The median contractor rate for a Project Planner was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Planner
England / London
Rank 381 395 377
Rank change year-on-year +14 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Planner 19 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.098% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 24
Median daily rate £375 £294 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.65% -16.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £315 £325
% change year-on-year +9.12% -3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year +16.00% -6.54%  

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 18463 20944 19902
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 94.98% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13124 15012 13730
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 285 369
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Planner in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planner in London

Project Planner
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Planner within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
Croydon - 1 £500 -
Westminster - 1 £355 -
Project Planner
England

Project Planner Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 31 (68.89%) MS Project
2 18 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.00%) PMO
3 17 (37.78%) Project Management
4 14 (31.11%) PRINCE2
4 14 (31.11%) Dependency Management
5 12 (26.67%) MS Office
5 12 (26.67%) Project Planning
6 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
7 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (17.78%) Finance
7 8 (17.78%) Resource Levelling
8 7 (15.56%) Risk Management
8 7 (15.56%) APMP
9 6 (13.33%) CA PPM
9 6 (13.33%) ITIL
9 6 (13.33%) Primavera
9 6 (13.33%) MS Visio
10 5 (11.11%) Degree
10 5 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
10 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (8.89%) C
11 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
12 3 (6.67%) Change Management
12 3 (6.67%) QA
12 3 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
12 3 (6.67%) Earned Value Management
12 3 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance

Project Planner Skill Set
Top Related 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 (2.22%) Confluence
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (68.89%) MS Project
2 18 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 12 (26.67%) MS Office
4 6 (13.33%) MS Visio
5 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) CA PPM
1 6 (13.33%) Primavera
2 2 (4.44%) Workfront
3 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Games
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Project Management
2 14 (31.11%) Dependency Management
2 14 (31.11%) PRINCE2
3 12 (26.67%) Project Planning
4 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.78%) Resource Levelling
5 7 (15.56%) Risk Management
6 6 (13.33%) ITIL
7 5 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
8 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (6.67%) Change Management
9 3 (6.67%) Earned Value Management
9 3 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (4.44%) CRM
10 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (2.22%) Balanced Scorecard
11 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.22%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.56%) APMP
4 5 (11.11%) Degree
5 3 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.00%) PMO
2 3 (6.67%) QA
3 2 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.22%) P3O
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.22%) Progress
3 1 (2.22%) SAP