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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Project Manager
Rank 437 415 384
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Business Project Manager 177 176 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.36% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 119 113
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£500 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £327 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £596 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £49.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.50 - -

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
50953 48768 42881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.48% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31537 30266 24598
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1993 1997 2122
Average hourly rate £16.54 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 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 27 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 -18 161 £500 +9.82% 15
London +21 79 £506 +1.25% 3
South East -12 28 £500 +21.21% 3
City of London -1 18 £513 +2.50% 2
West Midlands -3 14 £475 -2.56% 1
Scotland -4 13 £400 +13.47%
Berkshire +8 12 £500 +29.03% 1
North West -22 11 £500 +25.00% 2
East Midlands -13 8 £450 -10.00%
Yorkshire -29 8 £500 +7.52% 1
Hampshire +8 7 £456 +30.35%
South West +6 6 £425 +21.42% 1
Northamptonshire 0 6 £450 -10.00%
West Yorkshire -24 6 £450 -3.22% 1
Edinburgh 0 5 £450 +37.40%
Bradford -15 5 £400 -23.80%
Glasgow 0 4 £315 -
East of England -1 4 £575 +39.39% 2
Cheshire -15 4 £500 +25.00%
Cumbria - 4 £378 -
Somerset +9 3 £425 +19.71%
Birmingham -7 3 £500 -
Bath - 3 £425 -
Chester - 3 £500 -
Northampton - 3 £450 -
Devon - 3 £325 -
Kent +2 2 £375 +44.23%
Surrey +2 2 £511 +23.75%
Milton Keynes +2 2 £350 -17.64%
Manchester -3 2 £513 +28.12% 2

Business Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 129 (41.08%) Project Management
2 124 (39.49%) Finance
3 75 (23.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 65 (20.70%) PRINCE2
5 53 (16.88%) Banking
6 50 (15.92%) Business Intelligence
7 40 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (11.15%) Business Analysis
9 30 (9.55%) Change Management
9 30 (9.55%) Business Transformation
10 24 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (7.01%) Asset Management
12 19 (6.05%) Investment Banking
12 19 (6.05%) Legal
13 18 (5.73%) PRINCE
13 18 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (5.41%) Microsoft
15 16 (5.10%) MS Project
15 16 (5.10%) Project Planning
16 15 (4.78%) Migration
17 14 (4.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 14 (4.46%) Marketing
17 14 (4.46%) Retail
17 14 (4.46%) Investment Management
17 14 (4.46%) Performance Metrics
18 13 (4.14%) PMI Certification
18 13 (4.14%) Telecoms
19 12 (3.82%) Management Information System
19 12 (3.82%) SDLC
19 12 (3.82%) Analytics

Business Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 7 (2.23%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.27%) SAS
3 1 (0.32%) CMS
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.32%) Drupal
3 1 (0.32%) Lync
3 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (5.10%) MS Project
2 10 (3.18%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.91%) MS Office
5 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) SPSS
5 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.32%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.32%) MultiFonds
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.32%) HTTP
1 1 (0.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (3.18%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.23%) Data Mining
4 5 (1.59%) EDRMS
4 5 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.96%) OLAP
5 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (0.96%) Big Data
6 2 (0.64%) DataStage
6 2 (0.64%) QlikView
6 2 (0.64%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.32%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (0.64%) JIRA
General
1 124 (39.49%) Finance
2 53 (16.88%) Banking
3 19 (6.05%) Legal
3 19 (6.05%) Investment Banking
4 14 (4.46%) Marketing
4 14 (4.46%) Retail
5 13 (4.14%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.18%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.55%) Front Office
8 7 (2.23%) Back Office
9 6 (1.91%) Automotive
9 6 (1.91%) Law
9 6 (1.91%) Local Government
10 5 (1.59%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.27%) Electronics
11 4 (1.27%) Advertising
12 3 (0.96%) Publishing
12 3 (0.96%) French Language
13 2 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.32%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.50%) .NET
2 1 (0.32%) XML
2 1 (0.32%) FpML
2 1 (0.32%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.46%) Performance Metrics
3 12 (3.82%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.18%) Fixed Income
4 10 (3.18%) PMI
5 6 (1.91%) NHS
5 6 (1.91%) Derivative
5 6 (1.91%) Video on Demand
6 5 (1.59%) Equities
7 3 (0.96%) DTV
7 3 (0.96%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.96%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.64%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.64%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.32%) Online Games
9 1 (0.32%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.32%) FMCG
9 1 (0.32%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.32%) Life Science
9 1 (0.32%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (41.08%) Project Management
2 75 (23.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 65 (20.70%) PRINCE2
4 50 (15.92%) Business Intelligence
5 40 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (11.15%) Business Analysis
7 30 (9.55%) Change Management
7 30 (9.55%) Business Transformation
8 22 (7.01%) Asset Management
9 18 (5.73%) PRINCE
10 16 (5.10%) Project Planning
11 15 (4.78%) Migration
12 14 (4.46%) Investment Management
13 12 (3.82%) Analytics
13 12 (3.82%) SDLC
14 11 (3.50%) Risk Management
15 10 (3.18%) Workflow
15 10 (3.18%) Scrum
15 10 (3.18%) Waterfall
16 9 (2.87%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.18%) SQL
2 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
2 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (4.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 13 (4.14%) PMI Certification
3 9 (2.87%) Degree
3 9 (2.87%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.55%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.27%) PMP
7 3 (0.96%) ISEB
7 3 (0.96%) APMP
8 2 (0.64%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.32%) CCA
9 1 (0.32%) ACCA
9 1 (0.32%) CIMA
9 1 (0.32%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.23%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.91%) QA
3 5 (1.59%) MiFID
4 4 (1.27%) Solvency II
4 4 (1.27%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.96%) EMIR
6 2 (0.64%) FATCA
7 1 (0.32%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.50%) SAP
2 11 (3.50%) Oracle
3 8 (2.55%) Hyperion
4 5 (1.59%) Cognos
5 4 (1.27%) Business Objects
6 3 (0.96%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (0.96%) Progress
7 2 (0.64%) Trillium
7 2 (0.64%) Informatica
7 2 (0.64%) Datanomic
8 1 (0.32%) Lotus
8 1 (0.32%) Netezza
8 1 (0.32%) Avaloq
8 1 (0.32%) Tableau
8 1 (0.32%) Demandware
8 1 (0.32%) Vermilion
8 1 (0.32%) Calypso
8 1 (0.32%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.32%) HP
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day depending on experience
Posted: 20 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Venn Group
Rate: £320 - £340 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Minor expenses
Posted: 8 days ago