The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 3 months to 23 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 144 140
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 22 20 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.67% 0.59% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.69% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 51
Median daily rate £475 £419 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.43% -6.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £755 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.89% -1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +17.18% -7.24%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2907 2906 4704
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.09% 85.87% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2235 2375 3702
Median daily rate £500 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £31.50 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Project Planning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in the City of London

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in the City of London

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in the City of London

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 15 (38.46%) Project Management
2 12 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 12 (30.77%) Finance
3 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (25.64%) Change Management
5 9 (23.08%) Banking
6 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (20.51%) Risk Management
6 8 (20.51%) Legal
6 8 (20.51%) SDLC
6 8 (20.51%) PMO
7 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (17.95%) Time Management
8 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 6 (15.38%) PMI Certification
8 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (12.82%) Dependency Management
9 5 (12.82%) Analytics
9 5 (12.82%) Java
9 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
9 5 (12.82%) MVC
9 5 (12.82%) Investment Banking
10 4 (10.26%) Law
10 4 (10.26%) QA
10 4 (10.26%) SQL
10 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
10 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
10 4 (10.26%) PMP

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.56%) Asana
2 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Mixpanel
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) ClearCase
2 2 (5.13%) CruiseControl
2 2 (5.13%) NUnit
2 2 (5.13%) Selenium
2 2 (5.13%) Subversion
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Banking
3 8 (20.51%) Legal
4 5 (12.82%) Investment Banking
5 4 (10.26%) Advertising
5 4 (10.26%) Law
6 3 (7.69%) Retail
6 3 (7.69%) Retail Banking
7 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
7 2 (5.13%) Front Office
7 2 (5.13%) Marketing
8 1 (2.56%) Back Office
8 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Project Manager
2 5 (12.82%) Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) .NET Development Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Agile Development Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Development Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.13%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.13%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.13%) PMO Lead
5 2 (5.13%) PMO Planner
5 2 (5.13%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
1 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.13%) Node.js
2 2 (5.13%) Spring
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) HTML5
3 1 (2.56%) JSON
3 1 (2.56%) Laravel
3 1 (2.56%) Qt
3 1 (2.56%) React
3 1 (2.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Fintech
2 3 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Grid Computing
3 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.13%) PMI
4 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.56%) Equities
4 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.56%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) Social Media
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Project Management
2 12 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 11 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (25.64%) Change Management
5 8 (20.51%) Risk Management
5 8 (20.51%) SDLC
5 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (17.95%) Time Management
7 5 (12.82%) Analytics
7 5 (12.82%) Dependency Management
7 5 (12.82%) MVC
8 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (7.69%) Business Analytics
9 3 (7.69%) Change Control
9 3 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (7.69%) Planning and Forecasting
9 3 (7.69%) Product Breakdown Structure
9 3 (7.69%) Resource Allocation
9 3 (7.69%) Scrum
9 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) C
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) C++
4 1 (2.56%) Lua
4 1 (2.56%) PHP
4 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.56%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) PMI Certification
1 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) PMP
4 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (5.13%) Degree
5 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) APMP
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) PMO
2 4 (10.26%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.56%) Google
3 1 (2.56%) Informatica
3 1 (2.56%) Tableau
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