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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)
Rank 538 496 502
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +6
Contract jobs citing CMMI 55 72 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 36 57
Average daily rate
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£425 £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £255 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £331 £375
% change year-on-year
+28.30% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 £59.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-11.25% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40505 37197 40742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.09% 72.90% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25086 22561 23430
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1066 1445
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
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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 -46 50 £425 +25.92% 15
London -4 24 £450 +50.00% 2
South East -6 11 £425 +41.66% 5
South West -21 7 £450 - 2
Yorkshire -9 5 £310 -6.41% 2
Berkshire +4 4 £425 - 4
West Yorkshire -11 4 £340 +2.64%
Leeds -15 4 £340 +2.64%
City of London +14 3 £550 +49.15%
Reading +11 3 £425 - 2
Hampshire -14 3 £430 -
Coventry - 2 £450 -
West Midlands - 2 £450 -
Scotland - 2 £363 - 1
North West -1 1 - - 3
East of England - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Luton - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 1

CMMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 76 (67.26%) ITIL
2 36 (31.86%) QA
3 33 (29.20%) PRINCE2
4 31 (27.43%) PMI Certification
5 30 (26.55%) Change Management
6 27 (23.89%) Portfolio Management
7 26 (23.01%) Service Management
8 25 (22.12%) TOGAF
9 24 (21.24%) Programme Management
9 24 (21.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 24 (21.24%) PMI
9 24 (21.24%) Project Management
10 21 (18.58%) MS Project
10 21 (18.58%) COBIT
11 20 (17.70%) MS Project Server
11 20 (17.70%) P3O
12 17 (15.04%) Finance
13 16 (14.16%) Security Cleared
14 14 (12.39%) Enterprise Architecture
15 13 (11.50%) Java
16 11 (9.73%) Oracle
16 11 (9.73%) Quality Management
16 11 (9.73%) SC Cleared
17 10 (8.85%) SQL Server
17 10 (8.85%) UNIX
17 10 (8.85%) ISO 9001
17 10 (8.85%) SLA
17 10 (8.85%) Service Delivery
17 10 (8.85%) ITSM
18 9 (7.96%) Agile Software Development

CMMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 20 (17.70%) MS Project Server
2 5 (4.42%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.42%) CMS
3 3 (2.65%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.65%) Apache
3 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.65%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.77%) Documentum
4 2 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 21 (18.58%) MS Project
2 6 (5.31%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.54%) MS Office
4 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Tridion
1 2 (1.77%) Summit
1 2 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.88%) HFM
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.65%) Internet
2 2 (1.77%) Firewall
2 2 (1.77%) SSH
2 2 (1.77%) Network Security
2 2 (1.77%) PuTTY
2 2 (1.77%) HTTP
2 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.77%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.31%) MySQL
3 5 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.65%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.65%) OLAP
4 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.77%) Big Data
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.77%) DB2
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.88%) Essbase
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.42%) JIRA
2 4 (3.54%) ClearQuest
3 3 (2.65%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.77%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.77%) CruiseControl
4 2 (1.77%) Subversion
4 2 (1.77%) Ant
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.88%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.88%) Selenium
5 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.88%) Capybara
General
1 17 (15.04%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.42%) Banking
4 2 (1.77%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.77%) Marketing
4 2 (1.77%) Legal
4 2 (1.77%) Publishing
5 1 (0.88%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.88%) French Language
5 1 (0.88%) German Language
5 1 (0.88%) Automotive
5 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (18.58%) Architect
1 21 (18.58%) Project Manager
2 15 (13.27%) Consultant
3 9 (7.96%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (7.96%) Analyst
4 8 (7.08%) Quality Engineer
4 8 (7.08%) QA Engineer
5 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (5.31%) Senior QA Engineer
5 6 (5.31%) Senior Quality Engineer
5 6 (5.31%) Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (5.31%) Support Analyst
5 6 (5.31%) Applications Support
6 5 (4.42%) Senior Architect
6 5 (4.42%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.54%) Portfolio Manager
7 4 (3.54%) Service Management Consultant
7 4 (3.54%) Implementation Manager
7 4 (3.54%) Service Manager
7 4 (3.54%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.19%) J2EE
2 6 (5.31%) .NET
3 5 (4.42%) Middleware
3 5 (4.42%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (3.54%) Hibernate
5 3 (2.65%) Spring
5 3 (2.65%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.65%) XML
5 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.77%) HTML
7 1 (0.88%) WSDL
7 1 (0.88%) CSS
7 1 (0.88%) JSP
7 1 (0.88%) SOAP
7 1 (0.88%) Web Services
7 1 (0.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.24%) PMI
2 8 (7.08%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.65%) Open Source
3 3 (2.65%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.77%) Statistics
5 1 (0.88%) Informatics
5 1 (0.88%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.85%) UNIX
2 9 (7.96%) Windows
3 5 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.54%) Linux
5 2 (1.77%) AIX
5 2 (1.77%) Debian
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.88%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (67.26%) ITIL
2 33 (29.20%) PRINCE2
3 30 (26.55%) Change Management
4 27 (23.89%) Portfolio Management
5 26 (23.01%) Service Management
6 25 (22.12%) TOGAF
7 24 (21.24%) Programme Management
7 24 (21.24%) Project Management
8 14 (12.39%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (9.73%) Quality Management
10 10 (8.85%) ITSM
10 10 (8.85%) Service Delivery
11 9 (7.96%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (7.96%) Zachman Framework
12 8 (7.08%) RUP
12 8 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (6.19%) Data Modelling
13 7 (6.19%) Six Sigma
13 7 (6.19%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.50%) Java
2 5 (4.42%) VB
3 3 (2.65%) SQL
4 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.77%) Perl
5 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.88%) Assembly Language
5 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.88%) C
5 1 (0.88%) C#
5 1 (0.88%) Ruby
5 1 (0.88%) XPath
5 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (27.43%) PMI Certification
2 24 (21.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 16 (14.16%) Security Cleared
4 11 (9.73%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.19%) PMP
5 7 (6.19%) Degree
6 3 (2.65%) ISEB
7 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.88%) CGEIT
8 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.88%) CISSP
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.88%) CISA
8 1 (0.88%) CISM
8 1 (0.88%) GIAC
8 1 (0.88%) MCITP
8 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (31.86%) QA
2 21 (18.58%) COBIT
3 20 (17.70%) P3O
4 10 (8.85%) ISO 9001
4 10 (8.85%) SLA
5 9 (7.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (3.54%) ISO 14001
7 2 (1.77%) BS7799
7 2 (1.77%) BS15000
8 1 (0.88%) TickIT
8 1 (0.88%) HL7
8 1 (0.88%) FATCA
8 1 (0.88%) EMIR
8 1 (0.88%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (4.42%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.77%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 11 (9.73%) Oracle
2 9 (7.96%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.96%) HP
3 5 (4.42%) CA
3 5 (4.42%) VMware
3 5 (4.42%) Nimsoft
4 3 (2.65%) FatWire
4 3 (2.65%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.65%) IBM
5 2 (1.77%) Perforce
5 2 (1.77%) Informatica
5 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.77%) Cognos
5 2 (1.77%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.88%) Progress
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco
6 1 (0.88%) SAP
6 1 (0.88%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.88%) Adobe
6 1 (0.88%) TOWER Software