Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 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
England > South East
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 313 318 329
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Project Manager 60 36 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.36% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.25% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 25 39
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £205 £297
90th Percentile £506 £538 £460
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £36.00
England median hourly rate £50.00 - £41.50

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 15,819 14,423 17,300
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.04% 93.71% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,471 8,439 10,194
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £250 £220 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 769 888
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -10.24% +20.65%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.29 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £51.33
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - +11.45%

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 February 2018.

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 February 2018. 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 -9 25 £425 -5.56% 4
Hampshire +16 17 £444 +54.35% 1
Buckinghamshire -15 13 £445 -1.11% 1
Berkshire -6 9 £325 -16.13% 3
West Sussex 0 6 £338 -15.63%
Surrey -29 6 £455 -11.22% 1
Oxfordshire -14 3 £325 -35.00%
Middlesex -2 2 - -
East Sussex -9 2 £325 +54.76% 2
Sussex - 1 £600 -
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 February 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 South East region featuring Digital Project Manager in the job title.

1 36 (60.00%) Project Management
2 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (36.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (31.67%) Finance
5 18 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 17 (28.33%) Retail
7 15 (25.00%) PRINCE2
8 12 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 11 (18.33%) CRM
9 11 (18.33%) Scrum
10 9 (15.00%) Marketing
11 6 (10.00%) QA
11 6 (10.00%) User Experience
12 5 (8.33%) Mobile App
12 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (8.33%) DSDM
12 5 (8.33%) PMO
13 4 (6.67%) IT Strategy
13 4 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
13 4 (6.67%) Web Services
13 4 (6.67%) CMS
13 4 (6.67%) Project Planning
14 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 3 (5.00%) SDLC
14 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
14 3 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
14 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
15 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office

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 4 (6.67%) CMS
2 2 (3.33%) WordPress
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) FileMaker
2 1 (1.67%) Big Data
General
1 19 (31.67%) Finance
2 17 (28.33%) Retail
3 9 (15.00%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Billing
5 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.67%) Automotive
5 1 (1.67%) Back Office
5 1 (1.67%) French Language
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) Web Services
2 2 (3.33%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) User Experience
2 5 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Android
1 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (60.00%) Project Management
2 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (36.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 15 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 12 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 11 (18.33%) CRM
7 11 (18.33%) Scrum
8 5 (8.33%) DSDM
8 5 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (6.67%) IT Strategy
9 4 (6.67%) Project Planning
10 3 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (5.00%) SDLC
10 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (3.33%) Content Management
11 2 (3.33%) Data Management
11 2 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) C#
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.67%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) QA
2 5 (8.33%) PMO
3 1 (1.67%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 3 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.33%) Adobe
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) OpenText
3 1 (1.67%) Pega
3 1 (1.67%) Sitecore