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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Project Manager
Rank 420 405 394
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 2 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.021% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.023% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 10
Average daily rate
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£463 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £395 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £491 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Software Project Manager
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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
21543 21605 21608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.95% 92.86% 92.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15058 15017 14639
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 382 462
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) Database Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Product Marketing
5 1 (9.09%) Marketing Management
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Misys
5 1 (9.09%) SunGard
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (9.09%) PMI
5 1 (9.09%) PMP
5 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Reuters
5 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) PMI
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Database Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Product Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Marketing Management
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PMP
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Misys
1 1 (9.09%) SunGard
1 1 (9.09%) Reuters
1 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg