Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Project Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 20 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.

Software Project Manager
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 140 152
Rank change year-on-year +13 +12 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 5 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.22% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.20% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Leeds median daily rate £400 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% -3.03%
10th Percentile £365 £404 £338
90th Percentile £449 £446 £420
West Yorkshire median daily rate £416 £423 £400
% change year-on-year -1.48% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2160 2482 3078
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 95.87% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1651 2129
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £263
90th Percentile £546 £563 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 43 97
Leeds median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.20 £8.84
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.35 £35.82
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.00%

Software Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Project Manager in Leeds

Software Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Project Manager in Leeds

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Leeds region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (20.00%) Siebel
4 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (20.00%) Process Management
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (20.00%) Process Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (20.00%) Siebel