The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for MAPM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Member of the Association for Project Management (MAPM)
England / London
Rank 405 415 409
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6  
Contract jobs citing MAPM 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.016% 0.023% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.092% 0.13% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Median daily rate £475 £435 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.19% -13.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £535 £400 -
% change year-on-year +33.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MAPM 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 London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3268 3874 3521
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.16% 17.63% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2222 2730 2307
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 50 80
Median hourly rate £38.50 £17.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +126.47% -15.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.41 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.95 £33.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

MAPM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for MAPM in London

MAPM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MAPM in London

MAPM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MAPM 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 London region with a requirement for MAPM.

1 5 (100.00%) MS Project
1 5 (100.00%) SAP
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) CRM
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) ERP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) PMP
1 5 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 5 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 5 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Test Management
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (100.00%) Presales
1 5 (100.00%) IT Strategy

MAPM
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (100.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (60.00%) ERP Manager
2 3 (60.00%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) CRM Manager
3 1 (20.00%) CRM Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) CRM
1 5 (100.00%) ERP
1 5 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 5 (100.00%) Presales
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 5 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (100.00%) Test Management
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 5 (100.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 5 (100.00%) SAP