The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Software Development Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager - Software Development
Rank 614 616 602
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Project Manager 24 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.060% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.064% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 15
Median daily rate £488 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £308 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £452 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £415 £413
% change year-on-year
+15.66% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 - -

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
48175 51856 52713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31544 33013 33319
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1684 2028 2169
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Software Development Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Software Development Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Development Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Software Development Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Software Development Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Development Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Software Development Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Software Development Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Software Development Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Software Development Project Manager
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 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 0 24 £488 +17.46% 5
South East +17 10 £486 +14.41%
Oxfordshire +1 5 £488 +18.18%
London -8 4 £600 +45.01% 1
East Midlands -9 4 £415 +27.69% 1
Nottingham -6 3 £415 +27.69%
Nottinghamshire -10 3 £415 +27.69%
Oxford - 3 £500 -
West Sussex - 3 £383 -
Yorkshire +8 2 £170 -
Gatwick - 2 £435 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £170 -
Surrey +16 1 £475 +11.76%
West Midlands -28 1 £550 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £325 -
Lincoln - 1 - -
Yeovil - 1 - -
Woking - 1 £475 -
Crawley - 1 £365 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 £325 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £530 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Sunderland - 1 - - 1
Coventry - 1 £550 -
North East - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £325 - 1
South West - 1 - -

Software Development Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Software 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 Software Development Project Manager in the job title.

1 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (57.41%) Project Management
3 20 (37.04%) Waterfall
4 17 (31.48%) SDLC
5 15 (27.78%) Finance
6 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 8 (14.81%) Java
8 8 (14.81%) Banking
8 8 (14.81%) Confluence
8 8 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (14.81%) JIRA
8 8 (14.81%) Software Delivery
9 7 (12.96%) Project Planning
9 7 (12.96%) Scrum
9 7 (12.96%) Publishing
10 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
11 5 (9.26%) Investment Banking
11 5 (9.26%) QA
11 5 (9.26%) Investment Management
11 5 (9.26%) .NET
11 5 (9.26%) Oracle
11 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
11 5 (9.26%) PMI Certification
12 4 (7.41%) PRINCE
12 4 (7.41%) PMP
12 4 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (7.41%) Retail
12 4 (7.41%) Fund Accounting

Software 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 (14.81%) Confluence
2 1 (1.85%) Drupal
2 1 (1.85%) SAS
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
3 2 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.85%) MS Project
4 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Banking
3 7 (12.96%) Publishing
4 5 (9.26%) Investment Banking
5 4 (7.41%) Retail
6 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.70%) Automotive
7 2 (3.70%) Front Office
8 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.85%) Back Office
8 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.85%) Private Banking
8 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.56%) PMI
3 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (57.41%) Project Management
3 20 (37.04%) Waterfall
4 17 (31.48%) SDLC
5 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 8 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (14.81%) Software Delivery
8 7 (12.96%) Project Planning
8 7 (12.96%) Scrum
9 5 (9.26%) Investment Management
10 4 (7.41%) Fund Accounting
10 4 (7.41%) PRINCE
10 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 3 (5.56%) Change Management
11 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
11 3 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
11 3 (5.56%) Resource Allocation
11 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
11 3 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
3 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) PMI Certification
2 4 (7.41%) PMP
2 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.70%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.85%) SAP
2 1 (1.85%) SmartStream
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