Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 188 187
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 57 60 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.81% 0.89% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.02% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 54 73
City of London median daily rate £488 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% +4.94% -10.00%
10th Percentile £356 £263 £265
90th Percentile £700 £621 £595
Central London median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 6261 5866 7755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.43% 87.42% 83.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4975 4699 6170
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 55 74
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £13.34 £12.15 £10.91
90th Percentile £30.90 £53.05 £40.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.58% -5.00% +11.14%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 23 (40.35%) Finance
2 18 (31.58%) Project Management
3 17 (29.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (28.07%) Legal
5 11 (19.30%) PRINCE2
6 10 (17.54%) Risk Management
6 10 (17.54%) PMO
7 8 (14.04%) Law
7 8 (14.04%) Banking
7 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Excel
7 8 (14.04%) SQL
7 8 (14.04%) PMP
7 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
7 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (14.04%) SDLC
8 7 (12.28%) PMI Certification
8 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
8 7 (12.28%) Change Management
9 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
9 6 (10.53%) UML
9 6 (10.53%) User Experience
9 6 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (10.53%) JIRA
10 5 (8.77%) QA
10 5 (8.77%) Document Management
10 5 (8.77%) T-SQL
10 5 (8.77%) C#
10 5 (8.77%) Programme Management
11 4 (7.02%) Scrum

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 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SunGard GMI
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.75%) Asana
2 1 (1.75%) GitHub
2 1 (1.75%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.75%) IaaS
2 1 (1.75%) PaaS
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) LAN
1 1 (1.75%) Skype
1 1 (1.75%) SMS
1 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.51%) MS Access
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.75%) Mixpanel
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) JIRA
2 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.75%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.75%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) NUnit
4 1 (1.75%) Selenium
4 1 (1.75%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (1.75%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (40.35%) Finance
2 16 (28.07%) Legal
3 8 (14.04%) Banking
3 8 (14.04%) Law
4 3 (5.26%) Advertising
4 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.26%) Front Office
4 3 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.51%) Marketing
6 1 (1.75%) Publishing
6 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Project Manager
2 12 (21.05%) Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) IT Manager
5 4 (7.02%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Applications Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.51%) Credit Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Legal Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Programme Planner
7 2 (3.51%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) .NET
1 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
2 3 (5.26%) CSS
2 3 (5.26%) HTML
3 2 (3.51%) Middleware
3 2 (3.51%) Node.js
3 2 (3.51%) Web Services
3 2 (3.51%) XML
4 1 (1.75%) Ajax
4 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.75%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.75%) HTML5
4 1 (1.75%) jQuery
4 1 (1.75%) Laravel
4 1 (1.75%) React
4 1 (1.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.53%) User Experience
3 4 (7.02%) Credit Risk
3 4 (7.02%) Derivative
4 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.26%) Equities
4 3 (5.26%) Fixed Income
4 3 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (5.26%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.51%) PMI
6 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.75%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.75%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Linux
1 2 (3.51%) Unix
1 2 (3.51%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Solaris
2 1 (1.75%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) Project Management
2 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (19.30%) PRINCE2
4 10 (17.54%) Risk Management
5 8 (14.04%) SDLC
6 7 (12.28%) Change Management
7 6 (10.53%) UML
8 5 (8.77%) Document Management
8 5 (8.77%) Programme Management
9 4 (7.02%) Asset Management
9 4 (7.02%) Planning and Forecasting
9 4 (7.02%) Project Governance
9 4 (7.02%) Resource Allocation
9 4 (7.02%) Scrum
9 4 (7.02%) Time Management
9 4 (7.02%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (7.02%) Use Case
10 3 (5.26%) Data Management
10 3 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) C#
2 5 (8.77%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.02%) Java
3 4 (7.02%) PHP
4 3 (5.26%) Python
4 3 (5.26%) Ruby
5 2 (3.51%) VBA
6 1 (1.75%) C
6 1 (1.75%) Perl
6 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) PMP
2 7 (12.28%) PMI Certification
3 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.75%) Degree
5 1 (1.75%) ISEB
5 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.54%) PMO
2 5 (8.77%) QA
3 3 (5.26%) MiFID
4 2 (3.51%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle
2 3 (5.26%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.51%) Cognos
3 2 (3.51%) CQG
3 2 (3.51%) Fidessa
3 2 (3.51%) FIS
3 2 (3.51%) SunGard
4 1 (1.75%) Citrix
4 1 (1.75%) Google
4 1 (1.75%) iManage
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.75%) Sybase
4 1 (1.75%) Tableau