Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 22 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 127 123
Rank change year-on-year -16 -4 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 10 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.31% 0.67% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.69% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 13
East Midlands median daily rate £475 £415 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.46% - +10.67%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £313
90th Percentile £488 £513 £457
England median daily rate £450 £438 £423
% change year-on-year +2.86% +3.55% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £41.63
% change year-on-year +18.42% -8.71% +85.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 3060 3166 3017
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 95.94% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1888 1973 1816
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £220 £225 £213
90th Percentile £550 £559 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 131 183
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.60 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.58% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £31.35
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Software Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Project Manager in the East Midlands

Software Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Project Manager in the East Midlands

Software Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Project Manager in the East Midlands

Software Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Nottinghamshire -7 4 £456 +9.94%
Northamptonshire +9 3 £475 +2.70%
Lincolnshire -2 1 £475 -
Derbyshire -7 1 £400 - 1
Leicestershire -9 1 £375 -
Software Project Manager
England

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 East Midlands region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
3 4 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (30.00%) APMP
4 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) Change Control
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) PMO
6 1 (10.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
6 1 (10.00%) Confluence
6 1 (10.00%) Process Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Microservices
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (40.00%) SDLC
2 4 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Change Control
3 3 (30.00%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (10.00%) Microservices
5 1 (10.00%) Process Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) APMP
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PMO