The median contractor rate for a Software Project Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Project Manager
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 54 52 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.76% 0.35% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £405 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.40% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £62.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -28.00% +38.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 496 533 824
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.30% 92.70% 96.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 298 486
Median daily rate £355 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.57% -12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 24
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -22.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.49 £32.50 £89.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Software Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Project Manager in Glasgow

Software Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Project Manager in Glasgow

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Glasgow region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) CCTV
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CCTV
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree