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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Project Manager
Rank 460 408 389
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Business Project Manager 144 167 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.34% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 115 144
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£475 £458 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.82% -8.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £333 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £378 £450
% change year-on-year
+19.20% -16.11%
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
51265 49491 54504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31026 29372 30573
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2145 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 August 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 27 August 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 -35 123 £475 - 24
London -18 68 £525 -4.54% 15
South East -9 20 £475 +5.55% 2
Scotland -25 15 £388 +10.71% 1
City of London +10 14 £528 -4.09% 4
Milton Keynes - 9 £463 -
Buckinghamshire - 9 £463 -
East of England -17 7 £475 +18.75% 1
Yorkshire +3 6 £375 -14.28% 4
West Midlands -2 6 £388 -8.82%
Edinburgh -5 6 £388 +24.00%
North East -17 5 £425 -
South West -31 5 £388 +12.31% 1
Glasgow -7 4 £310 -5.70%
Berkshire +10 3 £580 +13.17% 1
Birmingham 0 3 £400 -9.09%
West Yorkshire -2 3 £425 -5.55% 3
Suffolk - 3 £475 -
Ipswich - 3 £475 -
Stirling - 3 £360 - 1
South Yorkshire +7 2 £325 -18.75% 1
East Midlands 0 2 - -
Oxford 0 2 - -
Oxfordshire -1 2 - -
Leeds -2 2 £425 -5.55% 2
Surrey -5 2 £500 -4.76%
Hampshire -11 2 £425 -5.55% 1
North West -15 2 £364 +9.39% 1
Tyne and Wear -22 2 £500 -
Luton - 2 £450 -

Business Project Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 155 (47.84%) Project Management
2 133 (41.05%) Finance
3 82 (25.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 64 (19.75%) Business Analysis
5 63 (19.44%) PRINCE2
6 60 (18.52%) Banking
7 35 (10.80%) Investment Banking
8 33 (10.19%) Retail
9 27 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (7.72%) Business Transformation
11 24 (7.41%) MS Excel
11 24 (7.41%) MS Project
11 24 (7.41%) Change Management
12 21 (6.48%) Project Planning
12 21 (6.48%) Migration
13 18 (5.56%) Oracle
13 18 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 17 (5.25%) Microsoft
14 17 (5.25%) Scrum
14 17 (5.25%) Legal
14 17 (5.25%) Front Office
14 17 (5.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 16 (4.94%) Risk Management
16 15 (4.63%) PRINCE
16 15 (4.63%) SAP
16 15 (4.63%) Marketing
16 15 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (4.32%) MS PowerPoint
17 14 (4.32%) SQL
17 14 (4.32%) SharePoint

Business Project Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 14 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.62%) SAS
3 2 (0.62%) CMS
4 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.31%) Documentum
4 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (7.41%) MS Project
1 24 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.78%) MS Office
4 5 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) SAP FI
1 3 (0.93%) Oracle HRMS
1 3 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (0.93%) SAP CO
1 3 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.31%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.31%) Agresso
3 1 (0.31%) Endur
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.31%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.62%) Office 365
2 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.93%) Intranet
1 3 (0.93%) RTP
1 3 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.62%) 4G
3 1 (0.31%) DNS
3 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.54%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.93%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.93%) EDRMS
3 3 (0.93%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.62%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.62%) SAP BI
4 2 (0.62%) QlikView
5 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.31%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.31%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.31%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 1 (0.31%) JIRA
1 1 (0.31%) Selenium
General
1 133 (41.05%) Finance
2 60 (18.52%) Banking
3 35 (10.80%) Investment Banking
4 33 (10.19%) Retail
5 17 (5.25%) Legal
5 17 (5.25%) Front Office
6 15 (4.63%) Marketing
7 8 (2.47%) Back Office
8 5 (1.54%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.54%) Publishing
8 5 (1.54%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.62%) Law
9 2 (0.62%) Advertising
10 1 (0.31%) Automotive
10 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.93%) .NET
2 2 (0.62%) HTML
3 1 (0.31%) CSS
3 1 (0.31%) XHTML
3 1 (0.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (2.78%) Fixed Income
2 8 (2.47%) Equities
2 8 (2.47%) Derivative
2 8 (2.47%) Credit Risk
3 7 (2.16%) PMI
4 6 (1.85%) Reference Data
5 5 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.23%) EPoS
6 4 (1.23%) Market Risk
6 4 (1.23%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.93%) NHS
8 2 (0.62%) IVR
8 2 (0.62%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.62%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (0.62%) FMCG
9 1 (0.31%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.31%) Social Media
9 1 (0.31%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.31%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.31%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.23%) Windows
1 4 (1.23%) Windows 7
2 2 (0.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (47.84%) Project Management
2 82 (25.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 64 (19.75%) Business Analysis
4 63 (19.44%) PRINCE2
5 27 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (7.72%) Business Transformation
7 24 (7.41%) Change Management
8 21 (6.48%) Migration
8 21 (6.48%) Project Planning
9 17 (5.25%) Scrum
9 17 (5.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 16 (4.94%) Risk Management
11 15 (4.63%) PRINCE
11 15 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (3.70%) ERP
12 12 (3.70%) CRM
13 11 (3.40%) E-Commerce
14 10 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (2.78%) Budget Control
15 9 (2.78%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.32%) SQL
2 6 (1.85%) C
3 2 (0.62%) VBA
4 1 (0.31%) VB6
4 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.31%) PHP
4 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 9 (2.78%) PMI Certification
3 8 (2.47%) Degree
3 8 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.23%) PMP
4 4 (1.23%) ISEB
4 4 (1.23%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.93%) APMP
6 2 (0.62%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.31%) CCA
7 1 (0.31%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.85%) Solvency II
2 5 (1.54%) EMIR
3 2 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.62%) MiFID
4 1 (0.31%) Basel III
4 1 (0.31%) SLA
4 1 (0.31%) Basel II
4 1 (0.31%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.31%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (5.56%) Oracle
2 17 (5.25%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.63%) SAP
4 7 (2.16%) Business Objects
5 5 (1.54%) Genesys
5 5 (1.54%) JD Edwards
6 4 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (0.93%) Siebel
7 3 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.62%) HP
8 2 (0.62%) Cognos
8 2 (0.62%) Sybase
8 2 (0.62%) Teradata
8 2 (0.62%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.62%) Remedy
8 2 (0.62%) Niku
9 1 (0.31%) Metastorm
9 1 (0.31%) Kofax
9 1 (0.31%) Charles River
9 1 (0.31%) OpenLink
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