The median contractor rate for a Applications Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Applications Project Manager
UK / England
Rank 529 508 493
Rank change year-on-year -21 -15  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Project Manager 56 107 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 83 68
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £333 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £68.00 - £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £68.00 - £36.10

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39636 46701 45542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25783 30610 27944
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1458 1840
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Applications Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Applications Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Project Manager in England

Applications Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Project Manager in England

Applications Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Project Manager in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Project Manager in England

Applications Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Project Manager in England

Applications Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Project Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 22 £500 - 1
South East +15 22 £475 +5.55% 6
East of England -1 7 £425 -12.82% 1
East Midlands -14 2 £400 -
North West +22 1 - - 1
West Midlands +9 1 £475 +16.56%
North East -12 1 £275 -29.73%
Applications Project Manager
UK

Applications Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Applications 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 England region featuring Applications Project Manager in the job title.

1 75 (56.39%) Project Management
2 43 (32.33%) Finance
3 40 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (27.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (24.06%) PRINCE2
6 26 (19.55%) Migration
7 25 (18.80%) Oracle
8 17 (12.78%) PMI Certification
9 16 (12.03%) Data Centre
10 15 (11.28%) PMP
10 15 (11.28%) Security Cleared
11 14 (10.53%) SDLC
12 13 (9.77%) SC Cleared
12 13 (9.77%) Change Management
13 12 (9.02%) Microsoft
13 12 (9.02%) Banking
14 11 (8.27%) Retail
14 11 (8.27%) SAP
15 10 (7.52%) Front Office
15 10 (7.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 10 (7.52%) Matrix Organization
16 9 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (6.77%) Mobile App
16 9 (6.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 9 (6.77%) Scrum
17 8 (6.02%) ITIL
17 8 (6.02%) MS Project
17 8 (6.02%) SQL
17 8 (6.02%) Project Governance
17 8 (6.02%) Supplier Management

Applications Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 6 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.50%) CMS
3 1 (0.75%) Liferay
3 1 (0.75%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (6.02%) MS Project
2 7 (5.26%) MS Office
3 5 (3.76%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.26%) SAP SD
2 3 (2.26%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (1.50%) Maximo
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.50%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.75%) PaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.50%) DMZ
1 2 (1.50%) Multicast
1 2 (1.50%) SAN
2 1 (0.75%) Extranet
2 1 (0.75%) Firewall
2 1 (0.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) Intranet
2 1 (0.75%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 43 (32.33%) Finance
2 12 (9.02%) Banking
3 11 (8.27%) Retail
4 10 (7.52%) Front Office
5 7 (5.26%) Investment Banking
6 6 (4.51%) Manufacturing
7 4 (3.01%) Back Office
7 4 (3.01%) Legal
7 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.26%) Games
9 2 (1.50%) Advertising
9 2 (1.50%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.75%) Automotive
10 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.75%) Law
10 1 (0.75%) Local Government
10 1 (0.75%) Marketing
10 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.01%) .NET
1 4 (3.01%) HTML
1 4 (3.01%) HTML5
2 3 (2.26%) Middleware
3 2 (1.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.75%) REST
4 1 (0.75%) SOAP
4 1 (0.75%) Web Services
4 1 (0.75%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.03%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.77%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.01%) PMI
5 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.50%) User Experience
6 2 (1.50%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.75%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.75%) DataPower
7 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.75%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.75%) FMCG
7 1 (0.75%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.75%) NHS
7 1 (0.75%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.76%) Android
1 5 (3.76%) Windows
2 4 (3.01%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.01%) Unix
3 2 (1.50%) AIX
3 2 (1.50%) Solaris
4 1 (0.75%) Linux
4 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (56.39%) Project Management
2 40 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (27.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (24.06%) PRINCE2
5 26 (19.55%) Migration
6 14 (10.53%) SDLC
7 13 (9.77%) Change Management
8 10 (7.52%) Matrix Organization
9 9 (6.77%) Scrum
9 9 (6.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (6.02%) ITIL
10 8 (6.02%) Project Governance
10 8 (6.02%) Supplier Management
10 8 (6.02%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (5.26%) Programme Management
11 7 (5.26%) Risk Management
12 6 (4.51%) Business Analysis
12 6 (4.51%) CRM
12 6 (4.51%) Service Management
12 6 (4.51%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.02%) SQL
2 4 (3.01%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.26%) C#
4 2 (1.50%) Java
4 2 (1.50%) Ruby
5 1 (0.75%) C
5 1 (0.75%) PHP
5 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (12.78%) PMI Certification
2 15 (11.28%) PMP
2 15 (11.28%) Security Cleared
3 13 (9.77%) SC Cleared
4 10 (7.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (3.01%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (3.01%) Degree
6 3 (2.26%) APMP
6 3 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.75%) MBA
7 1 (0.75%) MCSE
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) QA
2 3 (2.26%) PMO
3 1 (0.75%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.75%) SRDF
1 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) MOM
2 2 (1.50%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (18.80%) Oracle
2 12 (9.02%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.27%) SAP
4 2 (1.50%) IBM
4 2 (1.50%) Sybase
4 2 (1.50%) Syclo
4 2 (1.50%) webMethods
5 1 (0.75%) 3PAR
5 1 (0.75%) Apple
5 1 (0.75%) BT
5 1 (0.75%) Citrix
5 1 (0.75%) EMC
5 1 (0.75%) FNZ
5 1 (0.75%) Informatica
5 1 (0.75%) Kenexa
5 1 (0.75%) Pega
5 1 (0.75%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.75%) Remedy
5 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.75%) Siebel
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