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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Planning
England / East of England
Rank 93 98 93
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 28 27 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.34% 1.14% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.43% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 24
Median daily rate £450 £494 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.81% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £340 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £559 £621
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £37.50 £21.60
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +73.63%

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
1710 1890 1987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 81.78% 79.88% 77.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1014 1148 1193
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £588 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 159 149
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £43.00
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 East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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 24 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Project Planning Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +6 12 £513 +5.12%
Hertfordshire -4 7 £450 -10.00% 1
Norfolk +8 3 £275 -33.33% 2
Cambridgeshire +2 3 £459 -9.05%
Bedfordshire -2 2 £513 +6.49%
Suffolk - 1 £400 -
Project Planning
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 East of England region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (37.50%) Project Management
3 17 (30.36%) Change Management
4 16 (28.57%) MS Project
5 15 (26.79%) Scrum
6 14 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (23.21%) Finance
7 13 (23.21%) SOA
7 13 (23.21%) TDD
7 13 (23.21%) JIRA
7 13 (23.21%) Confluence
7 13 (23.21%) BDD
7 13 (23.21%) DevOps
7 13 (23.21%) JIRA Agile
8 12 (21.43%) Software Delivery
8 12 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (19.64%) Kanban
9 11 (19.64%) User Stories
9 11 (19.64%) Virtual Team
10 10 (17.86%) Coaching
10 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
11 9 (16.07%) Process Management
11 9 (16.07%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (14.29%) Advertising
12 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
12 8 (14.29%) Time Management
13 7 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (8.93%) Migration
15 4 (7.14%) Programme Management
15 4 (7.14%) NHS

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (23.21%) Confluence
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (28.57%) MS Project
2 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.36%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.79%) Primavera
1 1 (1.79%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Intranet
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) Power BI
3 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) JIRA
1 13 (23.21%) JIRA Agile
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Advertising
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Project Manager
2 13 (23.21%) Scrum Master
3 8 (14.29%) PMO Lead
4 6 (10.71%) Architect
5 5 (8.93%) Agile Scrum Master
5 5 (8.93%) Coordinator
5 5 (8.93%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce Architect
6 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 4 (7.14%) IT Manager
6 4 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Java Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Java Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) NHS Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (5.36%) Project Planner
8 2 (3.57%) Agile Coach
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Programme Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) J2EE
1 4 (7.14%) JMS
1 4 (7.14%) JSON
1 4 (7.14%) RESTful
1 4 (7.14%) SOAP
1 4 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) JFC
2 1 (1.79%) XML
2 1 (1.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Virtual Team
2 9 (16.07%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.14%) NHS
4 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) PMI
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Unix
2 3 (5.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (37.50%) Project Management
3 17 (30.36%) Change Management
4 15 (26.79%) Scrum
5 14 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (23.21%) BDD
6 13 (23.21%) DevOps
6 13 (23.21%) SOA
6 13 (23.21%) TDD
7 12 (21.43%) Software Delivery
7 12 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (19.64%) Kanban
8 11 (19.64%) User Stories
9 10 (17.86%) Coaching
10 9 (16.07%) Process Management
11 8 (14.29%) PRINCE2
11 8 (14.29%) Time Management
12 7 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (8.93%) Migration
14 4 (7.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (5.36%) MCP
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.79%) APMP
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) PMP
3 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (1.79%) Google
2 1 (1.79%) HP
2 1 (1.79%) JD Edwards
2 1 (1.79%) SAP
2 1 (1.79%) VMware