The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East 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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Project Manager
England / South East
Rank 215 234 239
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 19 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 17
Median daily rate £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £353 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £450 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.88 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +130.55%

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
6821 7896 8507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.22% 94.22% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3941 4626 4618
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 412 416
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £11.48 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £39.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Software Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Project Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Software Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Project Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +11 5 £550 +23.59% 2
Hampshire +8 4 £414 -4.88% 1
Oxfordshire +2 4 £505 +22.42% 1
West Sussex - 3 £380 -
Surrey +11 1 £475 +11.76%
Kent - 1 £325 -
Middlesex - 1 £530 -
Software Project Manager
England

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 South East region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 24 (64.86%) Project Management
2 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (27.03%) Scrum
4 10 (27.03%) Waterfall
5 9 (24.32%) PRINCE2
6 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
7 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (18.92%) Software Delivery
8 6 (16.22%) Confluence
8 6 (16.22%) JIRA
9 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
9 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (13.51%) Java
9 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.51%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (13.51%) Degree
9 5 (13.51%) SDLC
10 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
10 4 (10.81%) MS Office
10 4 (10.81%) Publishing
10 4 (10.81%) Change Management
10 4 (10.81%) Finance
10 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 3 (8.11%) Resource Allocation
11 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
11 3 (8.11%) Retail
11 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
12 2 (5.41%) BDD

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (16.22%) Confluence
2 2 (5.41%) Drupal
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) LAN
1 1 (2.70%) NAS
1 1 (2.70%) Network Security
1 1 (2.70%) SAN
1 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) GIS
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Publishing
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
4 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.70%) Back Office
5 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
1 1 (2.70%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Contactless
3 2 (5.41%) Economics
3 2 (5.41%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Project Management
2 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (27.03%) Scrum
4 10 (27.03%) Waterfall
5 9 (24.32%) PRINCE2
6 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
7 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (18.92%) Software Delivery
8 5 (13.51%) SDLC
9 4 (10.81%) Change Management
9 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
9 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
10 3 (8.11%) Resource Allocation
11 2 (5.41%) BDD
11 2 (5.41%) Process Improvement
11 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
11 2 (5.41%) TDD
11 2 (5.41%) Website Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
1 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.41%) PMP
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix
3 1 (2.70%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) SmartStream
3 1 (2.70%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) Workday