The median contractor rate for a Applications Project Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Applications Project Manager
UK
Rank 550 526 505
Rank change year-on-year -24 -21  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Project Manager 59 115 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 88 70
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £345 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £68.00 - £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £68.00 - £36.10

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 42399 50658 50465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.80% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27502 32772 30486
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1497 1585 2011
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 -12 56 £475 +5.55% 11
South East +21 22 £475 +5.55% 6
London +13 22 £500 - 1
Berkshire +31 7 £475 +5.55% 2
East of England -2 7 £425 -12.82% 1
Hampshire +9 6 £463 +6.32% 1
City of London -3 5 £563 -6.25% 1
Hertfordshire +1 4 £425 -5.55%
Scotland +23 3 £431 -4.16%
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Edinburgh +17 2 £488 +8.33%
Surrey +3 2 £588 +30.55% 2
East Midlands -8 2 £400 -
Portsmouth -9 2 £448 +21.76%
Hatfield -9 2 £450 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 £375 -
Suffolk - 2 £375 - 1
North West +24 1 - - 1
West Midlands +10 1 £475 +16.56%
Kent +9 1 - -
Middlesex +2 1 £538 +10.25% 1
Warwick 0 1 £475 +11.76%
Northamptonshire -4 1 £400 -
Warwickshire -4 1 £475 +15.15%
Staines -4 1 £550 +10.00%
North East -13 1 £275 -29.73%
East Sussex - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £375 -

Applications Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 77 (56.62%) Project Management
2 43 (31.62%) Finance
3 41 (30.15%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (27.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (23.53%) PRINCE2
6 26 (19.12%) Oracle
7 25 (18.38%) Migration
8 16 (11.76%) PMI Certification
9 15 (11.03%) Data Centre
9 15 (11.03%) SDLC
10 14 (10.29%) PMP
10 14 (10.29%) Security Cleared
11 13 (9.56%) Banking
12 12 (8.82%) Change Management
12 12 (8.82%) Microsoft
12 12 (8.82%) SC Cleared
13 11 (8.09%) SAP
13 11 (8.09%) Retail
14 10 (7.35%) Front Office
14 10 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 10 (7.35%) Supplier Management
15 9 (6.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 9 (6.62%) Mobile App
15 9 (6.62%) Scrum
15 9 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (6.62%) Matrix Organization
16 8 (5.88%) ITIL
16 8 (5.88%) MS Project
16 8 (5.88%) SQL
16 8 (5.88%) Project Governance

Applications Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.47%) CMS
3 1 (0.74%) Liferay
3 1 (0.74%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (5.88%) MS Project
2 7 (5.15%) MS Office
3 5 (3.68%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.21%) SAP SD
2 3 (2.21%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (1.47%) Maximo
3 2 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.47%) Office 365
1 2 (1.47%) Taleo
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) DMZ
1 2 (1.47%) Multicast
1 2 (1.47%) SAN
2 1 (0.74%) Extranet
2 1 (0.74%) Firewall
2 1 (0.74%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) Intranet
2 1 (0.74%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 43 (31.62%) Finance
2 13 (9.56%) Banking
3 11 (8.09%) Retail
4 10 (7.35%) Front Office
5 7 (5.15%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.68%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.94%) Back Office
7 4 (2.94%) Legal
7 4 (2.94%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.21%) Games
9 2 (1.47%) Advertising
10 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.74%) Automotive
10 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.74%) Law
10 1 (0.74%) Local Government
10 1 (0.74%) Marketing
10 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.94%) .NET
1 4 (2.94%) HTML
1 4 (2.94%) HTML5
2 3 (2.21%) Middleware
3 2 (1.47%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.74%) REST
4 1 (0.74%) SOAP
4 1 (0.74%) Web Services
4 1 (0.74%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.03%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.62%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.94%) PMI
5 2 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.47%) User Experience
5 2 (1.47%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.74%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.74%) DataPower
6 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.74%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.74%) FMCG
6 1 (0.74%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.74%) NHS
6 1 (0.74%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.68%) Android
1 5 (3.68%) Windows
2 4 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.21%) Unix
4 2 (1.47%) AIX
4 2 (1.47%) Solaris
5 1 (0.74%) Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (56.62%) Project Management
2 41 (30.15%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (27.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 25 (18.38%) Migration
6 15 (11.03%) SDLC
7 12 (8.82%) Change Management
8 10 (7.35%) Supplier Management
9 9 (6.62%) Matrix Organization
9 9 (6.62%) Scrum
9 9 (6.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (5.88%) ITIL
10 8 (5.88%) Project Governance
11 7 (5.15%) Programme Management
11 7 (5.15%) Risk Management
11 7 (5.15%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (5.15%) Waterfall
12 6 (4.41%) CRM
12 6 (4.41%) PRINCE
12 6 (4.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.88%) SQL
2 4 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.21%) C#
3 3 (2.21%) Java
4 2 (1.47%) Ruby
5 1 (0.74%) C
5 1 (0.74%) PHP
5 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (11.76%) PMI Certification
2 14 (10.29%) PMP
2 14 (10.29%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 10 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.21%) Degree
6 3 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.47%) APMP
8 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.74%) MBA
8 1 (0.74%) MCSE
8 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) QA
2 3 (2.21%) PMO
3 1 (0.74%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.74%) SRDF
1 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.47%) AirWatch
1 2 (1.47%) MOM
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (19.12%) Oracle
2 12 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.09%) SAP
4 2 (1.47%) IBM
4 2 (1.47%) Informatica
4 2 (1.47%) Sybase
4 2 (1.47%) Syclo
4 2 (1.47%) webMethods
5 1 (0.74%) 3PAR
5 1 (0.74%) Apple
5 1 (0.74%) BT
5 1 (0.74%) Citrix
5 1 (0.74%) EMC
5 1 (0.74%) FNZ
5 1 (0.74%) Kenexa
5 1 (0.74%) Pega
5 1 (0.74%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.74%) Remedy
5 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.74%) Siebel
Reading, Berkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Intec Select
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago