The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 46 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 5 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.21% 4.00% 5.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 5.42% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £395 £351
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.17 £35.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-42.36% +57.30%
Project Planning
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
340 203 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.32% 73.82% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 129 125
Average daily rate £450 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -49.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Planning across the Bedfordshire region.

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Bedfordshire region.

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 2 £513 - 1
Bedford - - - -
Project Planning
East of England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Project Planning also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Planning.

1 10 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (24.00%) XML
3 6 (24.00%) UML
3 6 (24.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) .NET
3 6 (24.00%) IBM
3 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (24.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (20.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 5 (20.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (20.00%) MS Project
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Retail
5 4 (16.00%) Process Management
5 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (16.00%) Logistics
6 3 (12.00%) Resource Management
6 3 (12.00%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (12.00%) SOA
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (12.00%) EPoS
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 3 (12.00%) Quality Management

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Project Planning also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (20.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 5 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Workday HCM
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Programme Planner
4 2 (8.00%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Transformation Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Web Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.00%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) XML
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
1 6 (24.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (8.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) EPoS
3 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (24.00%) UML
4 5 (20.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.00%) Process Management
5 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (16.00%) Logistics
6 3 (12.00%) Resource Management
6 3 (12.00%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (12.00%) SOA
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (8.00%) Information Security
7 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.00%) Security Management
7 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Java
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C
2 2 (8.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) KANA
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Primavera
3 2 (8.00%) hybris
4 1 (4.00%) Sitecore