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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Project Manager
England / South East
Rank 225 227 234
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 11 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.31% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 22
Median daily rate £421 £420 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.29% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £303 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £411 £403
% change year-on-year
-8.81% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 -

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
7134 8104 8982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.66% 94.43% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 4931 4801
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 383 421
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +22 6 £463 +6.32%
Hampshire +7 4 £418 +3.08% 3
West Sussex - 1 £380 -
Software Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) Project Management
3 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (29.03%) Waterfall
5 8 (25.81%) Scrum
6 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
6 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
6 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (19.35%) Software Delivery
7 5 (16.13%) SDLC
7 5 (16.13%) Confluence
7 5 (16.13%) JIRA
8 4 (12.90%) Java
8 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.90%) Finance
8 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 3 (9.68%) Resource Allocation
9 3 (9.68%) Project Governance
9 3 (9.68%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (9.68%) Degree
9 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
9 3 (9.68%) Publishing
9 3 (9.68%) Change Management
9 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
9 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (9.68%) MS Office
9 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
9 3 (9.68%) Banking
9 3 (9.68%) Retail

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 5 (16.13%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) Drupal
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
1 3 (9.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
2 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.68%) Publishing
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) Project Management
3 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (29.03%) Waterfall
5 8 (25.81%) Scrum
6 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
6 6 (19.35%) Software Delivery
6 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
7 5 (16.13%) SDLC
8 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 3 (9.68%) Change Management
9 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
9 3 (9.68%) Project Governance
9 3 (9.68%) Resource Allocation
10 2 (6.45%) BDD
10 2 (6.45%) Process Improvement
10 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
10 2 (6.45%) Website Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
1 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) PMP
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.23%) Workday