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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 34 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.90% 1.30% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 1.53% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Median daily rate £525 £463 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +6.32%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -
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
265 326 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.86% 84.46% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 233 203
Median daily rate £463 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 9
Median hourly rate £50.78 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.95% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
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 28 May 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 +2 5 £525 +13.51%
Dunstable - 1 £450 -
Project Planning
East of England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
2 7 (63.64%) Retail
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
4 5 (45.45%) Change Management
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Use Case
5 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
5 4 (36.36%) User Stories
5 4 (36.36%) Microservices
5 4 (36.36%) Software Delivery
5 4 (36.36%) Data Flow Diagram
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (27.27%) MS Project
6 3 (27.27%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 3 (27.27%) Office 365
6 3 (27.27%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (27.27%) Data Transformation
6 3 (27.27%) Confluence
6 3 (27.27%) JIRA
7 2 (18.18%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
8 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
8 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management

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 3 (27.27%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
1 3 (27.27%) MS Project
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
General
1 7 (63.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Project Manager
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Business Data Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Office 365 Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Architect
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Sitecore Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) E-Commerce
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
2 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Data Flow Diagram
3 4 (36.36%) Microservices
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Software Delivery
3 4 (36.36%) Use Case
3 4 (36.36%) User Stories
3 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) Data Transformation
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) hybris
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore