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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Project Manager
Rank 101 97 85
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.29% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Median daily rate £200 £345 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.11% -18.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £330 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £395 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £425 £385
% change year-on-year
-1.76% +10.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £42.00 -
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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
1758 1708 1282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.98% 95.15% 96.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 1005 751
Median daily rate £400 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 66 62
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Project Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 £175 -
Software Project Manager
North West

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) FMCG
4 2 (20.00%) NHS
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (10.00%) Middleware
5 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) SSL
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) IIS
5 1 (10.00%) Classic ASP
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (10.00%) APMP
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (10.00%) MVVM

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (10.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) FMCG
1 2 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) MVVM
3 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) APMP
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft