The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 55 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 1 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.23% 0.75% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.97% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 11
Median daily rate £185 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -
Project Planning
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
353 411 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 79.68% 76.68% 74.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 222 262
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £236 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 32 37
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.60 £31.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.42% +28.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.20 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 Essex

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chelmsford +8 1 £185 -32.72%
Project Planning
East of England

Project Planning
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Essex region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) API Design
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) HND
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Coach
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Life and Pensions Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Pensions Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) API Design
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) HND
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft