The first table below looks at the demand for the Software 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 Software Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Project Manager
Rank 585 522 555
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 19 43 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.084% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.091% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 29 18
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£416 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50489 47277 53592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.50% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30654 27660 29863
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2004 2139 2724
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Software Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Software Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Software Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Software Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Software Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Software Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Software Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Software Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Software Project Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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 -32 18 £416 +28.07% 15
South East -30 8 £450 +38.46% 3
London +3 4 £475 +49.60% 3
Surrey -3 3 - - 1
South West -29 3 £363 +3.57% 2
City of London +9 2 £475 +49.60% 2
Hampshire -10 2 £355 -
North West -10 2 £383 +17.69% 1
Wiltshire - 2 £363 -
Salisbury - 2 £363 -
East Midlands -1 1 £475 -
Manchester -10 1 £383 - 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £335 -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Powys - - - - 1
Mid Wales - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 3
Fareham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -

Software Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Software 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 Software Project Manager in their job title.

1 38 (62.30%) Project Management
2 17 (27.87%) PRINCE2
3 16 (26.23%) Scrum
4 15 (24.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (22.95%) Finance
6 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (14.75%) Waterfall
8 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
8 6 (9.84%) ITIL
8 6 (9.84%) Oracle
8 6 (9.84%) MS Project
8 6 (9.84%) .NET
9 5 (8.20%) Java
9 5 (8.20%) CRM
9 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
9 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
9 5 (8.20%) Banking
9 5 (8.20%) Retail
9 5 (8.20%) Spanish Language
10 4 (6.56%) Budget Control
10 4 (6.56%) Programme Management
10 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.92%) DSDM
11 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
11 3 (4.92%) PMI Certification
11 3 (4.92%) MS Office
11 3 (4.92%) Change Management
11 3 (4.92%) Italian Language
12 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework

Software Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Software 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 Software Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) Documentum
2 1 (1.64%) FileNet
2 1 (1.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Project
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
2 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 14 (22.95%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.20%) Banking
2 5 (8.20%) Retail
2 5 (8.20%) Spanish Language
3 3 (4.92%) Italian Language
4 2 (3.28%) German Language
5 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Back Office
5 1 (1.64%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.64%) J2EE
3 1 (1.64%) Middleware
3 1 (1.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.28%) PMI
1 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.64%) Economics
2 1 (1.64%) Online Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) UNIX
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (62.30%) Project Management
2 17 (27.87%) PRINCE2
3 16 (26.23%) Scrum
4 15 (24.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (14.75%) Waterfall
7 6 (9.84%) ITIL
7 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.20%) CRM
8 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.56%) Programme Management
9 4 (6.56%) Budget Control
10 3 (4.92%) DSDM
10 3 (4.92%) Change Management
11 2 (3.28%) Risk Management
11 2 (3.28%) Release Management
11 2 (3.28%) Resource Management
11 2 (3.28%) Asset Management
11 2 (3.28%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) Java
2 1 (1.64%) PHP
2 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.64%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) C
2 1 (1.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.28%) PMP
3 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
1 1 (1.64%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.64%) Adobe
3 1 (1.64%) Citrix
3 1 (1.64%) Mercator
3 1 (1.64%) Primavera
3 1 (1.64%) Kronos
3 1 (1.64%) Planview
3 1 (1.64%) Infor
3 1 (1.64%) ClickSoftware Technologies
3 1 (1.64%) LexisNexis
3 1 (1.64%) SAP
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