The median contractor rate for a Digital Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Project Manager
UK
Rank 463 417 425
Rank change year-on-year -46 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Project Manager 120 235 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.44% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.46% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 169 133
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +10.58% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.50 -

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 42574 50675 51233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 32785 30936
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 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 1588 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.93 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 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 -61 114 £450 +5.88% 37
London -20 70 £450 - 19
South East -6 18 £450 +8.10% 6
North West +13 9 £475 +11.76% 3
City of London -2 9 £375 -16.66% 4
West Midlands +12 6 £450 +0.55% 2
Yorkshire +15 5 £500 +47.05% 1
Liverpool - 5 £475 - 1
Merseyside - 5 £475 - 1
Manchester 0 4 £465 +11.71% 1
Milton Keynes 0 4 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire -9 4 £450 - 1
East Midlands -16 4 £550 +32.53% 2
Berkshire +26 3 £475 +30.13% 1
West Yorkshire +18 3 £500 +150.00% 1
Scotland +15 3 £550 +10.00% 1
Leeds +14 3 £500 +150.00%
Surrey +3 3 £530 +28.48% 1
South Yorkshire +2 3 £500 +47.05%
Coventry -1 3 £494 +10.33%
Glasgow -2 3 £550 -
Sheffield - 3 £500 -
Reading +23 2 £475 +22.58%
Bristol +4 2 £225 -47.05% 1
Nottingham -3 2 £556 +34.03% 2
Nottinghamshire -6 2 £556 +34.03% 2
South West -6 2 £225 -48.57% 1
Oxfordshire -13 2 - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £530 -
Kent +11 1 £510 -

Digital Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 144 (56.69%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (47.64%) Project Management
3 90 (35.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (18.90%) Finance
5 46 (18.11%) Marketing
6 45 (17.72%) Retail
7 42 (16.54%) PRINCE2
8 41 (16.14%) Waterfall
9 40 (15.75%) E-Commerce
10 35 (13.78%) Scrum
11 27 (10.63%) User Experience
11 27 (10.63%) Banking
12 24 (9.45%) PMP
13 21 (8.27%) Digital Marketing
13 21 (8.27%) Microsoft
14 19 (7.48%) SDLC
15 16 (6.30%) PMI Certification
16 15 (5.91%) CMS
16 15 (5.91%) FMCG
16 15 (5.91%) JIRA
17 14 (5.51%) Migration
17 14 (5.51%) Analytics
18 13 (5.12%) Risk Management
18 13 (5.12%) Supplier Management
18 13 (5.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 12 (4.72%) Project Planning
19 12 (4.72%) Telecoms
19 12 (4.72%) Mobile App
20 11 (4.33%) User Stories
20 11 (4.33%) CRM

Digital Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 (5.91%) CMS
2 6 (2.36%) Drupal
3 4 (1.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (1.57%) Confluence
4 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.39%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.39%) JBoss
5 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (4.33%) MS Project
2 6 (2.36%) MS Office
3 3 (1.18%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) Mingle
5 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.97%) Sprinklr
2 3 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.79%) Magento
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.15%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.57%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (1.57%) Office 365
3 2 (0.79%) Basecamp
3 2 (0.79%) Veeva
3 2 (0.79%) Yammer
4 1 (0.39%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.57%) Internet
2 3 (1.18%) Intranet
3 2 (0.79%) Broadband
3 2 (0.79%) Firewall
4 1 (0.39%) MPLS
4 1 (0.39%) Network Security
4 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.39%) Big Data
1 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (0.39%) EDRMS
1 1 (0.39%) GIS
Development Applications
1 15 (5.91%) JIRA
2 4 (1.57%) Hudson
3 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.39%) GitLab
3 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 48 (18.90%) Finance
2 46 (18.11%) Marketing
3 45 (17.72%) Retail
4 27 (10.63%) Banking
5 12 (4.72%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.94%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.36%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.97%) Advertising
8 5 (1.97%) Local Government
8 5 (1.97%) Publishing
9 2 (0.79%) Automotive
9 2 (0.79%) French Language
9 2 (0.79%) Legal
10 1 (0.39%) Electronics
10 1 (0.39%) Games
10 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.76%) Velocity
2 6 (2.36%) HTML
3 2 (0.79%) .NET
3 2 (0.79%) CSS
3 2 (0.79%) Laravel
4 1 (0.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.63%) User Experience
2 15 (5.91%) FMCG
3 12 (4.72%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.76%) Social Media
6 4 (1.57%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.18%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.18%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.18%) PMI
8 2 (0.79%) Fintech
8 2 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.79%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.79%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.39%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.39%) CCTV
9 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.39%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.39%) NHS
9 1 (0.39%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.76%) Android
2 5 (1.97%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.79%) Windows
3 2 (0.79%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (56.69%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (47.64%) Project Management
3 90 (35.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (16.54%) PRINCE2
5 41 (16.14%) Waterfall
6 40 (15.75%) E-Commerce
7 35 (13.78%) Scrum
8 21 (8.27%) Digital Marketing
9 19 (7.48%) SDLC
10 14 (5.51%) Analytics
10 14 (5.51%) Migration
11 13 (5.12%) Risk Management
11 13 (5.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 13 (5.12%) Supplier Management
12 12 (4.72%) Project Planning
13 11 (4.33%) CRM
13 11 (4.33%) User Stories
14 10 (3.94%) Software Delivery
15 9 (3.54%) Contingency Planning
16 7 (2.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.97%) PHP
2 3 (1.18%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.18%) SQL
3 1 (0.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (9.45%) PMP
2 16 (6.30%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.97%) Degree
4 4 (1.57%) APMP
4 4 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.39%) ISEB
6 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.54%) QA
2 7 (2.76%) PMO
3 2 (0.79%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.39%) GMP
4 1 (0.39%) GxP
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (8.27%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.54%) Adobe
2 9 (3.54%) Google
3 4 (1.57%) SAP
4 3 (1.18%) Facebook
4 3 (1.18%) hybris
4 3 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.18%) Tableau
5 2 (0.79%) ATG
5 2 (0.79%) IBM
6 1 (0.39%) Apple
6 1 (0.39%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.39%) HubSpot
6 1 (0.39%) Novell
6 1 (0.39%) VMware
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
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Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
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Middlesex
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Bracknell, Berkshire
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