The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Planning
UK
Rank 267 241 194
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -47
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 396 485 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 0.97% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.19% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 330 356
Median daily rate £415 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 8
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £27.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +35.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £12.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.55 £77.70 £46.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £32.67
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +14.77%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36798 40775 39191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 81.72% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24365 26369 25350
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 942 1196 1044
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Project Planning as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Project Planning Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Project Planning
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
England -12 378 £415 +1.84% 85
London +2 140 £444 +4.41% 27
South East +6 77 £400 +6.66% 13
West Midlands -13 44 £375 - 9
South West +16 34 £363 -12.12% 11
Coventry -1 21 £375 +3.44% 3
Hampshire +10 20 £308 -26.56% 2
North West -6 20 £368 -2.00% 5
City of London -6 20 £418 +5.69% 8
Yorkshire +6 19 £363 -14.70% 3
East of England -8 19 £450 - 7
East Midlands +2 17 £388 +16.98% 4
Berkshire -1 14 £445 +14.83% 3
Surrey +19 13 £213 -50.00% 3
West Yorkshire +9 13 £300 -26.15% 2
Scotland +6 13 £420 +25.84% 4
Wiltshire -6 12 £263 -44.73% 5
Manchester +12 11 £368 +21.48% 1
Bristol +15 10 £425 +13.33% 5
West Sussex +3 9 £450 +9.75% 1
Warwickshire -1 9 £384 +3.02%
Oxfordshire -4 9 £500 +166.66%
Edinburgh +18 7 £350 +16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 7 £396 +55.75% 1
Telford +13 6 £235 - 1
Oxford +1 6 £438 +209.73%
Shropshire +1 6 £235 - 2
Hertfordshire 0 6 £450 -12.19% 1
Milton Keynes 0 6 £392 +60.00%
Essex -1 6 £470 -3.58% 2

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 374 (43.14%) Project Management
2 284 (32.76%) Finance
3 239 (27.57%) Agile Software Development
4 203 (23.41%) MS Project
5 192 (22.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 184 (21.22%) MS Excel
7 182 (20.99%) PRINCE2
8 138 (15.92%) Change Management
9 124 (14.30%) Microsoft
10 116 (13.38%) Risk Management
11 104 (12.00%) Security Cleared
12 98 (11.30%) MS Office
13 91 (10.50%) Migration
14 86 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
15 81 (9.34%) SC Cleared
15 81 (9.34%) Banking
16 78 (9.00%) Programme Management
17 76 (8.77%) Degree
17 76 (8.77%) Waterfall
18 72 (8.30%) SQL
19 71 (8.19%) MS PowerPoint
20 70 (8.07%) Oracle
21 61 (7.04%) Java
21 61 (7.04%) QA
22 57 (6.57%) Scrum
23 55 (6.34%) Business Analysis
24 53 (6.11%) PMP
25 52 (6.00%) CRM
25 52 (6.00%) MS Visio
26 49 (5.65%) SOA

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills 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 43 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.00%) Confluence
3 8 (0.92%) CMS
4 7 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (0.69%) SAS
6 5 (0.58%) MS Project Server
6 5 (0.58%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.46%) Drupal
7 4 (0.46%) Liferay
8 3 (0.35%) Apache
8 3 (0.35%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.23%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.12%) Documentum
10 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 203 (23.41%) MS Project
2 184 (21.22%) MS Excel
3 98 (11.30%) MS Office
4 71 (8.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 52 (6.00%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.92%) Primavera
5 6 (0.69%) CA PPM
6 5 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.35%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.35%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.35%) SAP QM
8 3 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.23%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.42%) Office 365
2 11 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.92%) SaaS
4 4 (0.46%) GitHub
