The table below looks at the statistics for CIPD in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CIPD over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
Rank 626 613 606
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing CIPD 16 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.036% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 15
Median daily rate £300 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £205 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £410 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-26.92% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.50 -

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
11609 10630 10582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.88% 18.97% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7262 6198 6147
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 554 499
Median hourly rate £28.50 £24.12 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.15% +34.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +34.00%

CIPD
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CIPD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CIPD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CIPD
Daily Rate Trend

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

CIPD Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CIPD
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CIPD within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

CIPD Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CIPD
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CIPD within the UK.

CIPD Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CIPD
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CIPD within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 16 £300 -14.28% 11
London +17 8 £450 +16.12% 4
South East +2 4 £190 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £190 -
City of London +36 3 £475 - 2
South West +6 3 £300 -33.33% 2
Basingstoke - 3 £190 -
Bristol - 3 £300 - 2
North West -11 1 £300 -23.07% 1
Manchester - 1 £300 - 1

CIPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CIPD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CIPD.

1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 17 (37.78%) Coaching
3 14 (31.11%) Project Management
4 11 (24.44%) Performance Management
5 10 (22.22%) People Management
6 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
6 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
6 8 (17.78%) Banking
6 8 (17.78%) Degree
6 8 (17.78%) WebEx
7 7 (15.56%) Law
8 6 (13.33%) MS Office
8 6 (13.33%) Line Management
8 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (11.11%) Business Transformation
9 5 (11.11%) Change Management
9 5 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
9 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (11.11%) NVQ Level 3
10 4 (8.89%) Retail Banking
10 4 (8.89%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (8.89%) Investment Management
10 4 (8.89%) Retail
10 4 (8.89%) e-Learning
10 4 (8.89%) Legal
10 4 (8.89%) MBA
10 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2

CIPD
Top Related 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 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.33%) MS Office
3 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Banking
3 7 (15.56%) Law
4 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 4 (8.89%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (8.89%) Legal
5 4 (8.89%) Retail
5 4 (8.89%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Trainer
2 8 (17.78%) IT Trainer
3 6 (13.33%) Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) HR Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Training Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Capability Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Development Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) IT Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Project Leader
6 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Change Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Development Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Development Specialist
7 1 (2.22%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.22%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Resource Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.22%) Training Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.89%) e-Learning
2 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Coaching
2 14 (31.11%) Project Management
3 11 (24.44%) Performance Management
4 10 (22.22%) People Management
5 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (13.33%) Line Management
6 5 (11.11%) Business Transformation
6 5 (11.11%) Change Management
6 5 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.89%) Investment Management
8 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.67%) Six Sigma
9 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.22%) Data Management
9 1 (2.22%) Logistics
9 1 (2.22%) Migration
9 1 (2.22%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (2.22%) Process Improvement
9 1 (2.22%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) NVQ Level 3
3 4 (8.89%) MBA
4 2 (4.44%) MAPM
4 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.22%) PMP
5 1 (2.22%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.22%) Motorola