The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for CIPD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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.

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 157 193
Contract jobs citing CIPD 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.030% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.20% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £200 £300
% change year-on-year +125.00% -33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CIPD 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 the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 428 490 852
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.20% 14.73% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 350 632
Median daily rate £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 17
Median hourly rate £15.87 £20.89 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.04% -2.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £17.00 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.56 £37.37 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

CIPD
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing CIPD as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CIPD in the City of London

CIPD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CIPD in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CIPD in the City of London

CIPD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CIPD in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CIPD in the City of London

CIPD
Top 2 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CIPD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for CIPD.

1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint

CIPD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) HR Advisor
1 1 (100.00%) HR Officer
1 1 (100.00%) Junior