Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Contracts Manager was £505 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 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.

Contract Manager
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 541 515 523
Rank change year-on-year -26 +8 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 93 92 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 89 66
London median daily rate £505 £493 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.54% +3.68% +5.56%
10th Percentile £347 £330 £302
90th Percentile £650 £580 £625
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £36.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43845 42658 44659
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.00% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31743 30364 31460
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 553 695
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Contracts Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Contracts Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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
Central London 0 27 £525 +16.67%
South London -30 6 £443 +60.91%
West London -12 3 £450 -14.29%
North London - 1 - -
Contracts Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 30 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (31.18%) Project Management
3 27 (29.03%) Finance
4 18 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (13.98%) Legal
5 13 (13.98%) Contract Management
6 12 (12.90%) Banking
7 11 (11.83%) E-Commerce
7 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (10.75%) Scrum
8 10 (10.75%) Service Delivery
9 9 (9.68%) Analytics
10 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
11 7 (7.53%) JavaScript
11 7 (7.53%) SQL
11 7 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (7.53%) React
12 6 (6.45%) Project Planning
12 6 (6.45%) Product Management
12 6 (6.45%) BDD
12 6 (6.45%) .NET
12 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
12 6 (6.45%) PRINCE2
12 6 (6.45%) TDD
13 5 (5.38%) Back Office
13 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
13 5 (5.38%) Java
13 5 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (5.38%) NHS
13 5 (5.38%) Salesforce.com

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 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.23%) CMS
3 2 (2.15%) Drupal
3 2 (2.15%) SAS
4 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (2.15%) Magento
1 2 (2.15%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) npm
1 3 (3.23%) Yarn
2 2 (2.15%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.15%) SaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.08%) Internet
1 1 (1.08%) LAN
1 1 (1.08%) MPLS
1 1 (1.08%) SDH
1 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (2.15%) Big Data
3 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.08%) DB2
4 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
1 3 (3.23%) Mocha
1 3 (3.23%) NUnit
1 3 (3.23%) Protractor
1 3 (3.23%) SpecFlow
1 3 (3.23%) Subversion
1 3 (3.23%) TeamCity
1 3 (3.23%) webpack
2 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.08%) JIRA
2 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.08%) VersionOne
2 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (29.03%) Finance
2 13 (13.98%) Legal
3 12 (12.90%) Banking
4 5 (5.38%) Back Office
4 5 (5.38%) International Banking
5 4 (4.30%) Front Office
5 4 (4.30%) Marketing
5 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.15%) Advertising
6 2 (2.15%) Retail
7 1 (1.08%) Law
7 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.53%) React
2 6 (6.45%) .NET
3 4 (4.30%) Node.js
4 3 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.23%) Angular 2
4 3 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.23%) Entity Framework
4 3 (3.23%) NancyFx
4 3 (3.23%) NHibernate
4 3 (3.23%) Redux
4 3 (3.23%) RESTful
4 3 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) NHS
3 4 (4.30%) Derivative
3 4 (4.30%) OTC Derivatives
4 3 (3.23%) e-Health
4 3 (3.23%) LIMS
4 3 (3.23%) PACS
4 3 (3.23%) User Experience
5 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.15%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.15%) iPad
5 2 (2.15%) PMI
6 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.08%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.08%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.08%) IVR
6 1 (1.08%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.08%) AIX
1 1 (1.08%) Linux
1 1 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (31.18%) Project Management
3 18 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (13.98%) Contract Management
5 11 (11.83%) E-Commerce
6 10 (10.75%) Scrum
6 10 (10.75%) Service Delivery
7 9 (9.68%) Analytics
8 7 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.45%) BDD
9 6 (6.45%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.45%) Product Management
9 6 (6.45%) Project Planning
9 6 (6.45%) TDD
10 5 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.30%) Business Analysis
11 4 (4.30%) Data Analysis
11 4 (4.30%) Data Analytics
11 4 (4.30%) Migration
11 4 (4.30%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.53%) JavaScript
1 7 (7.53%) SQL
2 5 (5.38%) Java
3 4 (4.30%) C#
4 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.15%) Python
5 2 (2.15%) VBA
6 1 (1.08%) C
6 1 (1.08%) C++
6 1 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) Degree
2 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.15%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.15%) PMP
3 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) QA
2 4 (4.30%) MiFID
3 3 (3.23%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (3.23%) EMIR
3 3 (3.23%) HL7
4 2 (2.15%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.15%) PMO
5 1 (1.08%) AIFMD
5 1 (1.08%) GDPR
5 1 (1.08%) UCITS
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.38%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (4.30%) Google
4 3 (3.23%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.15%) Adobe
5 2 (2.15%) Advent
5 2 (2.15%) Alterian
5 2 (2.15%) ATG
5 2 (2.15%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.15%) BT
5 2 (2.15%) CyberArk
5 2 (2.15%) FireEye
5 2 (2.15%) hybris
5 2 (2.15%) IBM
5 2 (2.15%) Teradata
6 1 (1.08%) Citrix
6 1 (1.08%) Reuters
6 1 (1.08%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.08%) Sybase
6 1 (1.08%) Twitter