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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Project Manager
Rank 240 258 234
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 20 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 10
Median daily rate £438 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £388 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £488 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £383
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £67.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £42.00 -
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Software Project Manager
England

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
7800 9372 8783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.69% 94.77% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4751 5634 4840
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 438 463
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +17.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.76 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Sussex +4 5 £365 -13.09%
Surrey +13 4 £563 +39.75%
Berkshire +6 3 - - 2
Buckinghamshire +19 2 £550 -
Hampshire +11 2 £425 -19.04% 1
East Sussex - 2 £550 - 1
Oxfordshire -13 1 £438 -2.77%
Kent - 1 - -
Software Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 21 (58.33%) Project Management
2 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 8 (22.22%) Degree
4 8 (22.22%) Software Delivery
4 8 (22.22%) Finance
5 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (16.67%) Scrum
7 5 (13.89%) SDLC
8 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
8 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (11.11%) PMP
8 4 (11.11%) PMI Certification
8 4 (11.11%) Oracle
8 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 4 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (8.33%) SAP
9 3 (8.33%) Java
9 3 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 3 (8.33%) Change Management
9 3 (8.33%) Middleware
9 3 (8.33%) Retail
9 3 (8.33%) Contactless
10 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering

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 2 (5.56%) Drupal
1 2 (5.56%) IIS
1 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (2.78%) Sage CRM
1 1 (2.78%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) LAN
1 2 (5.56%) NAS
1 2 (5.56%) Network Security
1 2 (5.56%) SAN
1 2 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Data Mining
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Front Office
4 1 (2.78%) Military
4 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.78%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Contactless
2 2 (5.56%) Clustering
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
1 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Project Management
2 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 8 (22.22%) Software Delivery
5 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (16.67%) Scrum
7 5 (13.89%) SDLC
8 4 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.33%) Change Management
9 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (5.56%) CRM
10 2 (5.56%) DSDM
10 2 (5.56%) High Availability
10 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
10 2 (5.56%) Secure Coding
10 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 4 (11.11%) PMP
2 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) SAP
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) FrontRange
4 1 (2.78%) Lagan
4 1 (2.78%) Northgate
4 1 (2.78%) Oneserve
4 1 (2.78%) Sage
4 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.78%) SmartStream