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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Applications Project Manager
Rank 593 584 544
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -40
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Project Manager 19 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.019% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.020% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 3
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£400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
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
51545 49678 43330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.37% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31452 30529 24746
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2047 1994 2137
Average hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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 21 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 6 May 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 -7 19 £400 +6.66% 3
South East -9 5 £375 - 1
Hampshire -5 4 £375 - 1
London -6 4 £463 +36.02%
East of England +8 3 £425 - 1
West Midlands -12 3 £388 -3.12%
Yorkshire - 2 £365 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £425 - 1
Solihull - 2 £388 -
Hook - 2 - -
North West - 2 £285 -
Buckinghamshire -1 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £450 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - -
Huntingdon - 1 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £330 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £250 -

Applications Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (59.38%) Project Management
2 13 (40.63%) PRINCE2
3 11 (34.38%) Finance
4 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (21.88%) Project Planning
5 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
5 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) MS Project
6 4 (12.50%) Change Management
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle
7 3 (9.38%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (9.38%) Economics
7 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
7 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 2 (6.25%) Line Management
8 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
8 2 (6.25%) PMP
8 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
8 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.25%) ERP
8 2 (6.25%) CRM
8 2 (6.25%) Siebel
8 2 (6.25%) ITIL

Applications Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Project
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Local Government
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Economics
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Project Management
2 13 (40.63%) PRINCE2
3 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (21.88%) Project Planning
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Change Management
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.25%) Line Management
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) CRM
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.25%) ERP
7 2 (6.25%) E-business
7 2 (6.25%) Security Management
7 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.13%) Migration
8 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (6.25%) PMP
3 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) HNC
4 1 (3.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Siebel
4 1 (3.13%) Planview