The table below looks at the statistics for Critical Path Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Critical Path Analysis over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Critical Path Analysis
Rank 199 226 225
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -1
Contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.028% 0.013%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.036% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £370 £370
% change year-on-year
-8.10% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.80 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +37.45%
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4414 5514 5890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.00% 76.07% 75.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3286 4131 4389
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 69 91
Average hourly rate £22.60 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.95 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Critical Path Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Critical Path Analysis across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Critical Path Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Critical Path Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Critical Path Analysis across the City of London region.

Critical Path Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Critical Path Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Critical Path Analysis 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 Critical Path Analysis.

1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) MS Project
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Symfony
2 2 (33.33%) Drupal
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

Critical Path Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Critical Path Analysis 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 Critical Path Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) CMS
1 2 (33.33%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planner
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Planning Manager
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Lead
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) DTV
2 1 (16.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Insight
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle