The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Project Manager
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 11 6
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 6 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 5.41% 12.20% 15.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.61% 12.50% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 19
Median daily rate £475 £459 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.54% -3.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £414
% change year-on-year - +2.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +4.89% -8.33%  

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 107 120 163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 96.40% 97.56% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 82 116
Median daily rate £575 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.05% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +120.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) Project Management
4 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (17.65%) Banking
7 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
7 2 (11.76%) Telematics
7 2 (11.76%) Product Management
7 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
7 2 (11.76%) Confluence
7 2 (11.76%) R
7 2 (11.76%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
7 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) JIRA
7 2 (11.76%) Python
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 2 (11.76%) SAS
7 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
7 2 (11.76%) Migration
7 2 (11.76%) Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) Apache Spark
7 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning
7 2 (11.76%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (11.76%) Programme Delivery

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 2 (11.76%) Apache Spark
1 2 (11.76%) Confluence
1 2 (11.76%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Documentum
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) OneDrive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.88%) Fintech
1 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile Payment
1 1 (5.88%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
3 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Machine Learning
5 2 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Product Management
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.76%) Telematics
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (5.88%) IT Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
1 2 (11.76%) Python
1 2 (11.76%) R
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) CAPM
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.88%) PMP
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) PayPal