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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Project Manager
Rank 468 475 427
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Business Project Manager 158 143 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 101 112
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£465 £475 £464
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.10% +2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £350 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £378
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +19.20%
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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 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 +12 148 £465 -2.10% 25
London +22 72 £525 - 14
South East -12 27 £425 -10.52% 7
City of London +6 16 £538 +1.89% 3
Berkshire +4 11 £470 -18.96% 2
North West -22 11 £425 +16.83% 1
West Midlands +4 10 £350 -9.67% 1
East Midlands 0 9 £438 -
West Yorkshire -16 9 £450 +5.88%
Yorkshire -26 9 £450 +20.00% 1
Warwickshire +9 7 £350 -
Cheshire -3 6 £538 +37.82%
South West -9 6 £381 -1.61% 1
Warwick - 6 £350 -
Hampshire -5 5 £475 +11.76% 4
Nottinghamshire - 5 £425 -
Bradford -8 4 £438 -
Buckinghamshire -16 4 £425 -8.10%
Scotland -16 4 £450 +16.12% 1
Nottingham - 4 £425 -
Devon +1 3 £320 -20.00% 1
Milton Keynes -14 3 £425 -8.10%
Oxfordshire -22 3 - -
Manchester - 3 £413 - 1
Aldershot - 3 £475 -
Bristol -3 2 £438 +20.68%
Leeds -27 2 £338 -20.58%
Chester - 2 £650 -
Exeter - 2 £315 - 1
Reading - 2 £438 - 1

Business Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 162 (48.50%) Project Management
2 137 (41.02%) Finance
3 89 (26.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 78 (23.35%) PRINCE2
5 60 (17.96%) Banking
6 53 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
7 51 (15.27%) Business Analysis
8 49 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (9.88%) Business Transformation
10 30 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (7.19%) Asset Management
12 23 (6.89%) Project Planning
13 22 (6.59%) Investment Banking
13 22 (6.59%) Change Management
13 22 (6.59%) SDLC
14 21 (6.29%) Oracle
15 16 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (4.79%) PMI Certification
15 16 (4.79%) Microsoft
15 16 (4.79%) Management Information System
15 16 (4.79%) Scrum
16 14 (4.19%) Migration
16 14 (4.19%) Programme Management
16 14 (4.19%) PRINCE
16 14 (4.19%) Performance Metrics
17 13 (3.89%) Target Operating Model
17 13 (3.89%) MS Project
17 13 (3.89%) Data Analysis
17 13 (3.89%) User Acceptance Testing
18 12 (3.59%) Investment Management

Business Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 11 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.60%) SAS
3 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.30%) CMS
3 1 (0.30%) Drupal
3 1 (0.30%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (3.89%) MS Project
2 10 (2.99%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.69%) MS Office
4 8 (2.40%) SPSS
5 7 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.90%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.30%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.30%) Summit
4 1 (0.30%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.30%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.30%) Kondor+
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.30%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.30%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.30%) PaaS
2 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.90%) HTTP
2 1 (0.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (2.40%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.10%) Data Mining
4 5 (1.50%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (1.20%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (1.20%) EDRMS
6 3 (0.90%) QlikView
6 3 (0.90%) Big Data
7 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.60%) DataStage
7 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.60%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.60%) OLAP
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.30%) MS Access
8 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 137 (41.02%) Finance
2 60 (17.96%) Banking
3 22 (6.59%) Investment Banking
4 12 (3.59%) Back Office
5 10 (2.99%) Retail
5 10 (2.99%) Marketing
6 9 (2.69%) Legal
6 9 (2.69%) Front Office
7 8 (2.40%) Local Government
8 7 (2.10%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.80%) Automotive
9 6 (1.80%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.80%) General Ledger
10 4 (1.20%) Advertising
10 4 (1.20%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.90%) Law
11 3 (0.90%) Publishing
12 1 (0.30%) Military
12 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.99%) .NET
2 1 (0.30%) Middleware
2 1 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.79%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.19%) Performance Metrics
4 8 (2.40%) Derivative
5 7 (2.10%) Fixed Income
5 7 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.80%) PMI
6 6 (1.80%) Video on Demand
7 5 (1.50%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.20%) Equities
9 3 (0.90%) NHS
9 3 (0.90%) Market Risk
9 3 (0.90%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.60%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.60%) User Experience
10 2 (0.60%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.60%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.30%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (48.50%) Project Management
2 89 (26.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 78 (23.35%) PRINCE2
4 53 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
5 51 (15.27%) Business Analysis
6 49 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (9.88%) Business Transformation
8 24 (7.19%) Asset Management
9 23 (6.89%) Project Planning
10 22 (6.59%) Change Management
10 22 (6.59%) SDLC
11 16 (4.79%) Scrum
12 14 (4.19%) Migration
12 14 (4.19%) Programme Management
12 14 (4.19%) PRINCE
13 13 (3.89%) Data Analysis
13 13 (3.89%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (3.89%) Target Operating Model
14 12 (3.59%) Analytics
14 12 (3.59%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.99%) SQL
2 2 (0.60%) C
3 1 (0.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (4.79%) PMI Certification
2 11 (3.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (2.99%) PMP
4 8 (2.40%) ISEB
4 8 (2.40%) Degree
5 7 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (2.10%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.60%) CISM
7 2 (0.60%) CISSP
7 2 (0.60%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.40%) QA
2 7 (2.10%) EMIR
3 5 (1.50%) MiFID
3 5 (1.50%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.20%) Solvency II
4 4 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.20%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.60%) FATCA
7 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.30%) GxP
7 1 (0.30%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.30%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (6.29%) Oracle
2 16 (4.79%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.59%) SAP
3 12 (3.59%) Cognos
4 9 (2.69%) Hyperion
5 8 (2.40%) Tableau
6 7 (2.10%) IBM
7 3 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.60%) Informatica
8 2 (0.60%) Trillium
8 2 (0.60%) Datanomic
9 1 (0.30%) Demandware
9 1 (0.30%) Vermilion
9 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.30%) Reuters
9 1 (0.30%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.30%) Tripwire
9 1 (0.30%) Netezza
9 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.30%) Progress
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