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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Project Manager
Rank 473 418 381
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Business Project Manager 142 153 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.29% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.32% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 122 153
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£475 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £408 £433
% change year-on-year
+10.42% -5.78%
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
52098 48552 51706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.77% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32589 29303 29138
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 2082 2105 2549
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 £38.78 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 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 22 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 -29 137 £494 +3.94% 27
London +20 75 £525 +5.00% 12
South East -11 24 £500 - 4
City of London +13 13 £590 -12.59% 3
Berkshire +15 7 £583 +12.28% 1
Yorkshire -9 7 £350 -6.66% 2
West Midlands -20 7 £375 - 2
East of England -20 7 £463 +2.77% 2
East Midlands +2 5 £388 - 2
Buckinghamshire -3 5 £500 +19.04%
Milton Keynes -4 5 £500 +19.04%
Nottingham +15 4 £431 -
Nottinghamshire +12 4 £431 -
West Yorkshire -12 4 £450 +20.00% 2
Hampshire -22 4 £450 -
Surrey -5 3 £500 -6.97%
Leeds -9 3 £350 -6.66%
North West -17 3 £340 +2.25% 3
South West -34 3 £450 +38.46%
South Yorkshire - 3 £325 -
Reading +14 2 £600 +15.66% 1
Birmingham -6 2 £388 +3.33%
Swindon -7 2 £450 +50.00%
Wiltshire -13 2 £450 +50.00%
Scotland -24 2 £416 -2.23%
Kent - 2 £525 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £305 -
Bradford - 2 £475 -
Cambridgeshire -5 1 - -
Manchester -19 1 £375 +9.89% 2

Business Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 139 (48.43%) Project Management
2 99 (34.49%) Finance
3 65 (22.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 57 (19.86%) Business Analysis
5 53 (18.47%) PRINCE2
6 49 (17.07%) Banking
7 33 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (11.50%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (9.06%) Investment Banking
9 25 (8.71%) Retail
10 22 (7.67%) Change Management
10 22 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (7.32%) MS Excel
12 18 (6.27%) CRM
12 18 (6.27%) MS Project
12 18 (6.27%) Front Office
13 15 (5.23%) Legal
13 15 (5.23%) Microsoft
13 15 (5.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 14 (4.88%) SAP
14 14 (4.88%) Oracle
14 14 (4.88%) Risk Management
14 14 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (4.88%) Project Planning
15 13 (4.53%) Migration
15 13 (4.53%) Scrum
15 13 (4.53%) SharePoint
15 13 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (4.53%) Business Transformation
15 13 (4.53%) Stakeholder Engagement

Business Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (4.53%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.05%) SAS
5 2 (0.70%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.70%) CMS
5 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.35%) Confluence
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.35%) Documentum
6 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.35%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.27%) MS Project
3 12 (4.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.14%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.44%) MS Office
6 5 (1.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.39%) Endur
2 3 (1.05%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.05%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.35%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.35%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.35%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
1 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.39%) Data Mining
2 4 (1.39%) EDRMS
3 3 (1.05%) SAP HANA
3 3 (1.05%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.70%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.70%) SAP BI
4 2 (0.70%) QlikView
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.35%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.35%) Essbase
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (1.05%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) Selenium
General
1 99 (34.49%) Finance
2 49 (17.07%) Banking
3 26 (9.06%) Investment Banking
4 25 (8.71%) Retail
5 18 (6.27%) Front Office
6 15 (5.23%) Legal
7 10 (3.48%) Marketing
8 5 (1.74%) Local Government
9 4 (1.39%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.05%) Advertising
10 3 (1.05%) Publishing
10 3 (1.05%) Back Office
11 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.70%) Automotive
11 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.35%) German Language
12 1 (0.35%) Law
12 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.39%) .NET
2 3 (1.05%) HTML
3 2 (0.70%) CSS
4 1 (0.35%) Ajax
4 1 (0.35%) jQuery
4 1 (0.35%) Middleware
4 1 (0.35%) XHTML
4 1 (0.35%) XML
4 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.35%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.79%) NHS
2 8 (2.79%) Fixed Income
2 8 (2.79%) Credit Risk
2 8 (2.79%) Reference Data
3 6 (2.09%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.09%) Equities
4 5 (1.74%) Market Risk
4 5 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (1.74%) PMI
5 4 (1.39%) User Experience
6 3 (1.05%) Derivative
6 3 (1.05%) EPoS
7 2 (0.70%) IVR
7 2 (0.70%) FMCG
7 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.35%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.35%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.74%) Windows
2 4 (1.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (48.43%) Project Management
2 65 (22.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 57 (19.86%) Business Analysis
4 53 (18.47%) PRINCE2
5 33 (11.50%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (11.50%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (7.67%) Change Management
7 18 (6.27%) CRM
8 14 (4.88%) Risk Management
8 14 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (4.88%) Project Planning
9 13 (4.53%) Migration
9 13 (4.53%) Scrum
9 13 (4.53%) Business Transformation
9 13 (4.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (3.48%) ERP
10 10 (3.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (3.14%) E-Commerce
12 8 (2.79%) PRINCE
12 8 (2.79%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.14%) SQL
2 2 (0.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (0.70%) VBA
3 1 (0.35%) VB6
3 1 (0.35%) VB
3 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.35%) PHP
3 1 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (5.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 8 (2.79%) Degree
3 7 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (2.09%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.05%) APMP
5 3 (1.05%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.05%) PMP
5 3 (1.05%) ISEB
6 1 (0.35%) CBAP
6 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.35%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.39%) Solvency II
2 3 (1.05%) EMIR
3 2 (0.70%) QA
3 2 (0.70%) UCITS
4 1 (0.35%) Basel III
4 1 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.35%) MiFID
Vendors
1 15 (5.23%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.88%) SAP
2 14 (4.88%) Oracle
3 7 (2.44%) Business Objects
4 5 (1.74%) Genesys
5 3 (1.05%) Teradata
6 2 (0.70%) Sybase
6 2 (0.70%) Cognos
6 2 (0.70%) Sun
6 2 (0.70%) IBM
6 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.70%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.35%) Yardi
7 1 (0.35%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.35%) Nintex
7 1 (0.35%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.35%) Northgate
7 1 (0.35%) Metastorm
7 1 (0.35%) Kofax
7 1 (0.35%) OpenLink
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
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Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
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Rate: competitive
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £380.00 - £450.00 per day
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