The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 22 June 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
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 292 232 235
Rank change year-on-year -60 +3  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 125 212 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.98% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.15% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 152 147
Median daily rate £500 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £624 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.26% -1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 £10.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.95% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +17.18% -7.24%  

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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17963 18514 19265
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.65% 85.29% 82.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12871 13532 13649
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 162 262
Median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £44.00 £55.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in London

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in London

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in London

Project Planning
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 Planning within the London region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
City of London +4 22 £475 +8.57% 8
Docklands, London -1 2 £613 +75.00%
Croydon -5 2 £431 +7.81%
Westminster +6 1 £450 +9.09%
Canary Wharf -2 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £500 -
Project Planning
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 London region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 113 (48.09%) Project Management
2 91 (38.72%) Finance
3 71 (30.21%) PRINCE2
3 71 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (23.83%) Microsoft Project
5 53 (22.55%) Microsoft
6 47 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 44 (18.72%) Change Management
8 42 (17.87%) Banking
9 40 (17.02%) PMO
10 38 (16.17%) Analytical Skills
11 36 (15.32%) Risk Management
12 35 (14.89%) Degree
13 31 (13.19%) PMI Certification
14 24 (10.21%) Microsoft Office
14 24 (10.21%) Windows
15 22 (9.36%) Microsoft Excel
16 21 (8.94%) Resource Management
16 21 (8.94%) QA
17 20 (8.51%) Business Analysis
17 20 (8.51%) PMP
18 19 (8.09%) Scrum
18 19 (8.09%) Time Management
18 19 (8.09%) SDLC
19 17 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
19 17 (7.23%) Legal
19 17 (7.23%) Programme Management
19 17 (7.23%) ITIL
19 17 (7.23%) Java
20 16 (6.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Project Planning
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 11 (4.68%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.83%) Confluence
3 4 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.28%) CMS
4 3 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.43%) Drupal
6 1 (0.43%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.43%) JBoss
6 1 (0.43%) Liferay
6 1 (0.43%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 56 (23.83%) Microsoft Project
2 24 (10.21%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (9.36%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (6.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (4.68%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.70%) Doxygen
7 2 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.13%) CA PPM
3 4 (1.70%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.85%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.68%) Office 365
2 5 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.43%) Asana
5 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.43%) GitHub
5 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.28%) FTP
2 2 (0.85%) DNS
2 2 (0.85%) Network Security
3 1 (0.43%) DHCP
3 1 (0.43%) PSTN
3 1 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.43%) VoIP
3 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.13%) MS Access
4 4 (1.70%) SAP HANA
5 3 (1.28%) Power BI
5 3 (1.28%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.85%) Big Data
6 2 (0.85%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.43%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.43%) Mixpanel
7 1 (0.43%) MySQL
7 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.53%) JIRA
2 9 (3.83%) Subversion
3 7 (2.98%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.13%) HP UFT
5 4 (1.70%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.70%) Maven
5 4 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.28%) ClearCase
6 3 (1.28%) CruiseControl
6 3 (1.28%) NUnit
6 3 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.85%) Ant
7 2 (0.85%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.85%) Selenium
7 2 (0.85%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.43%) Hudson
8 1 (0.43%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 91 (38.72%) Finance
2 42 (17.87%) Banking
3 17 (7.23%) Legal
4 13 (5.53%) Retail
5 12 (5.11%) Investment Banking
6 10 (4.26%) Back Office
7 9 (3.83%) Front Office
7 9 (3.83%) Marketing
8 7 (2.98%) Law
9 5 (2.13%) Advertising
9 5 (2.13%) Financial Institution
9 5 (2.13%) General Ledger
9 5 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.70%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.70%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.28%) French Language
