The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 February 2015 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
APMG (APM Group)
Rank 570 571 537
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -34
Contract jobs citing APMG 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.018% 0.030% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£550 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% -6.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £596 -
% change year-on-year
-7.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10899 9978 8362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.13% 19.60% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6311 5373 4432
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 469 504
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.31 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.18% -33.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -36.36%

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
Top 9 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 26 February 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 2 £550 +51.72% 1
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
South East - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -

APMG
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) PRINCE2
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
4 4 (44.44%) C
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) CIPD
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (22.22%) Change Management
7 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL
7 1 (11.11%) Windows
7 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (11.11%) Scrum
7 1 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 1 (11.11%) BC Cleared
7 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) PMI
7 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification

APMG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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.

General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Procurement Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Procurement Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Change Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) PRINCE2
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) CIPD
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) BC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification