The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Software Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Project Manager
England / West Midlands
Rank 123 114 106
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.042% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.044% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.88 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +130.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2250 2270 1984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.02% 94.50% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1372 1235 1133
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £235 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £509 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 95 169
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% +13.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.95 £29.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Software Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Software Project Manager in the job title.

Software Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Software Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Project Manager across the West Midlands region.

Software Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Software Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Project Manager across the West Midlands region.

Software Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Software 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
3 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (7.69%) JIRA
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) QA
5 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) PMP
5 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
5 1 (7.69%) MS Office
5 1 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) Automotive

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
5 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP