Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Agile Project Manager was £485 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 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.

Agile Project Manager
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 598 573 548
Rank change year-on-year -25 -25 +77
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Project Manager 294 332 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.32% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 253 273
UK median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £338
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £30.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.46% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £30.75 -
% change year-on-year +41.46% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Agile Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 15 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 6 months to 23 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
England -26 275 £488 +2.63% 33
UK excluding London +29 162 £465 +3.33% 19
London -49 128 £500 +5.26% 17
South East +14 67 £501 +0.25% 10
North of England +64 32 £425 +1.19% 3
Midlands +11 23 £450 - 1
West Midlands +29 17 £450 -
Yorkshire +27 17 £425 +6.25% 1
East of England -23 16 £483 +1.58% 1
Scotland 0 13 £450 -6.15% 1
North West +19 12 £450 +5.88% 2
South West -7 8 £475 +26.67% 1
East Midlands -14 6 £475 +8.57% 1
Wales +16 4 £348 -7.33% 2
North East +62 3 £550 +57.14%

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 294 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (43.88%) Project Management
3 116 (39.46%) Scrum
4 94 (31.97%) Finance
5 87 (29.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 60 (20.41%) PRINCE2
7 43 (14.63%) Banking
8 42 (14.29%) JIRA
9 40 (13.61%) Waterfall
10 33 (11.22%) SDLC
11 32 (10.88%) Retail
12 31 (10.54%) E-Commerce
13 29 (9.86%) Software Delivery
14 26 (8.84%) Kanban
15 25 (8.50%) Microsoft
16 24 (8.16%) Confluence
16 24 (8.16%) Migration
17 23 (7.82%) CRM
18 22 (7.48%) Agile Project Management
19 20 (6.80%) Change Management
20 19 (6.46%) PMO
21 18 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
21 18 (6.12%) Microsoft Project
21 18 (6.12%) PMP
21 18 (6.12%) PMI Certification
21 18 (6.12%) Security Cleared
22 17 (5.78%) Investment Banking
23 16 (5.44%) Marketing
23 16 (5.44%) Project Planning
23 16 (5.44%) Business Intelligence

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 24 (8.16%) Confluence
2 8 (2.72%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.36%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.02%) CMS
4 3 (1.02%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.68%) Documentum
6 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.34%) IIS
6 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (6.12%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (3.40%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.06%) PaaS
3 7 (2.38%) SaaS
4 5 (1.70%) IaaS
5 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.68%) Office 365
7 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.34%) GitHub
7 1 (0.34%) Heroku
7 1 (0.34%) Slack
7 1 (0.34%) Trello
7 1 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.02%) SAN
1 3 (1.02%) SMS
2 2 (0.68%) Internet
2 2 (0.68%) LAN
2 2 (0.68%) NAS
2 2 (0.68%) WAN
3 1 (0.34%) Firewall
3 1 (0.34%) Intranet
3 1 (0.34%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.68%) Big Data
3 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.34%) Power BI
3 1 (0.34%) QlikView
3 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.34%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 42 (14.29%) JIRA
2 5 (1.70%) VersionOne
3 4 (1.36%) JIRA Agile
4 3 (1.02%) GitLab
4 3 (1.02%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
General
1 94 (31.97%) Finance
2 43 (14.63%) Banking
3 32 (10.88%) Retail
4 17 (5.78%) Investment Banking
5 16 (5.44%) Marketing
6 11 (3.74%) Retail Banking
7 10 (3.40%) Private Banking
8 9 (3.06%) Manufacturing
8 9 (3.06%) Telecoms
9 7 (2.38%) Publishing
10 4 (1.36%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.36%) Front Office
10 4 (1.36%) Legal
11 3 (1.02%) Automotive
11 3 (1.02%) Electronics
11 3 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.68%) Advertising
12 2 (0.68%) Back Office
13 1 (0.34%) Games
13 1 (0.34%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.70%) .NET
2 3 (1.02%) Velocity
2 3 (1.02%) Web Services
3 2 (0.68%) HTML
3 2 (0.68%) Middleware
4 1 (0.34%) CSS
4 1 (0.34%) Flask
4 1 (0.34%) Kafka
4 1 (0.34%) SAML
4 1 (0.34%) Spring
4 1 (0.34%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.08%) PMI
4 10 (3.40%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.06%) Virtual Team
6 8 (2.72%) User Experience
7 7 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.04%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.36%) Fintech
10 3 (1.02%) FMCG
10 3 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.68%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.68%) Derivative
11 2 (0.68%) Equities
11 2 (0.68%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.68%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.34%) BYOD
12 1 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.70%) Windows
2 4 (1.36%) Android
3 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (43.88%) Project Management
3 116 (39.46%) Scrum
4 87 (29.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 60 (20.41%) PRINCE2
6 40 (13.61%) Waterfall
7 33 (11.22%) SDLC
8 31 (10.54%) E-Commerce
9 29 (9.86%) Software Delivery
10 26 (8.84%) Kanban
11 24 (8.16%) Migration
12 23 (7.82%) CRM
13 22 (7.48%) Agile Project Management
14 20 (6.80%) Change Management
15 18 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (5.44%) Analytics
16 16 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (5.44%) Coaching
16 16 (5.44%) Programme Management
16 16 (5.44%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.40%) Java
2 9 (3.06%) C
3 6 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.70%) Python
4 5 (1.70%) SQL
5 3 (1.02%) PHP
6 2 (0.68%) C#
6 2 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (6.12%) PMI Certification
1 18 (6.12%) PMP
1 18 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 14 (4.76%) Degree
4 10 (3.40%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.04%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.02%) APMP
7 3 (1.02%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.34%) CCA
9 1 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.34%) IIBA
9 1 (0.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.46%) PMO
2 10 (3.40%) GDPR
3 9 (3.06%) QA
4 1 (0.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) GAMP
4 1 (0.34%) GMP
4 1 (0.34%) GxP
4 1 (0.34%) IFRS
4 1 (0.34%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) MiFID
4 1 (0.34%) PSD2
System Software
1 5 (1.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.02%) Docker
3 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (8.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (1.70%) SAP
3 4 (1.36%) CA Agile Central
3 4 (1.36%) Oracle
4 3 (1.02%) Adobe
4 3 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.68%) EMC
5 2 (0.68%) Google
5 2 (0.68%) Pega
6 1 (0.34%) GoldenSource
6 1 (0.34%) hybris
6 1 (0.34%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.34%) Siebel
6 1 (0.34%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.34%) Tableau
6 1 (0.34%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.34%) Twitter
6 1 (0.34%) VMware
6 1 (0.34%) Wonderware
6 1 (0.34%) WSO2