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 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager - Software Development
Rank 628 611 614
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Project Manager 22 43 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.075% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.079% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 11
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £331 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £465 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £420 £378
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
51788 54568 52505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.82% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 33741 34681 31721
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1632 2045 2054
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.60 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +0.60%

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 23 August 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 27 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 August 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 -18 21 £450 +8.43% 9
London -10 11 £450 +18.03% 4
South East -11 4 £494 +16.86% 2
Nottingham -3 2 - -
Nottinghamshire -4 2 - -
East Midlands -6 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +13 1 £550 +27.16%
Milton Keynes +9 1 £550 +27.16%
North West +5 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire +3 1 £425 +17.24%
Staffordshire +3 1 £351 -9.54% 1
Surrey +2 1 £550 +25.71%
Leeds +2 1 £425 +17.24%
West Sussex -2 1 £425 +1.19%
Yorkshire -3 1 £425 +17.24%
Manchester -4 1 - -
West Midlands -33 1 £351 +0.14% 1
Channel Islands - 1 £475 -
Jersey - 1 £475 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £438 -
North East - 1 - -
Sunderland - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £351 - 1
East Grinstead - 1 £425 -
City of London - 1 £600 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £400 -

Software Development Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 26 (57.78%) Project Management
2 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (31.11%) Waterfall
5 13 (28.89%) SDLC
6 12 (26.67%) Finance
7 9 (20.00%) Java
7 9 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 8 (17.78%) PMI Certification
9 7 (15.56%) Change Management
9 7 (15.56%) PMP
9 7 (15.56%) Publishing
9 7 (15.56%) Programme Management
9 7 (15.56%) JIRA
10 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
10 6 (13.33%) Confluence
10 6 (13.33%) Banking
10 6 (13.33%) PMI
10 6 (13.33%) .NET
11 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (11.11%) Software Delivery
11 5 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
11 5 (11.11%) Degree
11 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
12 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
12 4 (8.89%) Process Improvement
12 4 (8.89%) Fund Accounting
12 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
12 4 (8.89%) SQL
12 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2 Certification

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 6 (13.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Publishing
3 6 (13.33%) Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.22%) Back Office
5 1 (2.22%) Front Office
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.22%) Private Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) HTML
2 3 (6.67%) J2EE
2 3 (6.67%) XML
3 2 (4.44%) JSP
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.22%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) PMI
2 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Handset
4 2 (4.44%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Unix
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Project Management
2 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (31.11%) Waterfall
5 13 (28.89%) SDLC
6 9 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 7 (15.56%) Change Management
7 7 (15.56%) Programme Management
8 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (11.11%) Software Delivery
10 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
10 4 (8.89%) Fund Accounting
10 4 (8.89%) Process Improvement
11 3 (6.67%) Investment Management
11 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
11 3 (6.67%) Resource Allocation
11 3 (6.67%) Scrum
11 3 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.89%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) C
3 2 (4.44%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) PMI Certification
2 7 (15.56%) PMP
3 5 (11.11%) Degree
4 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.22%) APMP
6 1 (2.22%) ISEB
6 1 (2.22%) PgMP
6 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) PMBOK
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.22%) SAP
3 1 (2.22%) SmartStream
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £1 per day + market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £65 to £70 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago