Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CITP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Chartered IT Professional (CITP)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 874 835 882
Rank change year-on-year -39 +47 +24
Contract jobs citing CITP 16 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.027% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.084% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 17
UK median daily rate £595 £650 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.46% +30.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £336 £425 £400
90th Percentile £626 £746 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £595 £638 £550
% change year-on-year -6.67% +15.91% -26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CITP 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 18,935 18,701 22,890
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.58% 18.95% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,195 11,325 14,224
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.36% +1.81%
10th Percentile £246 £238 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 975 908 825
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.52% +5.45% +22.22%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.77 £47.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £31.50 £27.62
% change year-on-year -20.63% +14.05% +15.08%

CITP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CITP in the UK

CITP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CITP in the UK

CITP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CITP over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CITP in the UK

CITP
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CITP within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 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
UK excluding London -35 16 £595 -6.67% 4
England -25 14 £595 -8.46% 4
Midlands -8 9 £600 +100.00% 2
West Midlands -20 9 £600 +100.00% 2
South West -22 2 - - 2
South East - 2 £353 -
Scotland - 2 £325 -
North of England - 1 £425 -
North East - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CITP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for CITP.

1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Scrum
2 10 (62.50%) TOGAF
3 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 9 (56.25%) SOA
3 9 (56.25%) Middleware
3 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
3 9 (56.25%) Microservices
3 9 (56.25%) API Design
3 9 (56.25%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (37.50%) Kanban
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 5 (31.25%) Analytics
6 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle
8 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (12.50%) DevOps
8 2 (12.50%) SDLC
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL
8 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (12.50%) SQL
8 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (12.50%) SLA
8 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management

CITP
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) iPaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Architect
2 7 (43.75%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) AWS Architect
4 2 (12.50%) AWS Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Azure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Messaging Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Head of Infrastructure
5 1 (6.25%) Head of IT
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Scrum
2 10 (62.50%) TOGAF
3 9 (56.25%) API Design
3 9 (56.25%) Configuration Management
3 9 (56.25%) Deployment Automation
3 9 (56.25%) Microservices
3 9 (56.25%) SOA
3 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
4 6 (37.50%) Kanban
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 5 (31.25%) Analytics
6 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 2 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (12.50%) DevOps
7 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) CISSP
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.25%) MCSD
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Infor
2 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.25%) SAP