Period
to 18 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Digital Project Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 18 June 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 78 105
Rank change year-on-year -2 +27 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Project Manager 11 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.82% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.17% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
Reading median daily rate £375 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% -2.56% +143.75%
10th Percentile £300 £463 £394
90th Percentile £458 £488 £504
Berkshire median daily rate £385 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -9.41% +9.68% +11.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £41.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1,257 1,158 1,749
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.39% 92.94% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 579 995
Reading median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £256 £207 £241
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 78 77
Reading median hourly rate £20.25 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.00% -11.76% -21.11%
10th Percentile £11.82 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £49.38 £55.65 £57.39
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year +16.67% +5.26% -22.97%

Digital Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Project Manager in Reading

Digital Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Project Manager in Reading

Digital Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Project Manager in Reading over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Project Manager in Reading

Digital Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 Reading region featuring Digital Project Manager in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Project Management
2 7 (63.64%) PRINCE2
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 6 (54.55%) User Experience
4 4 (36.36%) Decision-Making
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) CRM
4 4 (36.36%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) CMS
4 4 (36.36%) WordPress
5 3 (27.27%) Retail
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (18.18%) Strategic Thinking
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) Web Development
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement

Digital Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (36.36%) CMS
1 4 (36.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Project Management
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) PRINCE2
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) CRM
4 4 (36.36%) Decision-Making
4 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (18.18%) Strategic Thinking
6 2 (18.18%) Test Management
6 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (18.18%) Web Development
7 1 (9.09%) Kanban
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
7 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft