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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Project Manager
Rank 415 406 411
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 11 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.055% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.059% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Average daily rate
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£419 £460 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% -5.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £420 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £605 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
22765 23591 22534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.33% 93.10% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16128 16266 15004
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 406 529
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -4.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £43.00 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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
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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 +12 1 - - 1
Software Project Manager
England

Software Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Scrum
2 7 (43.75%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Banking
4 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (25.00%) ISO 9001
4 4 (25.00%) PMI
4 4 (25.00%) PMP
4 4 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (25.00%) Kindle
4 4 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
4 4 (25.00%) Software Licensing
4 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (12.50%) CRM
6 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (12.50%) C
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) SAP
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 2 (12.50%) SCCM
6 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) PMI
1 4 (25.00%) Kindle
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.25%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
3 4 (25.00%) Software Licensing
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
6 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Content Management
6 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Release Management
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) PMP
1 4 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) SAP
1 2 (12.50%) IBM
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
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