Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Project Manager was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 156 151
Rank change year-on-year +21 -5 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 3 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.10% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Manchester median daily rate £440 £312 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.94% -18.11% -10.29%
10th Percentile £420 £181 £308
90th Percentile £476 £423 £429
North West median daily rate £425 £310 £413
% change year-on-year +37.10% -24.85% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2758 3333 3596
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.58% 94.39% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1738 2129 2082
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £232 £239 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 81 141
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.10 £37.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +17.19% -21.95% +27.81%

Software Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Project Manager in Manchester

Software Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Project Manager in Manchester

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 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 Manchester region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) FlexNet
1 3 (100.00%) IBM BigFix
1 3 (100.00%) Snow
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Banking

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) FlexNet
1 3 (100.00%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Snow