Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Development Project Manager was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in London 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.

Project Manager - Development
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 574 544
Rank change year-on-year -24 -30 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Development Project Manager 28 45 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.060% 0.099% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.10% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 54
London median daily rate £513 £500 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +13.96% -2.50%
10th Percentile £399 £400 £316
90th Percentile £611 £625 £600
England median daily rate £500 £475 £420
% change year-on-year +5.26% +13.10% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +18.42% +18.75% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44141 42982 44791
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.02% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31959 30601 31582
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 558 689
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.28% +7.89%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Development Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Development Project Manager in London

Development Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
Central London +8 5 £485 -19.17% 1
West London -2 3 - -
East London -5 1 £525 +31.25%
Development Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (42.86%) Finance
4 10 (35.71%) Project Management
5 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (17.86%) Analytics
6 5 (17.86%) Software Delivery
7 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
8 3 (10.71%) JIRA
8 3 (10.71%) Confluence
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.71%) Mobile Development
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (10.71%) PRINCE
8 3 (10.71%) Change Management
8 3 (10.71%) HTML
8 3 (10.71%) Java
8 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
8 3 (10.71%) Information Security
8 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
8 3 (10.71%) Web Analytics
8 3 (10.71%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
9 2 (7.14%) C#
9 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (7.14%) Python
9 2 (7.14%) CRM
9 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 2 (7.14%) Microsoft

Development Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (10.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
2 2 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Publishing
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) HTML5
2 2 (7.14%) Node.js
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.57%) Equities
2 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Market Risk
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (35.71%) Project Management
4 7 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (17.86%) Analytics
5 5 (17.86%) Software Delivery
6 3 (10.71%) Change Management
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Information Security
6 3 (10.71%) Mobile Development
6 3 (10.71%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (10.71%) PRINCE
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 3 (10.71%) Web Analytics
7 2 (7.14%) CRM
7 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.14%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (7.14%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Java
1 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) C#
2 2 (7.14%) Python
2 2 (7.14%) Rust
3 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Genesys