Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Digital Project Manager was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 82 93
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Project Manager 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.49% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.26% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Reading median daily rate £388 £288 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.78% -41.77% +146.88%
10th Percentile £329 £280 £438
90th Percentile £450 £519 £505
Berkshire median daily rate £404 £323 £450
% change year-on-year +25.19% -28.33% +40.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £39.00 - -

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 1,305 1,161 1,395
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.45% 93.03% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 740 660 791
Reading median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £190 £255 £228
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
Berkshire median daily rate £423 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -0.59% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 65 75
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.71% +3.33% -30.39%
10th Percentile £10.78 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.78 £45.40 £31.37
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +29.03% +6.90% -32.71%

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 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Project Manager in Reading

Digital Project Manager Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (28.57%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (14.29%) Publishing
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Drupal
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving

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 1 (14.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Mindset
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance