The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 68 83 103
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +20
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 25 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.48% 1.34% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.73% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£365 £388 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.92% +34.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £257 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £21.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.85% -30.00%
Project Planning
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1296 1212 1452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 76.55% 77.39% 75.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 648 797
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 48 30
Average hourly rate £11.43 £30.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.54% +96.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Project Planning
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Planning across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Project Planning Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +15 16 £374 +11.98% 2
Bradford +8 6 £370 +124.24%
Halifax -10 1 £375 -3.35% 1
Project Planning
Yorkshire

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 25 (62.50%) Finance
2 19 (47.50%) Project Management
3 13 (32.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (27.50%) Banking
5 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 10 (25.00%) QA
6 9 (22.50%) MS Project
7 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 8 (20.00%) Retail
7 8 (20.00%) Resource Management
8 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
8 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.00%) Change Management
10 5 (12.50%) MS Office
10 5 (12.50%) Retail Banking
11 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (10.00%) TDD
11 4 (10.00%) Scrum
11 4 (10.00%) ITIL
11 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (10.00%) Change Control
11 4 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
12 3 (7.50%) Test Strategy
12 3 (7.50%) Test Management
12 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (7.50%) Fault Management
12 3 (7.50%) Oracle
12 3 (7.50%) Windows
12 3 (7.50%) LAN
12 3 (7.50%) WAN

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (22.50%) MS Project
3 5 (12.50%) MS Office
4 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) LAN
1 3 (7.50%) WAN
2 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Big Data
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Xcode
1 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 25 (62.50%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) Banking
3 8 (20.00%) Retail
4 5 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (7.50%) PMO Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Project Planner
5 3 (7.50%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.00%) PMO Lead
7 1 (2.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.50%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) iOS Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Junior
7 1 (2.50%) Developer
7 1 (2.50%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) UIKit
1 1 (2.50%) Core Animation
1 1 (2.50%) OpenGL
1 1 (2.50%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
1 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.50%) NHS
1 1 (2.50%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Project Management
2 13 (32.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 7 (17.50%) Risk Management
5 6 (15.00%) Change Management
6 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.00%) TDD
6 4 (10.00%) Scrum
6 4 (10.00%) ITIL
6 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.00%) Change Control
6 4 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (7.50%) Test Strategy
7 3 (7.50%) Test Management
7 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (7.50%) Fault Management
7 3 (7.50%) Migration
8 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) APMP
1 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) Primavera
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) Apple
4 1 (2.50%) Sage