The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 47 27
Rank change year-on-year +9 -20  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 3 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.72% 3.63% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 3.99% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.26% -1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Shropshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 155 326 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 89.08% 91.06% 88.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 125 60
Median daily rate £535 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.30% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £528 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.09 £25.12 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.85% -  
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 Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Shropshire

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Shropshire

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

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 Shropshire 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
Telford +3 3 - - 2
Project Planning
West Midlands

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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
1 5 (83.33%) RUP
1 5 (83.33%) ClearCase
1 5 (83.33%) BEA
1 5 (83.33%) Informatica
1 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
1 5 (83.33%) webMethods
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle OWB
1 5 (83.33%) Hadoop
1 5 (83.33%) Software Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Pega
2 3 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 3 (50.00%) SAS
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) Big Data
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) CA Gen
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 2 (33.33%) Cloudera
3 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Hive

Project Planning
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (50.00%) SAS
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Hadoop
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle OWB
2 3 (50.00%) Big Data
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Pentaho
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) ClearCase
2 3 (50.00%) CA Gen
2 3 (50.00%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Big Data Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Hadoop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Project Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Project Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Project Support Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) RUP
1 5 (83.33%) Software Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) BEA
1 5 (83.33%) Informatica
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) webMethods
2 3 (50.00%) Pega
3 2 (33.33%) Cloudera
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft