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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Project Manager
Rank 398 411 414
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 15 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.038% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.041% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £380 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £505 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £379 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.53% +16.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 - -
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
21959 22149 22981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.50% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15479 15131 15772
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 407 447
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 12 (70.59%) PRINCE2
2 8 (47.06%) SDLC
3 7 (41.18%) Retail
3 7 (41.18%) Waterfall
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) SAP
6 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (11.76%) Open Source
7 2 (11.76%) SaaS
7 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.76%) CRM
7 2 (11.76%) PMP
7 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
7 2 (11.76%) Migration
7 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
8 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
8 1 (5.88%) German Language
8 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
8 1 (5.88%) QlikView
8 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Product Marketing
8 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (5.88%) Kanban
8 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
8 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (5.88%) Marketing Management

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.88%) QlikView
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) German Language
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) PMI
1 1 (5.88%) NHS
1 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) PRINCE2
2 8 (47.06%) SDLC
3 7 (41.18%) Waterfall
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Open Source
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) CRM
6 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) ERP
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (11.76%) PMP
2 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Misys
2 1 (5.88%) SunGard
2 1 (5.88%) Reuters
2 1 (5.88%) Bloomberg
2 1 (5.88%) Tableau
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle