Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 868 858 862
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 -19
Contract jobs citing CAPM 8 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.012% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.042% 0.060% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 14
UK median daily rate £550 £243 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +126.80% -31.21% +3.68%
10th Percentile £335 £163 £190
90th Percentile £645 £524 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £200 £250
% change year-on-year +137.50% -20.00% -21.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 18,975 19,859 21,893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.92% 20.44% 20.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,645 12,427 13,248
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £225 £250 £250
90th Percentile £620 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 829 874 1,029
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -7.27% +44.74%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.47
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.19 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.69 £27.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.85% -1.82% +41.03%

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 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CAPM in the UK

CAPM
Top 6 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 18 January 2018. 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 +1 8 £550 +126.80% 2
UK excluding London -3 5 £475 +137.50% 2
London -28 3 £550 +10.00% 1
South East -30 3 - -
North East +52 2 £475 +46.15%
North of England +37 2 £475 +72.73%

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 8 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (75.00%) PMP
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) SLA
5 3 (37.50%) PMI
6 2 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) SEO
6 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
6 2 (25.00%) DevOps
6 2 (25.00%) PMO
6 2 (25.00%) Master's Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Marketing
7 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (12.50%) People Management
7 1 (12.50%) SDLC
7 1 (12.50%) Xerox
7 1 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
7 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS

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 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Billing
3 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) PMI
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) SEO
4 2 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) OOP
5 1 (12.50%) People Management
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 1 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (75.00%) PMP
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Master's Degree
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (12.50%) Project+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (25.00%) PMO
3 1 (12.50%) COBIT
3 1 (12.50%) ISO 9000
3 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
1 1 (12.50%) CA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Xerox