The table below looks at the statistics for the Business 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 Business Project Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Project Manager
Rank 473 403 402
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Project Manager 141 177 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.34% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.36% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 127 145
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£475 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £333 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £378 £450
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -16.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
52507 48877 54297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.85% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32079 29293 30388
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2078 2690
Average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Business Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 23 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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 -49 129 £488 +5.22% 23
London -1 66 £525 +5.00% 11
South East -15 21 £513 +7.89% 6
City of London +11 15 £528 -15.60% 3
Milton Keynes +8 9 £475 - 1
Buckinghamshire +3 9 £475 - 1
Scotland -19 9 £416 +18.71%
Yorkshire -3 8 £425 - 1
West Midlands -13 8 £363 -3.97%
Berkshire +12 5 £553 +5.23% 1
North West -13 5 £356 +7.14% 1
West Yorkshire -14 5 £463 +5.71% 1
East of England -23 5 £450 -17.43% 3
Edinburgh -2 4 £388 +24.00%
Leeds -4 4 £425 -2.85% 1
South West -24 4 £425 +41.66% 1
East Midlands +1 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 £348 -
South Yorkshire +9 2 £325 -18.75%
Birmingham -2 2 £388 +3.33%
Oxford -4 2 - -
Oxfordshire -7 2 - - 2
Surrey -10 2 £500 -6.97% 1
Hampshire -18 2 £425 -5.55% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £450 -
Stirling - 2 - -
Luton - 2 £450 -
Reading +11 1 - -
Northamptonshire +3 1 - -
Swindon -6 1 £450 +50.00%

Business Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business 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 Business Project Manager in their job title.

1 147 (47.27%) Project Management
2 117 (37.62%) Finance
3 73 (23.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 65 (20.90%) Business Analysis
5 57 (18.33%) PRINCE2
6 56 (18.01%) Banking
7 38 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (10.61%) Investment Banking
9 31 (9.97%) Business Intelligence
10 29 (9.32%) Retail
11 28 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (7.07%) MS Excel
12 22 (7.07%) MS Project
13 21 (6.75%) Change Management
14 19 (6.11%) Front Office
14 19 (6.11%) Migration
14 19 (6.11%) Business Transformation
15 17 (5.47%) Oracle
15 17 (5.47%) SAP
15 17 (5.47%) Microsoft
15 17 (5.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 17 (5.47%) Project Planning
16 16 (5.14%) CRM
17 15 (4.82%) SharePoint
17 15 (4.82%) Risk Management
18 14 (4.50%) Scrum
18 14 (4.50%) Legal
18 14 (4.50%) ERP
18 14 (4.50%) SQL
19 13 (4.18%) Data Warehouse

Business Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business 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 Business Project Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.64%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.64%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.64%) SAS
3 2 (0.64%) CMS
4 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.32%) Documentum
4 1 (0.32%) Confluence
4 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (7.07%) MS Project
1 22 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (2.89%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.57%) MS Office
5 5 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) SAP FI
1 3 (0.96%) Oracle HRMS
1 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (0.96%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.32%) Endur
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.32%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.32%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.64%) Office 365
2 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.96%) Intranet
2 2 (0.64%) RTP
2 2 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.32%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.32%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.29%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.96%) EDRMS
4 3 (0.96%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.64%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.64%) QlikView
5 2 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.64%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.64%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.32%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.32%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.96%) JIRA
2 1 (0.32%) Selenium
General
1 117 (37.62%) Finance
2 56 (18.01%) Banking
3 33 (10.61%) Investment Banking
4 29 (9.32%) Retail
5 19 (6.11%) Front Office
6 14 (4.50%) Legal
7 13 (4.18%) Marketing
8 5 (1.61%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.29%) Back Office
10 3 (0.96%) Local Government
11 2 (0.64%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.64%) Publishing
12 1 (0.32%) Advertising
12 1 (0.32%) Automotive
12 1 (0.32%) Law
12 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.32%) German Language
12 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.96%) .NET
2 2 (0.64%) HTML
3 1 (0.32%) CSS
3 1 (0.32%) XHTML
3 1 (0.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.89%) Fixed Income
3 8 (2.57%) Credit Risk
4 7 (2.25%) Equities
4 7 (2.25%) Reference Data
5 6 (1.93%) PMI
5 6 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (1.93%) NHS
5 6 (1.93%) Derivative
6 5 (1.61%) Market Risk
7 4 (1.29%) EPoS
7 4 (1.29%) User Experience
8 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.64%) IVR
9 2 (0.64%) FMCG
9 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.32%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.32%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.32%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.32%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.29%) Windows
1 4 (1.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (47.27%) Project Management
2 73 (23.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 65 (20.90%) Business Analysis
4 57 (18.33%) PRINCE2
5 38 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (9.97%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (6.75%) Change Management
8 19 (6.11%) Migration
8 19 (6.11%) Business Transformation
9 17 (5.47%) Project Planning
10 16 (5.14%) CRM
11 15 (4.82%) Risk Management
12 14 (4.50%) Scrum
12 14 (4.50%) ERP
13 13 (4.18%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (3.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 11 (3.54%) PRINCE
16 10 (3.22%) Asset Management
16 10 (3.22%) Use Case
16 10 (3.22%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.50%) SQL
2 5 (1.61%) C
3 2 (0.64%) VBA
4 1 (0.32%) VB6
4 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.32%) PHP
4 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (5.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (2.89%) Degree
3 8 (2.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (2.57%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.29%) PMP
4 4 (1.29%) ISEB
4 4 (1.29%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.96%) APMP
5 3 (0.96%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.32%) CCA
6 1 (0.32%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.61%) Solvency II
1 5 (1.61%) EMIR
2 2 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (0.64%) MiFID
2 2 (0.64%) UCITS
3 1 (0.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) Basel III
3 1 (0.32%) AIFMD
Vendors
1 17 (5.47%) Oracle
1 17 (5.47%) Microsoft
1 17 (5.47%) SAP
2 8 (2.57%) Business Objects
3 5 (1.61%) Genesys
4 3 (0.96%) Teradata
4 3 (0.96%) JD Edwards
4 3 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (0.96%) IBM
5 2 (0.64%) Niku
5 2 (0.64%) Cognos
5 2 (0.64%) Bloomberg
5 2 (0.64%) Remedy
5 2 (0.64%) Sybase
5 2 (0.64%) Sun
6 1 (0.32%) Calypso
6 1 (0.32%) HP
6 1 (0.32%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.32%) Charles River
6 1 (0.32%) OpenLink
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