10 (5.71%) CRM
17 10 (5.71%) Windows

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 9 (5.14%) Confluence
2 3 (1.71%) IIS
2 3 (1.71%) SAS
3 2 (1.14%) CMS
3 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.57%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.86%) MS Office
3 9 (5.14%) MS Project
4 6 (3.43%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.57%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.57%) SaaS
2 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.14%) Office 365
4 1 (0.57%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.29%) SSL
2 3 (1.71%) HTTP
2 3 (1.71%) Network Security
2 3 (1.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.14%) LAN
3 2 (1.14%) LDAP
3 2 (1.14%) NAS
3 2 (1.14%) SAN
3 2 (1.14%) WAN
4 1 (0.57%) Internet
4 1 (0.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (3.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.14%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.14%) Power BI
3 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.57%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (0.57%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (9.14%) JIRA
2 3 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (29.14%) Finance
2 15 (8.57%) Manufacturing
2 15 (8.57%) Retail
3 12 (6.86%) Banking
4 10 (5.71%) Marketing
5 8 (4.57%) Publishing
6 5 (2.86%) Billing
6 5 (2.86%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.29%) Electronics
8 3 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.14%) Back Office
9 2 (1.14%) Front Office
9 2 (1.14%) Law
9 2 (1.14%) Military
9 2 (1.14%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Legal
10 1 (0.57%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.00%) .NET
2 8 (4.57%) XML
3 6 (3.43%) HTML
3 6 (3.43%) J2EE
4 4 (2.29%) JSP
4 4 (2.29%) Middleware
5 3 (1.71%) SOAP
5 3 (1.71%) Web Services
5 3 (1.71%) XSL
6 2 (1.14%) XSD
7 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.57%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.57%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.57%) HTML5
7 1 (0.57%) jQuery
7 1 (0.57%) Node.js
7 1 (0.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.14%) PMI
2 8 (4.57%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.86%) Contactless
3 5 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.29%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.71%) FMCG
5 3 (1.71%) NHS
5 3 (1.71%) RIA
5 3 (1.71%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.14%) Clustering
6 2 (1.14%) Derivative
6 2 (1.14%) Life Science
6 2 (1.14%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.14%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (0.57%) CCTV
7 1 (0.57%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.57%) Equities
7 1 (0.57%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.57%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.71%) Windows
2 9 (5.14%) Unix
3 2 (1.14%) Linux
3 2 (1.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.57%) AIX
4 1 (0.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (51.43%) Project Management
2 75 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (30.86%) PRINCE2
4 45 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (21.71%) Software Delivery
6 31 (17.71%) SDLC
7 28 (16.00%) Waterfall
8 17 (9.71%) Programme Management
8 17 (9.71%) Scrum
9 16 (9.14%) Change Management
9 16 (9.14%) Software Engineering
10 11 (6.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (5.71%) CRM
11 10 (5.71%) Project Planning
11 10 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (5.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (5.14%) E-Commerce
12 9 (5.14%) Risk Management
13 7 (4.00%) Gantt Chart
13 7 (4.00%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.29%) Java
2 11 (6.29%) JavaScript
3 9 (5.14%) SQL
4 7 (4.00%) C++
5 6 (3.43%) C
6 4 (2.29%) C#
7 2 (1.14%) Groovy
7 2 (1.14%) PHP
8 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (11.43%) Degree
2 17 (9.71%) PMI Certification
3 16 (9.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 15 (8.57%) PMP
5 9 (5.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (2.86%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.71%) ISEB
8 2 (1.14%) APMP
8 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.57%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.14%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.57%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 14 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.86%) Oracle
3 8 (4.57%) SAP
4 2 (1.14%) Citrix
4 2 (1.14%) IBM
4 2 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.14%) VMware
5 1 (0.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.57%) FrontRange
5 1 (0.57%) Google
5 1 (0.57%) hybris
5 1 (0.57%) Informatica
5 1 (0.57%) Lagan
5 1 (0.57%) LANDesk
5 1 (0.57%) Northgate
5 1 (0.57%) Oneserve
5 1 (0.57%) Sage
5 1 (0.57%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.57%) SmartStream
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £1 per day + market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: From £65 to £70 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago