The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 97 97 87
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 27 36 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.06% 1.35% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.77% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 33
Average daily rate £468 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +236.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -
Project Planning
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1971 2034 2339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.69% 76.38% 76.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1151 1327
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 148 139
Average hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +13 10 £350 +62.79%
Bedfordshire -5 8 £525 +10.52% 2
Cambridgeshire +8 7 £505 +87.03%
Essex +1 1 £185 -32.72%
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (24.07%) PRINCE2
3 13 (24.07%) E-Commerce
4 11 (20.37%) Data Modelling
4 11 (20.37%) MS Project
4 11 (20.37%) Retail
4 11 (20.37%) Migration
4 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (18.52%) Change Management
5 10 (18.52%) Project Management
5 10 (18.52%) IBM
6 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 9 (16.67%) Scrum
6 9 (16.67%) Use Case
6 9 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 8 (14.81%) Finance
7 8 (14.81%) MS Office
7 8 (14.81%) Java
8 7 (12.96%) SAP
8 7 (12.96%) CMS
8 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (12.96%) Data Migration
9 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (11.11%) User Stories
9 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 6 (11.11%) Software Delivery
9 6 (11.11%) Business Analysis
9 6 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (12.96%) CMS
2 4 (7.41%) Confluence
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.70%) MS Project Server
4 2 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) MS Project
2 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 8 (14.81%) MS Office
4 5 (9.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.85%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.70%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.85%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.26%) Force.com
2 5 (9.26%) Heroku
3 3 (5.56%) Office 365
4 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.56%) DB2
3 1 (1.85%) DataStage
3 1 (1.85%) Essbase
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) JIRA
2 3 (5.56%) Ant
2 3 (5.56%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (20.37%) Retail
2 8 (14.81%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Advertising
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Project Manager
2 10 (18.52%) Architect
3 8 (14.81%) Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Consultant
4 6 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce Architect
6 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 4 (7.41%) PMO Lead
6 4 (7.41%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Business Data Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Coordinator
7 3 (5.56%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Java Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Java Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Office 365 Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (5.56%) Scrum Master
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) COM
1 5 (9.26%) RESTful
1 5 (9.26%) SOAP
1 5 (9.26%) Visualforce
1 5 (9.26%) Web Services
2 3 (5.56%) J2EE
2 3 (5.56%) Middleware
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.85%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.85%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.26%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.85%) EPoS
4 1 (1.85%) FMCG
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Android
1 5 (9.26%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.07%) E-Commerce
2 13 (24.07%) PRINCE2
3 11 (20.37%) Data Modelling
3 11 (20.37%) Migration
3 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (18.52%) Change Management
4 10 (18.52%) Project Management
5 9 (16.67%) Scrum
5 9 (16.67%) Use Case
5 9 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 7 (12.96%) Data Migration
6 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 6 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 6 (11.11%) ERP
7 6 (11.11%) ETL
7 6 (11.11%) Quality Management
7 6 (11.11%) Requirements Management
7 6 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) Java
2 5 (9.26%) Apex Code
2 5 (9.26%) SOQL
3 4 (7.41%) SQL
4 2 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.70%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) APMP
4 1 (1.85%) HND
4 1 (1.85%) MCITP
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) COBIT
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.52%) IBM
3 7 (12.96%) SAP
4 5 (9.26%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (9.26%) Siebel
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle
6 3 (5.56%) Sitecore
7 2 (3.70%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.85%) Adobe
8 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.85%) hybris
8 1 (1.85%) Sage