The table below looks at the statistics for the Digital Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Project Manager
Rank 90 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Project Manager 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.081% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.085% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Digital Project Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1502 1181 1060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.18% 95.47% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 906 666 528
Average daily rate £350 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 60 85
Average hourly rate £13.60 £15.13 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% -2.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £34.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Digital Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Digital Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Digital Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Digital Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Digital Project Manager
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Digital 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 Digital Project Manager in their job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (45.45%) CMS
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Retail
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
7 1 (9.09%) Change Management
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) Web Design
7 1 (9.09%) IVR
7 1 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) VB
7 1 (9.09%) MS Project
7 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
7 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (9.09%) JIRA
7 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
7 1 (9.09%) Kanban
7 1 (9.09%) Budget Control
7 1 (9.09%) Confluence
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (9.09%) User Experience

Digital Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Digital 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 Digital Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 5 (45.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) IVR
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
3 1 (9.09%) Kanban
3 1 (9.09%) Budget Control
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)