Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Digital Project Manager was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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.

Digital Project Manager
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 199 203
Rank change year-on-year +20 +4 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Project Manager 19 11 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.18% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.19% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 26
North West median daily rate £463 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £317 £216 £316
90th Percentile £643 £535 £499
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +38.89% -13.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5,199 5,729 7,893
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.62% 94.30% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,314 3,687 4,766
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £235 £236 £225
90th Percentile £596 £575 £561
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 219 392
North West median hourly rate £17.62 £17.00 £21.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.65% -20.56% +29.70%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.03 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.71
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.42 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.24% -0.43% +12.12%

Digital Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Digital Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Project Manager in the North West

Digital Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Project Manager in the North West

Digital Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Project Manager in the North West over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Project Manager in the North West

Digital Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Project Manager within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Manchester +7 12 £450 +5.88% 3
Cheshire +6 6 £550 +73.23% 3
Lancashire - 1 £622 - 2
Digital Project Manager
England

Digital Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Digital Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region featuring Digital Project Manager in the job title.

1 9 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (21.05%) Supplier Management
5 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.79%) Resource Management
6 3 (15.79%) Marketing
6 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (15.79%) SFIA
7 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Analytics
7 2 (10.53%) Line Management
7 2 (10.53%) PMP
7 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
7 2 (10.53%) Service Management
7 2 (10.53%) Retail
8 1 (5.26%) Banking
8 1 (5.26%) Automotive
8 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.26%) Apple
8 1 (5.26%) NHS
8 1 (5.26%) PRINCE

Digital Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Automotive
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Economy
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Digital Wallet
1 1 (5.26%) Minimum Viable Product
1 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.26%) NHS
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
4 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) Supplier Management
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (15.79%) Resource Management
5 3 (15.79%) SFIA
5 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.53%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Line Management
6 2 (10.53%) SDLC
6 2 (10.53%) Service Management
7 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
2 2 (10.53%) PMP
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Apple
1 1 (5.26%) TSYS