Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Project Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Planning over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Planning
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 76 81
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 +5
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 6 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.46% 1.57% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.91% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 6
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £250 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -42.03% -
10th Percentile £358 £205 £313
90th Percentile £483 £480 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.00 £22.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year +25.84% -23.28% +75.76%

Project Planning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1081 1254 1190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 82.65% 82.23% 76.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 843 779
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £225
90th Percentile £534 £538 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 29
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -35.56% +73.08%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.73 £9.80
90th Percentile £41.15 £40.40 £60.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £17.02 £23.00
% change year-on-year +17.53% -26.01% +27.78%

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Project Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Birmingham

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Birmingham

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in Birmingham

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Flow Diagram
3 1 (16.67%) PMO
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) APMP
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) CRM Manager
2 2 (33.33%) CRM Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planner
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Flow Diagram
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO