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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Planning
London / City of London
Rank 125 128 142
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 21 26 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.72% 0.82% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.95% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 39
Median daily rate £506 £405 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £645 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £37.00 £21.60
% change year-on-year
-31.08% +71.31%

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
2460 2748 4254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.39% 86.14% 82.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1942 2178 3326
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 33
Median hourly rate £21.75 £27.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 32 (65.31%) Finance
2 21 (42.86%) Project Management
3 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (26.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (24.49%) Oracle
5 12 (24.49%) PRINCE2
6 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
6 10 (20.41%) MS Project
7 9 (18.37%) DevOps
8 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
8 8 (16.33%) SQL
8 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
9 7 (14.29%) Change Management
9 7 (14.29%) Financial Institution
10 6 (12.24%) CRM
10 6 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (12.24%) Banking
10 6 (12.24%) Credit Risk
10 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (12.24%) Ansible
10 6 (12.24%) PCI DSS
10 6 (12.24%) Splunk
11 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
11 5 (10.20%) Migration
11 5 (10.20%) MS Office
12 4 (8.16%) .NET
12 4 (8.16%) Java
12 4 (8.16%) Unix
12 4 (8.16%) Windows

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 3 (6.12%) SAS
2 2 (4.08%) Apache Pig
2 2 (4.08%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
1 10 (20.41%) MS Project
2 5 (10.20%) MS Office
3 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.08%) SPSS
5 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) CA PPM
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) GitHub
1 4 (8.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.08%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.08%) Impala
4 1 (2.04%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) JIRA
2 3 (6.12%) ClearCase
2 3 (6.12%) CruiseControl
2 3 (6.12%) NUnit
2 3 (6.12%) Subversion
2 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 32 (65.31%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 6 (12.24%) Banking
4 4 (8.16%) Law
4 4 (8.16%) Legal
5 3 (6.12%) Advertising
6 2 (4.08%) Marketing
6 2 (4.08%) Retail
6 2 (4.08%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.04%) General Ledger
7 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 4 (8.16%) Analyst
2 4 (8.16%) Security Engineer
3 3 (6.12%) .NET Development Manager
3 3 (6.12%) Agile Development Manager
3 3 (6.12%) Architect
3 3 (6.12%) Developer
3 3 (6.12%) Development Manager
3 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
3 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.08%) Credit Risk Developer
4 2 (4.08%) Credit Risk Java Developer
4 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.08%) IT Manager
4 2 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (4.08%) Project Officer
4 2 (4.08%) Project Planner
4 2 (4.08%) Project Support Officer
4 2 (4.08%) Strategy Analyst
4 2 (4.08%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) Spring
2 3 (6.12%) Web Services
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (12.24%) Credit Risk
2 3 (6.12%) Fintech
2 3 (6.12%) Grid Computing
2 3 (6.12%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.12%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Economics
3 2 (4.08%) Hedge funds
3 2 (4.08%) Statistics
4 1 (2.04%) Data Conversion
4 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.04%) iPad
4 1 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.04%) PMI
4 1 (2.04%) Social Media
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Unix
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Project Management
2 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (24.49%) PRINCE2
5 9 (18.37%) DevOps
6 7 (14.29%) Change Management
7 6 (12.24%) CRM
8 5 (10.20%) Migration
8 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
9 4 (8.16%) Analytics
9 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
9 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
9 4 (8.16%) Scrum
9 4 (8.16%) SDLC
9 4 (8.16%) Time Management
9 4 (8.16%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.12%) Dependency Management
10 3 (6.12%) Knowledge Discovery
10 3 (6.12%) People Management
10 3 (6.12%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) Java
3 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.08%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (8.16%) PMI Certification
2 4 (8.16%) PMP
2 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) APMP
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.04%) MiFID
3 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) Ansible
2 4 (8.16%) Control-M
3 3 (6.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.24%) Splunk
4 4 (8.16%) BMC
5 3 (6.12%) Teradata
6 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix
7 1 (2.04%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.04%) VMware