Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software Project Manager
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 173 183
Rank change year-on-year +34 +10 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 9 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.24% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.49% +4.09%
10th Percentile £403 £388 £413
90th Percentile £488 £469 £499
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £439
% change year-on-year - -3.13% +9.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £45.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3499 4543 5046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 92.57% 92.87% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1700 2388 2639
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £213 £250 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 166 194
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -24.53% +9.12%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £10.79
90th Percentile £40.40 £40.00 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.11% +2.21%

Software Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Software Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Project Manager in Berkshire

Software Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Project Manager in Berkshire

Software Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Project Manager within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +13 3 - -
Maidenhead - 3 £463 -
Reading +31 1 - -
Slough +4 1 £400 -
Software Project Manager
South East

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Berkshire region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE
3 2 (22.22%) SaaS
3 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (11.11%) EAI
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) FMCG

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE
3 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) EAI
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle