Period
to 23 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 80 79
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -12
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 19 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.20% 0.87% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.09% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 5
Birmingham median daily rate £340 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -17.65% +3.03%
10th Percentile £211 £275 £314
90th Percentile £380 £425 £490
West Midlands median daily rate £340 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -9.33% - -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.31 £25.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +1.24% -26.47% +88.89%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,280 1,101 999
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 80.76% 80.13% 77.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 692 631
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.59% +0.34%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £220
90th Percentile £538 £550 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 42
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £9.31 £10.83 £10.64
90th Percentile £45.35 £31.21 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.84 £21.18 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.84% +5.90% -11.11%

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 11 (57.89%) PRINCE2
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (52.63%) Project Management
3 8 (42.11%) PMI
3 8 (42.11%) PMP
3 8 (42.11%) PMI Certification
3 8 (42.11%) Retail
3 8 (42.11%) QA
3 8 (42.11%) Project Governance
3 8 (42.11%) Change Control
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) Concur
5 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
5 4 (21.05%) FMCG
5 4 (21.05%) SAP
5 4 (21.05%) Logistics
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Ingenico
6 3 (15.79%) GDPR
6 3 (15.79%) PMO
7 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.26%) Economics
8 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
General
1 8 (42.11%) Retail
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Project Manager
2 8 (42.11%) Junior
2 8 (42.11%) Junior Project Manager
3 7 (36.84%) Coordinator
3 7 (36.84%) Project Coordinator
4 6 (31.58%) IT Manager
4 6 (31.58%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (26.32%) IT Security Manager
5 5 (26.32%) IT Security Project Manager
5 5 (26.32%) Junior IT Manager
5 5 (26.32%) Junior IT Project Manager
5 5 (26.32%) Junior Project Coordinator
5 5 (26.32%) Rollout Manager
5 5 (26.32%) Rollout Project Manager
5 5 (26.32%) Security Manager
5 5 (26.32%) Security Project Manager
6 4 (21.05%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (21.05%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (21.05%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) PMI
2 4 (21.05%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) PRINCE2
2 10 (52.63%) Project Management
3 8 (42.11%) Change Control
3 8 (42.11%) Project Governance
4 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (21.05%) Logistics
6 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
8 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.26%) CRM
8 1 (5.26%) Data Security
8 1 (5.26%) Economics
8 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
8 1 (5.26%) SDLC
8 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
8 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.26%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) PMI Certification
1 8 (42.11%) PMP
2 1 (5.26%) APMP
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) QA
2 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
3 3 (15.79%) GDPR
3 3 (15.79%) PMO
4 1 (5.26%) P3O
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Concur
1 4 (21.05%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) Ingenico
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft