The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 37 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.58% 0.67% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 0.86% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£450 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 - £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -39.53%
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West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
284 232 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 74.74% 77.59% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 84 120
Average daily rate £350 £359 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -10.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 18 17
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £37.80 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (27.27%) MS Project
1 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Velocity
2 2 (18.18%) Planning Poker
2 2 (18.18%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (9.09%) HNC
3 1 (9.09%) HND
3 1 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (9.09%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Project
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Velocity
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Planning Poker
2 2 (18.18%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
3 1 (9.09%) CAD
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) HNC
1 1 (9.09%) HND
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (9.09%) CIPD
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft