The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 29 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
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 - 24
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 2.63% - 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £367 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Halifax with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 66 76 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 86.84% 75.25% 84.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 65 112
Median daily rate £405 £383 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £310 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -77.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax 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 Halifax

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (25.00%) StreamWeaver
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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 1 (25.00%) StreamWeaver
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Banking Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Database Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Finance Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Finance Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Mortgage Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft