The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Software Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Project Manager
Rank 106 104 92
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.060% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £414 £405
% change year-on-year
-3.32% +2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £41.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.87% +83.33%
Software 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
1553 1844 1376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.89% 94.13% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1028 1046 842
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 71 68
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Software Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Software Project Manager in the job title.

Software Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Software Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Software Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Software Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) FMCG
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
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