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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 105 98
Rank change year-on-year +21 -7  
Contract jobs citing PMP 8 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.73% 0.33% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.10% 2.02% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 8
Median daily rate £400 £419 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.47% +15.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £277 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £468 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +1.11% -10.00%  

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 157 248 228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 14.25% 16.56% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 164 151
Median daily rate £425 £423 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +20.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £293 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £650 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.42% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

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 27 June 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 10 (100.00%) Project Management
2 7 (70.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (50.00%) PMI Certification
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (30.00%) PMO
5 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) DSDM
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
6 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
6 2 (20.00%) VBA
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
6 2 (20.00%) Marketing
6 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (10.00%) FMCG
7 1 (10.00%) Business Performance Management
7 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
7 1 (10.00%) Dependency Management
7 1 (10.00%) P3O

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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) PMO Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Project Office Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Supply Chain Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Web Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Web Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Project Management
2 7 (70.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) DSDM
6 2 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
6 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
6 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
7 1 (10.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 1 (10.00%) Business Performance Management
7 1 (10.00%) Dependency Management
7 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
7 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) PMO
2 1 (10.00%) P3O
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Progress