Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Project Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 643 647 592
Rank change year-on-year +4 -55 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Business Project Manager 211 222 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.24% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 162 196
England median daily rate £500 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% -1.05%
10th Percentile £367 £325 £293
90th Percentile £675 £612 £638
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £470
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.26% -1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £77.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -67.74% +150.00%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £77.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -67.74% +150.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89936 92818 97863
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59957 61108 63299
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2672 2997 3790
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%

Business Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Project Manager in England

Business Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Project Manager in England

Business Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Project Manager in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Project Manager in England

Business Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Project Manager in England

Business 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 Business Project Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -10 128 £500 -0.10% 5
South East +15 30 £500 +11.11%
Midlands +23 19 £463 +5.71% 1
East of England -8 16 £513 +24.24%
West Midlands +21 11 £488 +8.33% 1
South West +1 10 £441 +6.97%
North of England +37 8 £425 +12.58% 1
East Midlands +1 8 £400 +17.65%
North West -1 6 £425 +11.84%
North East +66 1 £450 -10.00%
Yorkshire +5 1 - - 1
Business Project Manager
UK

Business Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

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 England region featuring Business Project Manager in the job title.

1 114 (54.03%) Project Management
2 84 (39.81%) Finance
3 59 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (23.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (18.96%) Banking
6 35 (16.59%) Business Analysis
7 33 (15.64%) PRINCE2
8 25 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (11.37%) Front Office
10 22 (10.43%) Change Management
11 20 (9.48%) Investment Banking
12 19 (9.00%) Scrum
13 17 (8.06%) Asset Management
14 16 (7.58%) Microsoft Excel
14 16 (7.58%) Degree
15 15 (7.11%) MiFID
15 15 (7.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 14 (6.64%) Business Transformation
17 13 (6.16%) User Acceptance Testing
18 12 (5.69%) Investment Management
18 12 (5.69%) Derivative
18 12 (5.69%) PMI Certification
18 12 (5.69%) MS Visio
18 12 (5.69%) Fixed Income
18 12 (5.69%) PMO
19 11 (5.21%) E-Commerce
19 11 (5.21%) PMP
19 11 (5.21%) Electronic Trading
19 11 (5.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 11 (5.21%) Process Improvement

Business Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 5 (2.37%) SharePoint
1 5 (2.37%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (1.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (7.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (5.69%) MS Visio
3 9 (4.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (4.27%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Bloomberg AIM
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (0.47%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (0.47%) Summit
1 1 (0.47%) thinkFolio
1 1 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (0.47%) G Suite
1 1 (0.47%) Office 365
1 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.37%) SMS
2 4 (1.90%) Skype
3 1 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.95%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.47%) DB2
3 1 (0.47%) Power BI
3 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.27%) JIRA
2 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 84 (39.81%) Finance
2 40 (18.96%) Banking
3 24 (11.37%) Front Office
4 20 (9.48%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.27%) Retail
6 8 (3.79%) Back Office
6 8 (3.79%) Marketing
7 7 (3.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (2.84%) Legal
9 5 (2.37%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.90%) Publishing
11 3 (1.42%) Automotive
11 3 (1.42%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.95%) Local Government
13 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (5.69%) Derivative
3 12 (5.69%) Fixed Income
4 7 (3.32%) Equities
4 7 (3.32%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.84%) FMCG
6 5 (2.37%) STB
7 3 (1.42%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.42%) Fintech
7 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.42%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.42%) OTC Derivatives
7 3 (1.42%) PMI
7 3 (1.42%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.95%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.95%) User Experience
9 1 (0.47%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.47%) Windows
1 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (54.03%) Project Management
2 59 (27.96%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (23.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (16.59%) Business Analysis
5 33 (15.64%) PRINCE2
6 22 (10.43%) Change Management
7 19 (9.00%) Scrum
8 17 (8.06%) Asset Management
9 14 (6.64%) Business Transformation
10 13 (6.16%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (5.69%) Investment Management
12 11 (5.21%) E-Commerce
12 11 (5.21%) Electronic Trading
12 11 (5.21%) Process Improvement
12 11 (5.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 10 (4.74%) Migration
14 9 (4.27%) ERP
14 9 (4.27%) Risk Management
14 9 (4.27%) Target Operating Model
15 8 (3.79%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.32%) VBA
2 4 (1.90%) SQL
3 3 (1.42%) C
4 2 (0.95%) Java
5 1 (0.47%) C++
5 1 (0.47%) Perl
5 1 (0.47%) Python
5 1 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (7.58%) Degree
2 12 (5.69%) PMI Certification
3 11 (5.21%) PMP
4 4 (1.90%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.42%) ISEB
5 3 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.95%) IIBA
6 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.95%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) APMP
7 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.11%) MiFID
2 12 (5.69%) PMO
3 7 (3.32%) GDPR
4 4 (1.90%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.90%) QA
5 3 (1.42%) EMIR
6 1 (0.47%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.47%) FATCA
6 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.47%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (3.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (1.42%) Bloomberg
3 3 (1.42%) SAP
4 2 (0.95%) Oracle
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe
5 1 (0.47%) Calypso
5 1 (0.47%) Charles River
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco
5 1 (0.47%) CyberArk
5 1 (0.47%) Fidessa
5 1 (0.47%) Progress
5 1 (0.47%) Reuters
5 1 (0.47%) Sybase
5 1 (0.47%) Vermilion