The median contractor rate for a Software Project Manager was £488 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
Software Project Manager
England / London
Rank 387 379 367
Rank change year-on-year -8 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 15 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.078% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 33 27
Median daily rate £488 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.36% +29.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £405 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £586
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 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%  

Software Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Project Manager in London

Software Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Project Manager in London

Software Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Project Manager in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Project Manager in London

Software 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 Software Project Manager in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Project Manager in London

Software 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 Software 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 +5 1 - -
West End of London - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £550 -
Software Project Manager
England

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

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

1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Project Management
3 10 (34.48%) Scrum
4 9 (31.03%) Finance
5 8 (27.59%) PRINCE2
5 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
5 8 (27.59%) Software Delivery
6 6 (20.69%) JIRA
7 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (17.24%) Java
8 4 (13.79%) SQL
8 4 (13.79%) Oracle
8 4 (13.79%) Change Management
8 4 (13.79%) Banking
8 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (13.79%) Fintech
9 3 (10.34%) SDLC
9 3 (10.34%) FNZ
9 3 (10.34%) Sonata
9 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
9 3 (10.34%) Derivative
9 3 (10.34%) Wealth Management
9 3 (10.34%) Migration
9 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
9 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
9 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
9 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (10.34%) Windows
10 2 (6.90%) Software Deployment

Software 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 (6.90%) CMS
1 2 (6.90%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Sonata
2 1 (3.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) JIRA
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Back Office
5 1 (3.45%) Publishing
5 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) J2EE
2 1 (3.45%) JSP
2 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Fintech
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Derivative
3 2 (6.90%) STB
4 1 (3.45%) CMDB
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Android
2 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Project Management
3 10 (34.48%) Scrum
4 8 (27.59%) PRINCE2
4 8 (27.59%) Software Delivery
4 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
5 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (13.79%) Change Management
6 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
7 3 (10.34%) Migration
7 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.34%) SDLC
7 3 (10.34%) Wealth Management
8 2 (6.90%) Analytics
8 2 (6.90%) Operations Management
8 2 (6.90%) Project Governance
8 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
8 2 (6.90%) Software Deployment
8 2 (6.90%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) FNZ
3 1 (3.45%) Actimize
3 1 (3.45%) Snow
3 1 (3.45%) Yardi
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