The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 42 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.81% 0.95% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.27% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate £292 £305 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -28.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £305 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £341 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.85 £38.69
% change year-on-year
+64.11% -40.93%
Project Planning
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
319 236 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.75% 74.92% 70.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 147 102
Average daily rate £400 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £210 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Project
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Java EE
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) MS Project Server
4 1 (14.29%) Velocity
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) DB2
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (14.29%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Project
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Coordinator
1 3 (42.86%) Project Coordinator
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum Master
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Web Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Project Controller
3 1 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Java EE
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) Velocity
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft