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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Planning
England / London
Rank 292 224 201
Rank change year-on-year -68 -23  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 111 215 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.58% 0.98% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.15% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 160 150
Median daily rate £450 £440 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -7.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.66% +7.14%  

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 16350 18715 17143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.12% 85.09% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11752 13518 12038
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 190 241
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.50 £20.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.86% +10.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 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
City of London -5 17 £513 +19.18% 7
Croydon +13 2 £438 +16.66%
Canary Wharf -2 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £325 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 £395 -
Docklands, London - 1 £575 -
Project Planning
England

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 131 (47.64%) Project Management
2 121 (44.00%) Finance
3 95 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (30.18%) MS Project
5 79 (28.73%) PRINCE2
6 69 (25.09%) MS Excel
6 69 (25.09%) PMO
7 64 (23.27%) Microsoft
8 61 (22.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 57 (20.73%) Change Management
10 52 (18.91%) MS Office
11 48 (17.45%) Risk Management
12 45 (16.36%) Banking
12 45 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
13 37 (13.45%) Degree
14 31 (11.27%) Waterfall
15 29 (10.55%) Security Cleared
15 29 (10.55%) Oracle
16 28 (10.18%) MS PowerPoint
17 26 (9.45%) SQL
17 26 (9.45%) PMI Certification
18 25 (9.09%) Workflow
19 24 (8.73%) Programme Management
19 24 (8.73%) PMP
19 24 (8.73%) Business Analysis
20 23 (8.36%) MS Visio
21 22 (8.00%) Resource Management
22 21 (7.64%) SharePoint
23 20 (7.27%) SQL Server
23 20 (7.27%) Scrum

Project Planning
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 21 (7.64%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.64%) Confluence
3 8 (2.91%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.45%) CMS
5 4 (1.45%) Liferay
5 4 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.09%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.09%) SAS
7 2 (0.73%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.73%) Drupal
7 2 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.36%) Apache
8 1 (0.36%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.36%) JBoss
8 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 83 (30.18%) MS Project
2 69 (25.09%) MS Excel
3 52 (18.91%) MS Office
4 28 (10.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (8.36%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.73%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (4.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.91%) CA PPM
3 5 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.73%) SAP PM
4 2 (0.73%) SystmOne
5 1 (0.36%) Algo Collateral
5 1 (0.36%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.36%) Primavera
5 1 (0.36%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.73%) Office 365
2 9 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.09%) GitHub
3 3 (1.09%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.45%) Firewall
2 3 (1.09%) Extranet
3 2 (0.73%) Internet
3 2 (0.73%) LDAP
4 1 (0.36%) Broadband
4 1 (0.36%) DSL
4 1 (0.36%) Intranet
4 1 (0.36%) LAN
4 1 (0.36%) Network Security
4 1 (0.36%) PBX
4 1 (0.36%) PSTN
4 1 (0.36%) SMTP
4 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.36%) VoIP
4 1 (0.36%) WAN
4 1 (0.36%) WebEx
4 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.82%) MS Access
4 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.09%) Apache Hive
5 3 (1.09%) Big Data
5 3 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.09%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.09%) Power BI
5 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.73%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.73%) Impala
6 2 (0.73%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.73%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.36%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.36%) HBase
7 1 (0.36%) MySQL
7 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.36%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (5.09%) JIRA
2 6 (2.18%) Subversion
3 4 (1.45%) HP UFT
3 4 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.09%) ClearCase
4 3 (1.09%) CruiseControl
4 3 (1.09%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.09%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.09%) Maven
4 3 (1.09%) NUnit
4 3 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.73%) Ant
5 2 (0.73%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.36%) Selenium
6 1 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.36%) VersionOne
General
1 121 (44.00%) Finance
2 45 (16.36%) Banking
3 17 (6.18%) Retail
4 12 (4.36%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.64%) Advertising
5 10 (3.64%) Law
6 9 (3.27%) Front Office
6 9 (3.27%) Retail Banking
7 8 (2.91%) Marketing
8 7 (2.55%) Financial Institution
9 6 (2.18%) Back Office
10 5 (1.82%) Legal
10 5 (1.82%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (1.45%) General Ledger
12 3 (1.09%) French Language
12 3 (1.09%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.73%) German Language
13 2 (0.73%) Military
14 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 91 (33.09%) Project Manager
2 40 (14.55%) Analyst
3 20 (7.27%) Business Analyst
4 14 (5.09%) Project Officer
4 14 (5.09%) Support Officer
5 13 (4.73%) IT Manager
5 13 (4.73%) IT Project Manager
5 13 (4.73%) Project Support Officer
6 12 (4.36%) Developer
6 12 (4.36%) Project Planner
7 11 (4.00%) Architect
7 11 (4.00%) Change Manager
7 11 (4.00%) Senior Manager
8 10 (3.64%) Digital Project Manager
8 10 (3.64%) Programme Manager
9 9 (3.27%) Senior Project Manager
10 8 (2.91%) Business Change Manager
10 8 (2.91%) Business Manager
10 8 (2.91%) Data Analyst
11 7 (2.55%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.91%) .NET
1 8 (2.91%) Web Services
2 5 (1.82%) REST
3 4 (1.45%) J2EE
3 4 (1.45%) Spring
4 3 (1.09%) SOAP
5 2 (0.73%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.73%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.73%) HTML
6 1 (0.36%) Ajax
6 1 (0.36%) CSS
6 1 (0.36%) JMS
6 1 (0.36%) JSP
6 1 (0.36%) Middleware
6 1 (0.36%) React
6 1 (0.36%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.36%) SignalR
6 1 (0.36%) Struts
6 1 (0.36%) XML
6 1 (0.36%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.09%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.73%) User Experience
4 12 (4.36%) Credit Risk
5 11 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (2.91%) Derivative
7 8 (2.91%) PMI
8 5 (1.82%) Equities
8 5 (1.82%) Taxonomies
9 4 (1.45%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.45%) Fintech
9 4 (1.45%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.45%) NHS
9 4 (1.45%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.09%) Grid Computing
10 3 (1.09%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.09%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.09%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.09%) Windows
2 10 (3.64%) Unix
3 6 (2.18%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.82%) Linux
5 3 (1.09%) Android
6 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.36%) SUSE
6 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (47.64%) Project Management
2 95 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (28.73%) PRINCE2
4 61 (22.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 57 (20.73%) Change Management
6 48 (17.45%) Risk Management
7 31 (11.27%) Waterfall
8 25 (9.09%) Workflow
9 24 (8.73%) Business Analysis
9 24 (8.73%) Programme Management
10 22 (8.00%) Resource Management
11 20 (7.27%) Scrum
11 20 (7.27%) SDLC
12 19 (6.91%) Migration
13 18 (6.55%) Time Management
14 17 (6.18%) CRM
14 17 (6.18%) ITIL
14 17 (6.18%) Service Management
15 16 (5.82%) Data Modelling
15 16 (5.82%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 26 (9.45%) SQL
2 17 (6.18%) Java
3 10 (3.64%) JavaScript
4 8 (2.91%) VBA
5 6 (2.18%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.09%) C#
6 3 (1.09%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.09%) Python
7 2 (0.73%) ABAP
7 2 (0.73%) C
7 2 (0.73%) Perl
7 2 (0.73%) R
7 2 (0.73%) Ruby
7 2 (0.73%) VB
8 1 (0.36%) C++
8 1 (0.36%) PHP
8 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (13.45%) Degree
2 29 (10.55%) Security Cleared
3 26 (9.45%) PMI Certification
4 24 (8.73%) PMP
5 20 (7.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 20 (7.27%) SC Cleared
6 11 (4.00%) APMP
7 9 (3.27%) ISEB
8 6 (2.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (1.82%) MAPM
10 4 (1.45%) ISTQB
11 3 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (1.09%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.73%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.36%) CBAP
13 1 (0.36%) IIBA
13 1 (0.36%) MBA
13 1 (0.36%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.36%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (25.09%) PMO
2 18 (6.55%) QA
3 11 (4.00%) Data Quality
4 6 (2.18%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.45%) MiFID
5 4 (1.45%) PMBOK
6 3 (1.09%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (1.09%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (1.09%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (2.91%) Ansible
2 3 (1.09%) Control-M
2 3 (1.09%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.73%) Cacti
3 2 (0.73%) Check_MK
3 2 (0.73%) Graphite
3 2 (0.73%) Kibana
3 2 (0.73%) logstash
3 2 (0.73%) Nagios
3 2 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.73%) Puppet
3 2 (0.73%) Rundeck
3 2 (0.73%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.36%) MOM
Vendors
1 64 (23.27%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.55%) Oracle
3 18 (6.55%) SAP
4 11 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.55%) Atlassian
6 6 (2.18%) Remedy
6 6 (2.18%) Splunk
7 5 (1.82%) Sybase
8 4 (1.45%) HP
8 4 (1.45%) IBM
9 3 (1.09%) Adobe
9 3 (1.09%) BMC
9 3 (1.09%) Cisco
9 3 (1.09%) Teradata
10 2 (0.73%) Apple
10 2 (0.73%) Ariba
10 2 (0.73%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.73%) Informatica
10 2 (0.73%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.73%) Tableau
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