Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Digital Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 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.

Digital Project Manager
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 502 523 448
Rank change year-on-year +21 -75 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Project Manager 349 370 493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.38% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.40% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 270 379
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.54%
10th Percentile £300 £256 £281
90th Percentile £575 £600 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
England median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -20.00% +40.49%
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -20.00% +40.49%

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 88968 93021 99725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59275 61281 64512
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2638 3004 3828
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Digital Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Project Manager in England

Digital Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Project Manager in England

Digital Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Project Manager in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Project Manager in England

Digital 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 Digital Project Manager in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital Project Manager in England

Digital 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 Digital Project Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 18 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
London -46 186 £450 -1.58% 12
Midlands +58 50 £475 +11.76% 3
South East -9 45 £413 +3.13% 3
North of England +72 36 £450 +24.14% 5
West Midlands +60 35 £475 +15.15% 2
Yorkshire +26 15 £400 +10.34% 2
East of England -10 15 £475 +22.58%
North West +24 14 £450 +20.00% 3
South West +3 13 £418 +28.46% 1
East Midlands +13 12 £400 -17.14% 1
North East +73 7 £525 -
Digital Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Digital 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 Digital Project Manager in the job title.

1 182 (52.15%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (42.41%) Project Management
3 114 (32.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 99 (28.37%) Finance
5 79 (22.64%) E-Commerce
6 73 (20.92%) Marketing
7 70 (20.06%) Scrum
8 61 (17.48%) Retail
9 59 (16.91%) PRINCE2
10 42 (12.03%) Waterfall
11 34 (9.74%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 33 (9.46%) CRM
13 32 (9.17%) Mobile App
14 30 (8.60%) Digital Marketing
15 27 (7.74%) CMS
16 23 (6.59%) User Experience
17 21 (6.02%) JIRA
17 21 (6.02%) Risk Management
17 21 (6.02%) Analytics
18 20 (5.73%) Programme Management
18 20 (5.73%) Banking
19 19 (5.44%) HTML
19 19 (5.44%) SDLC
20 18 (5.16%) PMO
21 17 (4.87%) Project Planning
22 16 (4.58%) Content Management
22 16 (4.58%) PMP
22 16 (4.58%) PMI Certification
23 15 (4.30%) CSS
23 15 (4.30%) ITIL

Digital 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 27 (7.74%) CMS
2 9 (2.58%) Confluence
3 6 (1.72%) Drupal
4 5 (1.43%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.15%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.57%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.57%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.29%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (4.01%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.15%) Magento
3 2 (0.57%) Sprinklr
4 1 (0.29%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.29%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.43%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.86%) Asana
3 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.86%) Veeva
4 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.57%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.57%) Slack
5 1 (0.29%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.29%) GitHub
5 1 (0.29%) Heroku
5 1 (0.29%) Office 365
5 1 (0.29%) Trello
5 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.29%) Internet
2 2 (0.57%) DHCP
2 2 (0.57%) DNS
2 2 (0.57%) Firewall
2 2 (0.57%) Intranet
2 2 (0.57%) VPN
3 1 (0.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.43%) Big Data
2 2 (0.57%) Mixpanel
3 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.29%) MySQL
3 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.29%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (6.02%) JIRA
2 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
General
1 99 (28.37%) Finance
2 73 (20.92%) Marketing
3 61 (17.48%) Retail
4 20 (5.73%) Banking
5 11 (3.15%) Automotive
6 10 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.58%) Japanese Language
8 7 (2.01%) Publishing
9 5 (1.43%) Advertising
9 5 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.15%) Games
11 3 (0.86%) Front Office
11 3 (0.86%) German Language
12 2 (0.57%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.29%) Back Office
13 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.29%) Local Government
13 1 (0.29%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.44%) HTML
2 15 (4.30%) CSS
3 4 (1.15%) HTML5
4 3 (0.86%) .NET
4 3 (0.86%) J2EE
4 3 (0.86%) JSON
5 2 (0.57%) Laravel
5 2 (0.57%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (0.57%) RESTful
5 2 (0.57%) Web Services
6 1 (0.29%) EDI
6 1 (0.29%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.29%) Flask
6 1 (0.29%) jQuery
6 1 (0.29%) LAMP
6 1 (0.29%) Middleware
6 1 (0.29%) React
6 1 (0.29%) Spring
6 1 (0.29%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.17%) Mobile App
2 23 (6.59%) User Experience
3 13 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (3.44%) Social Media
5 10 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.58%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.43%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.43%) EPoS
7 5 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.15%) FMCG
8 4 (1.15%) PMI
9 2 (0.57%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.57%) Photography
9 2 (0.57%) Social Network
10 1 (0.29%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.29%) Fintech
10 1 (0.29%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.15%) Android
2 8 (2.29%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.57%) Windows
3 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (52.15%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (42.41%) Project Management
3 114 (32.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 79 (22.64%) E-Commerce
5 70 (20.06%) Scrum
6 59 (16.91%) PRINCE2
7 42 (12.03%) Waterfall
8 34 (9.74%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 33 (9.46%) CRM
10 30 (8.60%) Digital Marketing
11 21 (6.02%) Analytics
11 21 (6.02%) Risk Management
12 20 (5.73%) Programme Management
13 19 (5.44%) SDLC
14 17 (4.87%) Project Planning
15 16 (4.58%) Content Management
16 15 (4.30%) ITIL
17 14 (4.01%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (4.01%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 13 (3.72%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.72%) Java
1 6 (1.72%) JavaScript
2 3 (0.86%) PHP
3 2 (0.57%) SQL
4 1 (0.29%) Lingo
4 1 (0.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (4.58%) PMI Certification
1 16 (4.58%) PMP
2 10 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (2.29%) APMP
3 8 (2.29%) Degree
3 8 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.86%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.57%) ISEB
6 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.29%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.16%) PMO
2 12 (3.44%) QA
3 4 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.86%) GDPR
5 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Docker
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.29%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 13 (3.72%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.29%) Google
3 7 (2.01%) Adobe
4 6 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.15%) hybris
5 4 (1.15%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.86%) ATG
6 3 (0.86%) IBM
7 2 (0.57%) Apple
7 2 (0.57%) Capita
7 2 (0.57%) HP
7 2 (0.57%) SAP
7 2 (0.57%) ThinPrint
7 2 (0.57%) TSYS
8 1 (0.29%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.29%) Citrix
8 1 (0.29%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.29%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.29%) WSO2