Period
to 22 June 2018

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 6 months to 22 June 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 187 184
Rank change year-on-year -22 -3 -10
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 41 39 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.59% 0.63% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.72% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 48
City of London median daily rate £448 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.79% +7.95% -12.00%
10th Percentile £299 £323 £264
90th Percentile £639 £543 £715
Central London median daily rate £425 £494 £413
% change year-on-year -13.92% +19.70% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £43.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £43.50 - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,053 5,453 5,796
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.27% 87.61% 87.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,814 4,218 4,657
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £305
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £490 £463
% change year-on-year +2.04% +5.95% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 45 54
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% - -12.40%
10th Percentile £12.63 £13.13 £11.50
90th Percentile £37.86 £29.77 £49.98
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.24% -15.00% -9.60%

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Project Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 22 June 2018.

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 22 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 25 (60.98%) Project Management
2 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (24.39%) PMO
5 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (17.07%) PMI Certification
6 7 (17.07%) Banking
7 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
7 6 (14.63%) SQL
7 6 (14.63%) ITIL
8 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
8 5 (12.20%) PMI
8 5 (12.20%) Python
8 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
8 5 (12.20%) Validation
8 5 (12.20%) Degree
8 5 (12.20%) JIRA
8 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (12.20%) User Experience
8 5 (12.20%) SDLC
8 5 (12.20%) Test Strategy
9 4 (9.76%) Analytics
9 4 (9.76%) Hedge funds
9 4 (9.76%) Fintech
9 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
9 4 (9.76%) Data Validation
9 4 (9.76%) CFA
9 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis

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 2 (4.88%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.44%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) GitHub
2 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) DHCP
1 1 (2.44%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.44%) HBase
2 1 (2.44%) Power BI
2 1 (2.44%) Presto
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) Spark SQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Legal
4 3 (7.32%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Front Office
5 1 (2.44%) Law
5 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Project Manager
2 11 (26.83%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Excel Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) IT Manager
3 4 (9.76%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Programmer
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Programmer
4 3 (7.32%) Contracts Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Customer Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Digital Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) PMO Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Technical Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Legal Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Python Programmer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) FpML
2 1 (2.44%) COM
2 1 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.44%) Kafka
2 1 (2.44%) RESTful
2 1 (2.44%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) PMI
2 5 (12.20%) User Experience
3 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.76%) Fintech
3 4 (9.76%) Fixed Income
3 4 (9.76%) Hedge funds
4 3 (7.32%) Derivative
4 3 (7.32%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (4.88%) NHS
5 2 (4.88%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.44%) Digital Wallet
6 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.44%) Reinsurance
6 1 (2.44%) SWIFT
6 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
1 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) Project Management
2 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (14.63%) ITIL
5 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
5 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
5 5 (12.20%) SDLC
5 5 (12.20%) Test Strategy
5 5 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Validation
6 4 (9.76%) Analytics
6 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
6 4 (9.76%) Change Management
6 4 (9.76%) Data Validation
6 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
6 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
7 3 (7.32%) ERP
7 3 (7.32%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) PMI Certification
2 5 (12.20%) Degree
3 4 (9.76%) CFA
3 4 (9.76%) MBA
4 3 (7.32%) PMP
4 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.88%) ISEB
5 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.44%) CAPM
6 1 (2.44%) MCITP
6 1 (2.44%) MCSA
6 1 (2.44%) MCSD
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) PMO
2 3 (7.32%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.44%) GCP
3 1 (2.44%) GDPR
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.44%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.44%) XenApp
1 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Ansible
1 1 (2.44%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (2.44%) Kibana
1 1 (2.44%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Bloomberg
3 2 (4.88%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) Apple
4 1 (2.44%) Artemis
4 1 (2.44%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) Lotus
4 1 (2.44%) Murex
4 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.44%) Sybase
4 1 (2.44%) Tableau
4 1 (2.44%) VMware