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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 36 38 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.49% 0.94% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.34% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£270 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.17 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-42.36% +11.11%
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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
257 224 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 76.49% 70.00% 66.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 107 162
Average daily rate £368 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.79% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 36
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) OOD
2 6 (66.67%) Qt
2 6 (66.67%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Perforce
4 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) C++ Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Python Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planner
3 1 (11.11%) Test Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Qt
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) OOD
1 6 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
2 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
1 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (11.11%) Perforce