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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Project Manager
UK / England
Rank 512 499 496
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 58 93 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 67 59
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £345 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £51.88 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +130.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.88 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +130.55%

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
38632 44173 43901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25327 28502 28056
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1597 1772
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +11 17 £475 +11.76% 7
London -6 12 £625 +26.90% 6
East Midlands -1 8 £450 -0.33% 2
Yorkshire +15 5 £400 +3.55% 1
South West +14 5 £350 - 3
East of England 0 4 £388 -35.41% 4
North West +18 3 £475 +11.76% 3
North East - 3 £320 -
West Midlands +4 1 - - 5
Software Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 80 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (53.10%) Project Management
3 35 (24.14%) Waterfall
4 32 (22.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (21.38%) PRINCE2
6 29 (20.00%) Finance
7 23 (15.86%) JIRA
7 23 (15.86%) Software Delivery
7 23 (15.86%) Scrum
8 20 (13.79%) SDLC
9 16 (11.03%) MS Office
10 13 (8.97%) MS Excel
10 13 (8.97%) Oracle
11 12 (8.28%) Migration
11 12 (8.28%) Banking
11 12 (8.28%) Java
11 12 (8.28%) Degree
11 12 (8.28%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (7.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 11 (7.59%) Confluence
13 10 (6.90%) SQL
13 10 (6.90%) E-Commerce
13 10 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (6.90%) Change Management
13 10 (6.90%) Software Engineering
14 9 (6.21%) Retail
14 9 (6.21%) Publishing
14 9 (6.21%) .NET
14 9 (6.21%) Project Planning
14 9 (6.21%) Gantt Chart

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 11 (7.59%) Confluence
2 3 (2.07%) CMS
3 2 (1.38%) Drupal
3 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.69%) IIS
4 1 (0.69%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.69%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (11.03%) MS Office
2 13 (8.97%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.14%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.38%) MS Project
5 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Sonata
2 2 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.38%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.52%) SaaS
2 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.69%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) Intranet
1 1 (0.69%) LAN
1 1 (0.69%) NAS
1 1 (0.69%) Network Security
1 1 (0.69%) SAN
1 1 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.69%) GIS
Development Applications
1 23 (15.86%) JIRA
2 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (20.00%) Finance
2 12 (8.28%) Banking
3 9 (6.21%) Publishing
3 9 (6.21%) Retail
4 7 (4.83%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.14%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.76%) Billing
6 4 (2.76%) Legal
7 3 (2.07%) Marketing
7 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.38%) Automotive
8 2 (1.38%) Back Office
8 2 (1.38%) Front Office
8 2 (1.38%) Law
8 2 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.38%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.69%) Local Government
9 1 (0.69%) Military
9 1 (0.69%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.21%) .NET
2 1 (0.69%) HTML
2 1 (0.69%) J2EE
2 1 (0.69%) JSP
2 1 (0.69%) Middleware
2 1 (0.69%) Symfony
2 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (4.83%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.45%) PMI
3 4 (2.76%) Derivative
3 4 (2.76%) Fintech
3 4 (2.76%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.76%) RIA
4 2 (1.38%) Contactless
4 2 (1.38%) Economics
4 2 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.38%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (1.38%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.69%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (0.69%) Clustering
5 1 (0.69%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.14%) Unix
2 2 (1.38%) Windows
3 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (53.10%) Project Management
3 35 (24.14%) Waterfall
4 32 (22.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (21.38%) PRINCE2
6 23 (15.86%) Scrum
6 23 (15.86%) Software Delivery
7 20 (13.79%) SDLC
8 12 (8.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (8.28%) Migration
9 11 (7.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (6.90%) Change Management
10 10 (6.90%) E-Commerce
10 10 (6.90%) Software Engineering
11 9 (6.21%) Gantt Chart
11 9 (6.21%) Project Planning
12 8 (5.52%) PRINCE
13 7 (4.83%) Data Analysis
13 7 (4.83%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
14 6 (4.14%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.28%) Java
2 10 (6.90%) SQL
3 3 (2.07%) C#
3 3 (2.07%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.38%) C
4 2 (1.38%) C++
4 2 (1.38%) PHP
4 2 (1.38%) Python
5 1 (0.69%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.69%) Embedded C++
5 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (8.28%) Degree
2 10 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (5.52%) PMI Certification
3 8 (5.52%) PMP
4 5 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.07%) APMP
7 1 (0.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (8.97%) Oracle
2 8 (5.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.07%) FNZ
4 2 (1.38%) BMC
4 2 (1.38%) LANDesk
4 2 (1.38%) Remedy
4 2 (1.38%) SAP
4 2 (1.38%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.69%) Actimize
5 1 (0.69%) BT
5 1 (0.69%) Citrix
5 1 (0.69%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.69%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.69%) VMware
5 1 (0.69%) Workday
5 1 (0.69%) Yardi