The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 61 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 4 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.57% 0.61% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.79% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Median daily rate £350 £425 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +10.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £385 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.63 £30.50 £20.35
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +49.91%
Project Planning
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
573 508 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.39% 77.09% 71.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 321 304
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £387
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.01 £49.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 8 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) QA
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) User Experience
2 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (28.57%) Web Development
3 4 (28.57%) User Stories
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 4 (28.57%) Use Case
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) Legal
3 4 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) PMI
4 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Practice Management
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Law
4 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Demand Management
5 1 (7.14%) Banking
5 1 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (7.14%) LSMW
5 1 (7.14%) Billing
5 1 (7.14%) Logistics

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) LSMW
General
1 4 (28.57%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Billing
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Digital Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Planner
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planner
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) SAP PM Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Manager
4 1 (7.14%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) EDI
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (35.71%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) PMI
3 1 (7.14%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 4 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (28.57%) UML
3 4 (28.57%) Use Case
3 4 (28.57%) User Stories
3 4 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (14.29%) Practice Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Development
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Demand Management
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) ABAP
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) SAP