The median contractor rate for a Business Project Manager was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 28 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 96 97
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Project Manager 6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.45% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.36% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Median daily rate £385 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +8.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £365 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £461 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -3.19% +1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1251 1689 1565
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.84% 94.46% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 983 822
Median daily rate £375 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 32 49
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% +8.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £12.28 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Business Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Project Manager in Manchester

Business Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Project Manager in Manchester

Business Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Project Manager in Manchester

Business Project Manager Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Manchester region featuring Business Project Manager in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Local Government
3 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) PMO
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) DSDM
4 1 (11.11%) PMI
4 1 (11.11%) PMP
4 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 1 (11.11%) NHS
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Decision Tree
4 1 (11.11%) APMG
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) PMBOK

Business Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Local Government
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
1 1 (11.11%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Decision Tree
4 1 (11.11%) DSDM
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) APMG
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PMO
2 1 (11.11%) PMBOK