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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Project Manager
Rank 559 479 479
Rank change year-on-year
-80 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 72 131 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.26% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 88 63
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £348 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
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
48408 48020 46900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.98% 94.73% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31915 29666 29143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
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 £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1365 1919 1953
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 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 4 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 -21 29 £525 +20.68% 16
North West +1 12 £408 +1.87% 9
South East -30 10 £400 -11.11% 5
South West -1 7 £330 -21.42%
East of England -6 5 £413 -13.15% 3
East Midlands - 4 £433 - 1
West Midlands -12 3 £400 -15.78% 5
North East -33 2 £388 +19.23%
Software Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 79 (46.75%) Project Management
2 71 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (38.46%) PRINCE2
4 57 (33.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (21.30%) Finance
6 33 (19.53%) SDLC
7 31 (18.34%) Software Delivery
8 25 (14.79%) Scrum
9 22 (13.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 20 (11.83%) Waterfall
11 19 (11.24%) PMI Certification
12 16 (9.47%) Oracle
13 15 (8.88%) PMP
14 14 (8.28%) Microsoft
14 14 (8.28%) .NET
14 14 (8.28%) Project Planning
15 12 (7.10%) Banking
15 12 (7.10%) Migration
16 11 (6.51%) Java
16 11 (6.51%) CRM
16 11 (6.51%) JIRA
17 10 (5.92%) Degree
17 10 (5.92%) Software Engineering
17 10 (5.92%) MS Excel
17 10 (5.92%) PMI
17 10 (5.92%) SQL
17 10 (5.92%) Programme Management
18 9 (5.33%) Retail
18 9 (5.33%) Change Management
19 8 (4.73%) Risk Management

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 8 (4.73%) Confluence
2 6 (3.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.18%) CMS
4 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.59%) IIS
4 1 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.14%) MS Project
3 5 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.18%) MS Office
5 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.59%) PlanetPress Connect
2 1 (0.59%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.59%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.14%) SaaS
2 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.59%) GSM
1 1 (0.59%) Internet
1 1 (0.59%) Network Security
1 1 (0.59%) RFID
1 1 (0.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.96%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.59%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.51%) JIRA
2 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (21.30%) Finance
2 12 (7.10%) Banking
3 9 (5.33%) Retail
4 5 (2.96%) Publishing
5 4 (2.37%) Billing
5 4 (2.37%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.78%) Back Office
6 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.78%) Marketing
6 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.18%) Electronics
7 2 (1.18%) Law
7 2 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.59%) French Language
8 1 (0.59%) Legal
8 1 (0.59%) Military
8 1 (0.59%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.28%) .NET
2 6 (3.55%) HTML
3 5 (2.96%) J2EE
3 5 (2.96%) XML
4 4 (2.37%) JSP
5 2 (1.18%) Web Services
6 1 (0.59%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.59%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.59%) HTML5
6 1 (0.59%) jQuery
6 1 (0.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.92%) PMI
2 8 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.55%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.96%) Smart Meter
5 4 (2.37%) Chip and PIN
6 3 (1.78%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.78%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.18%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.18%) NHS
8 1 (0.59%) CCTV
8 1 (0.59%) Derivative
8 1 (0.59%) Economics
8 1 (0.59%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.59%) Equities
8 1 (0.59%) FMCG
8 1 (0.59%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.59%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.14%) Windows
2 6 (3.55%) Unix
3 2 (1.18%) Linux
4 1 (0.59%) AIX
4 1 (0.59%) HPUX
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (46.75%) Project Management
2 71 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (38.46%) PRINCE2
4 57 (33.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (19.53%) SDLC
6 31 (18.34%) Software Delivery
7 25 (14.79%) Scrum
8 20 (11.83%) Waterfall
9 14 (8.28%) Project Planning
10 12 (7.10%) Migration
11 11 (6.51%) CRM
12 10 (5.92%) Programme Management
12 10 (5.92%) Software Engineering
13 9 (5.33%) Change Management
14 8 (4.73%) Data Migration
14 8 (4.73%) Risk Management
15 7 (4.14%) Data Management
15 7 (4.14%) Software Licensing
16 6 (3.55%) Demand Management
16 6 (3.55%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.51%) Java
2 10 (5.92%) SQL
3 8 (4.73%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.96%) C
4 5 (2.96%) C++
5 3 (1.78%) C#
6 2 (1.18%) PHP
7 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (13.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 19 (11.24%) PMI Certification
3 15 (8.88%) PMP
4 10 (5.92%) Degree
5 7 (4.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.37%) APMP
7 3 (1.78%) ISEB
8 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.59%) PgMP
9 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.14%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.59%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (9.47%) Oracle
2 14 (8.28%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.18%) IBM
3 2 (1.18%) SAP
4 1 (0.59%) Citrix
4 1 (0.59%) FrontRange
4 1 (0.59%) Lagan
4 1 (0.59%) Northgate
4 1 (0.59%) Oneserve
4 1 (0.59%) Sage
4 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.59%) VMware
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