The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 16 18 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 11 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 8.33% 6.45% 10.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.02% 7.14% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 7
Median daily rate £500 £471 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.10% -10.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £393 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £553 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year -20.00% +3.44%  

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 122 112 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 92.42% 90.32% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 91 62
Median daily rate £550 £480 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -6.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £29.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.41% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Canary Wharf

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 Project Manager in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Canary Wharf

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Canary Wharf

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Project Manager in the job title.

1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Banking
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) Front Office
6 4 (16.00%) Change Management
6 4 (16.00%) Scrum
7 3 (12.00%) Escalation Management
7 3 (12.00%) Migration
7 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (8.00%) HP
8 2 (8.00%) Citrix
8 2 (8.00%) MS Project
8 2 (8.00%) ITIL
8 2 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
8 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
8 2 (8.00%) JIRA
8 2 (8.00%) Degree
8 2 (8.00%) Telematics
8 2 (8.00%) Confluence
8 2 (8.00%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (8.00%) Release Management
8 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
9 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
9 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
9 1 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (4.00%) Change Control

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (8.00%) Confluence
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Documentum
2 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Project
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
1 1 (4.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
General
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Banking
3 5 (20.00%) Front Office
4 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Back Office
5 1 (4.00%) Legal
5 1 (4.00%) Marketing
5 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (4.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Equities
2 1 (4.00%) Fintech
2 1 (4.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (4.00%) PMI
2 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) Change Management
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Escalation Management
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) Release Management
6 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (8.00%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (8.00%) Telematics
7 1 (4.00%) Content Management
7 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.00%) Requirements Management
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) CAPM
2 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PMP
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) FATCA
1 1 (4.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (8.00%) Citrix
1 2 (8.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) PayPal