The first table below looks at the demand for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northamptonshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 24 24 41
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 18 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.03% 0.88% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.29% 1.29% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 2
Average daily rate £500 £409 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.24% +12.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £409 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £409 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +158.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
286 155 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 79.89% 68.28% 65.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 96 151
Average daily rate £425 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 6
Average hourly rate £16.08 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.87% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £11.25 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.21 £14.50 £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Project Planning
East Midlands

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Average Daily Rate
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Project Planning
East Midlands

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 20 (76.92%) Finance
2 17 (65.38%) Project Management
3 15 (57.69%) Change Management
4 13 (50.00%) Time Management
5 12 (46.15%) Banking
6 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (19.23%) Retail
8 4 (15.38%) Retail Banking
8 4 (15.38%) Legal
9 3 (11.54%) Scrum
9 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
9 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
9 3 (11.54%) Project Governance
10 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
10 2 (7.69%) MS Project
10 2 (7.69%) VB
10 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
10 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
11 1 (3.85%) Migration
11 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (3.85%) PMI
11 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
11 1 (3.85%) PRINCE
11 1 (3.85%) OLE
11 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (3.85%) VBA
11 1 (3.85%) SQL
11 1 (3.85%) VBScript
11 1 (3.85%) ITIL

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.69%) MS Project
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
General
1 20 (76.92%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) Banking
3 5 (19.23%) Retail
4 4 (15.38%) Retail Banking
4 4 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Change Manager
2 6 (23.08%) Senior Manager
3 5 (19.23%) PMO Lead
3 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Change Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (3.85%) Business Design Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.85%) Business Change Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (3.85%) Project Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Change Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Data Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Project Management
2 15 (57.69%) Change Management
3 13 (50.00%) Time Management
4 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Scrum
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.54%) Project Governance
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.85%) Change Control
7 1 (3.85%) Product Management
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) VB
2 1 (3.85%) VBA
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft