The median contractor rate for a Development Project Manager was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager - Development
England / London
Rank 395 386 380
Rank change year-on-year -9 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Development Project Manager 7 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.036% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 17
Median daily rate £550 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.40% +5.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £420 £413
% change year-on-year +13.09% +1.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £62.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -52.00% +66.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18217 20900 19829
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.84% 95.03% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12944 14975 13682
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 282 362
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Development Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Development Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Development Project Manager in London

Development Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Development Project Manager in London

Development Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Development Project Manager in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Development Project Manager in London

Development Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 3 £450 +5.88%
Development Project Manager
England

Development Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 London region featuring Development Project Manager in the job title.

1 13 (56.52%) Finance
1 13 (56.52%) Project Management
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Banking
4 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
5 3 (13.04%) SDLC
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Java
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.70%) Equities
6 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
6 2 (8.70%) Logistics
6 2 (8.70%) Web Analytics
6 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (8.70%) Project Governance
6 2 (8.70%) Change Control
6 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.70%) Fintech
6 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
6 2 (8.70%) JIRA
6 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (8.70%) Confluence
6 2 (8.70%) Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Internet of Things
7 1 (4.35%) Line Management
7 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) Coaching

Development Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 2 (8.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Extranet
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) Intranet
1 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
4 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.35%) Front Office
4 1 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Publishing
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.35%) REST
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Equities
1 2 (8.70%) Fintech
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.35%) Internet of Things
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) PDA
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Project Management
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.04%) SDLC
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Logistics
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.70%) Project Governance
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.70%) Web Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Investment Management
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CIPD
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
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