Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CAPM qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 July 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 Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 828 886 876
Rank change year-on-year +58 -10 -18
Contract jobs citing CAPM 12 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.022% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.065% 0.10% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 7
UK median daily rate £435 £280 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.36% +17.54% -34.29%
10th Percentile £301 £169 £204
90th Percentile £590 £605 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate - £200 £232
% change year-on-year - -13.65% -36.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
UK median hourly rate £20.00 - £48.75
10th Percentile £19.00 - £46.38
90th Percentile £21.00 - £52.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00

CAPM 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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 18557 23497 22128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.50% 21.38% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11359 14708 12866
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £250 £248 £225
90th Percentile £588 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 946 827 1090
UK median hourly rate £29.92 £28.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% +24.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.04 £12.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.94 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +24.44% +9.76%

CAPM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CAPM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CAPM in the UK

CAPM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CAPM in the UK

CAPM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CAPM over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CAPM in the UK

CAPM
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAPM within the UK over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
England +62 12 £435 +55.36%
London +21 12 £435 +45.00%

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CAPM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CAPM.

1 12 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 9 (75.00%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) SLA
3 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (50.00%) PMP
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (50.00%) Back Office
3 6 (50.00%) Xerox
4 5 (41.67%) Workflow
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 4 (33.33%) Document Management
5 4 (33.33%) Process Improvement
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Military
6 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Banking
7 2 (16.67%) Content Management
7 2 (16.67%) Actimize
7 2 (16.67%) Transition Management
7 2 (16.67%) Atlassian

CAPM
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (16.67%) CMS
1 2 (16.67%) Confluence
1 2 (16.67%) Documentum
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Actimize
2 1 (8.33%) CA PPM
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (50.00%) Back Office
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Military
3 1 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 2 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PMI
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) Graphic Design
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmacovigilance
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
1 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) Workflow
3 4 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 4 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (33.33%) Document Management
3 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 4 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Content Management
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
5 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 9 (75.00%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) PMP
4 2 (16.67%) ISEB
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (16.67%) PMO
3 1 (8.33%) EMIR
3 1 (8.33%) MiFID
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Xerox
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (8.33%) CA