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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Project Manager
Rank 470 432 385
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Business Project Manager 144 147 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.28% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.30% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 119 151
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£475 £481 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £653 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £408 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.42% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.00 - -
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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -20 140 £475 - 35
London +1 77 £525 +5.00% 18
South East -16 24 £500 - 4
City of London +12 14 £620 -8.14% 3
West Midlands -18 8 £375 - 3
Berkshire +14 7 £583 +12.28% 1
Yorkshire -7 7 £350 -6.66% 2
East of England -13 7 £463 +2.77% 2
East Midlands +6 5 £388 - 2
Milton Keynes 0 5 £500 +19.04%
Buckinghamshire -3 5 £500 +19.04%
Nottingham +13 4 £431 -
Nottinghamshire +9 4 £431 -
Hampshire -13 4 £450 -
West Yorkshire -17 4 £450 +20.00% 2
Leeds -12 3 £350 -6.66%
Surrey -14 3 £500 -9.09%
North West -14 3 £340 +2.25% 2
South West -35 3 £450 +38.46% 2
South Yorkshire - 3 £325 -
Reading +9 2 £600 +15.66% 1
Birmingham -5 2 £388 +3.33%
Swindon -6 2 £450 +50.00%
Wiltshire -11 2 £450 +50.00%
Cheshire - 2 £305 -
Kent - 2 £525 - 1
Bradford - 2 £475 -
Cambridgeshire -2 1 - -
Manchester -8 1 £375 +9.89% 1
Scotland -17 1 £416 -16.90%

Business Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 142 (48.63%) Project Management
2 100 (34.25%) Finance
3 66 (22.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (20.21%) Business Analysis
5 54 (18.49%) PRINCE2
6 51 (17.47%) Banking
7 33 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (8.90%) Investment Banking
9 25 (8.56%) Retail
10 22 (7.53%) Change Management
10 22 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (7.19%) MS Excel
12 18 (6.16%) CRM
12 18 (6.16%) MS Project
12 18 (6.16%) Front Office
13 15 (5.14%) Legal
13 15 (5.14%) Microsoft
13 15 (5.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 15 (5.14%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (4.79%) Project Planning
14 14 (4.79%) SAP
14 14 (4.79%) Oracle
14 14 (4.79%) Migration
14 14 (4.79%) Risk Management
15 13 (4.45%) Scrum
15 13 (4.45%) SharePoint
15 13 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (4.45%) Business Transformation
15 13 (4.45%) Stakeholder Engagement

Business Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 13 (4.45%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.03%) SAS
5 2 (0.68%) CMS
5 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.68%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.34%) Documentum
6 1 (0.34%) IIS
6 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.34%) Confluence
6 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.16%) MS Project
3 12 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.08%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.40%) MS Office
6 5 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Endur
2 3 (1.03%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.03%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.03%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.34%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.34%) Agresso
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.34%) SunGard APT
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.37%) Data Mining
2 4 (1.37%) EDRMS
2 4 (1.37%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.03%) SAP HANA
3 3 (1.03%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.68%) SAP BI
4 2 (0.68%) QlikView
4 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.68%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.34%) Essbase
5 1 (0.34%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.03%) JIRA
2 1 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 100 (34.25%) Finance
2 51 (17.47%) Banking
3 26 (8.90%) Investment Banking
4 25 (8.56%) Retail
5 18 (6.16%) Front Office
6 15 (5.14%) Legal
7 10 (3.42%) Marketing
8 5 (1.71%) Local Government
9 4 (1.37%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.37%) Publishing
10 3 (1.03%) Advertising
10 3 (1.03%) Back Office
11 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.68%) Automotive
11 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.34%) Law
12 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.37%) .NET
2 3 (1.03%) HTML
3 2 (0.68%) CSS
4 1 (0.34%) XML
4 1 (0.34%) XHTML
4 1 (0.34%) Middleware
4 1 (0.34%) Ajax
4 1 (0.34%) jQuery
4 1 (0.34%) DHTML
4 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.74%) NHS
2 8 (2.74%) Fixed Income
2 8 (2.74%) Credit Risk
2 8 (2.74%) Reference Data
3 6 (2.05%) Equities
3 6 (2.05%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.71%) PMI
4 5 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (1.71%) Market Risk
5 4 (1.37%) User Experience
6 3 (1.03%) Derivative
6 3 (1.03%) EPoS
7 2 (0.68%) IVR
7 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.68%) FMCG
8 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.34%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.71%) Windows
2 4 (1.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (48.63%) Project Management
2 66 (22.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 59 (20.21%) Business Analysis
4 54 (18.49%) PRINCE2
5 33 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
5 33 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (7.53%) Change Management
7 18 (6.16%) CRM
8 15 (5.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (4.79%) Risk Management
9 14 (4.79%) Migration
9 14 (4.79%) Project Planning
10 13 (4.45%) Scrum
10 13 (4.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (4.45%) Business Transformation
11 10 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (3.42%) ERP
12 9 (3.08%) E-Commerce
12 9 (3.08%) Asset Management
13 8 (2.74%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.08%) SQL
2 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
2 2 (0.68%) VBA
3 1 (0.34%) VB6
3 1 (0.34%) C
3 1 (0.34%) PHP
3 1 (0.34%) VB
3 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (5.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (2.74%) Degree
3 7 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (2.05%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.03%) APMP
5 3 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.03%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.03%) PMP
5 3 (1.03%) ISEB
6 1 (0.34%) CCA
6 1 (0.34%) CBAP
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.37%) Solvency II
2 3 (1.03%) EMIR
3 2 (0.68%) UCITS
3 2 (0.68%) QA
4 1 (0.34%) Basel III
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.34%) MiFID
4 1 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 15 (5.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.79%) Oracle
2 14 (4.79%) SAP
3 7 (2.40%) Business Objects
4 5 (1.71%) Genesys
5 3 (1.03%) Bloomberg
5 3 (1.03%) Teradata
6 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.68%) Cognos
6 2 (0.68%) IBM
6 2 (0.68%) Sybase
6 2 (0.68%) Sun
7 1 (0.34%) Calypso
7 1 (0.34%) SunGard
7 1 (0.34%) HP
7 1 (0.34%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.34%) Lotus
7 1 (0.34%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.34%) Metastorm
7 1 (0.34%) Kofax
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