Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Digital Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 July 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.

Digital Project Manager
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 196 211
Rank change year-on-year +3 +15 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Project Manager 10 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.18% 0.43% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.45% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 13
North West median daily rate £475 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +21.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £405 £283 £313
90th Percentile £508 £520 £595
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £41.50 £70.00
% change year-on-year - -40.71% +132.17%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5327 7280 7193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 94.32% 94.72% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3225 4448 3996
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £231 £250 £225
90th Percentile £545 £538 £546
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 282 305 413
North West median hourly rate £22.25 £18.99 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.20% +2.73% +8.71%
10th Percentile £11.01 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.35 £47.39 £51.75
England median hourly rate £18.46 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.84% +8.57% +2.94%

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
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 20 July 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
Merseyside 0 5 £475 +46.15%
Manchester -2 4 £465 +14.11% 3
Cheshire +26 1 - -
Digital Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, Digital 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 North West region featuring Digital Project Manager in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (40.00%) Supplier Management
5 4 (40.00%) Process Improvement
5 4 (40.00%) CRM
6 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (20.00%) Banking
7 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (10.00%) TSYS
8 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 1 (10.00%) Analytics
8 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
8 1 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (10.00%) Android Development
8 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (10.00%) Firewall
8 1 (10.00%) Validation
8 1 (10.00%) Migration
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (10.00%) JBoss

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 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) iPlanet
1 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Project Management
3 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (40.00%) CRM
4 4 (40.00%) Process Improvement
4 4 (40.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (10.00%) Analytics
7 1 (10.00%) Android Development
7 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (10.00%) Content Management
7 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) Predictive Analytics
7 1 (10.00%) Release Management
7 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (10.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) APMP
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) TSYS
2 1 (10.00%) VMware