The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 256 268 208
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -60
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 169 168 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.79% 0.74% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.89% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 123 170
Median daily rate £431 £415 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £560 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £7.20 £41.77 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.76% +19.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.63 £38.00 £20.35
% change year-on-year
-35.19% +86.77%
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18213 18867 18977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.83% 83.63% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13130 13470 13994
Median daily rate £485 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 226 250
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in London

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the London region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in London

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in London

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
City of London -9 26 £458 +28.42% 10
Canary Wharf +4 5 £506 +12.50%
Docklands, London -1 1 £350 -39.13%
Paddington - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £563 -
Feltham - 1 £500 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 London region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 164 (41.62%) Project Management
2 160 (40.61%) Finance
3 136 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (27.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 101 (25.63%) MS Project
6 83 (21.07%) MS Excel
7 72 (18.27%) PRINCE2
8 60 (15.23%) Change Management
8 60 (15.23%) Banking
9 48 (12.18%) Risk Management
9 48 (12.18%) MS Office
9 48 (12.18%) Microsoft
10 46 (11.68%) Waterfall
11 43 (10.91%) MS PowerPoint
12 40 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
13 38 (9.64%) Programme Management
14 37 (9.39%) Scrum
15 35 (8.88%) Migration
15 35 (8.88%) Degree
16 34 (8.63%) Security Cleared
17 33 (8.38%) SDLC
18 31 (7.87%) SQL
18 31 (7.87%) Oracle
19 29 (7.36%) MS Visio
20 28 (7.11%) Workflow
21 27 (6.85%) Java
22 25 (6.35%) CRM
22 25 (6.35%) SC Cleared
22 25 (6.35%) Business Analysis
22 25 (6.35%) Project Governance

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 15 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.54%) Confluence
3 6 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (1.27%) CMS
5 4 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.76%) Apache
6 3 (0.76%) Liferay
6 3 (0.76%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.51%) Drupal
7 2 (0.51%) SAS
8 1 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.25%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 101 (25.63%) MS Project
2 83 (21.07%) MS Excel
3 48 (12.18%) MS Office
4 43 (10.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (7.36%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.02%) CA PPM
2 4 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.51%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.51%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.51%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.25%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.27%) Office 365
3 4 (1.02%) GitHub
3 4 (1.02%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.25%) SaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.28%) LAN
1 9 (2.28%) WAN
2 7 (1.78%) Firewall
2 7 (1.78%) FTP
2 7 (1.78%) HTTP
3 4 (1.02%) Extranet
3 4 (1.02%) Internet
3 4 (1.02%) LDAP
3 4 (1.02%) Network Security
3 4 (1.02%) SMS
4 2 (0.51%) DMZ
4 2 (0.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (0.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (0.51%) Intranet
4 2 (0.51%) NetScaler
4 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.51%) VPN
5 1 (0.25%) Broadband
5 1 (0.25%) PBX
5 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.03%) Data Mining
3 8 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.27%) Big Data
5 3 (0.76%) MS Access
5 3 (0.76%) MySQL
6 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.51%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.51%) Power BI
6 2 (0.51%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.51%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.25%) HBase
7 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.25%) Sqoop
7 1 (0.25%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 18 (4.57%) JIRA
2 6 (1.52%) Subversion
3 4 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.76%) ClearCase
4 3 (0.76%) CruiseControl
4 3 (0.76%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.76%) NUnit
5 2 (0.51%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.51%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.25%) Maven
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.25%) PhpStorm
6 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.25%) WiX
General
1 160 (40.61%) Finance
2 60 (15.23%) Banking
3 21 (5.33%) Marketing
4 16 (4.06%) Retail
5 13 (3.30%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.30%) Law
6 12 (3.05%) Financial Institution
7 11 (2.79%) Legal
8 8 (2.03%) Front Office
9 7 (1.78%) Advertising
9 7 (1.78%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.78%) Retail Banking
10 6 (1.52%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.27%) Back Office
11 5 (1.27%) Publishing
12 4 (1.02%) General Ledger
12 4 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.76%) Electronics
14 2 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 143 (36.29%) Project Manager
2 58 (14.72%) Analyst
3 37 (9.39%) Business Analyst
4 24 (6.09%) Architect
5 18 (4.57%) Developer
6 17 (4.31%) Project Planner
7 16 (4.06%) Technical Manager
8 15 (3.81%) Technical Project Manager
9 14 (3.55%) Support Officer
10 13 (3.30%) IT Manager
10 13 (3.30%) Programme Manager
10 13 (3.30%) Project Officer
10 13 (3.30%) Project Support Officer
10 13 (3.30%) Security Manager
11 12 (3.05%) IT Project Manager
11 12 (3.05%) Security Project Manager
12 10 (2.54%) Delivery Manager
12 10 (2.54%) PMO Analyst
12 10 (2.54%) PMO Planner
13 9 (2.28%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.09%) .NET
2 19 (4.82%) HTML
3 16 (4.06%) CSS
3 16 (4.06%) XML
4 12 (3.05%) Web Services
5 10 (2.54%) HTML5
6 9 (2.28%) XSLT
7 8 (2.03%) Natural Language Processing
8 7 (1.78%) Middleware
9 5 (1.27%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.27%) J2EE
9 5 (1.27%) jQuery
10 4 (1.02%) JSP
10 4 (1.02%) Node.js
10 4 (1.02%) REST
10 4 (1.02%) RESTful
10 4 (1.02%) Spring
11 3 (0.76%) SOAP
11 3 (0.76%) XML Messaging
11 3 (0.76%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.15%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.31%) Virtual Team
3 16 (4.06%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.30%) Credit Risk
5 12 (3.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (2.54%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.54%) User Experience
7 8 (2.03%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.78%) Data Integration
8 7 (1.78%) Derivative
8 7 (1.78%) FMCG
9 6 (1.52%) Digital TV
9 6 (1.52%) PMI
9 6 (1.52%) Tandem
10 5 (1.27%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.27%) Market Risk
10 5 (1.27%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.02%) DataPower
11 4 (1.02%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.31%) Unix
1 17 (4.31%) Windows
2 5 (1.27%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.02%) Linux
4 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.51%) Android
5 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.25%) AIX
6 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.25%) Solaris
6 1 (0.25%) SUSE
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (41.62%) Project Management
2 136 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (27.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 72 (18.27%) PRINCE2
5 60 (15.23%) Change Management
6 48 (12.18%) Risk Management
7 46 (11.68%) Waterfall
8 38 (9.64%) Programme Management
9 37 (9.39%) Scrum
10 35 (8.88%) Migration
11 33 (8.38%) SDLC
12 28 (7.11%) Workflow
13 25 (6.35%) Business Analysis
13 25 (6.35%) CRM
13 25 (6.35%) Project Governance
14 24 (6.09%) Time Management
15 22 (5.58%) SOA
15 22 (5.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 21 (5.33%) Resource Management
17 19 (4.82%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 31 (7.87%) SQL
2 27 (6.85%) Java
3 17 (4.31%) C#
3 17 (4.31%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.30%) PHP
5 12 (3.05%) C
6 11 (2.79%) C++
7 8 (2.03%) VBA
8 6 (1.52%) VB
9 4 (1.02%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.02%) Ruby
9 4 (1.02%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.51%) ANSI SQL
10 2 (0.51%) Perl
10 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.25%) Python
11 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (8.88%) Degree
2 34 (8.63%) Security Cleared
3 25 (6.35%) SC Cleared
4 21 (5.33%) PMP
5 16 (4.06%) PMI Certification
5 16 (4.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 14 (3.55%) APMP
7 6 (1.52%) ISEB
7 6 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.02%) MAPM
9 2 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.51%) CISSP
9 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.25%) APMG
10 1 (0.25%) CBAP
10 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.25%) IIBA
10 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.09%) QA
2 7 (1.78%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.78%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.52%) MiFID
4 5 (1.27%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.76%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.76%) EMIR
6 1 (0.25%) COBIT
6 1 (0.25%) ISO15022
6 1 (0.25%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.25%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (1.27%) Docker
2 3 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.51%) KVM
3 2 (0.51%) vSphere
4 1 (0.25%) Firmware
4 1 (0.25%) HDFS
4 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (1.78%) Ansible
2 6 (1.52%) Control-M
3 4 (1.02%) MOM
4 1 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.25%) SCCM
4 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (12.18%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.87%) Oracle
3 18 (4.57%) SAP
4 17 (4.31%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.78%) Splunk
6 6 (1.52%) BMC
6 6 (1.52%) Cisco
6 6 (1.52%) Workday
7 4 (1.02%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.02%) EMC
7 4 (1.02%) Google
7 4 (1.02%) VMware
8 3 (0.76%) Citrix
8 3 (0.76%) HP
8 3 (0.76%) hybris
8 3 (0.76%) Microgen
9 2 (0.51%) CA
9 2 (0.51%) IBM
9 2 (0.51%) Informatica
9 2 (0.51%) Red Hat
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