4 4 (0.46%) IaaS
4 4 (0.46%) OpenShift
4 4 (0.46%) PaaS
5 2 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.23%) Veeva
6 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.73%) LAN
1 15 (1.73%) WAN
2 10 (1.15%) Firewall
2 10 (1.15%) Internet
3 4 (0.46%) Extranet
3 4 (0.46%) LDAP
3 4 (0.46%) Network Security
3 4 (0.46%) SAN
4 3 (0.35%) VPN
4 3 (0.35%) Wireless
5 2 (0.23%) 2G
5 2 (0.23%) 3G
5 2 (0.23%) 4G
5 2 (0.23%) Broadband
5 2 (0.23%) HTTP
5 2 (0.23%) LTE
5 2 (0.23%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.23%) Skype
5 2 (0.23%) SMS
5 2 (0.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (1.73%) Oracle OWB
5 12 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (0.92%) MySQL
7 6 (0.69%) Data Mining
8 5 (0.58%) Big Data
8 5 (0.58%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.46%) MS Access
9 4 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.35%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.35%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.35%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.35%) Power BI
10 3 (0.35%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.23%) Impala
11 2 (0.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (3.92%) JIRA
2 16 (1.85%) ClearCase
3 14 (1.61%) ClearQuest
4 11 (1.27%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.15%) Maven
6 9 (1.04%) JIRA Agile
6 9 (1.04%) Subversion
7 8 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.69%) CA Gen
8 6 (0.69%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.35%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.35%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.35%) LSMW
9 3 (0.35%) NUnit
9 3 (0.35%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.23%) Gradle
10 2 (0.23%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.12%) StarTeam
General
1 284 (32.76%) Finance
2 81 (9.34%) Banking
3 37 (4.27%) Telecoms
4 31 (3.58%) Retail
5 28 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 26 (3.00%) Marketing
7 17 (1.96%) Advertising
7 17 (1.96%) Legal
8 16 (1.85%) Publishing
9 15 (1.73%) Investment Banking
10 12 (1.38%) Law
11 11 (1.27%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.27%) Retail Banking
12 10 (1.15%) Electronics
12 10 (1.15%) Front Office
13 9 (1.04%) Back Office
14 8 (0.92%) Automotive
14 8 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.81%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.58%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 306 (35.29%) Project Manager
2 109 (12.57%) Analyst
3 56 (6.46%) Architect
4 52 (6.00%) Business Analyst
5 51 (5.88%) Project Planner
6 44 (5.07%) Developer
7 41 (4.73%) IT Manager
8 39 (4.50%) IT Project Manager
9 32 (3.69%) Coordinator
10 30 (3.46%) Consultant
11 27 (3.11%) Project Coordinator
12 23 (2.65%) Programme Manager
13 22 (2.54%) Project Analyst
13 22 (2.54%) Senior Manager
14 20 (2.31%) Infrastructure Manager
14 20 (2.31%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 20 (2.31%) PMO Analyst
14 20 (2.31%) Software Architect
15 19 (2.19%) Senior Project Manager
16 18 (2.08%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.92%) .NET
2 31 (3.58%) Web Services
3 25 (2.88%) XML
4 22 (2.54%) HTML
4 22 (2.54%) J2EE
5 21 (2.42%) CSS
6 15 (1.73%) RESTful
6 15 (1.73%) XSLT
7 13 (1.50%) Spring
8 12 (1.38%) SOAP
9 8 (0.92%) Middleware
9 8 (0.92%) XSD
10 7 (0.81%) HTML5
10 7 (0.81%) jQuery
10 7 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (0.81%) Silverlight
10 7 (0.81%) XML Messaging
10 7 (0.81%) XSL
11 6 (0.69%) Natural Language Processing
11 6 (0.69%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 86 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (4.61%) Management Information System
3 32 (3.69%) Data Centre
4 18 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 18 (2.08%) Virtual Team
5 17 (1.96%) Credit Risk
5 17 (1.96%) NHS
5 17 (1.96%) PMI
5 17 (1.96%) User Experience
6 14 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (1.50%) Economics
7 13 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (1.15%) Client/Server
9 8 (0.92%) Derivative
10 7 (0.81%) Data Integration
10 7 (0.81%) e-Learning
10 7 (0.81%) FMCG
10 7 (0.81%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.69%) Digital TV
11 6 (0.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 41 (4.73%) Windows
2 34 (3.92%) Unix
3 28 (3.23%) Linux
4 12 (1.38%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.27%) AIX
6 10 (1.15%) Solaris
7 5 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.46%) Android
8 4 (0.46%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.23%) SUSE
10 2 (0.23%) VMS
10 2 (0.23%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.12%) VME
11 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (43.14%) Project Management
2 239 (27.57%) Agile Software Development
3 192 (22.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 182 (20.99%) PRINCE2
5 138 (15.92%) Change Management
6 116 (13.38%) Risk Management
7 91 (10.50%) Migration
8 78 (9.00%) Programme Management
9 76 (8.77%) Waterfall
10 57 (6.57%) Scrum
11 55 (6.34%) Business Analysis
12 52 (6.00%) CRM
13 49 (5.65%) SOA
13 49 (5.65%) Time Management
14 44 (5.07%) Change Control
15 41 (4.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 38 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
17 37 (4.27%) ITIL
17 37 (4.27%) Resource Management
17 37 (4.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 72 (8.30%) SQL
2 61 (7.04%) Java
3 34 (3.92%) C#
4 26 (3.00%) JavaScript
5 24 (2.77%) C
6 17 (1.96%) C++
7 12 (1.38%) PHP
8 11 (1.27%) Shell Script
8 11 (1.27%) VBA
9 9 (1.04%) Perl
9 9 (1.04%) PL/SQL
9 9 (1.04%) VB
10 5 (0.58%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.46%) ABAP
11 4 (0.46%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.35%) Python
13 2 (0.23%) ANSI SQL
13 2 (0.23%) R
14 1 (0.12%) Ruby
14 1 (0.12%) VB6
Qualifications
1 104 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 81 (9.34%) SC Cleared
3 76 (8.77%) Degree
4 53 (6.11%) PMP
5 46 (5.31%) PMI Certification
6 33 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 23 (2.65%) APMP
8 20 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 13 (1.50%) ISEB
10 10 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (1.15%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.46%) MAPM
13 4 (0.46%) MCITP
14 3 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.23%) CCA
15 2 (0.23%) CCNP
15 2 (0.23%) HND
15 2 (0.23%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (7.04%) QA
2 18 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (1.96%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.04%) SLA
5 5 (0.58%) MiFID
5 5 (0.58%) PMBOK
6 4 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.46%) EMIR
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.12%) ISO15022
7 1 (0.12%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.12%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 10 (1.15%) Docker
2 8 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.23%) Firmware
4 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.23%) KVM
4 2 (0.23%) vSphere
5 1 (0.12%) HDFS
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.12%) Xen
5 1 (0.12%) XenApp
5 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (0.92%) Ansible
2 6 (0.69%) Control-M
2 6 (0.69%) Puppet
3 4 (0.46%) MOM
3 4 (0.46%) SCCM
4 3 (0.35%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (0.35%) OpenView
4 3 (0.35%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.23%) CSIRT
5 2 (0.23%) Grafana
5 2 (0.23%) Graphite
5 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 124 (14.30%) Microsoft
2 70 (8.07%) Oracle
3 49 (5.65%) SAP
4 22 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (1.15%) Cisco
5 10 (1.15%) webMethods
6 9 (1.04%) CheckPoint
6 9 (1.04%) Informatica
7 7 (0.81%) BMC
7 7 (0.81%) Splunk
8 6 (0.69%) HP
8 6 (0.69%) VMware
9 5 (0.58%) BEA
9 5 (0.58%) Pega
9 5 (0.58%) WSO2
10 4 (0.46%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.46%) Capita
10 4 (0.46%) Citrix
10 4 (0.46%) Huawei
10 4 (0.46%) Software AG
City, London
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Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West
LA International
Posted: 20 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 19 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £450 - £475 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Resource Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Littlehampton, West Sussex, United Kingdom
The Body Shop
Rate: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £540 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £380 - £425 per day + depending on experience & negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Scotland
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Rate: £200 - £300 per annum
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