Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 21 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 69 85
Rank change year-on-year -6 +16 +5
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 19 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.38% 1.71% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 2.01% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 2
Essex median daily rate £550 £400 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -5.11% +53.29%
10th Percentile £494 £326 £306
90th Percentile £670 £530 £548
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Essex median hourly rate £31.03 £37.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.70% - -
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £37.25 £20.74
% change year-on-year -32.89% +79.65% -3.56%

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 685 747 955
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 85.63% 85.37% 79.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 451 526
Essex median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £300 £225 £250
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 142 145
Essex median hourly rate £31.27 £31.48 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.67% -0.08% +6.78%
10th Percentile £12.22 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.68 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year -1.49% +23.53% +3.83%

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Project Planning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Essex

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Essex

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in Essex over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in Essex

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Essex

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea -21 16 £550 +5.77% 1
Project Planning
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Essex region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 17 (89.47%) JIRA
1 17 (89.47%) Confluence
2 16 (84.21%) SOA
3 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) TDD
3 10 (52.63%) Scrum
3 10 (52.63%) BDD
3 10 (52.63%) Kanban
3 10 (52.63%) User Stories
3 10 (52.63%) DevOps
3 10 (52.63%) JIRA Agile
3 10 (52.63%) Virtual Team
3 10 (52.63%) Acceptance Criteria
4 9 (47.37%) Software Delivery
4 9 (47.37%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (47.37%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (42.11%) Coaching
6 7 (36.84%) J2EE
6 7 (36.84%) WebLogic
6 7 (36.84%) Unix
6 7 (36.84%) Solaris
6 7 (36.84%) JBoss
6 7 (36.84%) Tomcat
6 7 (36.84%) Business Analysis
6 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (36.84%) TOGAF
6 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
6 7 (36.84%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (31.58%) Law
7 6 (31.58%) C

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 17 (89.47%) Confluence
2 7 (36.84%) JBoss
2 7 (36.84%) Tomcat
2 7 (36.84%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Development Applications
1 17 (89.47%) JIRA
2 10 (52.63%) JIRA Agile
General
1 6 (31.58%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Scrum Master
2 8 (42.11%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Coach
3 4 (21.05%) IT Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Scrum Master
5 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
6 1 (5.26%) J2EE Architect
6 1 (5.26%) J2EE Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) J2EE Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (5.26%) Software Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) TOGAF Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Unix Architect
6 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Virtual Team
2 9 (47.37%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Solaris
1 7 (36.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) SOA
2 10 (52.63%) Acceptance Criteria
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) BDD
2 10 (52.63%) DevOps
2 10 (52.63%) Kanban
2 10 (52.63%) Scrum
2 10 (52.63%) TDD
2 10 (52.63%) User Stories
3 9 (47.37%) Software Delivery
3 9 (47.37%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Coaching
5 7 (36.84%) Business Analysis
5 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
5 7 (36.84%) Technical Analysis
5 7 (36.84%) TOGAF
6 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (26.32%) Process Management
7 3 (15.79%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.26%) PMO