Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Development Project Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 January 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.

Project Manager - Development
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 799 758 699
Rank change year-on-year -41 -59 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Development Project Manager 79 98 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 77 121
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +13.10% -1.18%
10th Percentile £350 £340 £313
90th Percentile £580 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £466 £431 £415
% change year-on-year +8.12% +3.92% +1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -39.20% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £62.50
% change year-on-year +18.42% -39.20% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 94,433 90,345 102,409
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.77% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,733 58,963 65,345
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,782 3,196 3,879
UK median hourly rate £18.44 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +12.12%

Development Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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 13 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 6 months to 22 January 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
England -19 77 £500 +5.26% 23
UK excluding London -8 43 £466 +8.12% 16
London -36 34 £550 +7.32% 7
South East -33 15 £510 +4.62% 4
Midlands -2 11 £450 +17.65% 5
East of England -21 9 £425 +3.03% 2
West Midlands +10 7 £500 +38.89% 3
East Midlands -4 4 £391 -1.88% 2
North of England +33 3 £420 +5.00% 4
South West +8 3 £590 +31.11% 1
Yorkshire +8 2 £460 +15.00% 2
Wales - 2 £295 -
North West +1 1 £350 -3.45% 2

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 48 (60.76%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (48.10%) Project Management
3 31 (39.24%) Finance
4 23 (29.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (21.52%) SDLC
6 16 (20.25%) Software Delivery
7 13 (16.46%) Scrum
7 13 (16.46%) JIRA
8 11 (13.92%) PRINCE2
9 10 (12.66%) Computer Science
9 10 (12.66%) Waterfall
9 10 (12.66%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (11.39%) Analytics
11 8 (10.13%) Change Management
11 8 (10.13%) Web Analytics
11 8 (10.13%) Confluence
12 7 (8.86%) PMO
12 7 (8.86%) Degree
12 7 (8.86%) Java
13 6 (7.59%) Web Development
14 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (6.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
14 5 (6.33%) Banking
14 5 (6.33%) Retail
14 5 (6.33%) C#
14 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
14 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (6.33%) Risk Management
14 5 (6.33%) PRINCE
15 4 (5.06%) Migration

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 8 (10.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.27%) PaaS
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
2 1 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) FTP
1 2 (2.53%) HTTP
1 2 (2.53%) SMTP
1 2 (2.53%) SSH
1 2 (2.53%) SSL
1 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.53%) VPN
2 1 (1.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) Blockchain
1 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) Big Data
2 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) JIRA
2 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
General
1 31 (39.24%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Banking
2 5 (6.33%) Retail
3 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.80%) Marketing
4 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.53%) Law
4 2 (2.53%) Publishing
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Automotive
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
5 1 (1.27%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) .NET
2 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.53%) HTML
3 2 (2.53%) HTML5
3 2 (2.53%) Node.js
4 1 (1.27%) LDAP
4 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.53%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.27%) Equities
4 1 (1.27%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.27%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.27%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.27%) PMI
4 1 (1.27%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.80%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (60.76%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (48.10%) Project Management
3 23 (29.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (21.52%) SDLC
5 16 (20.25%) Software Delivery
6 13 (16.46%) Scrum
7 11 (13.92%) PRINCE2
8 10 (12.66%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (12.66%) Waterfall
9 9 (11.39%) Analytics
10 8 (10.13%) Change Management
10 8 (10.13%) Web Analytics
11 6 (7.59%) Web Development
12 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
12 5 (6.33%) PRINCE
12 5 (6.33%) Risk Management
12 5 (6.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
13 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
13 4 (5.06%) Migration
13 4 (5.06%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.86%) Java
2 5 (6.33%) C#
3 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.53%) Python
4 2 (2.53%) Rust
5 1 (1.27%) C
5 1 (1.27%) SQL
5 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.27%) APMP
4 1 (1.27%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.27%) PMP
4 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) PMO
2 4 (5.06%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.53%) Adobe
2 2 (2.53%) SAP
3 1 (1.27%) Capita
3 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.27%) Genesys
3 1 (1.27%) Google
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle
3 1 (1.27%) Twitter