The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Project Manager
Rank 230 213 214
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 8 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.086% 0.26% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.29% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 4
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£413 £325 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -19.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £300 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £365 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £325 £405
% change year-on-year
+23.46% -19.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £40.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8534 7613 6882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.42% 91.48% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4596 3962 3299
Average daily rate £375 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 449 609
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Software Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Software Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Software Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Software Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Software Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Software Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Software Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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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
Hampshire - 2 £390 -
West Sussex - 2 £413 -
Berkshire 0 1 £365 - 1
Surrey -18 1 £475 +46.15%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £350 - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 3
Isle of Wight - - - -
Software Project Manager
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Software Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (84.62%) Project Management
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
3 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) People Management
4 3 (23.08%) Matrix Management
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Budget Control
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) Demand Management
6 1 (7.69%) Open Workbench
6 1 (7.69%) QA
6 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) C
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (7.69%) NHS

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Open Workbench
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
1 1 (7.69%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Project Management
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
3 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
4 3 (23.08%) People Management
4 3 (23.08%) Matrix Management
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Budget Control
6 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) Demand Management
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft