Period
to 16 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 141 144
Rank change year-on-year +36 +3 -52
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 29 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.32% 0.44% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 0.50% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 13
Leeds median daily rate £410 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.21% - -4.44%
10th Percentile £286 £275 £200
90th Percentile £559 £469 £425
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £441 £345
% change year-on-year -4.82% +27.90% -3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Leeds median hourly rate - - £175.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £175.00

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1905 2412 2789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.95% 88.09% 86.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1351 1647 1981
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £277 £293 £263
90th Percentile £550 £553 £535
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 57
Leeds median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.74% -3.57% +5.66%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £31.51 £31.50 £37.22
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £15.13
% change year-on-year -2.07% -4.13% +12.04%

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Leeds

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Leeds

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in Leeds over the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in Leeds

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 19 (65.52%) Project Management
2 17 (58.62%) Finance
3 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (27.59%) Marketing
5 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
6 7 (24.14%) Matrix Management
7 6 (20.69%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (20.69%) PMO
7 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
7 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.24%) Project Governance
9 4 (13.79%) Resource Management
9 4 (13.79%) Programme Governance
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (10.34%) Banking
10 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
10 3 (10.34%) PMP
10 3 (10.34%) PMI Certification
10 3 (10.34%) Programme Delivery
10 3 (10.34%) JIRA
10 3 (10.34%) Analytics
11 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (6.90%) Big Data
11 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
11 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
11 2 (6.90%) Confluence

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 2 (6.90%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Broadband
1 1 (3.45%) SAN
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (6.90%) Big Data
1 2 (6.90%) DB2
1 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Mixpanel
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) JIRA
General
1 17 (58.62%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Marketing
3 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (3.45%) Publishing
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Digital Project Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Delivery Project Manager
3 4 (13.79%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Change Manager
5 2 (6.90%) DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Governance Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Governance Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Portfolio Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Project Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Project Governance Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Project Governance Manager
5 2 (6.90%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Project Management
2 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
4 7 (24.14%) Matrix Management
5 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
5 6 (20.69%) Portfolio Management
6 5 (17.24%) Project Governance
7 4 (13.79%) Programme Governance
7 4 (13.79%) Resource Management
8 3 (10.34%) Analytics
8 3 (10.34%) Programme Delivery
9 2 (6.90%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 2 (6.90%) Contingency Planning
9 2 (6.90%) CRM
9 2 (6.90%) Data Ingestion
9 2 (6.90%) ERP
9 2 (6.90%) IT Strategy
9 2 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
1 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) PMI Certification
1 3 (10.34%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) PMO
2 1 (3.45%) GDPR
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Google