The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Project Manager
Rank 383 364 355
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 28 41 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 31
Average daily rate £544 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £279 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £624 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £390 £394
% change year-on-year
+6.41% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.88 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+130.55% -
Software Project Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20026 19682 20464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.48% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 13942 13897
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 337 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Software Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Software Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

Software Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Software Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in London

Software Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Project Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Software Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in London

Software Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Project Manager across the London region.

Software Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in London

Software Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Project Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +36 1 - - 3
Software Project Manager
England

Software Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (38.96%) Project Management
3 28 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 15 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (19.48%) Waterfall
5 14 (18.18%) Software Delivery
5 14 (18.18%) Scrum
5 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 10 (12.99%) PMI Certification
7 9 (11.69%) Finance
7 9 (11.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (11.69%) .NET
8 8 (10.39%) Oracle
8 8 (10.39%) Change Management
8 8 (10.39%) Migration
8 8 (10.39%) SDLC
9 7 (9.09%) Web Development
10 6 (7.79%) Resource Management
10 6 (7.79%) C#
10 6 (7.79%) PMP
10 6 (7.79%) Data Migration
10 6 (7.79%) Demand Management
11 5 (6.49%) Software Licensing
11 5 (6.49%) PMI
11 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.49%) SQL
11 5 (6.49%) MS Project
11 5 (6.49%) Law
11 5 (6.49%) QA
11 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Project
2 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.30%) MS Office
4 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.30%) QlikView
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) JIRA
1 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (11.69%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Banking
2 5 (6.49%) Law
3 4 (5.19%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Marketing
4 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Billing
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
5 1 (1.30%) French Language
5 1 (1.30%) Front Office
5 1 (1.30%) Local Government
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) PMI
2 4 (5.19%) DTV
2 4 (5.19%) Video on Demand
2 4 (5.19%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.60%) Equities
4 1 (1.30%) NHS
4 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) Windows
2 1 (1.30%) Linux
2 1 (1.30%) Solaris
2 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (38.96%) Project Management
3 28 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 15 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (19.48%) Waterfall
5 14 (18.18%) Scrum
5 14 (18.18%) Software Delivery
6 8 (10.39%) Change Management
6 8 (10.39%) Migration
6 8 (10.39%) SDLC
7 7 (9.09%) Web Development
8 6 (7.79%) Data Migration
8 6 (7.79%) Demand Management
8 6 (7.79%) Resource Management
9 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.49%) Software Licensing
10 4 (5.19%) Data Visualisation
10 4 (5.19%) PRINCE
10 4 (5.19%) Risk Management
11 3 (3.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.79%) C#
2 5 (6.49%) SQL
3 4 (5.19%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.60%) Java
5 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) PMI Certification
2 9 (11.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (7.79%) PMP
4 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (5.19%) Degree
6 1 (1.30%) APMP
6 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) Oracle
3 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.30%) Citrix
4 1 (1.30%) hybris
4 1 (1.30%) SAP
4 1 (1.30%) Sybase
4 1 (1.30%) Tableau
4 1 (1.30%) VMware