The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for PMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 96 86
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10  
Contract jobs citing PMP 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.20% 0.070% 0.085%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 0.44% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £469 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -22.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £61.50 £35.13
% change year-on-year -33.33% +75.08%  

PMP 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 Leeds.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leeds
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 138 228 164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 13.58% 15.93% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 149 110
Median daily rate £375 £410 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.53% +10.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Median hourly rate £39.00 £12.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.36% -31.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for PMP in Leeds

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PMP in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMP 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 Leeds region with a requirement for PMP.

1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Progress
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Business Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) FMCG
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (50.00%) PMO

PMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) PMO Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Supply Chain Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Supply Chain Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Supply Chain Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (50.00%) Business Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Supply Chain Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Progress