The median contractor rate for a Project Planner was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Planner
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 414 401 417
Rank change year-on-year -13 +16  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Planner 10 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.048% 0.080% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.083% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 17
Median daily rate £325 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £270 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +17.64% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £95.65

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19705 20363 22100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.93% 95.26% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14056 14779 15421
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 225 369
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -9.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Project Planner
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Project Planner in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planner in London

Project Planner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planner in London

Project Planner
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planner in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planner in London

Project Planner
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planner in London

Project Planner Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Project Planner contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Project Planner in the job title.

1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (51.72%) PRINCE2
3 12 (41.38%) Project Management
3 12 (41.38%) PMO
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) Project Planning
5 8 (27.59%) APMP
6 7 (24.14%) Finance
7 6 (20.69%) Programme Management
8 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
8 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
8 5 (17.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (13.79%) Degree
9 4 (13.79%) Earned Value Management
9 4 (13.79%) Dependency Management
9 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
10 3 (10.34%) C
10 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
10 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (10.34%) Programme Delivery
10 3 (10.34%) Work Breakdown Structure
10 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (10.34%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
11 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
11 2 (6.90%) CA PPM

Project Planner Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (3.45%) Confluence
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) CA PPM
2 1 (3.45%) Workfront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Law
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) FMCG
2 1 (3.45%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) PRINCE2
2 12 (41.38%) Project Management
3 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (27.59%) Project Planning
5 6 (20.69%) Programme Management
6 4 (13.79%) Dependency Management
6 4 (13.79%) Earned Value Management
6 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.34%) Programme Delivery
7 3 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Work Breakdown Structure
8 2 (6.90%) Critical Path Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) ITIL
8 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.45%) Migration
9 1 (3.45%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (3.45%) Scrum
9 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) APMP
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) Degree
4 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.45%) PMP
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) PMO
2 3 (10.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (6.90%) QA
4 1 (3.45%) P3O
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
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