The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 22 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 3.45% 1.92% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 2.08% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Median daily rate £525 £481 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -
Project Planning
Bedfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
151 144 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 86.78% 92.31% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 109 136
Median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £675 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 6
Median hourly rate £50.78 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.24% -13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton 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 Luton

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 5 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 Luton region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Retail
3 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Office 365
4 3 (30.00%) User Stories
4 3 (30.00%) Use Case
4 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) Microservices
4 3 (30.00%) Software Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (30.00%) MS Project
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) Data Transformation
5 2 (20.00%) Confluence
6 1 (10.00%) hybris
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
6 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 2 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (60.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Office 365 Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Business Data Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Architect
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Sitecore Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Microservices
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (30.00%) Use Case
3 3 (30.00%) User Stories
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Data Transformation
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) hybris
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore