Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Development Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 785 750 775
Rank change year-on-year -35 +25 -97
Contract jobs requiring a Development Project Manager 71 81 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.075% 0.089% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.093% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 61 67
England median daily rate £450 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +13.10%
10th Percentile £333 £363 £314
90th Percentile £650 £598 £615
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £463
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.11% +9.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +18.42% +18.75%
10th Percentile £41.25 £45.00 £25.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.00 £63.10
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +18.42% +18.75%

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 89,239 86,745 93,502
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 94.88% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,417 57,531 61,537
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,823 2,548 2,999
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £17.99 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.82% +3.89% -

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 19 October 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
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 19 October 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 -13 23 £560 +6.67% 1
North of England -14 18 £395 -8.67% 3
South East -12 14 £500 -4.31% 3
North West -11 10 £375 +7.14% 2
Midlands -7 9 £450 -10.00% 3
Yorkshire -10 8 £400 -7.51% 1
West Midlands -20 7 £450 -10.00% 2
South West -19 4 £438 -25.85%
East Midlands +4 2 £400 +4.58% 1
East of England -5 2 £388 -8.82%
South Coast - 1 £500 -
Development Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 42 (59.15%) Project Management
1 42 (59.15%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (39.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (22.54%) SDLC
4 15 (21.13%) Waterfall
4 15 (21.13%) PRINCE2
5 13 (18.31%) Scrum
6 12 (16.90%) Finance
7 8 (11.27%) Software Delivery
7 8 (11.27%) Risk Management
8 7 (9.86%) PMI Certification
8 7 (9.86%) Project Planning
8 7 (9.86%) JIRA
9 6 (8.45%) Supplier Management
9 6 (8.45%) PMP
9 6 (8.45%) .NET
9 6 (8.45%) Change Management
9 6 (8.45%) Analytics
9 6 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
10 5 (7.04%) Web Development
10 5 (7.04%) Programme Management
11 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.63%) Degree
11 4 (5.63%) Matrix Management
11 4 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.63%) Erlang
11 4 (5.63%) Kanban
11 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Project
11 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Office

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 3 (4.23%) Confluence
2 1 (1.41%) CMS
2 1 (1.41%) Drupal
2 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.41%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
1 1 (1.41%) Slack
1 1 (1.41%) Trello
1 1 (1.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Internet
1 1 (1.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.41%) CouchDB
3 1 (1.41%) InfluxDB
3 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.41%) Redis
3 1 (1.41%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) JIRA
2 1 (1.41%) GitLab
2 1 (1.41%) Robot Framework
2 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (16.90%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Banking
2 3 (4.23%) Marketing
2 3 (4.23%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Billing
3 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Automotive
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Law
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) .NET
2 4 (5.63%) CSS
3 3 (4.23%) HTML
4 2 (2.82%) jQuery
5 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.41%) Jinja
5 1 (1.41%) Kafka
5 1 (1.41%) Middleware
5 1 (1.41%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) PMI
3 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.82%) Robotics
3 2 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.41%) Equities
4 1 (1.41%) Fintech
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) NHS
4 1 (1.41%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (59.15%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (59.15%) Project Management
2 28 (39.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (22.54%) SDLC
4 15 (21.13%) PRINCE2
4 15 (21.13%) Waterfall
5 13 (18.31%) Scrum
6 8 (11.27%) Risk Management
6 8 (11.27%) Software Delivery
7 7 (9.86%) Project Planning
8 6 (8.45%) Analytics
8 6 (8.45%) Change Management
8 6 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (8.45%) Supplier Management
9 5 (7.04%) Programme Management
9 5 (7.04%) Web Development
10 4 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.63%) Kanban
10 4 (5.63%) Matrix Management
10 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.63%) Erlang
1 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.23%) Java
2 3 (4.23%) SQL
3 1 (1.41%) C#
3 1 (1.41%) Python
3 1 (1.41%) VB
3 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.41%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) PMI Certification
2 6 (8.45%) PMP
3 4 (5.63%) Degree
4 2 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) APMP
5 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.41%) PMO
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Docker
1 1 (1.41%) KVM
1 1 (1.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Ansible
1 1 (1.41%) Grafana
1 1 (1.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle
2 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.41%) Intapp
3 1 (1.41%) Mirantis
3 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.41%) SAP