The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)
Rank 578 554 503
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -51
Contract jobs citing CMMI 42 57 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 41
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £331
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +28.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
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%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 29 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 31 July 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 -41 36 £400 -5.88% 11
South East -8 14 £400 -5.88% 3
Hampshire 0 10 £375 -12.79% 1
London -17 10 £500 +11.11% 2
North West -22 5 £300 -
Scotland -7 4 - -
Manchester - 4 £300 -
Berkshire +4 3 £438 +2.94% 1
East of England +2 3 £395 - 2
City of London -10 2 £438 -20.45%
South West -13 2 £388 -13.88% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 2 £240 -52.70%
North East -26 2 £240 -52.70%
Tyne and Wear -27 2 £240 -52.70%
Basingstoke - 2 - - 1
Luton - 2 £395 -
Maidenhead - 2 £350 -
Bristol - 2 £388 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £395 -
Middlesex +1 1 £700 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £425 -
Hook - 1 £375 -
Erskine - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
East Anglia - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -

CMMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 45 (58.44%) ITIL
2 21 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 21 (27.27%) Service Management
3 19 (24.68%) Change Management
3 19 (24.68%) PRINCE2
3 19 (24.68%) Degree
4 18 (23.38%) Finance
5 14 (18.18%) Release Management
5 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (16.88%) Security Cleared
7 12 (15.58%) QA
7 12 (15.58%) StarTeam
7 12 (15.58%) SDLC
7 12 (15.58%) Project Management
8 11 (14.29%) Quality Management
9 10 (12.99%) Management Information System
10 8 (10.39%) Java
10 8 (10.39%) PMI
10 8 (10.39%) PMI Certification
10 8 (10.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (9.09%) Kanban
11 7 (9.09%) Problem Management
11 7 (9.09%) DV Cleared
11 7 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
11 7 (9.09%) ISO 9001
11 7 (9.09%) MS Office
11 7 (9.09%) Visual Studio
11 7 (9.09%) UNIX

CMMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) MS Office
2 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.60%) MS Project
4 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) SAN
2 1 (1.30%) Firewall
2 1 (1.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (15.58%) StarTeam
2 8 (10.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.90%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.90%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.90%) CruiseControl
4 3 (3.90%) Subversion
5 2 (2.60%) Maven
5 2 (2.60%) ClearQuest
General
1 18 (23.38%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.90%) Legal
2 3 (3.90%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.60%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.30%) French Language
4 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (19.48%) Configuration Manager
2 10 (12.99%) Quality Manager
3 7 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 7 (9.09%) Analyst
4 5 (6.49%) Consultant
5 4 (5.19%) Service Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (3.90%) Service Analyst
6 3 (3.90%) Architect
6 3 (3.90%) Test Leader
7 2 (2.60%) Designer
7 2 (2.60%) Risk Manager
7 2 (2.60%) ITIL Manager
7 2 (2.60%) Auditor
7 2 (2.60%) PMO Manager
7 2 (2.60%) Software Quality Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Developer
7 2 (2.60%) Field Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) .NET
2 4 (5.19%) JSP
3 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.90%) HTML
3 3 (3.90%) XML
4 2 (2.60%) Web Services
4 2 (2.60%) WSDL
5 1 (1.30%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.30%) XSD
5 1 (1.30%) JMS
5 1 (1.30%) EJB
5 1 (1.30%) J2EE
5 1 (1.30%) Servlets
5 1 (1.30%) SOAP
5 1 (1.30%) STL
5 1 (1.30%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.99%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.39%) PMI
4 4 (5.19%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.90%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.30%) CMDB
7 1 (1.30%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.30%) VUI
7 1 (1.30%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.30%) IVR
7 1 (1.30%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) UNIX
2 4 (5.19%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Linux
3 1 (1.30%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (58.44%) ITIL
2 21 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 21 (27.27%) Service Management
3 19 (24.68%) Change Management
3 19 (24.68%) PRINCE2
4 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.18%) Release Management
5 12 (15.58%) SDLC
5 12 (15.58%) Project Management
6 11 (14.29%) Quality Management
7 7 (9.09%) ITSM
7 7 (9.09%) Information Security
7 7 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (9.09%) Kanban
7 7 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 6 (7.79%) Server Building
8 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (7.79%) Scrum
8 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.49%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.39%) Java
2 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.19%) SQL
3 3 (3.90%) VB.NET
3 3 (3.90%) Perl
3 3 (3.90%) C#
3 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.60%) C++
5 1 (1.30%) Python
5 1 (1.30%) Ruby
5 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (24.68%) Degree
2 13 (16.88%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.39%) PMI Certification
4 7 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 6 (7.79%) ISEB
6 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.49%) MCITP
7 4 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.90%) ISTQB
8 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (2.60%) CISM
9 2 (2.60%) MCTS
9 2 (2.60%) CISSP
9 2 (2.60%) HNC
9 2 (2.60%) HND
10 1 (1.30%) PMP
10 1 (1.30%) CISA
10 1 (1.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.58%) QA
2 7 (9.09%) ISO 9001
3 6 (7.79%) COBIT
4 3 (3.90%) ISO 14001
5 2 (2.60%) PMBOK
5 2 (2.60%) GMP
5 2 (2.60%) BS7799
5 2 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.60%) BS15000
6 1 (1.30%) TickIT
6 1 (1.30%) ISO 9000
6 1 (1.30%) SLA
6 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (1.30%) COSO
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) Borland
2 5 (6.49%) Remedy
3 3 (3.90%) HP
3 3 (3.90%) Cisco
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.30%) Chordiant
5 1 (1.30%) IBM