The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Project Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Applications Project Manager
Rank 611 586 554
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -32
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Project Manager 11 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.026% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.028% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 9
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £369 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £545 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £52.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52654 50519 47353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.44% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33449 30575 27767
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1936 1988 2122
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Applications Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Project Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applications Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Applications Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Applications Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Applications Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Applications Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Applications Project Manager
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 11 £450 +5.88% 2
West Midlands - 4 £463 -
South East -26 3 £450 +5.88% 1
London -5 2 £425 -1.73% 1
Solihull - 2 £463 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Warwick - 2 - -
Hook - 2 £450 -
Hampshire - 2 £450 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £360 -
Nottingham - 1 £340 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £340 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £360 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £340 -
North East - 1 £360 -

Applications Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Applications Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Project Manager in their job title.

1 19 (65.52%) Project Management
2 14 (48.28%) PRINCE2
3 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (27.59%) Finance
4 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
7 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.34%) SDLC
7 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle
7 3 (10.34%) MS Project
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
8 2 (6.90%) ERP
8 2 (6.90%) Siebel
8 2 (6.90%) Retail
8 2 (6.90%) Economics
8 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) Change Management
8 2 (6.90%) E-business
8 2 (6.90%) Security Management
8 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.90%) Line Management
8 2 (6.90%) Legal
8 2 (6.90%) Migration
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (6.90%) Scrum

Applications Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Applications Project Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Project
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) French Language
3 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Economics
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Project Management
2 14 (48.28%) PRINCE2
3 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) Project Planning
6 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.34%) SDLC
6 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.90%) ERP
7 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Scrum
7 2 (6.90%) Change Management
7 2 (6.90%) E-business
7 2 (6.90%) Security Management
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Line Management
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Time Management
8 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) HNC
4 1 (3.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Siebel
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Capita