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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Project Manager
UK / England
Rank 540 523 496
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 39 89 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 67 69
Median daily rate £378 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £319 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £410 £403
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +1.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 -

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
39661 45341 45243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.08% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26048 29636 28290
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1399 1520 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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
London +8 11 £475 -13.63% 11
South East +7 11 £421 +1.50% 7
East Midlands -2 5 £475 +18.75% 3
South West +14 3 £350 +7.69% 4
North East - 3 £320 - 1
North West +14 2 - - 5
West Midlands +11 2 £300 - 4
East of England 0 2 £375 -11.76% 3
Software Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 75 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (54.40%) Project Management
3 30 (24.00%) Waterfall
3 30 (24.00%) PRINCE2
4 29 (23.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (20.80%) Finance
6 25 (20.00%) Scrum
7 24 (19.20%) Software Delivery
8 20 (16.00%) SDLC
9 18 (14.40%) JIRA
10 12 (9.60%) Oracle
10 12 (9.60%) Banking
11 11 (8.80%) Migration
11 11 (8.80%) Java
12 10 (8.00%) SQL
12 10 (8.00%) Software Engineering
13 9 (7.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (7.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (7.20%) QA
14 8 (6.40%) Degree
14 8 (6.40%) Confluence
14 8 (6.40%) E-Commerce
14 8 (6.40%) .NET
14 8 (6.40%) MS Office
15 7 (5.60%) Retail
15 7 (5.60%) Change Management
15 7 (5.60%) PMP
15 7 (5.60%) PMI Certification
15 7 (5.60%) SaaS
15 7 (5.60%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 (6.40%) Confluence
2 3 (2.40%) CMS
3 2 (1.60%) Drupal
3 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.80%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (6.40%) MS Office
2 5 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.80%) MS Project
3 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Sonata
2 2 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.60%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.80%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.80%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.60%) SaaS
2 2 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.80%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.80%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.80%) Big Data
2 1 (0.80%) GIS
2 1 (0.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (14.40%) JIRA
General
1 26 (20.80%) Finance
2 12 (9.60%) Banking
3 7 (5.60%) Retail
4 6 (4.80%) Publishing
5 5 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.00%) Legal
5 5 (4.00%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.40%) Automotive
7 3 (2.40%) Billing
7 3 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.60%) Back Office
8 2 (1.60%) Law
8 2 (1.60%) Marketing
8 2 (1.60%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.80%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.80%) Front Office
9 1 (0.80%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.40%) .NET
2 1 (0.80%) HTML
2 1 (0.80%) J2EE
2 1 (0.80%) JSP
2 1 (0.80%) Symfony
2 1 (0.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.00%) PMI
3 4 (3.20%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.20%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.20%) Derivative
3 4 (3.20%) Fintech
3 4 (3.20%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.40%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.60%) CCTV
5 2 (1.60%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.60%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (1.60%) STB
6 1 (0.80%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.80%) EPoS
6 1 (0.80%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.80%) NHS
6 1 (0.80%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.80%) Unix
2 3 (2.40%) Windows
3 2 (1.60%) Android
3 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (54.40%) Project Management
3 30 (24.00%) PRINCE2
3 30 (24.00%) Waterfall
4 29 (23.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (20.00%) Scrum
6 24 (19.20%) Software Delivery
7 20 (16.00%) SDLC
8 11 (8.80%) Migration
9 10 (8.00%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (6.40%) E-Commerce
12 7 (5.60%) Change Management
12 7 (5.60%) Project Planning
12 7 (5.60%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (4.80%) Asset Management
13 6 (4.80%) Data Analysis
13 6 (4.80%) Risk Management
13 6 (4.80%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
14 5 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.80%) Java
2 10 (8.00%) SQL
3 3 (2.40%) C#
3 3 (2.40%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.60%) C
4 2 (1.60%) C++
4 2 (1.60%) PHP
4 2 (1.60%) Python
5 1 (0.80%) Embedded C
5 1 (0.80%) Embedded C++
5 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (6.40%) Degree
3 7 (5.60%) PMI Certification
3 7 (5.60%) PMP
4 4 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (3.20%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.20%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.40%) APMP
6 1 (0.80%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.20%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (9.60%) Oracle
2 5 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.40%) FNZ
4 2 (1.60%) BMC
4 2 (1.60%) LANDesk
4 2 (1.60%) Remedy
4 2 (1.60%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.80%) Actimize
5 1 (0.80%) BT
5 1 (0.80%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.80%) SAP
5 1 (0.80%) Workday
5 1 (0.80%) Yardi
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