The median contractor rate for a Business Project Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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.

Business Project Manager
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 493 521 455
Rank change year-on-year +28 -66  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Project Manager 94 131 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.26% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 98 138
Median daily rate £500 £425 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -10.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £647 £575 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £458
% change year-on-year +25.00% -12.56%  
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 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
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 1353 1495 2037
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 £11.50 £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%  

Business Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Project Manager in the UK

Business Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Project Manager in the UK

Business Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Project Manager over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Project Manager in the UK

Business Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Project Manager in the UK

Business 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 Business Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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 +14 88 £500 +17.64% 13
London +14 58 £575 +27.77% 8
South East +43 15 £500 +13.63% 1
Berkshire +24 8 £515 +21.17%
City of London +2 6 £600 +41.17% 3
Scotland +44 5 £413 -2.94% 1
West Midlands +18 5 £413 -25.00% 1
Surrey +6 4 £513 -
North West +6 4 £500 +37.93% 1
East of England -9 4 £550 +4.76%
Newbury - 4 £575 -
Reading +14 3 £508 +17.34%
Glasgow +6 3 £413 -
Edinburgh +14 2 - -
Milton Keynes -11 2 £430 -4.44%
Buckinghamshire -13 2 £430 -4.44%
Liverpool - 2 £500 -
Merseyside - 2 £500 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £431 -
Essex - 2 £550 -
Birmingham +16 1 £500 -28.57%
Yorkshire +13 1 £450 +20.00% 2
West Yorkshire +13 1 £450 +20.00% 2
Manchester +4 1 £400 +6.66%
Canary Wharf +3 1 £450 +12.50%
Brighton +2 1 £500 -
East Sussex +2 1 £500 -
South West -2 1 £375 -
Hertfordshire -4 1 - -
Bristol -6 1 £375 +14.32%

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 featuring Business Project Manager in the job title.

1 97 (48.26%) Project Management
2 64 (31.84%) Finance
3 53 (26.37%) Business Analysis
4 49 (24.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (20.40%) Banking
6 35 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (15.92%) PRINCE2
8 24 (11.94%) Change Management
9 21 (10.45%) Investment Banking
9 21 (10.45%) Front Office
10 19 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (7.96%) Business Transformation
12 14 (6.97%) MiFID
13 13 (6.47%) Derivative
13 13 (6.47%) Microsoft
14 12 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (5.97%) SAP
14 12 (5.97%) Migration
15 11 (5.47%) Oracle
15 11 (5.47%) CRM
15 11 (5.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (5.47%) Marketing
15 11 (5.47%) Asset Management
15 11 (5.47%) Target Operating Model
15 11 (5.47%) Investment Management
16 10 (4.98%) User Acceptance Testing
16 10 (4.98%) Process Improvement
16 10 (4.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 10 (4.98%) Microsoft Excel
16 10 (4.98%) SQL

Business 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 5 (2.49%) CMS
2 4 (1.99%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.50%) Confluence
5 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (4.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.99%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (2.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.49%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 3 (1.49%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.00%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.00%) TrackWise
3 1 (0.50%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.50%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.50%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.50%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.50%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.50%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.50%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.50%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.50%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.50%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) GitHub
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.50%) Office 365
1 1 (0.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.99%) Skype
2 3 (1.49%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.49%) SAP BW
3 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.00%) DB2
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (2.49%) JIRA
General
1 64 (31.84%) Finance
2 41 (20.40%) Banking
3 21 (10.45%) Front Office
3 21 (10.45%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.47%) Marketing
5 8 (3.98%) Retail
6 6 (2.99%) Legal
7 5 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.49%) Private Banking
7 5 (2.49%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.49%) Advertising
8 3 (1.49%) Back Office
8 3 (1.49%) Billing
9 2 (1.00%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.00%) Local Government
9 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.00%) Publishing
10 1 (0.50%) Automotive
10 1 (0.50%) Electronics
10 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.49%) XML
2 2 (1.00%) .NET
2 2 (1.00%) HTML
3 1 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.50%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.47%) Derivative
3 11 (5.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (4.98%) Fixed Income
5 5 (2.49%) PMI
6 4 (1.99%) Reference Data
6 4 (1.99%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.49%) Equities
7 3 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (1.49%) Fintech
7 3 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.49%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.00%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.00%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.00%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.00%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.00%) NHS
8 2 (1.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.50%) Windows
1 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (48.26%) Project Management
2 53 (26.37%) Business Analysis
3 49 (24.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (15.92%) PRINCE2
6 24 (11.94%) Change Management
7 16 (7.96%) Business Transformation
8 12 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (5.97%) Migration
9 11 (5.47%) Asset Management
9 11 (5.47%) CRM
9 11 (5.47%) Investment Management
9 11 (5.47%) Target Operating Model
10 10 (4.98%) Process Improvement
10 10 (4.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (4.98%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (4.48%) ERP
11 9 (4.48%) Risk Management
11 9 (4.48%) SDLC
11 9 (4.48%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.98%) SQL
2 3 (1.49%) Java
3 1 (0.50%) C
3 1 (0.50%) C++
3 1 (0.50%) Python
3 1 (0.50%) Scala
3 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (4.48%) PMI Certification
2 8 (3.98%) PMP
2 8 (3.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (3.48%) Degree
4 5 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.99%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.49%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.00%) APMP
8 1 (0.50%) APMG
8 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.97%) MiFID
2 7 (3.48%) PMO
3 5 (2.49%) GxP
3 5 (2.49%) QA
4 4 (1.99%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.00%) EMIR
5 2 (1.00%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.50%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.50%) FATCA
6 1 (0.50%) GDPR
6 1 (0.50%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 13 (6.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.97%) SAP
3 11 (5.47%) Oracle
4 6 (2.99%) Bloomberg
5 3 (1.49%) Reuters
5 3 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.00%) Calypso
6 2 (1.00%) Murex
6 2 (1.00%) Netezza
6 2 (1.00%) Sage
6 2 (1.00%) Siebel
6 2 (1.00%) Sybase
7 1 (0.50%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco
7 1 (0.50%) Cognos
7 1 (0.50%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.50%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.50%) Progress
7 1 (0.50%) SmartStream
7 1 (0.50%) Sun
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bootle, Merseyside
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Square One Resources
Rate: From £700 to £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago