The median contractor rate for a Digital Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 144 148
Rank change year-on-year +20 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Project Manager 9 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.32% 0.55% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.58% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 5
Median daily rate £475 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £340 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £542 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +1.66% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 2631 3800 3654
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 94.00% 94.36% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1599 2297 1935
Median daily rate £380 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 150 224
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.08% +8.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.33 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Digital Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Digital Project Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 April 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
Merseyside - 5 £475 - 1
Manchester +1 4 £465 +11.71% 3
Digital Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Supplier Management
4 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
4 4 (36.36%) CRM
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
6 2 (18.18%) QA
7 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
7 1 (9.09%) Release Management
7 1 (9.09%) Drupal
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (9.09%) Kanban
7 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
7 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (9.09%) APMP
7 1 (9.09%) Retail
7 1 (9.09%) Content Management
7 1 (9.09%) CMS
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) VMware
7 1 (9.09%) Broadband
7 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence

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 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Drupal
1 1 (9.09%) iPlanet
1 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Broadband
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) GitLab
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
4 4 (36.36%) CRM
4 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) Supplier Management
5 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
7 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) Kanban
7 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
7 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (9.09%) Migration
7 1 (9.09%) Predictive Analytics
7 1 (9.09%) Release Management
7 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) APMP
1 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) VMware