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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 38 35 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 2 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.58% 1.33% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.56% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 9
Median daily rate £506 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £476 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £42.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-11.90% +133.33%
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
281 320 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.98% 85.33% 82.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 220 285
Median daily rate £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 9
Median hourly rate £50.78 £51.30 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.01% +71.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Project Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton 0 2 £506 +12.50%
Project Planning
East of England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (30.00%) MS Project
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Office 365
3 3 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (20.00%) Data Flow Diagram
4 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Use Case
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Data Transformation
4 2 (20.00%) Confluence
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Microservices
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) WAN

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Office 365 Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Business Data Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Data Flow Diagram
3 2 (20.00%) Data Transformation
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Microservices
3 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft