The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Project Manager
Rank 67 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.26% 0.16% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.17% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate £383 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
716 606 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.27% 95.89% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 308 436
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 29 81
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £39.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Software Project Manager
East of England

Software Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Project Manager in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Project Manager across the Hertfordshire region.

Software Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Software Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Project Manager across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Software Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Software Project Manager
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management