The median contractor rate for a Contracts Manager was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Contract Manager
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 369 395 364
Rank change year-on-year +26 -31  
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 53 32 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.16% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 49
Median daily rate £488 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £399 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £684
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -1.47% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £46.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19622 20610 22172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.89% 95.28% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14013 14955 15445
Median daily rate £500 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 383
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -4.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Contracts Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Contracts Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Contracts Manager in London

Contracts Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Contracts Manager in London

Contracts Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Contracts Manager in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Contracts Manager in London

Contracts Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Contracts Manager in London

Contracts Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Contracts Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
City of London -8 4 £500 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Contracts Manager
England

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Contracts 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 London region featuring Contracts Manager in the job title.

1 38 (42.22%) Finance
2 26 (28.89%) Contract Management
3 23 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (20.00%) Project Management
5 17 (18.89%) Legal
6 13 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (11.11%) Change Control
8 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
8 8 (8.89%) Scrum
8 8 (8.89%) TDD
8 8 (8.89%) Banking
9 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (7.78%) Degree
10 6 (6.67%) MiFID
10 6 (6.67%) Derivative
10 6 (6.67%) BDD
10 6 (6.67%) AngularJS
10 6 (6.67%) SDLC
10 6 (6.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 6 (6.67%) SOLID
10 6 (6.67%) Angular 2
10 6 (6.67%) OTC Derivatives
10 6 (6.67%) Change Management
10 6 (6.67%) CRM
10 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
11 5 (5.56%) .NET
11 5 (5.56%) Front Office
11 5 (5.56%) Risk Management
12 4 (4.44%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (4.44%) Mocha

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (2.22%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) LAN
1 1 (1.11%) LDAP
1 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) Big Data
2 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.22%) DB2
2 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.44%) Karma Test Runner
1 4 (4.44%) Mocha
1 4 (4.44%) NUnit
1 4 (4.44%) Protractor
1 4 (4.44%) SpecFlow
1 4 (4.44%) Subversion
1 4 (4.44%) TeamCity
1 4 (4.44%) webpack
2 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (42.22%) Finance
2 17 (18.89%) Legal
3 8 (8.89%) Banking
4 5 (5.56%) Front Office
5 4 (4.44%) Law
5 4 (4.44%) Marketing
6 3 (3.33%) Advertising
7 1 (1.11%) Back Office
7 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Local Government
7 1 (1.11%) Retail
7 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.67%) Angular 2
1 6 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 5 (5.56%) .NET
3 4 (4.44%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.44%) Entity Framework
3 4 (4.44%) NancyFx
3 4 (4.44%) NHibernate
3 4 (4.44%) React
3 4 (4.44%) Redux
3 4 (4.44%) RESTful
3 4 (4.44%) Web Services
4 2 (2.22%) Akka
4 2 (2.22%) Kafka
4 2 (2.22%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.67%) Derivative
2 6 (6.67%) OTC Derivatives
3 4 (4.44%) PMI
4 3 (3.33%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.22%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.22%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.22%) NHS
5 2 (2.22%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.11%) PDA
6 1 (1.11%) Social Media
6 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.11%) Linux
1 1 (1.11%) Windows
1 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) Contract Management
2 23 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.00%) Project Management
4 13 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (11.11%) Change Control
6 8 (8.89%) Scrum
6 8 (8.89%) TDD
7 6 (6.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 6 (6.67%) BDD
7 6 (6.67%) Change Management
7 6 (6.67%) CRM
7 6 (6.67%) SDLC
7 6 (6.67%) SOLID
8 5 (5.56%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.44%) Coaching
9 4 (4.44%) ERP
9 4 (4.44%) ITIL
9 4 (4.44%) OO
9 4 (4.44%) OOP
9 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.44%) C#
1 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
1 4 (4.44%) Shell Script
1 4 (4.44%) SQL
2 2 (2.22%) C
2 2 (2.22%) Java
2 2 (2.22%) Python
2 2 (2.22%) Scala
2 2 (2.22%) VBA
3 1 (1.11%) ABAP
3 1 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) Degree
2 4 (4.44%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.33%) PMP
4 2 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.11%) ACCA
5 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.11%) CCAB
5 1 (1.11%) CIMA
5 1 (1.11%) CIPFA
5 1 (1.11%) CISM
5 1 (1.11%) CISSP
5 1 (1.11%) ICAEW
5 1 (1.11%) ISEB
5 1 (1.11%) ISSMP
5 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.11%) MCSE
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) MiFID
2 4 (4.44%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (4.44%) EMIR
3 3 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.33%) QA
3 3 (3.33%) SEPA
4 1 (1.11%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.11%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.44%) Bloomberg
2 4 (4.44%) iManage
2 4 (4.44%) SAP
3 3 (3.33%) BT
3 3 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.22%) Advent
4 2 (2.22%) Reuters
4 2 (2.22%) Sybase
5 1 (1.11%) Adobe
5 1 (1.11%) Citrix
5 1 (1.11%) ClickTale
5 1 (1.11%) Crazy Egg
5 1 (1.11%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.11%) Remedy
5 1 (1.11%) Twitter
5 1 (1.11%) VMware