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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Planning
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 55 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 5 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.82% 0.95% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.21% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Median daily rate £325 £438 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £390 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £485 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £20.35
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +84.32%

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
483 495 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.31% 78.70% 72.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 313 262
Median daily rate £398 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 13
Median hourly rate £19.61 £16.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.67% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 January 2017, 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 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (33.33%) Change Management
4 4 (33.33%) Legal
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Law
6 2 (16.67%) Practice Management
6 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) PMI
6 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
6 2 (16.67%) NHS
6 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (16.67%) User Experience
7 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (8.33%) Contingency Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
7 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
7 1 (8.33%) User Stories
7 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
7 1 (8.33%) Windows
7 1 (8.33%) UML
7 1 (8.33%) ERP
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft

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 (8.33%) MS Office
General
1 4 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Cutover Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) ERP Manager
3 1 (8.33%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Product Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Project Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Manager
3 1 (8.33%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
1 2 (16.67%) PMI
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (33.33%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (16.67%) Practice Management
7 1 (8.33%) Contingency Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
7 1 (8.33%) ERP
7 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
7 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (8.33%) UML
7 1 (8.33%) User Stories
7 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft