Period
to 22 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Development Project Manager was £455 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Project Manager - Development
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 777 759 762
Rank change year-on-year -18 +3 -76
Contract jobs requiring a Development Project Manager 94 70 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.100% 0.079% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.083% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 54 72
England median daily rate £455 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £381 £340
90th Percentile £638 £595 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £438
% change year-on-year -10.00% +14.29% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
England median hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +20.00% -35.06%
10th Percentile £21.25 £30.00 £23.00
90th Percentile £32.75 £30.00 £27.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +20.00% -35.06%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89,360 83,878 96,708
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.94% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,161 54,726 63,738
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £259
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.14% +0.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,881 2,688 2,831
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.14 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.09% -4.53% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.41
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +8.57%

Development Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Project Manager in England

Development Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Development Project Manager in England

Development Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Development Project Manager in England over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Development Project Manager in England

Development Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Development Project Manager in England

Development Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Development Project Manager in England over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Development Project Manager in England

Development Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Project Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. 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
London -34 33 £550 - 5
Midlands +7 18 £450 -5.26%
North of England -16 18 £388 -10.40% 3
West Midlands -12 15 £450 -5.26%
South East -26 15 £525 - 2
North West -10 10 £375 -16.67%
Yorkshire -20 8 £425 -0.87% 3
East of England +7 6 £470 +89.90% 3
South West +8 4 £425 - 1
East Midlands +6 3 £400 -
Development Project Manager
UK

Development Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, Development 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 England region featuring Development Project Manager in the job title.

1 59 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (57.45%) Project Management
3 29 (30.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (23.40%) Waterfall
4 22 (23.40%) Finance
5 20 (21.28%) Scrum
6 19 (20.21%) PRINCE2
6 19 (20.21%) SDLC
7 14 (14.89%) .NET
7 14 (14.89%) JIRA
8 11 (11.70%) Retail
9 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
9 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
9 10 (10.64%) Software Delivery
10 9 (9.57%) Project Planning
11 8 (8.51%) Matrix Management
11 8 (8.51%) Change Management
11 8 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (7.45%) Risk Management
12 7 (7.45%) SQL
12 7 (7.45%) QA
13 6 (6.38%) Supplier Management
13 6 (6.38%) XML
13 6 (6.38%) Java
13 6 (6.38%) E-Commerce
13 6 (6.38%) Erlang
13 6 (6.38%) Release Management
14 5 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (5.32%) Kanban
14 5 (5.32%) Confluence

Development Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 5 (5.32%) Confluence
2 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.06%) CMS
3 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Magento
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.06%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) Internet
2 2 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.19%) Riak
4 2 (2.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.06%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 14 (14.89%) JIRA
2 5 (5.32%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (23.40%) Finance
2 11 (11.70%) Retail
3 4 (4.26%) Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.13%) Advertising
5 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.13%) Marketing
5 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.06%) Automotive
6 1 (1.06%) Back Office
6 1 (1.06%) Electronics
6 1 (1.06%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.89%) .NET
2 6 (6.38%) XML
3 4 (4.26%) SOAP
3 4 (4.26%) StructureMap
3 4 (4.26%) WCF
4 3 (3.19%) CSS
4 3 (3.19%) HTML
4 3 (3.19%) Velocity
5 2 (2.13%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.13%) jQuery
5 2 (2.13%) REST
5 2 (2.13%) Web Services
6 1 (1.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.13%) PMI
3 2 (2.13%) Robotics
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.06%) FMCG
4 1 (1.06%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (57.45%) Project Management
3 29 (30.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (23.40%) Waterfall
5 20 (21.28%) Scrum
6 19 (20.21%) PRINCE2
6 19 (20.21%) SDLC
7 10 (10.64%) Software Delivery
8 9 (9.57%) Project Planning
9 8 (8.51%) Change Management
9 8 (8.51%) Matrix Management
9 8 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (7.45%) Risk Management
11 6 (6.38%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.38%) Release Management
11 6 (6.38%) Supplier Management
12 5 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.32%) DevOps
12 5 (5.32%) Kanban
12 5 (5.32%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.45%) SQL
2 6 (6.38%) Erlang
2 6 (6.38%) Java
3 4 (4.26%) C#
4 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.26%) Degree
1 4 (4.26%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.13%) APMP
3 2 (2.13%) PMP
3 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) PMBOK
2 2 (2.13%) PMO
3 1 (1.06%) GDPR
Vendors
1 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.19%) Atlassian
2 3 (3.19%) Oracle
3 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.06%) Adobe
4 1 (1.06%) Charles River
4 1 (1.06%) Google
4 1 (1.06%) SAP
4 1 (1.06%) Workday