Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Management
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 25 23
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 -7
Contract jobs citing Project Management 414 518 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.83% 7.25% 7.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.68% 8.09% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 388 354
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £263 £317 £325
90th Percentile £625 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £27.80 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.64% -49.46% +233.33%
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £27.80 £55.00
% change year-on-year -31.64% -49.46% +171.60%

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,202 6,401 5,760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.39% 89.57% 88.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,887 5,104 4,553
City of London median daily rate £513 £510 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +7.37% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £318
90th Percentile £675 £688 £672
Central London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 61 53
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.80% -6.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.30 £13.75
90th Percentile £34.40 £31.00 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in the City of London

Project Management
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 Project Management in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in the City of London

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in the City of London

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in the City of London

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Management in the City of London

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the City of London region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge -43 11 £575 +91.67%
Project Management
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 174 (42.03%) Finance
2 161 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (23.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 78 (18.84%) PRINCE2
5 66 (15.94%) Microsoft
6 63 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
7 48 (11.59%) Migration
8 45 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
9 44 (10.63%) Banking
10 41 (9.90%) PMO
11 40 (9.66%) Microsoft Excel
12 36 (8.70%) ITIL
13 35 (8.45%) Degree
14 31 (7.49%) Project Planning
14 31 (7.49%) Change Management
15 30 (7.25%) User Experience
16 29 (7.00%) Mentoring
17 28 (6.76%) Scrum
17 28 (6.76%) PMI Certification
17 28 (6.76%) Business Analysis
18 27 (6.52%) TDD
19 26 (6.28%) Java
20 25 (6.04%) JavaScript
20 25 (6.04%) Windows
20 25 (6.04%) Microsoft Office
20 25 (6.04%) Asset Management
20 25 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
21 24 (5.80%) Microsoft Project
21 24 (5.80%) CRM
22 23 (5.56%) Legal

Project Management
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 19 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.66%) CMS
3 8 (1.93%) Confluence
4 3 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.48%) Drupal
5 2 (0.48%) IIS
6 1 (0.24%) Apache
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.24%) Appian
6 1 (0.24%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (9.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (6.04%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (5.80%) Microsoft Project
4 21 (5.07%) MS Visio
5 17 (4.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.48%) InVision
6 2 (0.48%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.24%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 15 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.97%) SAP GTS
2 4 (0.97%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.48%) Actimize
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.24%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.24%) HFM
5 1 (0.24%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.24%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.24%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.24%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.24%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.24%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.86%) Office 365
4 10 (2.42%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (0.97%) SaaS
6 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.72%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.72%) Yammer
7 2 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.48%) GitHub
8 1 (0.24%) Asana
8 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.24%) IaaS
8 1 (0.24%) PaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.62%) WAN
2 12 (2.90%) LAN
3 8 (1.93%) DHCP
3 8 (1.93%) MPLS
3 8 (1.93%) Wireless
4 7 (1.69%) Network Security
5 6 (1.45%) DNS
5 6 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.45%) VPN
6 5 (1.21%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.97%) Intranet
8 3 (0.72%) Internet
8 3 (0.72%) SAN
8 3 (0.72%) VoIP
8 3 (0.72%) WLAN
9 2 (0.48%) ATM
9 2 (0.48%) BGP
9 2 (0.48%) ISDN
9 2 (0.48%) OSPF
9 2 (0.48%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.69%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.21%) Big Data
3 5 (1.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.21%) Power BI
3 5 (1.21%) SQLite
4 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.72%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.72%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.48%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.48%) Data Mart
6 2 (0.48%) InfluxDB
6 2 (0.48%) MySQL
6 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.24%) OLAP
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.24%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 20 (4.83%) JIRA
2 18 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.66%) Maven
4 6 (1.45%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.21%) Subversion
6 4 (0.97%) Xcode
7 2 (0.48%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.48%) fastlane
7 2 (0.48%) Selenium
8 1 (0.24%) Appium
8 1 (0.24%) Applitools
8 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.24%) Hudson
8 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.24%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.24%) Zephyr
General
1 174 (42.03%) Finance
2 44 (10.63%) Banking
3 23 (5.56%) Legal
4 22 (5.31%) Marketing
5 21 (5.07%) Law
6 14 (3.38%) Investment Banking
7 13 (3.14%) Back Office
7 13 (3.14%) Front Office
7 13 (3.14%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.66%) Retail
9 10 (2.42%) Advertising
10 7 (1.69%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.45%) Publishing
12 2 (0.48%) Games
12 2 (0.48%) Local Government
12 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Billing
13 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.24%) French Language
13 1 (0.24%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 183 (44.20%) Project Manager
2 57 (13.77%) Analyst
3 39 (9.42%) IT Manager
4 36 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 35 (8.45%) IT Project Manager
6 29 (7.00%) Developer
7 25 (6.04%) Infrastructure Manager
8 22 (5.31%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 14 (3.38%) Lead Developer
9 14 (3.38%) Project Analyst
10 11 (2.66%) Banking Project Manager
10 11 (2.66%) Business Manager
10 11 (2.66%) Change Manager
10 11 (2.66%) Senior Manager
11 10 (2.42%) Delivery Manager
11 10 (2.42%) Desktop Support
11 10 (2.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 10 (2.42%) Senior Project Manager
12 9 (2.17%) Architect
12 9 (2.17%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.11%) Spring
2 15 (3.62%) HTML
3 13 (3.14%) CSS
3 13 (3.14%) HTML5
4 12 (2.90%) RESTful
5 11 (2.66%) AngularJS
5 11 (2.66%) Hibernate
5 11 (2.66%) Spring Boot
6 10 (2.42%) LESS
6 10 (2.42%) Sass
7 9 (2.17%) CSS3
8 5 (1.21%) REST
8 5 (1.21%) XML
9 4 (0.97%) J2EE
10 3 (0.72%) JSON
10 3 (0.72%) Web Services
11 2 (0.48%) MDX
11 2 (0.48%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (0.48%) Spring MVC
11 2 (0.48%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.25%) User Experience
3 21 (5.07%) Data Centre
4 18 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.62%) Data Structures
6 13 (3.14%) PMI
7 12 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (2.66%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (2.66%) Mobile App
9 10 (2.42%) Fixed Income
10 9 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.69%) Fintech
11 7 (1.69%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.45%) Equities
12 6 (1.45%) NHS
12 6 (1.45%) Tandem
13 4 (0.97%) Analytical Mindset
13 4 (0.97%) Derivative
13 4 (0.97%) iPad
13 4 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.04%) Windows
2 10 (2.42%) Windows 10
2 10 (2.42%) Windows 7
3 7 (1.69%) Android
3 7 (1.69%) Mac OS X
4 4 (0.97%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.97%) Mac OS X Server
5 3 (0.72%) Unix
6 2 (0.48%) Linux
7 1 (0.24%) AIX
7 1 (0.24%) Solaris
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (23.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 78 (18.84%) PRINCE2
4 63 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
5 48 (11.59%) Migration
6 36 (8.70%) ITIL
7 31 (7.49%) Change Management
7 31 (7.49%) Project Planning
8 29 (7.00%) Mentoring
9 28 (6.76%) Business Analysis
9 28 (6.76%) Scrum
10 27 (6.52%) TDD
11 25 (6.04%) Asset Management
12 24 (5.80%) CRM
13 21 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (5.07%) OO
14 20 (4.83%) Decision-Making
14 20 (4.83%) SDLC
14 20 (4.83%) Technical Leadership
14 20 (4.83%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.28%) Java
2 25 (6.04%) JavaScript
3 16 (3.86%) SQL
4 11 (2.66%) Java 8
5 10 (2.42%) TypeScript
6 7 (1.69%) VBA
7 5 (1.21%) C
7 5 (1.21%) PHP
7 5 (1.21%) Python
8 4 (0.97%) Kotlin
8 4 (0.97%) R
9 3 (0.72%) Apple Swift
9 3 (0.72%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.48%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.24%) Go
11 1 (0.24%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (8.45%) Degree
2 28 (6.76%) PMI Certification
3 21 (5.07%) PMP
3 21 (5.07%) Security Cleared
4 16 (3.86%) SC Cleared
5 13 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.21%) ACSP
8 5 (1.21%) ACTC
8 5 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.21%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.97%) APMG
9 4 (0.97%) CCNP
10 3 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.72%) ISEB
10 3 (0.72%) MCITP
10 3 (0.72%) MCP
10 3 (0.72%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.90%) PMO
2 10 (2.42%) QA
3 8 (1.93%) GDPR
4 6 (1.45%) SLA
5 4 (0.97%) IFRS
6 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.48%) MiFID
6 2 (0.48%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.24%) EMIR
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.48%) Docker
2 2 (0.48%) ProxySG
2 2 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) DFS Replication
3 1 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.97%) SCCM
2 2 (0.48%) Ansible
2 2 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.48%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (0.48%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.24%) Mesos
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.24%) Nessus
3 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 66 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.62%) SAP
3 14 (3.38%) Citrix
4 11 (2.66%) Apple
5 10 (2.42%) Oracle
6 8 (1.93%) Cisco
7 7 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.45%) Adobe
9 5 (1.21%) Google
9 5 (1.21%) Ivanti
10 4 (0.97%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.97%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.97%) hybris
10 4 (0.97%) Tableau
11 3 (0.72%) CA
11 3 (0.72%) Murex
11 3 (0.72%) NetApp
11 3 (0.72%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.48%) Meraki
12 2 (0.48%) New Relic