The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 94 89 87
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 52 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.73% 1.20% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.58% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 7
Median daily rate £328 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £460 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Median hourly rate £22.00 £29.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +93.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £29.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £29.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £34.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +22.12%
Project Planning
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2461 1776 1775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.90% 76.32% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1469 1102 945
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 72 130
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £41.10 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham +7 16 £250 -37.50% 4
Warwickshire 0 13 £365 -16.09% 5
Shropshire - 12 £395 -
Staffordshire - 4 £200 - 1
Coventry -13 3 - -
Solihull -18 2 - -
Wolverhampton 0 1 £356 +3.94%
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 40 (38.10%) ClearQuest
1 40 (38.10%) Oracle OWB
1 40 (38.10%) Software Architecture
1 40 (38.10%) Waterfall
2 38 (36.19%) RUP
3 28 (26.67%) ClearCase
4 25 (23.81%) Project Management
5 24 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (20.00%) Java
6 21 (20.00%) Oracle
7 19 (18.10%) SQL
7 19 (18.10%) Linux
7 19 (18.10%) WSO2
8 18 (17.14%) PRINCE2
9 17 (16.19%) Spring
9 17 (16.19%) Maven
9 17 (16.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (16.19%) Risk Management
9 17 (16.19%) Puppet
9 17 (16.19%) MongoDB
9 17 (16.19%) Spring Boot
10 16 (15.24%) RabbitMQ
10 16 (15.24%) Git (software)
10 16 (15.24%) JIRA
11 15 (14.29%) Informatica
11 15 (14.29%) Shell Script
11 15 (14.29%) Unix
11 15 (14.29%) Pega
12 14 (13.33%) MS Project
13 13 (12.38%) Confluence

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 13 (12.38%) Confluence
2 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (13.33%) MS Project
2 6 (5.71%) MS Office
3 5 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.81%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) SAP PM
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Primavera
2 1 (0.95%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (2.86%) IaaS
1 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.86%) PaaS
1 3 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (38.10%) Oracle OWB
2 17 (16.19%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (38.10%) ClearQuest
2 28 (26.67%) ClearCase
3 17 (16.19%) Maven
4 16 (15.24%) Git (software)
4 16 (15.24%) JIRA
5 3 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.86%) LSMW
5 3 (2.86%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.90%) CA Gen
6 2 (1.90%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.95%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.95%) Subversion
7 1 (0.95%) VersionOne
General
1 12 (11.43%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.76%) Banking
3 5 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.86%) Automotive
4 3 (2.86%) Billing
4 3 (2.86%) Publishing
4 3 (2.86%) Retail
5 2 (1.90%) Law
5 2 (1.90%) Legal
6 1 (0.95%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (40.95%) Architect
2 33 (31.43%) Software Architect
3 22 (20.95%) Project Manager
4 16 (15.24%) Analyst
4 16 (15.24%) Technical Architect
5 13 (12.38%) Java Architect
5 13 (12.38%) Java Software Architect
6 11 (10.48%) Business Analyst
6 11 (10.48%) Digital Analyst
6 11 (10.48%) Digital Business Analyst
7 8 (7.62%) Project Planner
8 7 (6.67%) Consultant
8 7 (6.67%) Programme Planner
9 5 (4.76%) Developer
10 4 (3.81%) IT Manager
10 4 (3.81%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Project Analyst
11 3 (2.86%) Java Technical Architect
11 3 (2.86%) SAP PM Consultant
11 3 (2.86%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.19%) Spring
1 17 (16.19%) Spring Boot
2 16 (15.24%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (4.76%) J2EE
4 3 (2.86%) EDI
4 3 (2.86%) ELK Stack
4 3 (2.86%) Hystrix
4 3 (2.86%) SOAP
4 3 (2.86%) Swagger
4 3 (2.86%) WireMock
4 3 (2.86%) XML
5 2 (1.90%) Web Services
6 1 (0.95%) .NET
6 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.95%) CSS
6 1 (0.95%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.95%) jQuery
6 1 (0.95%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.48%) User Experience
3 3 (2.86%) LIMS
4 2 (1.90%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.95%) CESG
5 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.95%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.95%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.10%) Linux
2 15 (14.29%) Unix
3 3 (2.86%) Windows
4 2 (1.90%) SUSE
5 1 (0.95%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.10%) Software Architecture
1 40 (38.10%) Waterfall
2 38 (36.19%) RUP
3 25 (23.81%) Project Management
4 24 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (17.14%) PRINCE2
6 17 (16.19%) Risk Management
6 17 (16.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (11.43%) Web Development
8 11 (10.48%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 11 (10.48%) Translating Business Requirements
8 11 (10.48%) UML
8 11 (10.48%) Use Case
8 11 (10.48%) User Stories
9 5 (4.76%) Change Management
9 5 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.76%) Data Migration
9 5 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.76%) Migration
10 4 (3.81%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.00%) Java
2 19 (18.10%) SQL
3 15 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.86%) ABAP
5 3 (2.86%) C#
6 2 (1.90%) COBOL
6 2 (1.90%) Perl
7 1 (0.95%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.90%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.90%) PMP
4 1 (0.95%) APMP
4 1 (0.95%) CISSP
4 1 (0.95%) GIAC
4 1 (0.95%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.38%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (16.19%) Puppet
2 3 (2.86%) Grafana
2 3 (2.86%) Graphite
3 1 (0.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (20.00%) Oracle
2 19 (18.10%) WSO2
3 15 (14.29%) Informatica
3 15 (14.29%) Pega
4 6 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.86%) SAP
6 2 (1.90%) BEA
6 2 (1.90%) Micro Focus
6 2 (1.90%) webMethods
7 1 (0.95%) Cisco
7 1 (0.95%) Rally
7 1 (0.95%) VMware
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