Period
to 15 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Development Project Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 December 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.

Project Manager - Development
UK > England
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 776 755 706
Rank change year-on-year -21 -49 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Development Project Manager 74 102 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.078% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 78 120
England median daily rate £500 £463 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +10.45% +0.90%
10th Percentile £363 £343 £313
90th Percentile £582 £613 £589
UK median daily rate £500 £463 £420
% change year-on-year +8.11% +10.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
England median hourly rate £45.00 £52.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.69% +64.84% -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £52.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year -14.69% +64.84% -

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 90047 90608 98468
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.70% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 60302 59641 63832
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £250
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2606 2999 3781
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.92 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 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
London -10 29 £550 +12.82% 3
South East -15 18 £500 +1.27% 2
Midlands +14 10 £450 +12.85% 2
East of England -12 8 £425 +1.49%
North of England +38 6 £433 +15.33% 3
West Midlands +12 6 £500 +17.58% 2
Yorkshire +18 4 £433 +15.33% 2
East Midlands -4 4 £391 -1.88%
North West +14 2 £350 -3.45% 1
South West -1 2 £590 +31.11%
Development Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, Development 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 England region featuring Development Project Manager in the job title.

1 45 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (45.95%) Project Management
3 27 (36.49%) Finance
3 27 (36.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (21.62%) Software Delivery
5 13 (17.57%) SDLC
5 13 (17.57%) JIRA
6 12 (16.22%) Waterfall
7 11 (14.86%) PRINCE2
8 10 (13.51%) Computer Science
8 10 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (12.16%) Analytics
9 9 (12.16%) Scrum
10 8 (10.81%) Web Analytics
10 8 (10.81%) Degree
10 8 (10.81%) Confluence
11 7 (9.46%) Java
12 6 (8.11%) Change Management
12 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 6 (8.11%) PMO
13 5 (6.76%) C#
13 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
13 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (6.76%) Web Development
13 5 (6.76%) Retail
13 5 (6.76%) Data Analysis
14 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
14 4 (5.41%) .NET
14 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Project
14 4 (5.41%) Risk Management

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 8 (10.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) PaaS
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) FTP
1 2 (2.70%) HTTP
1 2 (2.70%) SMTP
1 2 (2.70%) SSH
1 2 (2.70%) SSL
1 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.70%) VPN
2 1 (1.35%) Intranet
2 1 (1.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (17.57%) JIRA
2 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (36.49%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Publishing
4 2 (2.70%) Advertising
4 2 (2.70%) Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Law
4 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Automotive
5 1 (1.35%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Games
5 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) .NET
2 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.05%) HTML
3 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.70%) HTML5
3 2 (2.70%) Node.js
4 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.70%) Credit Risk
2 2 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.35%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.35%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (45.95%) Project Management
3 27 (36.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (21.62%) Software Delivery
5 13 (17.57%) SDLC
6 12 (16.22%) Waterfall
7 11 (14.86%) PRINCE2
8 10 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (12.16%) Analytics
9 9 (12.16%) Scrum
10 8 (10.81%) Web Analytics
11 6 (8.11%) Change Management
11 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 5 (6.76%) Data Analysis
12 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
12 5 (6.76%) Web Development
13 4 (5.41%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
13 4 (5.41%) Product Management
13 4 (5.41%) Risk Management
14 3 (4.05%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.46%) Java
2 5 (6.76%) C#
3 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.70%) Python
4 2 (2.70%) Rust
5 1 (1.35%) C
5 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.70%) PMP
4 1 (1.35%) APMP
4 1 (1.35%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) PMO
2 3 (4.05%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.70%) Adobe
3 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.35%) Genesys
3 1 (1.35%) Google
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle
3 1 (1.35%) SAP
3 1 (1.35%) Twitter