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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Development Project Manager
Rank 590 573 517
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -56
Contract jobs requiring a Development Project Manager 23 19 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.036% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.039% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 24
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£463 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £363 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £475 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £378
% change year-on-year
- +19.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50

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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -35 15 £463 +2.77% 3
London -5 8 £475 - 1
Scotland - 8 - -
South East -13 5 £450 -5.26% 1
Edinburgh - 5 - -
Dunfermline - 3 - -
Motherwell - 3 - -
Paisley - 3 - -
Fife - 3 - -
Renfrewshire - 3 - -
West Lothian - 3 - -
Livingston - 3 - -
North Lanarkshire - 3 - -
Berkshire +13 2 - - 1
South West -10 2 £488 +34.48%
City of London - 2 £475 - 1
Wiltshire -2 1 £525 +44.82%
Guildford -2 1 £450 -5.26%
Surrey -7 1 £450 -5.26%
Hampshire - 1 £398 -
Bristol - 1 £450 -
Hook - 1 £398 -

Development Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 25 (48.08%) Project Management
2 20 (38.46%) Finance
3 18 (34.62%) PRINCE2
4 14 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (23.08%) Banking
7 11 (21.15%) Java
8 10 (19.23%) SDLC
9 9 (17.31%) .NET
10 8 (15.38%) Supplier Management
11 7 (13.46%) SQL
12 6 (11.54%) Oracle
13 5 (9.62%) Law
13 5 (9.62%) Change Management
13 5 (9.62%) Software Delivery
14 4 (7.69%) Project Planning
14 4 (7.69%) Change Control
14 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (7.69%) Risk Management
14 4 (7.69%) Programme Management
14 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
14 4 (7.69%) PMI Certification
15 3 (5.77%) MS Office
15 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
15 3 (5.77%) PMP
15 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
15 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
15 3 (5.77%) Time Management
15 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
15 3 (5.77%) Resource Management

Development Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (1.92%) SAS
1 1 (1.92%) Drupal
1 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) MS Project
3 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.92%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 12 (23.08%) Banking
3 5 (9.62%) Law
4 3 (5.77%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.85%) Front Office
6 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.92%) Retail
6 1 (1.92%) Advertising
6 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.85%) Economics
2 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.85%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) PMI
3 1 (1.92%) Statistics
3 1 (1.92%) iSeries
3 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Project Management
2 18 (34.62%) PRINCE2
3 14 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (19.23%) SDLC
6 8 (15.38%) Supplier Management
7 5 (9.62%) Change Management
7 5 (9.62%) Software Delivery
8 4 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.69%) Programme Management
8 4 (7.69%) Project Planning
8 4 (7.69%) Change Control
9 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.77%) Resource Management
9 3 (5.77%) Time Management
10 2 (3.85%) Release Management
10 2 (3.85%) Line Management
10 2 (3.85%) Scrum
10 2 (3.85%) Practice Management
10 2 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) Java
2 7 (13.46%) SQL
3 2 (3.85%) VB
3 2 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (1.92%) C
4 1 (1.92%) PHP
4 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 3 (5.77%) PMP
3 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) APMP
4 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle
2 2 (3.85%) IBM
2 2 (3.85%) Informatica
3 1 (1.92%) Teradata
3 1 (1.92%) Capita
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) SAP
3 1 (1.92%) Cognos