The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Development Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager - Development
Rank 594 562 573
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Development Project Manager 55 108 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 72 49
Median daily rate £450 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £67.50 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.93% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
+110.93% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50058 55053 53923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32735 35187 32868
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2085 2143
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.70% +6.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Development Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Development Project Manager in the job title.

Development Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Development Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Development Project Manager within the UK.

Development Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Development Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Development Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Development Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Development Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Development Project Manager within the UK.

Development Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Development Project Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England -20 54 £450 +8.76% 11
London -19 27 £488 +17.46% 5
South East +11 11 £488 +18.18% 1
East Midlands -5 5 £399 -3.91%
Nottinghamshire -9 4 £415 +1.21%
Nottingham -11 4 £415 +1.21%
Yorkshire +14 3 £400 +2.56% 1
West Yorkshire +10 3 £400 +2.56% 1
Berkshire +8 3 £501 +19.52%
East of England +6 3 £413 -3.50% 2
Surrey +15 2 £525 +27.27%
West Sussex +1 2 £456 +8.63%
West Midlands -22 2 £425 +16.90%
Halifax - 2 £388 -
Buckinghamshire +22 1 £550 +25.35%
North West +15 1 - - 1
South West +15 1 £450 +20.00% 1
Milton Keynes +13 1 £550 +25.35%
City of London +11 1 £600 +28.68%
Hampshire +4 1 £300 -10.44%
Essex +3 1 £488 +20.37%
Staffordshire 0 1 £351 -9.54%
Derbyshire -1 1 £383 -10.00%
Manchester -2 1 - -
Bracknell -2 1 - -
Hertfordshire -7 1 £413 -8.33%
Gatwick -8 1 £488 +16.07%
Birmingham -8 1 £500 +47.05%
East Sussex - 1 £300 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £263 - 2

Development Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Development 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 featuring Development Project Manager in the job title.

1 59 (59.00%) Project Management
2 48 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (34.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (28.00%) Finance
5 24 (24.00%) SDLC
6 21 (21.00%) Waterfall
7 18 (18.00%) Banking
8 17 (17.00%) PRINCE2
9 11 (11.00%) PMI Certification
9 11 (11.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (10.00%) Publishing
10 10 (10.00%) JIRA
11 9 (9.00%) Computer Science
11 9 (9.00%) Programme Management
11 9 (9.00%) PMP
11 9 (9.00%) Change Management
11 9 (9.00%) Java
12 8 (8.00%) Confluence
12 8 (8.00%) Software Delivery
12 8 (8.00%) PMI
12 8 (8.00%) Retail
12 8 (8.00%) Scrum
12 8 (8.00%) Degree
13 7 (7.00%) Supplier Management
13 7 (7.00%) Data Analysis
13 7 (7.00%) .NET
13 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
13 7 (7.00%) Matrix Organization
14 6 (6.00%) Fund Accounting
14 6 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification

Development Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 8 (8.00%) Confluence
2 1 (1.00%) Drupal
2 1 (1.00%) IIS
2 1 (1.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.00%) SAS
2 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.00%) MS Office
2 5 (5.00%) MS Project
3 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) Broadband
1 1 (1.00%) MVNO
1 1 (1.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (1.00%) GIS
2 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.00%) JIRA
2 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.00%) VersionOne
3 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (28.00%) Finance
2 18 (18.00%) Banking
3 10 (10.00%) Publishing
4 8 (8.00%) Retail
5 5 (5.00%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.00%) Front Office
6 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (3.00%) Back Office
7 3 (3.00%) Billing
8 2 (2.00%) Automotive
8 2 (2.00%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.00%) Advertising
9 1 (1.00%) Legal
9 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (1.00%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.00%) CSS
2 2 (2.00%) HTML
2 2 (2.00%) Middleware
3 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (1.00%) J2EE
3 1 (1.00%) JSP
3 1 (1.00%) SOAP
3 1 (1.00%) Web Services
3 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.00%) PMI
3 2 (2.00%) e-Learning
3 2 (2.00%) Handset
3 2 (2.00%) NHS
3 2 (2.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.00%) Biology
4 1 (1.00%) Chemistry
4 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.00%) Economics
4 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.00%) Life Science
4 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (59.00%) Project Management
2 48 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (34.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (24.00%) SDLC
5 21 (21.00%) Waterfall
6 17 (17.00%) PRINCE2
7 11 (11.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (9.00%) Change Management
8 9 (9.00%) Programme Management
9 8 (8.00%) Scrum
9 8 (8.00%) Software Delivery
10 7 (7.00%) Data Analysis
10 7 (7.00%) Matrix Organization
10 7 (7.00%) Supplier Management
11 6 (6.00%) Fund Accounting
11 6 (6.00%) Investment Management
11 6 (6.00%) Project Planning
12 5 (5.00%) Resource Allocation
12 5 (5.00%) Wealth Management
13 4 (4.00%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.00%) Java
2 3 (3.00%) C#
2 3 (3.00%) SQL
3 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.00%) PHP
4 1 (1.00%) VB
4 1 (1.00%) VB6
4 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (11.00%) PMI Certification
2 9 (9.00%) PMP
3 8 (8.00%) Degree
4 6 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.00%) ISEB
6 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.00%) SAP
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle
4 1 (1.00%) HP
4 1 (1.00%) Rally
4 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.00%) SmartStream