The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Project Manager
Rank 157 150 132
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 9 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Average daily rate £408 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £350 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £414 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00
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
3797 3652 2889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.31% 94.08% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2294 1933 1524
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 224 209
Average hourly rate £18.99 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.48% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Software Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Project Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 5 £463 +18.97% 5
Lancashire 0 4 £391 +11.78% 4
Software Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 11 (50.00%) Project Management
2 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
4 6 (27.27%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) Software Delivery
6 4 (18.18%) CRM
7 3 (13.64%) SQL
7 3 (13.64%) Banking
7 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
7 3 (13.64%) Software Asset Management
7 3 (13.64%) SDLC
8 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 2 (9.09%) Data Management
8 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (9.09%) Scrum
8 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
9 1 (4.55%) Middleware
9 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 1 (4.55%) Web Services
9 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
9 1 (4.55%) PHP
9 1 (4.55%) Migration
9 1 (4.55%) Billing
9 1 (4.55%) Retail
9 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (4.55%) FMCG
9 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
9 1 (4.55%) Change Control
9 1 (4.55%) Project Planning

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Billing
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) FMCG
1 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Project Management
2 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Software Delivery
5 4 (18.18%) CRM
6 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
6 3 (13.64%) SDLC
6 3 (13.64%) Software Asset Management
7 2 (9.09%) Data Management
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.55%) Change Control
8 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.55%) Migration
8 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bray leino
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago