The median contractor rate for a Project Manager was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Docklands, London during the 3 months to 30 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.

Project Manager
London / Docklands, London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 6 11
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 9 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 15.79% 16.95% 15.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.67% 17.86% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 11
Median daily rate £600 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.34% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £738 £660 £600
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 £32.00 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year -8.57% -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 Docklands, 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
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 54 56 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 94.74% 94.92% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 69
Median daily rate £550 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £413 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £32.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Manager in Docklands, London

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Manager in Docklands, London

Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Manager in Docklands, London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Manager in Docklands, London

Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Manager in Docklands, London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Manager in Docklands, London

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 30 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 Docklands, London region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 6 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 5 (33.33%) Financial Institution
5 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) PMI Certification
6 3 (20.00%) PMP
6 3 (20.00%) MS Office
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (20.00%) Wealth Management
7 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (13.33%) MiFID
7 2 (13.33%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
7 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
7 2 (13.33%) PgMP
7 2 (13.33%) Data Privacy
7 2 (13.33%) Coaching
7 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) Management Information System

Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, 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:

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 6 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (33.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (13.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) PMI
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
3 1 (6.67%) Market Risk
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Wealth Management
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) Data Encryption
5 2 (13.33%) Data Lineage
5 2 (13.33%) Data Privacy
5 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (13.33%) Programme Governance
5 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) PMI Certification
2 3 (20.00%) PMP
3 2 (13.33%) PgMP
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) GDPR
1 2 (13.33%) MiFID
2 1 (6.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix