The median contractor rate for a Development Project Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 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.

Project Manager - Development
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 546 517
Rank change year-on-year -19 -29  
Contract jobs requiring a Development Project Manager 35 94 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 67 67
Median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £366 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £420 £413
% change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £30.00 £62.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.00% +38.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £62.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -52.00% +38.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43148 51543 50918
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.77% 95.22% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28028 33436 30785
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1488 1586 2043
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Development Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Development Project Manager in the UK

Development Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Development Project Manager in the UK

Development Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Development Project Manager over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Development Project Manager in the UK

Development Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Development Project Manager in the UK

Development Project Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Development Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England -5 31 £500 +15.27% 16
South East +14 14 £525 +16.66% 3
London +9 8 £550 +17.02% 3
Surrey +3 5 £550 +18.91% 1
Berkshire +28 4 £500 -
Scotland +19 4 £375 -10.71%
City of London +12 3 £450 +5.88%
Yorkshire +9 3 £425 +6.25% 2
West Yorkshire +8 3 £425 +6.25% 2
Leeds +4 3 £425 +6.25% 2
East of England +3 3 £363 -23.68% 3
Hertfordshire - 3 £363 - 1
Kent - 3 £525 -
West Midlands +19 2 £475 +23.29% 2
Edinburgh +16 2 £488 -
Guildford +4 2 £490 +21.73%
Bracknell - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £375 -
North West +27 1 £450 - 1
Hampshire +12 1 £418 -12.10% 1
Farnborough +3 1 £418 -12.10%
Hatfield - 1 £500 -
West Malling - 1 £475 -
Salford - 1 £450 -
Maidenhead - 1 £525 -
Reading - 1 £475 -
Staines - 1 £550 -
Redhill - 1 £625 -
Warwick - 1 £450 -
Manchester - 1 £450 -

Development Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Development 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 featuring Development Project Manager in the job title.

1 64 (71.91%) Project Management
2 48 (53.93%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (40.45%) Finance
4 27 (30.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (21.35%) Waterfall
6 14 (15.73%) Scrum
7 13 (14.61%) PRINCE2
7 13 (14.61%) SDLC
8 12 (13.48%) Banking
8 12 (13.48%) Supplier Management
9 10 (11.24%) Java
10 8 (8.99%) .NET
10 8 (8.99%) JIRA
11 7 (7.87%) Web Development
12 6 (6.74%) Oracle
12 6 (6.74%) Automotive
12 6 (6.74%) Manufacturing
12 6 (6.74%) Change Management
12 6 (6.74%) Confluence
12 6 (6.74%) Project Governance
13 5 (5.62%) Software Delivery
13 5 (5.62%) PMP
13 5 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (5.62%) PRINCE
13 5 (5.62%) Programme Management
13 5 (5.62%) Retail
13 5 (5.62%) Asset Management
14 4 (4.49%) Content Management
14 4 (4.49%) e-Learning
14 4 (4.49%) Project Planning

Development Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (6.74%) Confluence
2 3 (3.37%) CMS
3 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) MS Project
2 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.37%) MS Office
2 3 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) Extranet
2 1 (1.12%) Intranet
2 1 (1.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.12%) Big Data
3 1 (1.12%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) JIRA
General
1 36 (40.45%) Finance
2 12 (13.48%) Banking
3 6 (6.74%) Automotive
3 6 (6.74%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.62%) Retail
5 4 (4.49%) Publishing
6 3 (3.37%) Marketing
7 2 (2.25%) Back Office
7 2 (2.25%) Billing
7 2 (2.25%) Front Office
7 2 (2.25%) Games
7 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.25%) Legal
8 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.12%) Law
8 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.99%) .NET
2 3 (3.37%) HTML
3 2 (2.25%) CSS
3 2 (2.25%) HTML5
4 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.12%) CSS3
4 1 (1.12%) REST
4 1 (1.12%) SOAP
4 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.49%) e-Learning
2 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.37%) User Experience
3 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.25%) Equities
3 2 (2.25%) Fintech
4 1 (1.12%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.12%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.12%) NHS
4 1 (1.12%) PDA
4 1 (1.12%) PMI
4 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.12%) Android
1 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (71.91%) Project Management
2 48 (53.93%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (30.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (21.35%) Waterfall
5 14 (15.73%) Scrum
6 13 (14.61%) PRINCE2
6 13 (14.61%) SDLC
7 12 (13.48%) Supplier Management
8 7 (7.87%) Web Development
9 6 (6.74%) Change Management
9 6 (6.74%) Project Governance
10 5 (5.62%) Asset Management
10 5 (5.62%) PRINCE
10 5 (5.62%) Programme Management
10 5 (5.62%) Software Delivery
11 4 (4.49%) Content Management
11 4 (4.49%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.49%) Project Planning
11 4 (4.49%) Risk Management
11 4 (4.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.24%) Java
2 4 (4.49%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.37%) C#
4 1 (1.12%) PHP
4 1 (1.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) PMP
1 5 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (4.49%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.37%) Degree
4 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) CIPD
5 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (6.74%) Oracle
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.12%) Adobe
3 1 (1.12%) Informatica
3 1 (1.12%) SAP
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