The table below looks at the statistics for PMP in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 57 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing PMP 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.82% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.08% 4.39% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate £357 £400 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.75% -22.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.75 £47.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.38% +17.50%
PMP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
144 114 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.27% 18.66% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 60 43
Average daily rate £375 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £29.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +141.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PMP across the Birmingham region.

PMP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

PMP
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

PMP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing PMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMP.

1 5 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) PMI
3 2 (40.00%) Data Privacy
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Legal
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Process Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) E-Discovery
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing PMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Development Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Development Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Vendor Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Data Privacy
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) E-Discovery
4 1 (20.00%) Process Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM