The median contractor rate for a Junior Project Manager was £275 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.

Junior Project Manager
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 550 558 568
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Junior Project Manager 58 81 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 63 40
Median daily rate £275 £288 £271
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.34% +5.99%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £263 £268
% change year-on-year +4.76% -1.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Median hourly rate £24.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 - £27.50

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%  

Junior Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior Project Manager in the UK

Junior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior Project Manager in the UK

Junior Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junior Project Manager over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Junior Project Manager in the UK

Junior Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior Project Manager in the UK

Junior 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 Junior 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 +5 52 £275 -4.34% 8
London +10 20 £275 -15.38% 2
South East -4 11 £284 -1.21% 3
West Midlands +20 9 £289 +11.15%
Coventry - 6 £289 -
Scotland +27 5 £251 - 1
Hampshire -1 5 £284 -7.64%
North West +30 4 £250 -
Berkshire +28 4 £388 +93.75%
Manchester - 4 £250 -
Edinburgh +23 3 £230 - 1
Basingstoke +7 3 £284 +51.46%
South West -4 3 £270 +5.36%
Croydon - 3 £275 -
Uxbridge +8 2 - -
East of England +1 2 £275 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £200 -
Glasgow - 2 £273 -
Brighton - 2 £280 -
Wiltshire - 2 £335 -
East Sussex - 2 £259 -
Bristol +4 1 £240 -16.69%
South Wales - 1 £240 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £240 -
Basildon - 1 £275 -
Southampton - 1 £275 -
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Salford - 1 £238 -
Maidenhead - 1 £200 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Junior 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 Junior Project Manager in the job title.

1 56 (53.85%) Project Management
2 41 (39.42%) Finance
3 20 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (19.23%) PMO
4 19 (18.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (16.35%) PRINCE2
6 15 (14.42%) MS Excel
6 15 (14.42%) Microsoft
7 14 (13.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 11 (10.58%) Security Cleared
8 11 (10.58%) Project Planning
9 10 (9.62%) MS Project
10 9 (8.65%) Programme Management
11 8 (7.69%) SC Cleared
11 8 (7.69%) Project Governance
11 8 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (7.69%) Risk Management
11 8 (7.69%) Telecoms
11 8 (7.69%) MS Office
11 8 (7.69%) SharePoint
12 7 (6.73%) Change Management
13 6 (5.77%) Service Management
13 6 (5.77%) Scrum
13 6 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (5.77%) Retail
14 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (4.81%) Banking
14 5 (4.81%) Migration
14 5 (4.81%) Marketing
14 5 (4.81%) PRINCE2 Certification

Junior 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 8 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (2.88%) CMS
3 2 (1.92%) Confluence
3 2 (1.92%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.96%) IIS
4 1 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.96%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (14.42%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.62%) MS Project
3 8 (7.69%) MS Office
3 8 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) Office 365
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) Skype
2 2 (1.92%) SAN
3 1 (0.96%) ATM
3 1 (0.96%) Firewall
3 1 (0.96%) LAN
3 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.96%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 41 (39.42%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (5.77%) Retail
4 5 (4.81%) Banking
4 5 (4.81%) Marketing
5 2 (1.92%) Automotive
5 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Legal
6 1 (0.96%) Advertising
6 1 (0.96%) Front Office
6 1 (0.96%) Law
6 1 (0.96%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.96%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (0.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.88%) Handset
3 3 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.92%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.92%) NHS
5 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.96%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.96%) EPoS
5 1 (0.96%) Equities
5 1 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.96%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.96%) iPad
5 1 (0.96%) Life Science
5 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.96%) Smart Energy
5 1 (0.96%) Social Media
5 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.88%) Windows
2 2 (1.92%) Unix
2 2 (1.92%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.96%) Linux
3 1 (0.96%) Solaris
3 1 (0.96%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (53.85%) Project Management
2 20 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (18.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (16.35%) PRINCE2
5 14 (13.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 11 (10.58%) Project Planning
7 9 (8.65%) Programme Management
8 8 (7.69%) Project Governance
8 8 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 7 (6.73%) Change Management
10 6 (5.77%) Scrum
10 6 (5.77%) Service Management
11 5 (4.81%) Migration
12 4 (3.85%) Agile Project Management
12 4 (3.85%) Dependency Management
12 4 (3.85%) PRINCE
13 3 (2.88%) Digital Marketing
13 3 (2.88%) Mentoring
13 3 (2.88%) Resource Allocation
13 3 (2.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.85%) SQL
2 2 (1.92%) VB
3 1 (0.96%) C
3 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.85%) Degree
4 4 (3.85%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.85%) PMP
5 3 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.92%) HND
7 1 (0.96%) APMP
7 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.23%) PMO
2 3 (2.88%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (14.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle
3 2 (1.92%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.92%) Citrix
3 2 (1.92%) IBM
4 1 (0.96%) HP
4 1 (0.96%) VMware
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