The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for APMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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.

Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 125 124
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1  
Contract jobs citing APMP 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.045% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.70% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £213 £466 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.42% +19.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £25.12

APMP 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 the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 432 569 455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.30% 20.71% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 323 233
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 44
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £30.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.70% -43.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.19 £36.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

APMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for APMP in the West Midlands

APMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for APMP in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing APMP 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for APMP.

1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Contingency Planning

APMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) CRM Manager
1 1 (50.00%) CRM Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Officer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Contingency Planning
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
West Midlands (County)
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