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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager - Software Development
UK
Rank 590 598 582
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Project Manager 5 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.058% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.061% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 23
Median daily rate £396 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.93% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £298 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £490 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-0.93% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £62.50 -

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
42991 49435 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28051 31832 30735
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1560 1650 1930
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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
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 9 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +13 4 £418 +4.37% 7
South East +14 3 £418 +4.37% 2
Bracknell - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Scotland +23 1 £375 -6.25%
Hampshire +5 1 £418 -9.72% 1
Farnborough -5 1 £418 -12.10% 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £375 -

Software Development Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (69.23%) Project Management
3 14 (35.90%) Waterfall
4 11 (28.21%) SDLC
4 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (23.08%) Finance
5 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 7 (17.95%) Scrum
7 5 (12.82%) Project Planning
7 5 (12.82%) Java
7 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (12.82%) JIRA
7 5 (12.82%) Confluence
8 4 (10.26%) Software Delivery
8 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (10.26%) PMI Certification
8 4 (10.26%) .NET
8 4 (10.26%) Publishing
8 4 (10.26%) QA
9 3 (7.69%) Supplier Management
9 3 (7.69%) Banking
9 3 (7.69%) Retail
9 3 (7.69%) Oracle
9 3 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
9 3 (7.69%) PMP
9 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 3 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (7.69%) Project Governance
9 3 (7.69%) Computer Science

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 5 (12.82%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) Drupal
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) JIRA
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Publishing
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Automotive
4 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.56%) Front Office
5 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) PMI
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (69.23%) Project Management
3 14 (35.90%) Waterfall
4 11 (28.21%) SDLC
4 11 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 7 (17.95%) Scrum
7 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (12.82%) Project Planning
8 4 (10.26%) Software Delivery
9 3 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (7.69%) Project Governance
9 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 3 (7.69%) Supplier Management
10 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
10 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
10 2 (5.13%) Investment Management
10 2 (5.13%) PRINCE
10 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.13%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) PHP
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) PMI Certification
1 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (7.69%) PMP
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle
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