12 1 (0.43%) Publishing
12 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (34.04%) Project Manager
2 38 (16.17%) Analyst
3 21 (8.94%) Business Analyst
4 15 (6.38%) IT Manager
4 15 (6.38%) IT Project Manager
5 13 (5.53%) Developer
6 11 (4.68%) Change Manager
6 11 (4.68%) Senior Manager
7 10 (4.26%) Architect
8 9 (3.83%) Digital Project Manager
9 8 (3.40%) Programme Planner
9 8 (3.40%) Project Planner
9 8 (3.40%) Senior Project Manager
10 7 (2.98%) Business Change Manager
10 7 (2.98%) Business Manager
10 7 (2.98%) Data Analyst
11 6 (2.55%) Coordinator
11 6 (2.55%) Delivery Manager
11 6 (2.55%) Project Leader
11 6 (2.55%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.83%) Web Services
2 6 (2.55%) .NET
3 4 (1.70%) AngularJS
3 4 (1.70%) REST
4 3 (1.28%) J2EE
4 3 (1.28%) Qt
4 3 (1.28%) Spring
5 2 (0.85%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.85%) Node.js
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.43%) HTML
6 1 (0.43%) HTML5
6 1 (0.43%) JAX-RS
6 1 (0.43%) jQuery
6 1 (0.43%) JSON
6 1 (0.43%) JSTL
6 1 (0.43%) Laravel
6 1 (0.43%) React
6 1 (0.43%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.17%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (5.96%) PMI
3 13 (5.53%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.11%) Derivative
5 11 (4.68%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.68%) Equities
6 10 (4.26%) User Experience
7 7 (2.98%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.13%) FMCG
8 5 (2.13%) OTC Derivatives
9 4 (1.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (1.28%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.28%) Fintech
10 3 (1.28%) Grid Computing
10 3 (1.28%) NHS
10 3 (1.28%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.28%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.28%) Tandem
11 2 (0.85%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.21%) Windows
2 15 (6.38%) Linux
3 9 (3.83%) Unix
4 6 (2.55%) Windows 10
5 5 (2.13%) AIX
5 5 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.13%) Solaris
5 5 (2.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.85%) Android
7 1 (0.43%) SUSE
7 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (48.09%) Project Management
2 71 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (30.21%) PRINCE2
3 47 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (18.72%) Change Management
5 36 (15.32%) Risk Management
6 21 (8.94%) Resource Management
7 20 (8.51%) Business Analysis
8 19 (8.09%) Scrum
8 19 (8.09%) SDLC
8 19 (8.09%) Time Management
9 17 (7.23%) ITIL
9 17 (7.23%) Programme Management
9 17 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (6.81%) Analytics
11 15 (6.38%) Change Control
11 15 (6.38%) Migration
12 14 (5.96%) Waterfall
13 13 (5.53%) Test Strategy
14 12 (5.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.23%) Java
2 15 (6.38%) SQL
3 10 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.98%) Perl
4 7 (2.98%) Python
5 5 (2.13%) C++
5 5 (2.13%) VBScript
6 4 (1.70%) C
6 4 (1.70%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.28%) Lua
7 3 (1.28%) VBA
8 2 (0.85%) ABAP
8 2 (0.85%) Ruby
8 2 (0.85%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.43%) C#
9 1 (0.43%) PHP
9 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (14.89%) Degree
2 31 (13.19%) PMI Certification
3 20 (8.51%) PMP
4 14 (5.96%) Security Cleared
5 11 (4.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (4.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 10 (4.26%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (2.55%) ISEB
8 5 (2.13%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.70%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.70%) MAPM
10 3 (1.28%) APMP
10 3 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.85%) CISSP
12 1 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.43%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (17.02%) PMO
2 21 (8.94%) QA
3 6 (2.55%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (2.55%) EMIR
3 6 (2.55%) MiFID
4 5 (2.13%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.85%) FINREP
5 2 (0.85%) GAAP
5 2 (0.85%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.43%) Basel III
6 1 (0.43%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.43%) GDPR
6 1 (0.43%) P3O
6 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.85%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.85%) Xen
2 1 (0.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.13%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.85%) Ansible
2 2 (0.85%) Cacti
2 2 (0.85%) Check_MK
2 2 (0.85%) Graphite
2 2 (0.85%) Kibana
2 2 (0.85%) logstash
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.85%) Nagios
2 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.85%) Puppet
2 2 (0.85%) Rundeck
2 2 (0.85%) vCenter Server
2 2 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 53 (22.55%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.11%) Oracle
3 11 (4.68%) SAP
4 6 (2.55%) Atlassian
4 6 (2.55%) Remedy
4 6 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.13%) BMC
5 5 (2.13%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.13%) Tripwire
6 4 (1.70%) Apple
6 4 (1.70%) HP
6 4 (1.70%) IBM
6 4 (1.70%) Sybase
6 4 (1.70%) Tableau
7 3 (1.28%) Citrix
7 3 (1.28%) Workday
8 2 (0.85%) Ariba
8 2 (0.85%) Blue Prism
8 2 (0.85%) Fidessa
8 2 (0.85%) VMware
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