Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Project Manager was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 224 244
Rank change year-on-year -15 +20 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Business Project Manager 18 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.31% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 21
City of London median daily rate £513 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% - -2.78%
10th Percentile £416 £453 £405
90th Percentile £671 £690 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -4.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6765 6392 8566
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 95.45% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5343 5073 6726
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 78 124
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.38 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.16% -4.79% +4.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.15
90th Percentile £29.40 £48.12 £39.63
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.17 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.45% -4.64% +5.88%

Business Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Business Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 22 November 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 (38.89%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) Banking
4 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) MiFID
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.11%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Front Office
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
6 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Data Governance
6 2 (11.11%) Project Governance
6 2 (11.11%) Reinsurance
7 1 (5.56%) Power BI
7 1 (5.56%) Fintech
7 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
7 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
7 1 (5.56%) Risk Analytics

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 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.56%) Power BI
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Front Office
3 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Reinsurance
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (5.56%) Derivative
2 1 (5.56%) Equities
2 1 (5.56%) Fintech
2 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) Data Governance
6 2 (11.11%) Project Governance
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.56%) Analytics
7 1 (5.56%) Bug Management
7 1 (5.56%) Business Transformation
7 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (5.56%) Risk Analytics
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) MiFID
2 1 (5.56%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.56%) Fidessa