The median contractor rate for a Software Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 86 96
Rank change year-on-year -12 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 4 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.26% 0.53% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.55% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Median daily rate £450 £415 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +9.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £420
% change year-on-year -3.03% -1.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £44.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1453 1454 1518
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 94.41% 95.85% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 884 890
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 49 70
Median hourly rate £14.03 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.92% -3.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £9.82 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Software Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured Software Project Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -7 2 £475 +14.45% 2
Derbyshire - 2 £425 -
Software Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Logistics
5 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) PMO
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 1 (14.29%) Microservices
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
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