The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for PMI Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PMI Certification
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank - 22 20
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast - 1.80% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category - 11.76% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.76% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £61.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -23.88% +71.52%  

PMI Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast.

Academic & Professional Certification
Belfast
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 38 17 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 18.01% 15.32% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 7 9
Median daily rate £326 £338 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.40% +56.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £105 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £21.61 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.97% +220.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

PMI Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing PMI Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for PMI Certification in Belfast

PMI Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PMI Certification in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMI Certification in Belfast