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 27 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)
Rank 530 513 473
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -40
Contract jobs citing CMMI 46 53 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 46
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£425 £500 £453
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +10.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £368 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £525 £425
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.25 £21.25 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.88% -48.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £21.25 £34.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £21.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £21.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+65.88% -34.61%

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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 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 27 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 -21 45 £425 -15.00% 4
London -25 15 £625 +25.00% 2
South East -22 13 £425 -19.43%
North East - 9 £250 -
Tyne and Wear - 9 £250 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £250 -
Berkshire +1 7 £425 -19.43%
Reading +4 6 £425 -19.04%
City of London +11 4 £600 +4.34%
East of England +5 3 £400 -
North West - 2 £400 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Middlesex - 2 £405 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £350 -
Cheshire - 2 £400 -
West Midlands -8 1 - - 1
Scotland - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Redditch - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cobham - - - -

CMMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 41 (44.09%) ITIL
2 27 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (25.81%) .NET
3 24 (25.81%) Project Management
4 23 (24.73%) Finance
5 21 (22.58%) Service Management
6 19 (20.43%) Scrum
7 16 (17.20%) Degree
7 16 (17.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (17.20%) UNIX
8 15 (16.13%) C#
8 15 (16.13%) Security Cleared
9 14 (15.05%) Change Management
10 13 (13.98%) Configuration Management
10 13 (13.98%) Release Management
10 13 (13.98%) Kanban
10 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
11 12 (12.90%) Java
11 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (11.83%) SQL
12 11 (11.83%) VB.NET
12 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET
12 11 (11.83%) PRINCE2
12 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
12 11 (11.83%) Software Engineering
13 10 (10.75%) COBIT
13 10 (10.75%) SLA
14 9 (9.68%) Service Delivery
14 9 (9.68%) MS Office
15 8 (8.60%) Visual Studio

CMMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (6.45%) CMS
2 5 (5.38%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.08%) JBoss
4 1 (1.08%) Apache
4 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) MS Office
2 6 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (5.38%) MS Project
4 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.53%) SAN
2 3 (3.23%) Internet
3 2 (2.15%) HTTP
4 1 (1.08%) SSL
4 1 (1.08%) SSH
4 1 (1.08%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.23%) DTS
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.15%) MySQL
3 2 (2.15%) Neo4j
3 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (17.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.60%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.53%) StarTeam
4 5 (5.38%) Subversion
5 3 (3.23%) JIRA
6 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.08%) Rational Rose
6 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (24.73%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.30%) French Language
4 3 (3.23%) Automotive
4 3 (3.23%) Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.15%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (16.13%) Analyst
2 10 (10.75%) Developer
2 10 (10.75%) Project Manager
3 9 (9.68%) Consultant
4 7 (7.53%) Service Analyst
4 7 (7.53%) Configuration Manager
5 6 (6.45%) Server Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Software Development Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Chief Technology Officer
6 5 (5.38%) Software Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Software Engineering Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Sitecore Developer
6 5 (5.38%) Engineering Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Coordinator
6 5 (5.38%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Development Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Technical Support
7 4 (4.30%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Server Support
7 4 (4.30%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.81%) .NET
2 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.53%) HTML
4 4 (4.30%) JSP
5 3 (3.23%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.23%) Spring
5 3 (3.23%) REST
6 2 (2.15%) JAX-RS
6 2 (2.15%) Middleware
6 2 (2.15%) Java EE
6 2 (2.15%) XML
7 1 (1.08%) XSLT
7 1 (1.08%) WSDL
7 1 (1.08%) CSS
7 1 (1.08%) SOAP
7 1 (1.08%) Struts
7 1 (1.08%) Web Services
7 1 (1.08%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.08%) WCF
7 1 (1.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.45%) PMI
3 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.38%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (4.30%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.23%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.15%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.08%) CMDB
7 1 (1.08%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.08%) Physics
7 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.08%) Economics
7 1 (1.08%) Statistics
7 1 (1.08%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.20%) UNIX
2 7 (7.53%) Windows
3 3 (3.23%) Linux
4 2 (2.15%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.08%) VME
5 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.08%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (44.09%) ITIL
2 27 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (25.81%) Project Management
4 21 (22.58%) Service Management
5 19 (20.43%) Scrum
6 14 (15.05%) Change Management
7 13 (13.98%) Configuration Management
7 13 (13.98%) Release Management
7 13 (13.98%) Kanban
8 11 (11.83%) Software Engineering
8 11 (11.83%) PRINCE2
9 9 (9.68%) Service Delivery
10 8 (8.60%) Risk Management
10 8 (8.60%) RUP
10 8 (8.60%) Waterfall
11 7 (7.53%) Customer Engagement
11 7 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.53%) Six Sigma
12 6 (6.45%) ITSM
12 6 (6.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.13%) C#
2 12 (12.90%) Java
3 11 (11.83%) SQL
3 11 (11.83%) VB.NET
4 5 (5.38%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.30%) Perl
6 3 (3.23%) C
7 2 (2.15%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) Degree
2 15 (16.13%) Security Cleared
3 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.45%) PMI Certification
5 5 (5.38%) ISEB
5 5 (5.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 5 (5.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (5.38%) ISTQB
6 4 (4.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (3.23%) MCTS
7 3 (3.23%) MCITP
7 3 (3.23%) HNC
7 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.15%) HND
9 1 (1.08%) CCNA
9 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.08%) CISA
9 1 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (1.08%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) SLA
1 10 (10.75%) COBIT
2 6 (6.45%) QA
3 5 (5.38%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.08%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.08%) TickIT
4 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.45%) Oracle
3 5 (5.38%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.30%) HP
4 4 (4.30%) Citrix
4 4 (4.30%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.23%) Remedy
5 3 (3.23%) Vermilion
5 3 (3.23%) Borland
6 2 (2.15%) Perforce
7 1 (1.08%) FatWire
7 1 (1.08%) BMC
7 1 (1.08%) Renesas
7 1 (1.08%) SAP
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco