The median contractor rate for a Digital Project Manager was £445 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Digital Project Manager
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 453 386 430
Rank change year-on-year -67 +44  
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Project Manager 148 275 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.51% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.54% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 209 169
Median daily rate £445 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.71% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 - £100.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 - -

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 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Digital Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Project Manager in the UK

Digital Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Project Manager in the UK

Digital Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Project Manager over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Digital Project Manager in the UK

Digital Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Digital Project Manager in the UK

Digital 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 Digital Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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 -44 141 £435 +2.35% 39
London -49 80 £475 +8.57% 23
South East -1 17 £300 -33.33% 6
East of England +7 12 £450 - 2
Yorkshire +27 11 £409 -18.20% 3
West Yorkshire +30 10 £409 -11.03% 2
Leeds +29 10 £409 -39.40% 2
West Midlands +30 9 £475 +11.11% 2
South West -14 6 £375 -6.25% 1
Oxford +2 5 £240 -52.00% 1
Oxfordshire -5 5 £240 -50.76% 1
East Midlands -8 5 £475 +5.55%
Hertfordshire - 5 £465 - 1
Watford - 5 £465 -
Birmingham +15 4 £331 -30.62% 1
City of London -17 4 £225 -47.82% 5
East Anglia - 4 £475 -
Berkshire +21 3 £425 -12.82% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 3 £401 -
Wales -1 3 £488 -
Surrey -1 3 £300 -33.33%
Wiltshire -3 3 £375 +15.38%
Swindon -6 3 £375 +15.38%
Scotland +22 2 - -
Coventry +15 2 £481 +13.23%
Middlesex +13 2 £400 +10.34%
Nottingham +1 2 - -
Edinburgh 0 2 - -
South Wales -4 2 £488 -
Nottinghamshire -6 2 - -

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Digital 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 Digital Project Manager in the job title.

1 146 (53.68%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (40.07%) Project Management
3 89 (32.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (22.06%) E-Commerce
5 56 (20.59%) Finance
6 52 (19.12%) Marketing
7 46 (16.91%) PRINCE2
8 42 (15.44%) Waterfall
9 40 (14.71%) Retail
10 32 (11.76%) Scrum
11 23 (8.46%) User Experience
12 21 (7.72%) Banking
12 21 (7.72%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 20 (7.35%) CRM
14 19 (6.99%) Digital Marketing
15 18 (6.62%) Microsoft
16 17 (6.25%) PMP
16 17 (6.25%) Telecoms
16 17 (6.25%) SDLC
17 16 (5.88%) Mobile App
18 15 (5.51%) CMS
18 15 (5.51%) Programme Management
18 15 (5.51%) Project Planning
19 14 (5.15%) PMI Certification
19 14 (5.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 13 (4.78%) Risk Management
20 13 (4.78%) Social Media
21 12 (4.41%) JIRA
22 11 (4.04%) Supplier Management
22 11 (4.04%) Migration

Digital 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 15 (5.51%) CMS
2 7 (2.57%) Drupal
3 4 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.74%) Confluence
4 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.37%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.37%) JBoss
5 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (4.04%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.37%) Mingle
5 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.47%) Sprinklr
2 3 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.84%) Office 365
2 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.10%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.10%) Yammer
4 2 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.74%) Asana
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.37%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.37%) GitHub
5 1 (0.37%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.37%) SaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.84%) Internet
2 4 (1.47%) Intranet
3 2 (0.74%) Firewall
4 1 (0.37%) MPLS
4 1 (0.37%) Network Security
4 1 (0.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.10%) Big Data
2 1 (0.37%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (0.37%) Mixpanel
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.37%) Power BI
2 1 (0.37%) QlikView
2 1 (0.37%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (4.41%) JIRA
2 4 (1.47%) Hudson
3 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
General
1 56 (20.59%) Finance
2 52 (19.12%) Marketing
3 40 (14.71%) Retail
4 21 (7.72%) Banking
5 17 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.57%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.21%) Publishing
8 5 (1.84%) Front Office
8 5 (1.84%) Legal
8 5 (1.84%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.10%) Advertising
9 3 (1.10%) Local Government
10 2 (0.74%) Automotive
10 2 (0.74%) Electronics
10 2 (0.74%) French Language
10 2 (0.74%) Games
10 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.47%) Velocity
2 3 (1.10%) HTML
2 3 (1.10%) Laravel
3 1 (0.37%) CSS
3 1 (0.37%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.46%) User Experience
2 16 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 13 (4.78%) Social Media
4 9 (3.31%) FMCG
5 8 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.21%) PMI
7 4 (1.47%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.47%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.10%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.74%) Fintech
9 2 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.74%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.74%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.37%) CCTV
10 1 (0.37%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.37%) Photography
10 1 (0.37%) Social Network
10 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.84%) Windows
1 5 (1.84%) Windows 10
2 4 (1.47%) Android
3 3 (1.10%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (53.68%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (40.07%) Project Management
3 89 (32.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (22.06%) E-Commerce
5 46 (16.91%) PRINCE2
6 42 (15.44%) Waterfall
7 32 (11.76%) Scrum
8 21 (7.72%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 20 (7.35%) CRM
10 19 (6.99%) Digital Marketing
11 17 (6.25%) SDLC
12 15 (5.51%) Programme Management
12 15 (5.51%) Project Planning
13 14 (5.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 13 (4.78%) Risk Management
15 11 (4.04%) Migration
15 11 (4.04%) Software Delivery
15 11 (4.04%) Supplier Management
16 10 (3.68%) Analytics
17 9 (3.31%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.47%) PHP
2 3 (1.10%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.10%) SQL
3 2 (0.74%) Java
4 1 (0.37%) C
4 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (6.25%) PMP
2 14 (5.15%) PMI Certification
3 8 (2.94%) ISEB
4 7 (2.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.47%) APMP
5 4 (1.47%) Degree
5 4 (1.47%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.74%) CCAB
6 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.74%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) CISSP
7 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.57%) QA
2 4 (1.47%) GDPR
2 4 (1.47%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.47%) PMO
3 3 (1.10%) WCAG
4 2 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Ansible
1 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.37%) Puppet
1 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (6.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.21%) Google
2 6 (2.21%) SAP
3 5 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.10%) Adobe
4 3 (1.10%) hybris
5 2 (0.74%) ATG
6 1 (0.37%) Apple
6 1 (0.37%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.37%) Citrix
6 1 (0.37%) IBM
6 1 (0.37%) Mercator
6 1 (0.37%) Novell
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle
6 1 (0.37%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (0.37%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.37%) VMware
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