The median contractor rate for an Applications Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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.

Applications Project Manager
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 537 584 520
Rank change year-on-year +47 -64  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Project Manager 73 70 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 48 79
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £419 £425
% change year-on-year +6.86% -1.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.00

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 44656 51218 52310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.87% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28833 33387 32903
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 1389 1533 1989
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £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 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Applications Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Project Manager in the UK

Applications Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Project Manager in the UK

Applications Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Project Manager over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Project Manager in the UK

Applications Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Project Manager in the UK

Applications 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 Applications Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +30 73 £450 -
London +9 25 £463 -2.63%
South East +13 19 £475 +2.70%
City of London +3 9 £518 +8.94%
North West +23 8 £500 +23.07%
East of England 0 7 £423 -6.62%
West Midlands +23 6 £425 -1.50%
Hampshire +10 6 £450 +16.88%
Surrey +8 6 £525 +5.00%
Watford 0 6 £423 -11.05%
Hertfordshire -4 6 £423 -6.62%
East Midlands -6 5 £383 +9.28%
Berkshire +24 4 £475 +2.70%
Derbyshire -9 4 £375 -
Reigate - 4 £525 -
Derby - 4 £375 -
Yorkshire +31 2 - -
Middlesex +12 2 £469 -1.31%
Manchester +12 2 - -
Havant +1 2 £456 -
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £425 -
Portsmouth - 2 £466 -
Warwick - 2 - -
Reading +20 1 - -
West Yorkshire +17 1 - -
South Yorkshire +6 1 - -
Rotherham +3 1 - -
South West +2 1 £320 -8.57%
Exeter -1 1 £320 -8.57%

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Applications 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 Applications Project Manager in the job title.

1 61 (47.29%) Project Management
2 40 (31.01%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (28.68%) Finance
4 36 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (25.58%) PRINCE2
6 22 (17.05%) Migration
7 17 (13.18%) Retail
8 16 (12.40%) Oracle
9 14 (10.85%) PMI Certification
9 14 (10.85%) Mobile App
10 13 (10.08%) Scrum
10 13 (10.08%) PMP
11 12 (9.30%) ITIL
11 12 (9.30%) Microsoft
11 12 (9.30%) Project Governance
12 11 (8.53%) Waterfall
12 11 (8.53%) SDLC
12 11 (8.53%) Supplier Management
13 10 (7.75%) Change Management
13 10 (7.75%) Legal
13 10 (7.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (6.98%) PRINCE
14 9 (6.98%) Banking
14 9 (6.98%) Data Centre
15 8 (6.20%) SAP
15 8 (6.20%) Microsoft Project
15 8 (6.20%) Release Management
16 7 (5.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 7 (5.43%) PMO
17 6 (4.65%) Service Management

Applications 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 4 (3.10%) MS Project Server
2 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.78%) Confluence
3 1 (0.78%) Liferay
Applications
1 8 (6.20%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Maximo
2 2 (1.55%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.78%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.10%) Office 365
2 2 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) G Suite
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.55%) WAN
2 1 (0.78%) Internet
2 1 (0.78%) LAN
2 1 (0.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) JIRA
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 37 (28.68%) Finance
2 17 (13.18%) Retail
3 10 (7.75%) Legal
4 9 (6.98%) Banking
5 4 (3.10%) Back Office
6 3 (2.33%) Front Office
6 3 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.33%) Law
6 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.55%) International Banking
7 2 (1.55%) Marketing
8 1 (0.78%) Advertising
8 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.78%) Publishing
8 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.33%) Middleware
2 2 (1.55%) REST
2 2 (1.55%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (1.55%) SOAP
3 1 (0.78%) .NET
3 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.85%) Mobile App
2 9 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.33%) PMI
6 2 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.55%) User Experience
7 1 (0.78%) DataPower
7 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.78%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.78%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.78%) PDA
7 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.33%) Windows
2 2 (1.55%) Android
2 2 (1.55%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.55%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (47.29%) Project Management
2 40 (31.01%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (25.58%) PRINCE2
5 22 (17.05%) Migration
6 13 (10.08%) Scrum
7 12 (9.30%) ITIL
7 12 (9.30%) Project Governance
8 11 (8.53%) SDLC
8 11 (8.53%) Supplier Management
8 11 (8.53%) Waterfall
9 10 (7.75%) Change Management
10 9 (6.98%) PRINCE
11 8 (6.20%) Release Management
12 7 (5.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (4.65%) Business Analysis
13 6 (4.65%) E-Commerce
13 6 (4.65%) Service Management
13 6 (4.65%) Software Delivery
13 6 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.88%) SQL
2 2 (1.55%) Ruby
3 1 (0.78%) C#
3 1 (0.78%) Java
3 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.78%) PHP
3 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (10.85%) PMI Certification
2 13 (10.08%) PMP
3 10 (7.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.33%) Degree
6 2 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.78%) APMP
7 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) PMO
2 3 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.55%) SCCM
2 1 (0.78%) MOM
2 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (12.40%) Oracle
2 12 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.20%) SAP
4 3 (2.33%) webMethods
5 2 (1.55%) IBM
5 2 (1.55%) Informatica
5 2 (1.55%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (1.55%) Syclo
6 1 (0.78%) Citrix
6 1 (0.78%) FNZ
6 1 (0.78%) Google
6 1 (0.78%) IFS
6 1 (0.78%) Kenexa
6 1 (0.78%) Pega
6 1 (0.78%) Siebel
6 1 (0.78%) Symantec
6 1 (0.78%) VMware
6 1 (0.78%) Wyse