The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 28 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
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 112 129
Rank change year-on-year +8 +17  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 26 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.10% 0.67% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.83% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 11
Median daily rate £400 £463 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.51% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £358 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +2.53% -1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
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 East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1979 2044 2420
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 83.78% 80.13% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 1177 1441
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 162 179
Median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in the East of England

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in the East of England

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in the East of England

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planning within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -4 9 £544 -
Bedfordshire -6 6 £355 -32.38%
Hertfordshire 0 5 £350 -17.64% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 3 £750 +70.45%
Suffolk +11 2 £325 -33.33%
Project Planning
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 East of England region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.00%) JIRA
3 16 (32.00%) Scrum
3 16 (32.00%) Confluence
4 15 (30.00%) User Stories
4 15 (30.00%) Finance
5 14 (28.00%) TDD
5 14 (28.00%) Software Delivery
6 13 (26.00%) DevOps
6 13 (26.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (26.00%) Kanban
6 13 (26.00%) Virtual Team
6 13 (26.00%) SOA
6 13 (26.00%) Project Management
7 12 (24.00%) BDD
7 12 (24.00%) JIRA Agile
8 11 (22.00%) Coaching
9 9 (18.00%) Process Management
9 9 (18.00%) Change Management
9 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2
9 9 (18.00%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Project
11 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
11 7 (14.00%) Risk Management
12 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (12.00%) Business Analysis
12 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (12.00%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (10.00%) Mentoring

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 16 (32.00%) Confluence
2 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
2 2 (4.00%) JBoss
2 2 (4.00%) MS Project Server
2 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) HFM
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.00%) Primavera
1 1 (2.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.00%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Intranet
2 3 (6.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) JIRA
2 12 (24.00%) JIRA Agile
General
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Law
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Scrum Master
2 10 (20.00%) Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Agile Coach
4 5 (10.00%) Agile Scrum Master
4 5 (10.00%) Project Planner
5 4 (8.00%) Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Implementation Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Coordinator
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (6.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.00%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Integration Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
1 2 (4.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (4.00%) J2EE
1 2 (4.00%) Middleware
1 2 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Virtual Team
2 9 (18.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) EPoS
4 1 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Unix
2 2 (4.00%) Solaris
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) Scrum
3 15 (30.00%) User Stories
4 14 (28.00%) Software Delivery
4 14 (28.00%) TDD
5 13 (26.00%) DevOps
5 13 (26.00%) Kanban
5 13 (26.00%) Project Management
5 13 (26.00%) SOA
5 13 (26.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (24.00%) BDD
7 11 (22.00%) Coaching
8 9 (18.00%) Change Management
8 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2
8 9 (18.00%) Process Management
9 7 (14.00%) Risk Management
10 6 (12.00%) Business Analysis
10 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) C
3 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
3 3 (6.00%) MCP
4 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) CCNP
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) PMO
2 3 (6.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.00%) QA
3 1 (2.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) SAP
3 2 (4.00%) HP
3 2 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco
4 1 (2.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.00%) VMware
Hertfordshire
Modis International
Rate: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: Yesterday