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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 28 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.23% 1.16% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 1.32% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £431 £594 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.36% +39.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £21.60 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+72.47% -38.29%
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
161 152 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 89.94% 88.37% 78.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 124 64
Average daily rate £438 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 4
Average hourly rate £50.68 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.24% +55.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) Change Management
3 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (70.00%) Data Modelling
4 6 (60.00%) Use Case
4 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (60.00%) User Stories
4 6 (60.00%) Microservices
4 6 (60.00%) Software Delivery
5 5 (50.00%) Data Transformation
5 5 (50.00%) Confluence
5 5 (50.00%) JIRA
5 5 (50.00%) Retail
6 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (20.00%) Project Management
8 2 (20.00%) Velocity
8 2 (20.00%) Change Control
8 2 (20.00%) SDLC
9 1 (10.00%) API Design
9 1 (10.00%) hybris
9 1 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
9 1 (10.00%) Auto-Scaling
9 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
9 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (10.00%) Product Management
9 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (10.00%) SOA

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 5 (50.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum Master
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Architect
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Sitecore Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) Change Management
3 7 (70.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (60.00%) Microservices
4 6 (60.00%) Software Delivery
4 6 (60.00%) Use Case
4 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (60.00%) User Stories
4 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (50.00%) Data Transformation
6 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (20.00%) Change Control
8 2 (20.00%) Project Management
8 2 (20.00%) SDLC
9 1 (10.00%) API Design
9 1 (10.00%) Auto-Scaling
9 1 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) hybris
1 1 (10.00%) Sitecore