The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Business Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Project Manager
Rank 518 503 491
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Business Project Manager 135 155 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 101 101
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - -

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
51261 55415 53407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33404 35221 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2084 2091
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Business Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Business Project Manager in the job title.

Business Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Business Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Business Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Business Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business 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 Business Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -21 122 £450 - 22
London -17 61 £501 -4.66% 14
South East 0 12 £433 -3.35% 4
North West +15 11 £408 -4.11%
Yorkshire +2 11 £375 -14.28% 1
West Midlands -27 11 £413 +17.85% 1
West Yorkshire +9 9 £375 -14.28% 1
Leeds +6 9 £375 +11.11%
City of London +17 8 £513 -6.77% 3
South West +4 7 £388 +19.23%
Manchester 0 6 £350 -15.15%
East of England - 6 £450 - 1
Scotland +17 5 £475 +5.55% 1
Glasgow +13 3 - -
Surrey +11 3 £475 +18.75% 1
Cheshire +11 3 £525 -2.32%
Devon +7 3 £375 +17.18%
Berkshire -5 3 £425 -9.57% 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £411 -
Birmingham - 3 £388 -
Staffordshire - 3 £411 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £350 -
Reading +10 2 £433 -1.14% 1
East Sussex +8 2 £350 -14.63%
Edinburgh +5 2 £475 +35.71%
North East -22 2 £500 +5.26%
Somerset - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 £260 -
County Antrim - 2 £260 -
Essex - 2 £450 - 1

Business Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Business 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 Business Project Manager in the job title.

1 130 (44.83%) Project Management
2 98 (33.79%) Finance
3 76 (26.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 68 (23.45%) Business Analysis
5 55 (18.97%) PRINCE2
6 50 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
7 46 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (14.83%) Banking
9 30 (10.34%) Change Management
10 25 (8.62%) Retail
10 25 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (6.90%) Target Operating Model
12 18 (6.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 17 (5.86%) Back Office
13 17 (5.86%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (5.86%) Business Transformation
14 16 (5.52%) Data Mining
15 15 (5.17%) E-Commerce
15 15 (5.17%) SQL
15 15 (5.17%) Microsoft
15 15 (5.17%) Validation
15 15 (5.17%) Waterfall
16 14 (4.83%) Risk Management
16 14 (4.83%) Process Management
16 14 (4.83%) SAP
17 13 (4.48%) Scrum
17 13 (4.48%) Marketing
18 12 (4.14%) Investment Banking
18 12 (4.14%) Oracle
18 12 (4.14%) ERP

Business 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 6 (2.07%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.38%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.69%) Confluence
3 2 (0.69%) Documentum
4 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (3.10%) MS Excel
1 9 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (2.76%) MS Office
2 8 (2.76%) MS Project
2 8 (2.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.03%) HFM
3 2 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.69%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.69%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.34%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.34%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.34%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.34%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.69%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.69%) SaaS
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.38%) Skype
2 1 (0.34%) ATM
2 1 (0.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.52%) Data Mining
2 8 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.72%) GIS
4 4 (1.38%) SAP HANA
5 3 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (1.03%) Power BI
5 3 (1.03%) QlikView
5 3 (1.03%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.69%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.69%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.34%) Big Data
7 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.34%) OLAP
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.34%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.03%) JIRA
General
1 98 (33.79%) Finance
2 43 (14.83%) Banking
3 25 (8.62%) Retail
4 17 (5.86%) Back Office
5 13 (4.48%) Marketing
6 12 (4.14%) Investment Banking
7 9 (3.10%) Legal
8 6 (2.07%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.38%) Front Office
9 4 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.38%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.69%) Billing
10 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.69%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.69%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Advertising
11 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Games
11 1 (0.34%) Local Government
11 1 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.69%) Middleware
2 1 (0.34%) .NET
2 1 (0.34%) Apache Flex
2 1 (0.34%) CSS
2 1 (0.34%) HTML
2 1 (0.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (2.41%) Equities
3 7 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.72%) Derivative
4 5 (1.72%) NHS
4 5 (1.72%) PMI
5 4 (1.38%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.38%) Reference Data
5 4 (1.38%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.03%) Clustering
6 3 (1.03%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.03%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.03%) New Media
6 3 (1.03%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.69%) Replication
7 2 (0.69%) Robotics
7 2 (0.69%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (0.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.38%) Windows
1 4 (1.38%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (44.83%) Project Management
2 76 (26.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 68 (23.45%) Business Analysis
4 55 (18.97%) PRINCE2
5 50 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
6 46 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (10.34%) Change Management
8 20 (6.90%) Target Operating Model
9 18 (6.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 17 (5.86%) Business Transformation
10 17 (5.86%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (5.17%) E-Commerce
11 15 (5.17%) Validation
11 15 (5.17%) Waterfall
12 14 (4.83%) Process Management
12 14 (4.83%) Risk Management
13 13 (4.48%) Scrum
14 12 (4.14%) ERP
15 11 (3.79%) CRM
15 11 (3.79%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.17%) SQL
2 4 (1.38%) VBA
3 1 (0.34%) C
3 1 (0.34%) Java
3 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (3.45%) Degree
1 10 (3.45%) PMI Certification
1 10 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.41%) PMP
2 7 (2.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.03%) ACCA
5 3 (1.03%) CIMA
6 2 (0.69%) CISA
6 2 (0.69%) CISM
6 2 (0.69%) CISSP
6 2 (0.69%) ISEB
7 1 (0.34%) APMP
7 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.41%) AIFMD
1 7 (2.41%) UCITS
2 6 (2.07%) QA
3 5 (1.72%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.03%) MiFID
4 3 (1.03%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.34%) COBIT
6 1 (0.34%) EMIR
6 1 (0.34%) FATCA
6 1 (0.34%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.34%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) RACF
Vendors
1 15 (5.17%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.83%) SAP
3 12 (4.14%) Oracle
4 4 (1.38%) Hyperion
4 4 (1.38%) Sun
4 4 (1.38%) Tableau
5 3 (1.03%) hybris
5 3 (1.03%) JD Edwards
5 3 (1.03%) Mapinfo
5 3 (1.03%) Sophis
6 2 (0.69%) Avaya
6 2 (0.69%) Blue Prism
6 2 (0.69%) Cognos
6 2 (0.69%) Google
6 2 (0.69%) IBM
6 2 (0.69%) Kofax
6 2 (0.69%) Northgate
6 2 (0.69%) Omniture
7 1 (0.34%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.34%) Siebel
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