The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West 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 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Project Manager
Rank 145 147 132
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 7 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.38% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.40% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 4
Median daily rate £291 £413 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.39% +2.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £326 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £640 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £425 £385
% change year-on-year
-0.88% +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
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3285 4002 2901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.26% 95.33% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2073 2379 1604
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 200 186
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.98 £47.71 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Software Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Software Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Software Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Software Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Software Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Project Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Software Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Software Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Manchester -9 3 £224 -34.96% 1
Cheshire +4 1 £320 -30.43%
Lancashire - 1 £400 - 3
Software Project Manager
England

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 North West region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 10 (50.00%) Project Management
2 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (35.00%) SDLC
4 6 (30.00%) Software Delivery
4 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (20.00%) CRM
5 4 (20.00%) Data Management
5 4 (20.00%) Smart Meter
6 3 (15.00%) Retail
6 3 (15.00%) Billing
7 2 (10.00%) FMCG
7 2 (10.00%) Change Management
7 2 (10.00%) .NET
7 2 (10.00%) NHS
8 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
8 1 (5.00%) Degree
8 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
8 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (5.00%) APMP
8 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (5.00%) MVVM
8 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.00%) Change Control
8 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
8 1 (5.00%) Information Governance
8 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (5.00%) Software Licensing

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (5.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Billing
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (10.00%) FMCG
2 2 (10.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Project Management
2 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (35.00%) SDLC
4 6 (30.00%) Software Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) CRM
5 4 (20.00%) Data Management
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
7 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Change Control
7 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) MVC
7 1 (5.00%) MVVM
7 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Release Management
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) APMP
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft