The median contractor rate for a Business Project Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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.

Business Project Manager
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 504 431 496
Rank change year-on-year -73 +65  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Project Manager 104 212 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.40% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.42% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 146 101
Median daily rate £450 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £350 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -3.19% +1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £49.50
% change year-on-year - -19.19%  

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 42733 51025 51236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 95.23% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27760 33065 30937
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 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1587 2052
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 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 -63 100 £456 -10.97% 11
London -38 46 £525 -4.54% 8
South East +8 19 £450 +4.65%
West Midlands +17 10 £425 -15.00%
City of London -14 10 £425 -26.08% 3
Berkshire +29 8 £473 +8.00%
North West +19 8 £361 -9.68% 3
Yorkshire +13 6 £400 -5.88%
Manchester +12 6 £385 -3.75% 1
Hertfordshire +6 4 £335 -11.84%
Warwickshire +5 4 £438 +6.06%
East of England -1 4 £335 -21.63%
Buckinghamshire -6 4 £460 +22.66%
Milton Keynes -10 4 £460 +22.66%
East Midlands -21 4 £390 -29.09%
Slough - 4 £513 -
Scotland +22 3 £350 -26.31%
Surrey +13 3 £385 -26.66%
Leeds +10 3 £400 -5.88%
West Yorkshire +7 3 £400 -5.88%
Coventry - 3 £420 -
Glasgow +6 2 - -
North East -13 2 £525 +23.52%
Derbyshire - 2 £300 -
East Sussex - 2 £414 -
Watford - 2 £330 -
Staines - 2 £380 -
Warwick - 2 £450 -
Derby - 2 £300 -
Hove - 2 £414 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 85 (44.97%) Project Management
2 60 (31.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 59 (31.22%) Finance
4 46 (24.34%) PRINCE2
5 44 (23.28%) Business Analysis
6 28 (14.81%) Banking
7 23 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (9.52%) Change Management
11 17 (8.99%) Retail
12 15 (7.94%) Microsoft
12 15 (7.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 13 (6.88%) Risk Management
13 13 (6.88%) Migration
13 13 (6.88%) Front Office
13 13 (6.88%) CRM
14 12 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (6.35%) ERP
14 12 (6.35%) SAP
14 12 (6.35%) Degree
14 12 (6.35%) Investment Banking
14 12 (6.35%) Business Transformation
15 10 (5.29%) Derivative
15 10 (5.29%) MS Office
15 10 (5.29%) MS Excel
15 10 (5.29%) PMI Certification
16 9 (4.76%) PMP
16 9 (4.76%) SQL
16 9 (4.76%) Oracle

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 7 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.12%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.06%) Confluence
5 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (5.29%) MS Excel
1 10 (5.29%) MS Office
2 8 (4.23%) MS Project
3 7 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.65%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.59%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 2 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.06%) SAP Business One
3 2 (1.06%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.06%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.53%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.53%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.53%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.53%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.12%) Skype
2 2 (1.06%) Firewall
2 2 (1.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.12%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.59%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.53%) EDMS
6 1 (0.53%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.53%) Power BI
6 1 (0.53%) QlikView
6 1 (0.53%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 59 (31.22%) Finance
2 28 (14.81%) Banking
3 17 (8.99%) Retail
4 13 (6.88%) Front Office
5 12 (6.35%) Investment Banking
6 9 (4.76%) Marketing
7 8 (4.23%) Telecoms
8 6 (3.17%) Legal
8 6 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (2.65%) Billing
9 5 (2.65%) Local Government
10 4 (2.12%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.59%) Advertising
12 2 (1.06%) Back Office
13 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.53%) French Language
13 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.53%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.06%) .NET
1 2 (1.06%) HTML
1 2 (1.06%) XML
2 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.29%) Derivative
3 6 (3.17%) Fixed Income
4 5 (2.65%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.65%) PMI
5 4 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.59%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (1.59%) NHS
7 2 (1.06%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.06%) Fintech
7 2 (1.06%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.06%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.53%) EPoS
8 1 (0.53%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.53%) Pricing Data
8 1 (0.53%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.53%) Windows
1 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (44.97%) Project Management
2 60 (31.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 46 (24.34%) PRINCE2
4 44 (23.28%) Business Analysis
5 23 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (9.52%) Change Management
8 13 (6.88%) CRM
8 13 (6.88%) Migration
8 13 (6.88%) Risk Management
9 12 (6.35%) Business Transformation
9 12 (6.35%) ERP
10 8 (4.23%) ITIL
10 8 (4.23%) PRINCE
10 8 (4.23%) Process Improvement
10 8 (4.23%) Workflow
11 7 (3.70%) Asset Management
11 7 (3.70%) Programme Management
11 7 (3.70%) Project Planning
11 7 (3.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.76%) SQL
2 2 (1.06%) Java
3 1 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (7.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 12 (6.35%) Degree
3 10 (5.29%) PMI Certification
4 9 (4.76%) PMP
4 9 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.59%) APMP
6 2 (1.06%) CISM
6 2 (1.06%) CISSP
7 1 (0.53%) APMG
7 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) ISEB
7 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.23%) PMO
2 5 (2.65%) GxP
2 5 (2.65%) MiFID
3 3 (1.59%) QA
4 2 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.06%) FATCA
4 2 (1.06%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.53%) DICOM
5 1 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.53%) EMIR
5 1 (0.53%) FINREP
5 1 (0.53%) GDPR
5 1 (0.53%) IFRS
5 1 (0.53%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.35%) SAP
3 9 (4.76%) Oracle
4 3 (1.59%) Cognos
5 2 (1.06%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.06%) Calypso
5 2 (1.06%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.06%) Cisco
5 2 (1.06%) Juniper
5 2 (1.06%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (1.06%) Murex
5 2 (1.06%) Netezza
5 2 (1.06%) Sage
5 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.06%) Siebel
6 1 (0.53%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.53%) NGA Human Resources
6 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.53%) SimCorp
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