The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Project Manager
Rank 128 135 150
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 7 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.29% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.30% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Average daily rate £300 £420 £442
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -5.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £340 £436
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00
Software Project Manager
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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
2820 2968 3025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 96.25% 95.90% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1801 1828 1852
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 173 184
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.06 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.47% +11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Software Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Project Manager in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Project Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Devon +3 2 £325 -7.14%
Dorset - 2 £300 -
Somerset +14 1 - -
Gloucestershire +2 1 £275 -15.38% 1
Bristol -2 1 £350 -16.41% 2
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Software Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 8 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Data Management
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) QA
7 1 (10.00%) Release Management
7 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (10.00%) Kanban
7 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
7 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (10.00%) SaaS
7 1 (10.00%) Confluence
7 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (10.00%) BDD
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) Line Management
7 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (10.00%) Coaching
7 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
7 1 (10.00%) SDLC
7 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
7 1 (10.00%) Presales
7 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Data Management
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) Coaching
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
6 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Kanban
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Release Management
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) TickIT
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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