Period
to 21 October 2017

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 6 months to 21 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 306 258 247
Rank change year-on-year -48 -11 -24
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 353 436 455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.78% 0.98% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.13% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 310 337
London median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £275
90th Percentile £675 £613 £600
England median daily rate £443 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +5.36% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
London median hourly rate £25.00 £7.20 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.22% -80.27% -16.57%
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% -21.05% +111.11%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 39174 38461 39134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.95% 86.21% 83.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 28413 27673 28021
London median daily rate £500 £466 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.30% +3.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £663 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 351 393 480
London median hourly rate £22.62 £21.69 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +8.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.42 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.50 £52.22
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +15.79%

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 21 October 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 6 months to 21 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -6 65 £475 +11.76% 17
West London +3 31 £450 +1.12% 2
East London -15 9 £286 -43.87% 3
South London -17 8 £463 +12.80% 1
Project Planning
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 London region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 151 (42.78%) Finance
2 144 (40.79%) Project Management
3 104 (29.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 92 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (17.56%) PRINCE2
6 61 (17.28%) Microsoft Project
7 58 (16.43%) Microsoft
8 48 (13.60%) PMO
9 47 (13.31%) Banking
10 39 (11.05%) Risk Management
11 37 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
12 36 (10.20%) Change Management
13 35 (9.92%) Degree
14 33 (9.35%) PMI Certification
15 32 (9.07%) Scrum
15 32 (9.07%) QA
15 32 (9.07%) SDLC
16 30 (8.50%) SQL
17 29 (8.22%) Microsoft Excel
17 29 (8.22%) PMP
17 29 (8.22%) Programme Management
17 29 (8.22%) Business Analysis
18 28 (7.93%) Security Cleared
19 27 (7.65%) User Acceptance Testing
20 26 (7.37%) Legal
20 26 (7.37%) Analytics
21 25 (7.08%) Migration
21 25 (7.08%) Microsoft Office
21 25 (7.08%) JIRA
22 24 (6.80%) 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 10 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.27%) Confluence
3 6 (1.70%) IIS
4 3 (0.85%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.57%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.28%) CMS
6 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 61 (17.28%) Microsoft Project
2 29 (8.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (7.08%) Microsoft Office
4 24 (6.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.70%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.85%) Doxygen
6 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.28%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (1.70%) SunGard GMI
2 5 (1.42%) SAP CO
2 5 (1.42%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.42%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.85%) CA PPM
3 3 (0.85%) Primavera
3 3 (0.85%) SAP PM
4 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) iTrent
5 1 (0.28%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (1.70%) SaaS
2 5 (1.42%) Office 365
3 4 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.85%) IaaS
4 3 (0.85%) PaaS
5 2 (0.57%) GitHub
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.28%) Asana
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.28%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.98%) 2G
1 7 (1.98%) LTE
1 7 (1.98%) TETRA
2 3 (0.85%) Internet
2 3 (0.85%) Network Security
2 3 (0.85%) SMS
3 2 (0.57%) DNS
3 2 (0.57%) Firewall
3 2 (0.57%) LAN
3 2 (0.57%) MPLS
3 2 (0.57%) VSAT
3 2 (0.57%) WAN
4 1 (0.28%) ADSL
4 1 (0.28%) Broadband
4 1 (0.28%) DHCP
4 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.28%) FTP
4 1 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.70%) MS Access
4 5 (1.42%) Big Data
5 3 (0.85%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.85%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.57%) MySQL
6 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.28%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.28%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.28%) Mixpanel
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (7.08%) JIRA
2 7 (1.98%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.70%) Subversion
4 5 (1.42%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.42%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.13%) Maven
5 4 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.85%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.85%) CruiseControl
6 3 (0.85%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (0.85%) NUnit
6 3 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.57%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.28%) Hudson
8 1 (0.28%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.28%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 151 (42.78%) Finance
2 47 (13.31%) Banking
3 26 (7.37%) Legal
4 22 (6.23%) Investment Banking
5 21 (5.95%) Front Office
6 15 (4.25%) Telecoms
7 11 (3.12%) Law
7 11 (3.12%) Manufacturing
7 11 (3.12%) Marketing
8 10 (2.83%) Back Office
9 9 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (2.27%) Retail
11 6 (1.70%) Financial Institution
12 5 (1.42%) Advertising
13 3 (0.85%) Publishing
13 3 (0.85%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 142 (40.23%) Project Manager
2 60 (17.00%) Analyst
3 43 (12.18%) Business Analyst
4 22 (6.23%) IT Manager
5 21 (5.95%) Developer
6 20 (5.67%) IT Project Manager
7 17 (4.82%) Project Planner
8 16 (4.53%) Technical Manager
9 15 (4.25%) Coordinator
10 13 (3.68%) Project Coordinator
10 13 (3.68%) Technical Project Manager
11 12 (3.40%) Architect
11 12 (3.40%) Delivery Manager
12 10 (2.83%) PMO Analyst
12 10 (2.83%) Programme Planner
12 10 (2.83%) Security Manager
12 10 (2.83%) Security Project Manager
12 10 (2.83%) Senior Manager
12 10 (2.83%) Senior Project Manager
13 9 (2.55%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.82%) .NET
2 12 (3.40%) Web Services
3 11 (3.12%) XML
4 7 (1.98%) AngularJS
4 7 (1.98%) HTML
5 6 (1.70%) REST
6 5 (1.42%) CSS
6 5 (1.42%) Middleware
7 4 (1.13%) .NET Core
8 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (0.85%) JAX-RS
8 3 (0.85%) Qt
9 2 (0.57%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.57%) Entity Framework
9 2 (0.57%) jQuery
9 2 (0.57%) Node.js
9 2 (0.57%) Spring
10 1 (0.28%) Ajax
10 1 (0.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 17 (4.82%) PMI
4 16 (4.53%) Derivative
4 16 (4.53%) FMCG
5 15 (4.25%) Virtual Team
6 11 (3.12%) Credit Risk
7 10 (2.83%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.83%) Equities
7 10 (2.83%) User Experience
8 8 (2.27%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.27%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.70%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.70%) Market Risk
10 5 (1.42%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.42%) OTC Derivatives
10 5 (1.42%) Robotics
11 4 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.10%) Windows
2 13 (3.68%) Linux
3 8 (2.27%) Unix
4 7 (1.98%) Solaris
5 6 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.42%) AIX
6 5 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.57%) SUSE
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (40.79%) Project Management
2 104 (29.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 92 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (17.56%) PRINCE2
5 39 (11.05%) Risk Management
6 36 (10.20%) Change Management
7 32 (9.07%) Scrum
7 32 (9.07%) SDLC
8 29 (8.22%) Business Analysis
8 29 (8.22%) Programme Management
9 27 (7.65%) User Acceptance Testing
10 26 (7.37%) Analytics
11 25 (7.08%) Migration
12 24 (6.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 22 (6.23%) Change Control
13 22 (6.23%) Project Governance
14 21 (5.95%) Matrix Organization
15 20 (5.67%) Waterfall
16 19 (5.38%) Dependency Management
17 18 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 30 (8.50%) SQL
2 22 (6.23%) Java
3 11 (3.12%) Python
4 10 (2.83%) C#
5 9 (2.55%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.27%) C
7 7 (1.98%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.98%) VBA
8 6 (1.70%) C++
8 6 (1.70%) Perl
8 6 (1.70%) PHP
9 5 (1.42%) Ruby
9 5 (1.42%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.42%) VBScript
10 3 (0.85%) Lua
10 3 (0.85%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.57%) Scala
12 1 (0.28%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 35 (9.92%) Degree
2 33 (9.35%) PMI Certification
3 29 (8.22%) PMP
4 28 (7.93%) Security Cleared
5 22 (6.23%) SC Cleared
6 13 (3.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (1.42%) ISEB
9 4 (1.13%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.13%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.13%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.57%) CISSP
11 2 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.57%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.28%) APMG
12 1 (0.28%) APMP
12 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (13.60%) PMO
2 32 (9.07%) QA
3 16 (4.53%) MiFID
4 12 (3.40%) GDPR
5 4 (1.13%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (1.13%) EMIR
5 4 (1.13%) GxP
6 3 (0.85%) P3O
7 2 (0.57%) COREP
7 2 (0.57%) FINREP
7 2 (0.57%) GAAP
7 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.57%) SLA
7 2 (0.57%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.28%) COBIT
8 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.28%) PSD2
System Software
1 4 (1.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.85%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.57%) Xen
4 1 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.42%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.57%) MOM
2 2 (0.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 58 (16.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.53%) Oracle
3 11 (3.12%) Blue Prism
3 11 (3.12%) SAP
4 7 (1.98%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.70%) BMC
5 6 (1.70%) Citrix
5 6 (1.70%) CQG
5 6 (1.70%) Fidessa
5 6 (1.70%) FIS
5 6 (1.70%) SunGard
6 5 (1.42%) Motorola
6 5 (1.42%) Tripwire
7 4 (1.13%) Cognos
7 4 (1.13%) Kofax
7 4 (1.13%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.85%) IBM
9 2 (0.57%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.57%) Cisco
9 2 (0.57%) Murex