The first table below looks at the demand for APMG in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited APMG over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
APMG (APM Group)
Rank 582 554 573
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +19
Contract jobs citing APMG 6 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.004% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.055% 0.023% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 6
Average daily rate £369 £305 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.90% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £305 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11009 8703 10486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 19.54% 18.21% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6226 4603 5411
Average daily rate £375 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -8.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £532 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 545 484 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.01 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.68 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%

APMG
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing APMG within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

APMG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

APMG
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing APMG within the UK.

APMG Daily Rate Trend in the UK

APMG
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing APMG within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

APMG Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

APMG
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing APMG within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -31 6 £369 +20.90%
London -31 4 £338 +10.65%
City of London - - - -
Lewisham - - - -

APMG
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing APMG 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 APMG.

1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (22.22%) MS Project
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (22.22%) NHS
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) PACS
5 1 (11.11%) Back Office
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) CIPD
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management

APMG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing APMG 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 APMG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Project
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Change Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Business Change Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Business Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
2 1 (11.11%) PACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CIPD
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft