The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West 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 128 149 145
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 10 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £425 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £383
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2633 3150 3250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.51% 95.14% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 2004 2099
Median daily rate £360 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 223 182
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
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 West

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

Software Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Software Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Software Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Software Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Software Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Software Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Somerset +30 7 - -
Devon +4 1 £350 -10.31%
Wiltshire - 1 £425 -
Bristol - 1 £450 - 4
Software Project Manager
England

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

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 West region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 9 (47.37%) MS Office
1 9 (47.37%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Gantt Chart
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
5 3 (15.79%) SaaS
5 3 (15.79%) RIA
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 1 (5.26%) Linux
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (5.26%) Java
7 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.26%) SQL
7 1 (5.26%) J2EE
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle
7 1 (5.26%) MS Project
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.26%) CRM
7 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (5.26%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Office
2 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.26%) J2EE
1 1 (5.26%) Node.js
1 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) RIA
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Gantt Chart
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle