Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Digital Project Manager was £408 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 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
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 317 325 301
Rank change year-on-year +8 -24 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Project Manager 59 45 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.36% 0.28% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.29% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 39 58
South East median daily rate £408 £388 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.16% -8.28% +20.71%
10th Percentile £338 £230 £253
90th Percentile £538 £490 £538
England median daily rate £425 £448 £425
% change year-on-year -5.03% +5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
South East median hourly rate £39.00 - £36.00
10th Percentile £36.00 - £35.50
90th Percentile £44.00 - £36.50
England median hourly rate £39.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -22.00% +38.89% -20.00%

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 15,556 15,395 16,075
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 94.67% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,332 9,121 9,631
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £253 £241 £230
90th Percentile £579 £570 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 651 635 788
South East median hourly rate £20.17 £18.00 £19.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.06% -6.34% +8.15%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.28
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.14% +1.08% +4.11%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +24 30 £408 +31.45% 4
Berkshire +10 20 £408 +26.36% 2
Surrey -23 10 £475 +3.26% 2
West Sussex -4 9 £388 -40.38%
Hampshire -18 7 £425 -10.53% 1
Buckinghamshire +21 5 £420 -4.00% 1
Oxfordshire +7 5 £400 +66.67% 1
Middlesex +11 2 - -
East Sussex +1 1 - -
Kent -3 1 £725 +87.10%
Digital Project Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 South East region featuring Digital Project Manager in the job title.

1 34 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.59%) Project Management
3 16 (27.12%) PRINCE2
4 15 (25.42%) Marketing
5 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce
5 14 (23.73%) CMS
6 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (18.64%) SDLC
7 9 (15.25%) Drupal
8 8 (13.56%) Scrum
8 8 (13.56%) Finance
8 8 (13.56%) CRM
8 8 (13.56%) Analytics
9 7 (11.86%) Matrix Organization
9 7 (11.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Project
9 7 (11.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (11.86%) Social Media
10 6 (10.17%) Waterfall
10 6 (10.17%) Retail
10 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
10 6 (10.17%) Mobile App
11 5 (8.47%) Campaign Management
11 5 (8.47%) User Experience
11 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (8.47%) SEO
11 5 (8.47%) Content Management
11 5 (8.47%) Degree
11 5 (8.47%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (8.47%) Performance 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 14 (23.73%) CMS
2 9 (15.25%) Drupal
3 3 (5.08%) Confluence
4 2 (3.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.39%) BlueKai
3 1 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.69%) Apple Pay
3 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.69%) Google Pay
3 1 (1.69%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) QlikView
2 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) JIRA
General
1 15 (25.42%) Marketing
2 8 (13.56%) Finance
3 7 (11.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (10.17%) Retail
5 3 (5.08%) Automotive
6 2 (3.39%) Legal
7 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) HTML
2 3 (5.08%) CSS
3 1 (1.69%) CGI
3 1 (1.69%) Middleware
3 1 (1.69%) RESTful
3 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Social Media
2 6 (10.17%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.47%) User Experience
4 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.78%) PMI
4 4 (6.78%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.69%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.69%) Life Science
7 1 (1.69%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Android
2 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.59%) Project Management
3 16 (27.12%) PRINCE2
4 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce
5 11 (18.64%) SDLC
5 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (13.56%) Analytics
6 8 (13.56%) CRM
6 8 (13.56%) Scrum
7 7 (11.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 7 (11.86%) Matrix Organization
8 6 (10.17%) Waterfall
9 5 (8.47%) Campaign Management
9 5 (8.47%) Content Management
9 5 (8.47%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (8.47%) Performance Management
9 5 (8.47%) SEO
10 4 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (5.08%) Business Process Mapping
11 3 (5.08%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) PMI Certification
2 4 (6.78%) PMP
3 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.39%) APMP
4 2 (3.39%) ISEB
4 2 (3.39%) Master's Degree
4 2 (3.39%) MBA
5 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) GxP
1 2 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) GDPR
2 1 (1.69%) PMO
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) Pega
3 2 (3.39%) SAP
3 2 (3.39%) Tableau
4 1 (1.69%) Adobe
4 1 (1.69%) Apple
4 1 (1.69%) Google
4 1 (1.69%) Klarna
4 1 (1.69%) PayPal
4 1 (1.69%) Progress
4 1 (1.69%) Samsung
4 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.69%) WorldPay
4 1 (1.69%) Wrike