Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Project Manager was £445 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 18 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.

Software Project Manager
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 56 72
Rank change year-on-year +12 +16 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.64% 0.39% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.42% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Southampton median daily rate £445 £399 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.60% -33.54% +60.00%
10th Percentile £417 £371 £550
90th Percentile £469 £432 £650
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £419 £450
% change year-on-year -7.46% -6.94% +16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 439 479 673
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.80% 94.11% 97.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 334 454
Southampton median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £170 £206 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £497
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 68
Southampton median hourly rate £25.50 £14.00 £15.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.14% -12.31% -4.52%
10th Percentile £12.85 £11.00 £10.96
90th Percentile £48.84 £25.50 £45.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.14 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.44% +25.00% -

Software Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings that featured Software Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for Software Project Manager in Southampton

Software Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Project Manager in Southampton

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Software 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 Southampton region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (33.33%) Learning Management System
2 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 1 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) SAP