The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 56 65 76
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 13 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.31% 1.26% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.60% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +58.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £312 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £442 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.26 £19.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-3.89% -41.08%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
769 689 821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 77.76% 78.65% 76.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 387 459
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £249 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 11
Average hourly rate £11.43 £45.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.61% +221.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £17.50 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Project Management
2 10 (43.48%) QA
3 9 (39.13%) Banking
4 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
5 5 (21.74%) Line Management
5 5 (21.74%) MS Project
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 4 (17.39%) MS Office
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) Retail
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) TDD
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
6 4 (17.39%) Retail Banking
6 4 (17.39%) Resource Management
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.04%) Test Management
7 3 (13.04%) Change Control
7 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
7 3 (13.04%) Fault Management
7 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
7 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.04%) Change Management
8 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (4.35%) Big Data
9 1 (4.35%) Big Data Analytics

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (21.74%) MS Project
3 4 (17.39%) MS Office
4 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
General
1 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 4 (17.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) ScrumMaster
4 3 (13.04%) PMO Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Test Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (8.70%) PMO Lead
5 2 (8.70%) Project Planner
6 1 (4.35%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) QA Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Planner
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Project Management
2 8 (34.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (21.74%) Line Management
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
4 4 (17.39%) Resource Management
5 3 (13.04%) Fault Management
5 3 (13.04%) Test Management
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.04%) Change Control
5 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
5 3 (13.04%) Test Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Big Data Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix
2 1 (4.35%) Sage
2 1 (4.35%) Primavera
2 1 (4.35%) SAP