The table below looks at the statistics for the Development Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Development Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Project Manager
Rank 575 572 521
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Development Project Manager 21 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.043% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.047% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 19
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £310 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £495 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50

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
49251 48960 43769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30638 30338 25166
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1993 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Development Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 29 May 2015.

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 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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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
England -33 12 £450 +5.88% 8
Scotland - 9 - -
Edinburgh - 6 - -
London +3 5 £411 -27.69% 4
South East -7 5 £450 +4.34% 2
Livingston - 3 - -
West Lothian - 3 - -
Fife - 3 - -
Renfrewshire - 3 - -
Motherwell - 3 - -
Paisley - 3 - -
Dunfermline - 3 - -
North Lanarkshire - 3 - -
South West +13 2 £450 +35.84%
Hampshire - 2 £430 -
Surrey +11 1 £450 -5.26% 2
Berkshire +4 1 - -
Guildford 0 1 £450 -5.26% 1
Havant - 1 £463 -
Bristol - 1 £450 -
Hook - 1 £398 -
Southwark - 1 £363 -

Development Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Development 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 Development Project Manager in their job title.

1 23 (43.40%) Project Management
2 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.30%) Finance
4 14 (26.42%) PRINCE2
5 12 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (20.75%) Banking
6 11 (20.75%) SDLC
7 10 (18.87%) Supplier Management
8 8 (15.09%) Java
8 8 (15.09%) .NET
9 7 (13.21%) Oracle
9 7 (13.21%) Waterfall
10 6 (11.32%) Software Delivery
11 4 (7.55%) Change Control
11 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
11 4 (7.55%) SQL
11 4 (7.55%) Change Management
11 4 (7.55%) PMI Certification
11 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
12 3 (5.66%) Scrum
12 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
12 3 (5.66%) Law
12 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
12 3 (5.66%) MS Office
12 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (5.66%) PMP
12 3 (5.66%) Retail
12 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
12 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (3.77%) People Management

Development Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Development 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 Development Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) SAS
1 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.89%) Drupal
1 1 (1.89%) Moodle
1 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Office
2 2 (3.77%) MS Project
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.89%) QlikView
3 1 (1.89%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Law
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Publishing
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
1 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.77%) Economics
2 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.89%) PMI
3 1 (1.89%) Statistics
3 1 (1.89%) iSeries
3 1 (1.89%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.89%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Project Management
2 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.42%) PRINCE2
4 12 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (20.75%) SDLC
6 10 (18.87%) Supplier Management
7 7 (13.21%) Waterfall
8 6 (11.32%) Software Delivery
9 4 (7.55%) Change Control
9 4 (7.55%) Change Management
9 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
10 3 (5.66%) Scrum
10 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
10 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
11 2 (3.77%) People Management
11 2 (3.77%) Line Management
11 2 (3.77%) Business Analysis
11 2 (3.77%) Kanban
11 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.77%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) Java
2 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) C#
4 1 (1.89%) C
4 1 (1.89%) PHP
4 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) PMI Certification
2 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (5.66%) PMP
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) IBM
2 2 (3.77%) Informatica
3 1 (1.89%) Teradata
3 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.89%) SAP
3 1 (1.89%) Cognos
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Capita