The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Project Manager
Rank 227 225 239
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 23 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.14% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.16% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 3
Average daily rate £388 £408 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.90% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £481 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8899 7717 9795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.87% 92.21% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4907 3849 4446
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 603 705
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £41.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Software Project Manager
England

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
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 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Project Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex - 9 £425 -
Surrey - 5 £325 - 2
Berkshire -9 4 - -
Hampshire +2 1 £388 -6.06% 2
Kent - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £225 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Software Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 27 (62.79%) Project Management
2 16 (37.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (37.21%) PRINCE2
3 15 (34.88%) .NET
3 15 (34.88%) Java
4 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (23.26%) JIRA
5 10 (23.26%) Data Management
5 10 (23.26%) GAP Analysis
6 9 (20.93%) PHP
7 8 (18.60%) Spanish Language
7 8 (18.60%) Waterfall
8 7 (16.28%) Scrum
8 7 (16.28%) ITIL
9 6 (13.95%) Finance
10 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
10 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
10 5 (11.63%) German Language
11 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
11 4 (9.30%) Budget Control
11 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
11 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
11 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
11 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
11 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
11 4 (9.30%) C#
12 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (6.98%) CRM
12 3 (6.98%) Flash
12 3 (6.98%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) FileNet
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Project
3 1 (2.33%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
1 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) JIRA
General
1 8 (18.60%) Spanish Language
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
3 5 (11.63%) German Language
4 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.98%) Retail
5 3 (6.98%) Italian Language
6 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
2 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.98%) Flash
3 3 (6.98%) Middleware
4 1 (2.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) STB
1 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Project Management
2 16 (37.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (37.21%) PRINCE2
3 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.26%) Data Management
4 10 (23.26%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (18.60%) Waterfall
6 7 (16.28%) Scrum
6 7 (16.28%) ITIL
7 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.30%) Budget Control
8 4 (9.30%) Project Planning
8 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.98%) CRM
9 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.98%) Change Management
9 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.98%) Embedded Software Development
10 1 (2.33%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) Java
2 9 (20.93%) PHP
3 4 (9.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) SAP
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Mercator
3 1 (2.33%) Planview