The median contractor rate for a Business Project Manager was £456 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 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.

Business Project Manager
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 477 431 479
Rank change year-on-year -46 +48  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Project Manager 100 197 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.40% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.42% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 135 90
Median daily rate £456 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.97% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £375 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -2.61% +1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year - -19.19%  

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 39575 47323 46031
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.28% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25800 31094 28258
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +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 1355 1459 1862
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £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 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Business Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 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 -30 46 £525 -4.54% 8
South East +14 20 £450 +4.65%
West Midlands +15 9 £438 -13.58%
North West +20 8 £361 -3.66% 3
Yorkshire +14 6 £400 -5.88%
East of England -3 4 £335 -21.63%
East Midlands -17 4 £390 -29.09%
North East -6 2 £525 +23.52%
South West -7 1 £390 -2.50%
Business Project Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 81 (44.51%) Project Management
2 57 (31.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 55 (30.22%) Finance
4 46 (25.27%) PRINCE2
5 41 (22.53%) Business Analysis
6 26 (14.29%) Banking
7 23 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (9.89%) Change Management
10 16 (8.79%) Retail
11 15 (8.24%) Microsoft
11 15 (8.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 13 (7.14%) Front Office
12 13 (7.14%) Risk Management
13 12 (6.59%) Business Transformation
13 12 (6.59%) Migration
13 12 (6.59%) CRM
13 12 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (6.59%) ERP
14 11 (6.04%) SAP
14 11 (6.04%) Degree
14 11 (6.04%) Investment Banking
15 10 (5.49%) Derivative
15 10 (5.49%) SQL
15 10 (5.49%) MS Excel
15 10 (5.49%) PMI Certification
16 9 (4.95%) PMP
16 9 (4.95%) MS Office
16 9 (4.95%) Marketing

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 7 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.20%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.65%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.10%) Confluence
5 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.95%) MS Office
3 8 (4.40%) MS Project
4 7 (3.85%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.65%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 3 (1.65%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.10%) SAP Business One
2 2 (1.10%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.10%) TrackWise
3 1 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.55%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.55%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.55%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.55%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.20%) Skype
2 2 (1.10%) Firewall
2 2 (1.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.75%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (2.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.65%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.55%) EDMS
5 1 (0.55%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.55%) Power BI
5 1 (0.55%) QlikView
5 1 (0.55%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 55 (30.22%) Finance
2 26 (14.29%) Banking
3 16 (8.79%) Retail
4 13 (7.14%) Front Office
5 11 (6.04%) Investment Banking
6 9 (4.95%) Marketing
7 8 (4.40%) Telecoms
8 6 (3.30%) Legal
8 6 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (2.75%) Billing
9 5 (2.75%) Local Government
10 4 (2.20%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.65%) Advertising
12 2 (1.10%) Back Office
13 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.55%) French Language
13 1 (0.55%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.55%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.10%) .NET
1 2 (1.10%) HTML
1 2 (1.10%) XML
2 1 (0.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.49%) Derivative
3 6 (3.30%) Fixed Income
4 5 (2.75%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.75%) PMI
5 4 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.65%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (1.65%) NHS
7 2 (1.10%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.10%) Fintech
7 2 (1.10%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.10%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.10%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.55%) FMCG
8 1 (0.55%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.55%) Pricing Data
8 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.55%) Windows
1 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (44.51%) Project Management
2 57 (31.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 46 (25.27%) PRINCE2
4 41 (22.53%) Business Analysis
5 23 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (9.89%) Change Management
8 13 (7.14%) Risk Management
9 12 (6.59%) Business Transformation
9 12 (6.59%) CRM
9 12 (6.59%) ERP
9 12 (6.59%) Migration
10 8 (4.40%) ITIL
10 8 (4.40%) PRINCE
10 8 (4.40%) Process Improvement
10 8 (4.40%) Project Planning
10 8 (4.40%) Workflow
11 7 (3.85%) Asset Management
11 7 (3.85%) Programme Management
11 7 (3.85%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.49%) SQL
2 2 (1.10%) Java
3 1 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (8.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 11 (6.04%) Degree
3 10 (5.49%) PMI Certification
4 9 (4.95%) PMP
4 9 (4.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.65%) APMP
6 2 (1.10%) CISM
6 2 (1.10%) CISSP
7 1 (0.55%) APMG
7 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.55%) ISEB
7 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.40%) PMO
2 5 (2.75%) GxP
2 5 (2.75%) MiFID
3 3 (1.65%) QA
4 2 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.10%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.55%) DICOM
5 1 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.55%) EMIR
5 1 (0.55%) FATCA
5 1 (0.55%) GDPR
5 1 (0.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.04%) SAP
3 8 (4.40%) Oracle
4 3 (1.65%) Cognos
5 2 (1.10%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.10%) Calypso
5 2 (1.10%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.10%) Cisco
5 2 (1.10%) Juniper
5 2 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (1.10%) Murex
5 2 (1.10%) Netezza
5 2 (1.10%) Sage
5 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.10%) Siebel
6 1 (0.55%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.55%) NGA Human Resources
6 1 (0.55%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.55%) SimCorp
6 1 (0.55%) Tableau
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