Period
to 28 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for APMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 28 January 2022 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.

Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
UK > England
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 662 508 645
Rank change year-on-year -154 +137 +108
Contract jobs citing APMP 98 44 86
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 0.54% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 38 68
10th Percentile £400 £268 £347
25th Percentile £438 £352 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £481 £465
Median % change year-on-year +3.90% +3.49% +9.41%
75th Percentile £575 £735 £541
90th Percentile £643 £748 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £39.75 - -
Median hourly rate £44.50 - £50.00
75th Percentile £49.25 - -
90th Percentile - - -
UK median hourly rate £44.50 - £50.00
% change year-on-year - - +83.49%

APMP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 13,388 8,108 14,056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.17% 23.22% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,664 5,297 9,123
10th Percentile £313 £275 £260
25th Percentile £413 £380 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £466
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +1.93% +3.56%
75th Percentile £625 £575 £565
90th Percentile £700 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 602 406 548
10th Percentile £13.25 £15.00 £14.00
25th Percentile £17.28 £21.05 £17.50
Median hourly rate £38.15 £40.00 £31.75
Median % change year-on-year -4.63% +25.98% +19.81%
75th Percentile £53.00 £52.50 £49.50
90th Percentile £65.54 £62.88 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £39.55 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -1.13% +25.00% +20.75%

APMP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing APMP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for APMP in England

APMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing APMP in England.

Daily rate trend for APMP in England

APMP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing APMP in England over the 6 months to 28 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for APMP in England

APMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing APMP in England.

Hourly rate trend for APMP in England

APMP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing APMP within the England region over the 6 months to 28 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London -138 46 £500 +8.11% 1
South East -63 25 £475 -29.63% 9
South West -47 14 £625 +25.00% 4
Midlands -61 8 £500 -4.76% 1
East of England - 7 £475 - 1
West Midlands - 6 £500 -
Yorkshire -34 3 £450 +97.80% 1
North of England -60 3 £450 +89.47% 1
East Midlands - 2 £513 - 1
APMP
UK

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing APMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for APMP.

1 87 (88.78%) PRINCE2
2 86 (87.76%) Project Management
3 67 (68.37%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (64.29%) Finance
5 57 (58.16%) Security Cleared
6 55 (56.12%) Project Delivery
7 53 (54.08%) PMI Certification
8 51 (52.04%) PMP
8 51 (52.04%) SC Cleared
9 50 (51.02%) Microsoft Project
10 48 (48.98%) PMO
11 44 (44.90%) Microsoft
12 43 (43.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 39 (39.80%) Scrum
14 38 (38.78%) Local Government
15 37 (37.76%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 36 (36.73%) Project Planning
17 35 (35.71%) JIRA
17 35 (35.71%) Kanban
18 34 (34.69%) Information Assurance
18 34 (34.69%) Requirements Management
19 30 (30.61%) Kinect
20 23 (23.47%) Social Skills
21 17 (17.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 15 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
23 14 (14.29%) DV Cleared
24 13 (13.27%) Public Sector
24 13 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
25 11 (11.22%) PMI
26 9 (9.18%) ISEB

APMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.02%) Confluence
2 1 (1.02%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 50 (51.02%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.04%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) Azure
2 7 (7.14%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (2.04%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.02%) Azure Stack
4 1 (1.02%) IaaS
4 1 (1.02%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.02%) SaaS
4 1 (1.02%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) Firewall
1 1 (1.02%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) Power BI
2 1 (1.02%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 35 (35.71%) JIRA
General
1 63 (64.29%) Finance
2 38 (38.78%) Local Government
3 23 (23.47%) Social Skills
4 13 (13.27%) Public Sector
5 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.08%) Organisational Skills
6 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.06%) Billing
7 3 (3.06%) Legal
7 3 (3.06%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (2.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 2 (2.04%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (2.04%) Police
9 1 (1.02%) Banking
9 1 (1.02%) French Language
9 1 (1.02%) German Language
9 1 (1.02%) Military
Job Titles
1 46 (46.94%) Project Manager
2 33 (33.67%) Project Officer
3 11 (11.22%) IT Manager
4 10 (10.20%) IT Project Manager
5 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 7 (7.14%) Transformation Manager
7 6 (6.12%) PMO Manager
7 6 (6.12%) Senior Manager
7 6 (6.12%) Senior Project Manager
8 5 (5.10%) DV Cleared Project Manager
9 4 (4.08%) Senior IT Manager
9 4 (4.08%) Senior IT Project Manager
10 3 (3.06%) Architect
10 3 (3.06%) Change Manager
10 3 (3.06%) Lead Architect
10 3 (3.06%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.06%) Transformation Project Manager
11 2 (2.04%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 2 (2.04%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) ADO
2 1 (1.02%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (30.61%) Kinect
2 11 (11.22%) PMI
3 4 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.06%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.06%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.04%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.02%) LIMS
6 1 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.08%) Windows
2 2 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (88.78%) PRINCE2
2 86 (87.76%) Project Management
3 67 (68.37%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (56.12%) Project Delivery
5 43 (43.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 39 (39.80%) Scrum
7 37 (37.76%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 36 (36.73%) Project Planning
9 35 (35.71%) Kanban
10 34 (34.69%) Information Assurance
10 34 (34.69%) Requirements Management
11 15 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (9.18%) PRINCE
13 9 (9.18%) Waterfall
14 7 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
14 7 (7.14%) Information Management
14 7 (7.14%) ITIL
14 7 (7.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.08%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (58.16%) Security Cleared
2 53 (54.08%) PMI Certification
3 51 (52.04%) PMP
3 51 (52.04%) SC Cleared
4 17 (17.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 14 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 9 (9.18%) ISEB
7 8 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (6.12%) Degree
9 3 (3.06%) MBCS
10 2 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.02%) CISMP
11 1 (1.02%) CISSP
11 1 (1.02%) MCITP
11 1 (1.02%) MCP
11 1 (1.02%) MCSE
11 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (48.98%) PMO
2 5 (5.10%) QA
3 4 (4.08%) P3O
4 3 (3.06%) COBIT
5 2 (2.04%) NEBOSH
6 1 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (1.02%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (44.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.10%) VMware
3 3 (3.06%) BiZZdesign
3 3 (3.06%) Guidewire
3 3 (3.06%) SAP
4 2 (2.04%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.02%) BT
5 1 (1.02%) Epicor
5 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.02%) Workday