The median contractor rate for a IT Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IT Project Manager
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 22 24
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Project Manager 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 1.53% 2.36% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 2.56% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £425 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £413 £415
% change year-on-year +0.60% -0.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £41.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -34.93% +38.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 121 117 111
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 92.37% 92.13% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 95 68
Median daily rate £550 £480 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

IT Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf that featured IT Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Project Manager in Canary Wharf

IT Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IT Project Manager in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Project Manager in Canary Wharf

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT 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 across the Canary Wharf region featuring IT Project Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Documentum
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) PMI
3 1 (33.33%) PMP
3 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) CAPM
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian

IT Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) Documentum
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CAPM
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft