Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Digital Project Manager was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 November 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 327 311 337
Rank change year-on-year -16 +26 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Project Manager 45 67 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.41% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.43% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 47 51
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £260 £205 £175
90th Percentile £488 £510 £463
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
South East median hourly rate - £36.00 £36.00
England median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -20.00% +40.49%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15802 15500 18416
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 93.97% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9382 9237 10813
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.12%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 769 921
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Digital Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Project Manager in the South East

Digital Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Project Manager in the South East

Digital Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Project Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Project Manager in the South East

Digital Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Project Manager in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital Project Manager in the South East

Digital Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Thames Valley -23 18 £325 -22.16% 2
Kent -6 9 £388 -26.19% 1
Berkshire 0 8 £325 -20.25% 1
Surrey -15 7 £460 -8.00%
Buckinghamshire -37 7 £425 +6.25%
Hampshire +5 4 £475 +72.73% 1
East Sussex -3 4 £338 +60.71%
Oxfordshire +1 3 £250 -50.00% 1
West Sussex -11 2 £650 +62.50% 1
Middlesex +2 1 - -
Digital Project Manager
England

Digital Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 South East region featuring Digital Project Manager in the job title.

1 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) Project Management
3 16 (35.56%) Retail
4 15 (33.33%) Finance
4 15 (33.33%) Marketing
5 13 (28.89%) E-Commerce
6 10 (22.22%) Scrum
7 9 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.33%) PMO
10 5 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
11 4 (8.89%) CRM
12 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
12 3 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
12 3 (6.67%) Business Transformation
12 3 (6.67%) Coaching
12 3 (6.67%) B2C
12 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (6.67%) CMS
12 3 (6.67%) Banking
13 2 (4.44%) Risk Assessment
13 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
13 2 (4.44%) Content Management
13 2 (4.44%) Quality Management
13 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (4.44%) DSDM
13 2 (4.44%) Analytics
13 2 (4.44%) Mobile App

Digital Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (2.22%) Drupal
2 1 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 16 (35.56%) Retail
2 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 15 (33.33%) Marketing
3 3 (6.67%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Advertising
5 1 (2.22%) Automotive
5 1 (2.22%) Electronics
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.22%) Publishing
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.44%) Social Media
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.22%) Photography
2 1 (2.22%) User Experience
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Android
1 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) Project Management
3 13 (28.89%) E-Commerce
4 10 (22.22%) Scrum
5 9 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.89%) CRM
9 3 (6.67%) B2C
9 3 (6.67%) Business Transformation
9 3 (6.67%) Coaching
9 3 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.44%) Analytics
10 2 (4.44%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
10 2 (4.44%) Mobile Development
10 2 (4.44%) Resource Allocation
10 2 (4.44%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) Java
1 1 (2.22%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) PMO
2 2 (4.44%) GDPR
3 1 (2.22%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.22%) Adobe
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle
1 1 (2.22%) SAP
1 1 (2.22%) Siebel
1 1 (2.22%) Sitecore