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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Project Manager
Rank 499 451 434
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Business Project Manager 157 177 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.34% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 132 122
Median daily rate £430 £500 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +10.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £648 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £475 £413
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £49.50 -
UK excluding London median 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
51683 51537 49827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.72% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33740 31811 30809
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 2054 2097
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -33 148 £430 -14.00% 18
London -22 64 £500 -1.23% 8
North West +8 31 £350 -30.00% 3
South East -23 19 £435 -13.00% 2
Manchester -4 13 £375 -26.82% 2
West Midlands -13 12 £531 +11.84%
City of London +27 9 £425 -17.07% 1
East of England +12 8 £500 -13.04%
Yorkshire +8 7 £388 -22.50% 2
West Sussex -20 7 £430 -20.00%
West Yorkshire -1 5 £375 -16.66% 1
Berkshire -14 5 £438 -12.50% 2
East Midlands +8 4 £550 +22.22% 2
Scotland -24 4 £475 +18.75% 1
Hertfordshire +5 3 £380 -33.91%
Bedfordshire +3 3 £525 -
Leeds +2 3 £375 -25.00% 1
Edinburgh -3 3 £475 +5.55%
Croydon - 3 £325 -
Reading - 3 £450 - 1
Canary Wharf +5 2 £400 -33.33%
Luton +3 2 £538 -
Birmingham +3 2 £550 +10.00%
Surrey -7 2 £575 +12.63%
South West -12 2 £364 -14.35% 1
North East -42 2 £488 -
Suffolk - 2 £525 -
Ipswich - 2 £525 -
Lancashire - 2 £438 -
Bradford +10 1 - -

Business Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 171 (49.00%) Project Management
2 110 (31.52%) Finance
3 87 (24.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 85 (24.36%) PRINCE2
5 66 (18.91%) Business Intelligence
6 58 (16.62%) Business Analysis
7 48 (13.75%) Banking
8 47 (13.47%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (6.88%) Change Management
11 23 (6.59%) Back Office
12 21 (6.02%) Validation
12 21 (6.02%) Risk Management
12 21 (6.02%) SAP
13 20 (5.73%) Investment Banking
14 19 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (5.44%) Microsoft
15 18 (5.16%) Oracle
15 18 (5.16%) Migration
15 18 (5.16%) Retail
15 18 (5.16%) Project Planning
16 17 (4.87%) Process Management
16 17 (4.87%) Data Mining
17 16 (4.58%) SQL
17 16 (4.58%) MS Project
17 16 (4.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 16 (4.58%) Waterfall
17 16 (4.58%) Target Operating Model
18 15 (4.30%) E-Commerce
19 14 (4.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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 8 (2.29%) SharePoint
1 8 (2.29%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.57%) Confluence
2 2 (0.57%) Documentum
3 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.29%) SAS
3 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (4.58%) MS Project
2 8 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.01%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.15%) MS Office
4 4 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.86%) HFM
2 3 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.57%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.29%) assyst
4 1 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.29%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.29%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.29%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.15%) Office 365
2 2 (0.57%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.57%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.29%) Skype
2 3 (0.86%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.29%) 4G
3 1 (0.29%) Internet
3 1 (0.29%) Network Security
3 1 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (4.87%) Data Mining
3 8 (2.29%) DataStage
3 8 (2.29%) QlikView
4 6 (1.72%) Power BI
4 6 (1.72%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.43%) SAP HANA
6 3 (0.86%) Big Data
6 3 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.86%) SAP BI
6 3 (0.86%) Spotfire
7 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.57%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.57%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.29%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.86%) JIRA
2 1 (0.29%) MSI
General
1 110 (31.52%) Finance
2 48 (13.75%) Banking
3 23 (6.59%) Back Office
4 20 (5.73%) Investment Banking
5 18 (5.16%) Retail
6 14 (4.01%) Marketing
7 12 (3.44%) Legal
8 10 (2.87%) Front Office
9 6 (1.72%) Billing
10 5 (1.43%) Advertising
10 5 (1.43%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.15%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.86%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.57%) Games
13 2 (0.57%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.29%) Law
14 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.15%) XML
2 2 (0.57%) .NET
2 2 (0.57%) COM
3 1 (0.29%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.29%) CSS
3 1 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.29%) HTML
3 1 (0.29%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (2.58%) Equities
4 7 (2.01%) Derivative
5 6 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.72%) Smart Meter
6 5 (1.43%) Performance Metrics
6 5 (1.43%) PMI
7 4 (1.15%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.15%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.86%) Credit Derivative
8 3 (0.86%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.86%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.86%) NHS
8 3 (0.86%) Social Network
9 2 (0.57%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.57%) FMCG
9 2 (0.57%) Replication
9 2 (0.57%) Robotics
9 2 (0.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.29%) Unix
1 1 (0.29%) Windows
1 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (49.00%) Project Management
2 87 (24.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 85 (24.36%) PRINCE2
4 66 (18.91%) Business Intelligence
5 58 (16.62%) Business Analysis
6 47 (13.47%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (6.88%) Change Management
8 21 (6.02%) Risk Management
8 21 (6.02%) Validation
9 18 (5.16%) Migration
9 18 (5.16%) Project Planning
10 17 (4.87%) Process Management
11 16 (4.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 16 (4.58%) Target Operating Model
11 16 (4.58%) Waterfall
12 15 (4.30%) E-Commerce
13 14 (4.01%) Scrum
13 14 (4.01%) SDLC
14 12 (3.44%) Business Transformation
14 12 (3.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.58%) SQL
2 2 (0.57%) C
2 2 (0.57%) Java
3 1 (0.29%) C++
3 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.29%) PHP
3 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (4.01%) PMI Certification
2 13 (3.72%) Degree
2 13 (3.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (3.15%) PMP
4 9 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (0.86%) ACCA
5 3 (0.86%) CIMA
5 3 (0.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.86%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.57%) CISA
6 2 (0.57%) CISM
6 2 (0.57%) CISSP
6 2 (0.57%) ISEB
6 2 (0.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (0.57%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 1 (0.29%) APMP
7 1 (0.29%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.44%) QA
2 9 (2.58%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.01%) AIFMD
3 7 (2.01%) MiFID
3 7 (2.01%) UCITS
4 3 (0.86%) SLA
4 3 (0.86%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.57%) EMIR
5 2 (0.57%) FATCA
5 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.29%) COBIT
6 1 (0.29%) GxP
6 1 (0.29%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.29%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (6.02%) SAP
2 19 (5.44%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.16%) Oracle
4 10 (2.87%) Cognos
5 7 (2.01%) Hyperion
5 7 (2.01%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (1.72%) Tableau
7 4 (1.15%) JD Edwards
7 4 (1.15%) Sun
8 3 (0.86%) Progress
9 2 (0.57%) Avaloq
9 2 (0.57%) Avaya
9 2 (0.57%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.57%) Fidessa
9 2 (0.57%) Google
9 2 (0.57%) IBM
9 2 (0.57%) Kofax
9 2 (0.57%) Omniture
9 2 (0.57%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.29%) Yardi
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