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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 96 97
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 24 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.13% 1.09% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.36% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 23
Median daily rate £450 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £322 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £526 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £50.50 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.66% +7.14%  

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 1755 1991 2082
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.67% 80.48% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1077 1173 1208
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 134 162
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.35 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning in the East of England.

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

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 March 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 +3 9 £520 +181.08%
Hertfordshire -4 5 £425 +21.42%
Cambridgeshire +3 3 £485 -2.02%
Bedfordshire -4 3 £360 -20.00% 1
Norfolk - 3 £275 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £400 - 2
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 15 (31.25%) Project Management
3 14 (29.17%) MS Project
3 14 (29.17%) Scrum
4 13 (27.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (27.08%) TDD
4 13 (27.08%) JIRA
4 13 (27.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (27.08%) Confluence
4 13 (27.08%) BDD
4 13 (27.08%) DevOps
4 13 (27.08%) JIRA Agile
5 12 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 12 (25.00%) PMO
6 11 (22.92%) Kanban
6 11 (22.92%) User Stories
6 11 (22.92%) Virtual Team
7 10 (20.83%) Coaching
7 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
7 10 (20.83%) Change Management
8 9 (18.75%) Process Management
8 9 (18.75%) SOA
8 9 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (12.50%) Time Management
9 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (12.50%) Advertising
10 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
11 4 (8.33%) Intranet
11 4 (8.33%) Microsoft

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 13 (27.08%) Confluence
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 14 (29.17%) MS Project
2 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.25%) MS Office
3 3 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.08%) Primavera
1 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.08%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) JIRA
1 13 (27.08%) JIRA Agile
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Front Office
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Scrum Master
2 12 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (12.50%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) PMO Lead
4 5 (10.42%) Agile Scrum Master
4 5 (10.42%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.25%) Implementation Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) IT Manager
5 3 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (6.25%) Project Planner
6 2 (4.17%) Agile Coach
6 2 (4.17%) Applications Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Applications Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) NHS Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Programme Coordinator
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Applications Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) JFC
1 1 (2.08%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Virtual Team
2 9 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.25%) NHS
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Project Management
3 14 (29.17%) Scrum
4 13 (27.08%) BDD
4 13 (27.08%) DevOps
4 13 (27.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (27.08%) TDD
4 13 (27.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (25.00%) Software Delivery
6 11 (22.92%) Kanban
6 11 (22.92%) User Stories
7 10 (20.83%) Change Management
7 10 (20.83%) Coaching
8 9 (18.75%) Process Management
8 9 (18.75%) SOA
9 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (12.50%) Time Management
10 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
11 3 (6.25%) Programme Management
11 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (6.25%) MCP
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.08%) APMP
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.08%) PMP
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) PMO
2 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (2.08%) BMC
3 1 (2.08%) HP
3 1 (2.08%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.08%) Remedy
3 1 (2.08%) VMware
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