The median contractor rate for a Business Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 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.

Business Project Manager
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 138 180
Rank change year-on-year -14 +42  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Project Manager 10 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.33% 0.48% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.50% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 10
Median daily rate £425 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.08% +4.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £475 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £650 £760
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -3.19% +1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year - -19.19%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2916 3192 4971
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.23% 95.17% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2268 2545 3747
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 45 78
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +11.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £46.10 £26.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Business Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Business Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Project Manager in the City of London

Business Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Project Manager in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Project Manager in the City of London

Business Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Project Manager in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Project Manager in the City of London

Business Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Business 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 City of London region featuring Business Project Manager in the job title.

1 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
4 3 (17.65%) Skype
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 3 (17.65%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
5 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (11.76%) Front Office
5 2 (11.76%) ERP
5 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.76%) SAP
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (11.76%) PMI
5 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
5 2 (11.76%) SAP BW
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
5 2 (11.76%) Banking
5 2 (11.76%) Netezza
5 2 (11.76%) Marketing

Business Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (17.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (11.76%) SAP BW
4 1 (5.88%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (5.88%) Power BI
4 1 (5.88%) QlikView
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Front Office
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Private Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.76%) PMI
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (11.76%) ERP
5 2 (11.76%) Investment Management
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
5 2 (11.76%) Wealth Management
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) DICOM
1 1 (5.88%) FATCA
1 1 (5.88%) GDPR
1 1 (5.88%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Netezza
1 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos