Period
to 15 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Digital Project Manager was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

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.

Digital Project Manager
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 74 96
Rank change year-on-year -18 +22 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Project Manager 14 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.95% 0.91% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.96% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 4
Birmingham median daily rate £488 £488 £516
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.43% +58.62%
10th Percentile £458 £308 £442
90th Percentile £500 £494 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1,395 1,252 1,456
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.03% 94.92% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 874 976
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £179 £235 £213
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 30 36
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% -0.25% -8.06%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.27 £10.43
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.38 £37.38
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -14.29%

Digital Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Project Manager in Birmingham

Digital Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Project Manager in Birmingham

Digital Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Project Manager in Birmingham over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Project Manager in Birmingham

Digital Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, Digital Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Digital Project Manager in the job title.

1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) Business Transformation
3 5 (35.71%) Workflow
3 5 (35.71%) DevOps
3 5 (35.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) ITSM
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Retail
6 1 (7.14%) Robotic Automation
6 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (7.14%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
6 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (7.14%) JIRA
6 1 (7.14%) Robotics
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) FMCG
6 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
6 1 (7.14%) Product Management
6 1 (7.14%) APMP
6 1 (7.14%) Project Governance
6 1 (7.14%) Finance

Digital Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) FMCG
1 1 (7.14%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) Business Transformation
3 5 (35.71%) DevOps
3 5 (35.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 5 (35.71%) Workflow
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) ITSM
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (7.14%) Robotic Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
6 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) APMP
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
1 1 (7.14%) Sitecore