The median contractor rate for an Agile Project Manager was £495 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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.

Agile Project Manager
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 497 447 459
Rank change year-on-year -50 +12  
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Project Manager 110 205 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.41% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 152 134
Median daily rate £495 £475 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +8.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £353 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -1.05% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Agile Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Project Manager in the UK

Agile Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Project Manager in the UK

Agile Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Project Manager over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Project Manager in the UK

Agile Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Project Manager in the UK

Agile Project Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England -53 105 £500 +2.56% 32
London -45 62 £500 +2.56% 11
South East +15 22 £525 +5.00% 12
City of London -6 8 £425 -5.55% 3
Surrey -3 6 £525 +1.69%
Yorkshire +28 5 £394 -1.56% 6
North West +23 5 £375 -16.66%
Scotland +31 4 £430 -2.21%
Oxford -1 4 £525 +14.13% 1
Oxfordshire -2 4 £525 +14.13% 2
East of England -8 4 £450 -10.00% 2
East Midlands -15 4 £475 -18.10% 1
Milton Keynes -21 4 £484 -3.25% 1
Buckinghamshire -22 4 £484 -3.25% 4
Cheshire +26 3 £375 -23.07%
Berkshire +22 3 £425 - 2
Sheffield +13 3 £400 -
South Yorkshire +9 3 £400 -
South West -1 3 £425 +21.42%
Bristol -4 3 £425 -15.00%
Nottingham -4 3 £488 -15.94%
Nottinghamshire -8 3 £488 -15.94%
Kidlington - 3 £525 -
Reigate - 3 £525 -
Leeds +24 2 £388 +10.71% 6
West Yorkshire +17 2 £388 -3.12% 6
Reading +17 2 £450 -
Edinburgh +14 2 £400 -13.51%
Glasgow +8 2 £430 +12.78%
Hampshire +7 2 £463 +0.54% 3

Agile Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Agile 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 featuring Agile Project Manager in the job title.

1 238 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (47.48%) Project Management
3 95 (39.92%) Scrum
4 84 (35.29%) Finance
5 74 (31.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 64 (26.89%) PRINCE2
7 35 (14.71%) Waterfall
8 34 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 27 (11.34%) JIRA
10 25 (10.50%) Banking
10 25 (10.50%) SDLC
11 22 (9.24%) PMI Certification
12 20 (8.40%) Retail
12 20 (8.40%) PMP
13 19 (7.98%) PMI
13 19 (7.98%) Kanban
13 19 (7.98%) Agile Project Management
14 17 (7.14%) Coaching
14 17 (7.14%) Microsoft
15 16 (6.72%) Microsoft Project
16 15 (6.30%) Software Delivery
16 15 (6.30%) PMO
17 14 (5.88%) Project Governance
17 14 (5.88%) Programme Management
18 13 (5.46%) Migration
18 13 (5.46%) Matrix Organization
19 12 (5.04%) Risk Management
19 12 (5.04%) ITIL
20 11 (4.62%) Marketing
20 11 (4.62%) Security Cleared

Agile Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (3.78%) Confluence
2 8 (3.36%) CMS
3 3 (1.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.42%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (6.72%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (2.10%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.42%) Mingle
6 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.42%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.26%) Office 365
3 3 (1.26%) SaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.42%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.26%) Internet
2 1 (0.42%) LAN
2 1 (0.42%) Skype
2 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.10%) Big Data
1 5 (2.10%) Data Lake
2 3 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.84%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (0.84%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.42%) MySQL
4 1 (0.42%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.42%) Power BI
4 1 (0.42%) Spatial Data
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (11.34%) JIRA
2 1 (0.42%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.42%) VersionOne
2 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 84 (35.29%) Finance
2 25 (10.50%) Banking
3 20 (8.40%) Retail
4 11 (4.62%) Marketing
5 10 (4.20%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.78%) Publishing
7 7 (2.94%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.52%) Automotive
9 5 (2.10%) Law
9 5 (2.10%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.68%) Private Banking
10 4 (1.68%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.26%) Front Office
11 3 (1.26%) Legal
12 2 (0.84%) Electronics
12 2 (0.84%) Games
13 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.42%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.42%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.94%) .NET
2 4 (1.68%) Velocity
3 1 (0.42%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.42%) FpML
3 1 (0.42%) HTML
3 1 (0.42%) WCF
3 1 (0.42%) Web Services
3 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.98%) PMI
2 9 (3.78%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.78%) Mobile App
2 9 (3.78%) User Experience
2 9 (3.78%) Virtual Team
3 7 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (1.68%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.68%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.26%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.84%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.84%) Fintech
7 2 (0.84%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.42%) AS400
8 1 (0.42%) EPoS
8 1 (0.42%) FMCG
8 1 (0.42%) NHS
8 1 (0.42%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.42%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.10%) Windows
2 3 (1.26%) Unix
3 2 (0.84%) Android
3 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (47.48%) Project Management
3 95 (39.92%) Scrum
4 74 (31.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 64 (26.89%) PRINCE2
6 35 (14.71%) Waterfall
7 34 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 25 (10.50%) SDLC
9 19 (7.98%) Agile Project Management
9 19 (7.98%) Kanban
10 17 (7.14%) Coaching
11 15 (6.30%) Software Delivery
12 14 (5.88%) Programme Management
12 14 (5.88%) Project Governance
13 13 (5.46%) Matrix Organization
13 13 (5.46%) Migration
14 12 (5.04%) ITIL
14 12 (5.04%) Risk Management
15 11 (4.62%) Change Management
15 11 (4.62%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.52%) Java
2 5 (2.10%) C
2 5 (2.10%) SQL
3 4 (1.68%) C#
4 3 (1.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.42%) C++
5 1 (0.42%) PHP
5 1 (0.42%) Python
5 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (9.24%) PMI Certification
2 20 (8.40%) PMP
3 11 (4.62%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (3.78%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (2.10%) Degree
7 3 (1.26%) APMP
8 2 (0.84%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.42%) ISEB
9 1 (0.42%) MAPM
9 1 (0.42%) MCSE
9 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.30%) PMO
2 6 (2.52%) QA
3 2 (0.84%) IFRS
3 2 (0.84%) IFRS 9
3 2 (0.84%) MiFID
4 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.42%) EMIR
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.42%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.42%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 17 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.26%) SAP
3 2 (0.84%) Atlassian
3 2 (0.84%) Bloomberg
3 2 (0.84%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (0.84%) hybris
3 2 (0.84%) Informatica
3 2 (0.84%) Remedy
3 2 (0.84%) Tableau
4 1 (0.42%) Cloudera
4 1 (0.42%) Google
4 1 (0.42%) IBM
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle
4 1 (0.42%) TIBCO
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 3 - 6 Month contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £530 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
UKCloud
Rate: Competitive Rates / Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £460 per day
Posted: 21 days ago