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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI)
Rank 572 551 512
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -39
Contract jobs citing CMMI 53 65 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 43
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£400 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £331
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +28.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £35.50 £52.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
- -12.34%

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -29 42 £400 -6.97% 5
South East -16 18 £400 -5.88% 3
Hampshire -1 11 £388 +7.95%
London 0 10 £531 +18.05%
West Midlands +4 6 £400 -11.11% 1
Warwickshire - 6 £400 - 1
Scotland -2 5 £290 -25.16% 1
Berkshire -4 4 £525 +23.52% 3
East of England +4 3 £395 -
Surrey -1 3 £400 +23.07%
North West -30 3 £298 -60.33%
Erskine +11 2 £290 -27.50%
Renfrewshire +10 2 £290 -27.50%
Luton - 2 £395 -
Manchester - 2 £298 -
Aldershot - 2 £425 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £395 -
Hook +4 1 £375 +30.24%
Cheshire -8 1 - -
South West -10 1 £375 - 1
North East -26 1 £240 -52.70%
Tyne and Wear -26 1 £240 -52.70%
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 1 £240 -52.70%
Bristol - 1 £375 -
East Anglia - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £407 -
Kent - 1 £407 -

CMMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 49 (58.33%) ITIL
2 29 (34.52%) PRINCE2
3 25 (29.76%) Finance
4 21 (25.00%) Service Management
5 20 (23.81%) Project Management
5 20 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (20.24%) QA
6 17 (20.24%) Change Management
7 15 (17.86%) Configuration Management
7 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (17.86%) Degree
8 14 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 14 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (16.67%) Quality Management
9 13 (15.48%) COBIT
9 13 (15.48%) SDLC
10 11 (13.10%) Management Information System
10 11 (13.10%) MS Office
11 10 (11.90%) Risk Management
11 10 (11.90%) Release Management
12 9 (10.71%) Waterfall
12 9 (10.71%) Information Security
12 9 (10.71%) PMI Certification
12 9 (10.71%) ITSM
12 9 (10.71%) ISO 9001
12 9 (10.71%) PMI
12 9 (10.71%) Data Centre
13 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (9.52%) Service Delivery
13 8 (9.52%) Problem Management

CMMI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.38%) JBoss
4 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.19%) TPMS
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (13.10%) MS Office
2 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.38%) MS Project
4 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) PaaS
2 2 (2.38%) IaaS
2 2 (2.38%) SaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) SAN
2 2 (2.38%) Internet
2 2 (2.38%) LAN
2 2 (2.38%) VoIP
2 2 (2.38%) WLAN
2 2 (2.38%) WAN
2 2 (2.38%) FCAPS
2 2 (2.38%) Network Security
2 2 (2.38%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.19%) MPLS
3 1 (1.19%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (1.19%) DB2
3 1 (1.19%) Big Data
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) StarTeam
2 4 (4.76%) Subversion
2 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.57%) CruiseControl
3 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.57%) ClearCase
3 3 (3.57%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.38%) ClearQuest
4 2 (2.38%) Maven
5 1 (1.19%) JIRA
5 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (29.76%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.95%) Legal
4 4 (4.76%) Banking
5 3 (3.57%) Retail
6 2 (2.38%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.19%) French Language
7 1 (1.19%) Billing
7 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (11.90%) Quality Manager
1 10 (11.90%) Configuration Manager
2 9 (10.71%) Project Manager
2 9 (10.71%) Analyst
3 7 (8.33%) Consultant
4 5 (5.95%) Service Manager
4 5 (5.95%) Auditor
5 4 (4.76%) Developer
5 4 (4.76%) Security Consultant
5 4 (4.76%) Service Analyst
5 4 (4.76%) Architect
6 3 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (3.57%) Test Leader
7 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.38%) Programme Analyst
7 2 (2.38%) ITIL Expert
7 2 (2.38%) PMO Manager
7 2 (2.38%) Release Manager
7 2 (2.38%) Designer
7 2 (2.38%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) JSP
2 3 (3.57%) HTML
2 3 (3.57%) .NET
2 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.38%) XML
4 1 (1.19%) XSD
4 1 (1.19%) JMS
4 1 (1.19%) WSDL
4 1 (1.19%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.19%) EJB
4 1 (1.19%) J2EE
4 1 (1.19%) Servlets
4 1 (1.19%) STL
4 1 (1.19%) Struts
4 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.10%) Management Information System
3 9 (10.71%) PMI
3 9 (10.71%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.76%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.57%) CESG
6 3 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.19%) CMDB
7 1 (1.19%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.19%) VUI
7 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.19%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.19%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Linux
2 5 (5.95%) UNIX
3 2 (2.38%) Windows
3 2 (2.38%) HPUX
3 2 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (58.33%) ITIL
2 29 (34.52%) PRINCE2
3 21 (25.00%) Service Management
4 20 (23.81%) Project Management
5 17 (20.24%) Change Management
6 15 (17.86%) Configuration Management
6 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (16.67%) Quality Management
7 14 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (15.48%) SDLC
9 10 (11.90%) Risk Management
9 10 (11.90%) Release Management
10 9 (10.71%) Waterfall
10 9 (10.71%) ITSM
10 9 (10.71%) Information Security
11 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (9.52%) Service Delivery
11 8 (9.52%) Problem Management
12 7 (8.33%) ITIL V3
13 6 (7.14%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.33%) Java
2 4 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.76%) SQL
3 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.38%) C++
5 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.19%) R
5 1 (1.19%) Python
5 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) Degree
2 14 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 9 (10.71%) PMI Certification
4 7 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 6 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 6 (7.14%) ISEB
6 5 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.76%) CISSP
7 4 (4.76%) HNC
7 4 (4.76%) HND
7 4 (4.76%) CISM
8 3 (3.57%) CISA
8 3 (3.57%) MCITP
8 3 (3.57%) ISTQB
8 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.57%) CRISC
8 3 (3.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.24%) QA
2 13 (15.48%) COBIT
3 9 (10.71%) ISO 9001
4 4 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (3.57%) ISO 14001
5 3 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (3.57%) SLA
5 3 (3.57%) COSO
6 2 (2.38%) PMBOK
6 2 (2.38%) BS7799
6 2 (2.38%) GMP
6 2 (2.38%) BS15000
7 1 (1.19%) TickIT
7 1 (1.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 6 (7.14%) Remedy
2 5 (5.95%) Oracle
2 5 (5.95%) Cisco
2 5 (5.95%) HP
3 3 (3.57%) Borland
4 2 (2.38%) VMware
4 2 (2.38%) Mitel
4 2 (2.38%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.38%) Sun
4 2 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (1.19%) Chordiant
5 1 (1.19%) Citrix
5 1 (1.19%) Informatica
5 1 (1.19%) Siemens
5 1 (1.19%) Ab Initio
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