The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 19 19 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.26% 1.85% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.80% 2.82% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £21.60 £38.69
% change year-on-year
+73.63% -44.17%
Project Planning
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
69 71 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 73.40% 65.74% 81.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 28
Average daily rate £420 £413 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +35.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Project Planning
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) DB2
2 3 (75.00%) Ant
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (25.00%) EPoS

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Ant
1 3 (75.00%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce Architect
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Java Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Java Solutions Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore