The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 25 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.27% 1.30% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 2.08% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£420 £423 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.59% +40.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -39.06%
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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 Shropshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
116 48 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 73.89% 62.34% 79.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 17 61
Average daily rate £375 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £14.25 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% -35.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 4 (57.14%) ClearCase
1 4 (57.14%) Documentum
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
1 4 (57.14%) ClearQuest
1 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) Informatica
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VB
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) RUP
3 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) BEA
3 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) CA Gen
3 2 (28.57%) Economics
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 4 (57.14%) Documentum
2 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) ClearCase
1 4 (57.14%) ClearQuest
2 2 (28.57%) CA Gen
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Software Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
2 3 (42.86%) RUP
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Informatica
2 2 (28.57%) BEA
3 1 (14.29%) Pega
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle