Period
to 19 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Digital Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 329 313 308
Rank change year-on-year -16 -5 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Project Manager 53 59 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.38% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 56 31
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £308 £305 £205
90th Percentile £600 £522 £538
England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South East median hourly rate £57.50 - £36.00
10th Percentile £56.25 - £35.50
90th Percentile £58.75 - £36.50
England median hourly rate £57.50 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +15.00% +38.89% -13.25%

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 14,979 15,552 14,462
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.31% 94.25% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,994 9,296 8,549
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £556
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 585 568 739
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.89% +2.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.31
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £47.10
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.19 £18.39
% change year-on-year +2.80% -1.06% -0.62%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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
Surrey -3 22 £425 -7.61% 1
Thames Valley +9 19 £463 +10.12% 4
Berkshire 0 13 £475 +47.29%
West Sussex -12 6 £381 -11.59%
Hampshire -26 6 £365 -21.08% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 5 £430 -3.37% 4
Kent +18 2 £663 +70.97%
Oxfordshire +29 1 £625 +92.31%
Middlesex +13 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 19 January 2019, 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 South East region featuring Digital Project Manager in the job title.

1 30 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (49.06%) Project Management
3 23 (43.40%) E-Commerce
4 16 (30.19%) JIRA
5 15 (28.30%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (24.53%) Confluence
7 12 (22.64%) ERP
7 12 (22.64%) SAP
8 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (20.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 10 (18.87%) Finance
9 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Excel
9 10 (18.87%) hybris
9 10 (18.87%) Marketing
10 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
10 9 (16.98%) MS Visio
10 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (16.98%) PMO
11 8 (15.09%) SDLC
12 7 (13.21%) CMS
13 6 (11.32%) Scrum
13 6 (11.32%) CRM
13 6 (11.32%) Drupal
14 5 (9.43%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (9.43%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (7.55%) Analytics
15 4 (7.55%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
15 4 (7.55%) Content Management

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 13 (24.53%) Confluence
2 7 (13.21%) CMS
3 6 (11.32%) Drupal
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (16.98%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (1.89%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (1.89%) Eloqua
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle CRM On Demand
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) BlueKai
1 1 (1.89%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) QlikView
2 1 (1.89%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 16 (30.19%) JIRA
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
1 10 (18.87%) Marketing
2 5 (9.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.66%) Advertising
3 3 (5.66%) Legal
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Automotive
5 1 (1.89%) Law
5 1 (1.89%) Publishing
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) HTML
2 2 (3.77%) CSS
3 1 (1.89%) .NET
3 1 (1.89%) Flash
3 1 (1.89%) Middleware
3 1 (1.89%) RESTful
3 1 (1.89%) Spring
3 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
1 3 (5.66%) Social Media
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) User Experience
2 2 (3.77%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.89%) Life Science
3 1 (1.89%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Android
1 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (49.06%) Project Management
3 23 (43.40%) E-Commerce
4 15 (28.30%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (22.64%) ERP
6 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
6 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (15.09%) SDLC
8 6 (11.32%) CRM
8 6 (11.32%) Scrum
9 4 (7.55%) Analytics
9 4 (7.55%) Content Management
9 4 (7.55%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (7.55%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (7.55%) Investment Management
10 3 (5.66%) Kanban
10 3 (5.66%) Matrix Management
10 3 (5.66%) Matrix Organization
10 3 (5.66%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) PHP
2 2 (3.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) PMI Certification
2 3 (5.66%) PMP
3 2 (3.77%) APMP
3 2 (3.77%) ISEB
3 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) PMO
2 4 (7.55%) QA
3 2 (3.77%) GxP
4 1 (1.89%) GDPR
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) SAP
2 10 (18.87%) hybris
3 5 (9.43%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle
5 2 (3.77%) Pega
5 2 (3.77%) Tableau
6 1 (1.89%) Adobe
6 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.89%) Google