The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Project Manager
Rank 123 118 111
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £415 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +3.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £390 £394
% change year-on-year
+6.08% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.88 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+130.55% -
Software Project Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2393 2586 2144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.81% 95.81% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1270 1443 1029
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 53 62
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.00 £42.50
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 Scotland

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

Software Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Software Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Software Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Software Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Project Manager across the Scotland region.

Software Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Software Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
Edinburgh -11 3 £475 +11.76% 1
Glasgow - 3 £415 -
West Lothian - 1 £400 -
Software Project Manager
UK

Software Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (37.50%) Finance
1 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
4 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
5 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (12.50%) Statistics
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (12.50%) Kanban
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 2 (12.50%) Banking
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Skype
6 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Statistics
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Project Management
1 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (25.00%) SDLC
3 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) Kanban
4 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (6.25%) Planview