The first table below looks at the demand for CMMI skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CMMI over the 3 months to 18 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)
Rank 524 476 497
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +21
Contract jobs citing CMMI 63 68 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 42 68
Average daily rate £438 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £276 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £331 £375
% change year-on-year
+29.90% -11.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.25 £55.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
-57.50% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41342 34605 42097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.43% 72.51% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25701 20630 24018
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1052 1437
Average hourly rate £28.08 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.25% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%

CMMI
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CMMI within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

CMMI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CMMI
Daily Rate Trend

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

CMMI Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CMMI
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CMMI within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

CMMI Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CMMI
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CMMI Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CMMI
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CMMI within the UK over the 3 months to 18 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 -96 51 £428 +0.58% 9
London -31 25 £519 -1.19% 3
City of London -9 10 £450 +50.00% 2
South West - 8 £371 -
Yorkshire -22 7 £431 +102.94% 2
Leeds -14 6 £438 +44.62%
West Yorkshire -19 6 £438 +118.75% 1
West Midlands - 4 £430 -
South East -21 3 £325 -18.75% 2
Scotland -7 2 - -
Berkshire -12 2 £400 +1.26%
Warwickshire - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £470 - 1
Reading -5 1 £525 +34.61%
Surrey -9 1 £325 - 2
South Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Guildford - 1 £325 - 2
Sheffield - 1 £425 -
Warwick - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newport - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
Leicester - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cheadle - - - -

CMMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CMMI 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 CMMI.

1 75 (64.66%) ITIL
2 45 (38.79%) TOGAF
3 31 (26.72%) COBIT
4 26 (22.41%) Change Management
5 24 (20.69%) Java
6 23 (19.83%) Enterprise Architecture
7 21 (18.10%) QA
7 21 (18.10%) PRINCE2
7 21 (18.10%) Service Management
8 20 (17.24%) Oracle
8 20 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (16.38%) Windows
10 18 (15.52%) J2EE
11 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
11 17 (14.66%) Migration
12 16 (13.79%) Finance
12 16 (13.79%) Project Management
12 16 (13.79%) PMI Certification
13 15 (12.93%) Six Sigma
13 15 (12.93%) MS Project
13 15 (12.93%) Microsoft
13 15 (12.93%) Zachman Framework
13 15 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (12.07%) Portfolio Management
15 13 (11.21%) Programme Management
15 13 (11.21%) Data Modelling
15 13 (11.21%) PMI
15 13 (11.21%) IBM
15 13 (11.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 12 (10.34%) Middleware

CMMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CMMI 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 CMMI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (10.34%) MS Project Server
2 7 (6.03%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.03%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.17%) Documentum
4 5 (4.31%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.86%) CMS
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.86%) Apache
6 1 (0.86%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (12.93%) MS Project
2 5 (4.31%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.86%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.72%) Temenos T24
2 2 (1.72%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.86%) Summit
3 1 (0.86%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) Network Security
2 5 (4.31%) Wireless
2 5 (4.31%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.72%) LAN
3 2 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.31%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (4.31%) Big Data
4 4 (3.45%) MySQL
5 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.72%) DB2
5 2 (1.72%) OLAP
5 2 (1.72%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (6.90%) ClearQuest
2 5 (4.31%) JIRA
3 4 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.45%) Maven
4 2 (1.72%) Ant
4 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.72%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.72%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.86%) Selenium
5 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (13.79%) Finance
2 6 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.31%) Banking
4 4 (3.45%) French Language
5 3 (2.59%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.72%) Wholesale Banking
6 2 (1.72%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.72%) Publishing
6 2 (1.72%) Automotive
6 2 (1.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.86%) Advertising
7 1 (0.86%) Retail
7 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.86%) Marketing
7 1 (0.86%) German Language
Job Titles
1 34 (29.31%) Architect
2 21 (18.10%) Consultant
3 13 (11.21%) Infrastructure Architect
4 11 (9.48%) Project Manager
5 8 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (6.90%) Developer
5 8 (6.90%) Analyst
6 7 (6.03%) Data Architect
7 5 (4.31%) Service Management Consultant
7 5 (4.31%) Management Consultant
7 5 (4.31%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.45%) Programme Manager
8 4 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.45%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.45%) Service Manager
9 3 (2.59%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.59%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (2.59%) Services Delivery Manager
9 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (2.59%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.52%) J2EE
2 12 (10.34%) Middleware
3 11 (9.48%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (6.03%) .NET
4 7 (6.03%) XML
5 5 (4.31%) Hibernate
5 5 (4.31%) Spring
5 5 (4.31%) ODBC
5 5 (4.31%) Web Services
6 4 (3.45%) JPA
6 4 (3.45%) WSDL
6 4 (3.45%) SOAP
6 4 (3.45%) JAXB
6 4 (3.45%) Java EE
6 4 (3.45%) WinForms
7 3 (2.59%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.59%) WCF
7 3 (2.59%) WPF
7 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) PMI
2 7 (6.03%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.31%) Replication
3 5 (4.31%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.59%) NHS
6 2 (1.72%) Open Source
6 2 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.72%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.86%) Statistics
7 1 (0.86%) Informatics
7 1 (0.86%) CMDB
7 1 (0.86%) GIS
7 1 (0.86%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.38%) Windows
2 11 (9.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (8.62%) UNIX
4 3 (2.59%) Linux
5 2 (1.72%) AIX
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.86%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.86%) Solaris
6 1 (0.86%) MVS
6 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (64.66%) ITIL
2 45 (38.79%) TOGAF
3 26 (22.41%) Change Management
4 23 (19.83%) Enterprise Architecture
5 21 (18.10%) PRINCE2
5 21 (18.10%) Service Management
6 20 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (14.66%) Migration
8 16 (13.79%) Project Management
9 15 (12.93%) Six Sigma
9 15 (12.93%) Zachman Framework
9 15 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (12.07%) Portfolio Management
11 13 (11.21%) Programme Management
11 13 (11.21%) Data Modelling
12 11 (9.48%) MODAF
12 11 (9.48%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (8.62%) Scrum
13 10 (8.62%) Analytics
14 9 (7.76%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.69%) Java
2 11 (9.48%) VB
3 9 (7.76%) SQL
4 5 (4.31%) Perl
4 5 (4.31%) C
4 5 (4.31%) C#
5 3 (2.59%) LINC
5 3 (2.59%) C++
5 3 (2.59%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 16 (13.79%) PMI Certification
2 13 (11.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.17%) Degree
4 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.31%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.59%) CCNA
6 3 (2.59%) MCSE
6 3 (2.59%) PMP
6 3 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.86%) GIAC
7 1 (0.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.86%) CISA
7 1 (0.86%) CISM
7 1 (0.86%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.86%) CISSP
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.86%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (26.72%) COBIT
2 21 (18.10%) QA
3 12 (10.34%) P3O
4 10 (8.62%) SLA
5 7 (6.03%) TickIT
6 6 (5.17%) HL7
7 5 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (2.59%) ISO 9001
9 2 (1.72%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.86%) BS25999
10 1 (0.86%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 11 (9.48%) VMware ESX
2 6 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.72%) Samba
4 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (17.24%) Oracle
2 15 (12.93%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.21%) IBM
4 11 (9.48%) Nimsoft
4 11 (9.48%) VMware
4 11 (9.48%) HP
4 11 (9.48%) CA
5 7 (6.03%) Cognos
5 7 (6.03%) Informatica
6 6 (5.17%) SAP
7 5 (4.31%) Business Objects
8 3 (2.59%) Perforce
9 2 (1.72%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.72%) FatWire
10 1 (0.86%) Minitab
10 1 (0.86%) Teradata
10 1 (0.86%) Progress
10 1 (0.86%) Apple
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