The median contractor rate for a Software Project Manager was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 3 months to 28 March 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 95 88
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Project Manager 1 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.085% 0.62% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.64% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 6
Median daily rate £550 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -3.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £62.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +38.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £62.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -28.00% +38.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1113 1250 1383
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.24% 96.15% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 813 749
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £540 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 100 61
Median hourly rate £14.75 £30.00 £25.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.83% +16.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.76 £51.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Software Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey that featured Software Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Project Manager in Surrey

Software Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Project Manager in Surrey

Software Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Project Manager in Surrey

Software Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Project Manager within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines - 1 £550 -
Software Project Manager
South East

Software Project Manager Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Surrey region featuring Software Project Manager in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management

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

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall