The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 143 141 137
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 21 59 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.62% 1.03% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.29% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 49 45
Median daily rate £425 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £610 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £34.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +22.12%
Project Planning
London

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
2850 4590 4659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.67% 79.95% 79.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2330 3613 3496
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £627 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 51 37
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.95 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £59.70 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Project Planning
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 Project Planning across the City of London region.

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 20 (40.82%) Project Management
2 15 (30.61%) Finance
3 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.33%) MS Project
5 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 7 (14.29%) Banking
6 6 (12.24%) Migration
6 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (12.24%) Windows
6 6 (12.24%) MS Office
6 6 (12.24%) Java
6 6 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.20%) Degree
7 5 (10.20%) JIRA
7 5 (10.20%) Scrum
8 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
8 4 (8.16%) Change Management
8 4 (8.16%) Data Management
8 4 (8.16%) SQL
8 4 (8.16%) .NET
8 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (8.16%) SDLC
9 3 (6.12%) Contingency Planning
9 3 (6.12%) Project Governance
9 3 (6.12%) Process Improvement
9 3 (6.12%) Coaching
9 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (6.12%) TDD

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.08%) Confluence
1 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) GemFire
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) Moodle
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Project
2 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 6 (12.24%) MS Office
4 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) IaaS
2 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) Extranet
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) FTP
2 1 (2.04%) Intranet
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) PBX
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
2 1 (2.04%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Big Data
1 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
1 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.04%) Cloudera CDH
2 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.04%) Flink
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) JIRA
2 2 (4.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Marketing
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Law
4 2 (4.08%) Legal
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.24%) Analyst
3 5 (10.20%) Programme Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Developer
4 4 (8.16%) HR Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.12%) PMO Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.08%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Development Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Marketing Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Project Planner
6 2 (4.08%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Wintel Specialist
7 1 (2.04%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) HTML
2 3 (6.12%) J2EE
2 3 (6.12%) JSP
2 3 (6.12%) XML
3 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.08%) JMS
3 2 (4.08%) Spring
3 2 (4.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) CSS3
4 1 (2.04%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.04%) HTML5
4 1 (2.04%) JDBC
4 1 (2.04%) JMX
4 1 (2.04%) REST
4 1 (2.04%) Struts
4 1 (2.04%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.08%) Market Risk
2 2 (4.08%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.04%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.04%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) Equities
3 1 (2.04%) Fintech
3 1 (2.04%) Grid Computing
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Project Management
2 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 6 (12.24%) Migration
4 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (10.20%) Scrum
6 4 (8.16%) Change Management
6 4 (8.16%) Data Management
6 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
6 4 (8.16%) SDLC
7 3 (6.12%) Coaching
7 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.12%) ITIL
7 3 (6.12%) OO
7 3 (6.12%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.12%) Project Governance
7 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.12%) TDD
7 3 (6.12%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) Java
2 4 (8.16%) SQL
3 3 (6.12%) C
3 3 (6.12%) C++
4 2 (4.08%) C#
4 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) Korn
5 1 (2.04%) Scala
5 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.04%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) CIPD
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
1 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.04%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Docker
1 1 (2.04%) HDFS
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Control-M
1 1 (2.04%) Oozie
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Sybase
3 1 (2.04%) Avaya
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco
3 1 (2.04%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.04%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (2.04%) Greenplum
3 1 (2.04%) IBM
3 1 (2.04%) Netezza
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.04%) Speakerbus
3 1 (2.04%) Teradata
3 1 (2.04%) Terracotta
3 1 (2.04%) Vertica
3 1 (2.04%) VMware
3 1 (2.04%) WorldPay