The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Project Manager
Rank 61 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.70% 0.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.88 - -
Software Project Manager
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
672 778 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.65% 96.29% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 406 365
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 42
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.84 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Software Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Software Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Software Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Software Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Software Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Project Manager across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Software Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Software Project Manager
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java