The median contractor rate for a Programme Planner was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Programme Planner
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 584 604
Rank change year-on-year +17 +20  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Planner 34 60 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.11% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.12% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 29
Median daily rate £420 £395 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% -7.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £322 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £561 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £365 £406
% change year-on-year +13.69% -10.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £175.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Programme Planner
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Programme Planner in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Planner in the UK

Programme Planner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Programme Planner.

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Planner in the UK

Programme Planner
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Planner over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Planner in the UK

Programme Planner
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Planner.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Planner in the UK

Programme Planner
Top 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Planner within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +32 33 £419 +14.72%
London +18 12 £425 -15.00%
South East +35 6 £418 +15.97%
South West +2 6 £431 +19.79%
Croydon - 5 £438 -
Wiltshire - 5 £450 -
Berkshire - 4 - -
West Yorkshire +25 3 - -
Yorkshire +22 3 - -
North West +18 3 £375 +16.27%
West Midlands +18 3 £325 -7.14%
City of London - 3 £415 -
Corsham - 3 £450 -
Warwickshire +5 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - -
Scotland +42 1 £450 +5.88%
Edinburgh +15 1 £450 +5.88%
Birmingham +14 1 £325 -23.52%
Hampshire +14 1 £418 +15.97%
Manchester +10 1 £375 +16.27%
Warwick +4 1 - -
Bristol -7 1 £413 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Marlborough - 1 £363 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Andover - 1 £418 -

Programme Planner Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Programme 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 featuring Programme Planner in the job title.

1 50 (71.43%) Microsoft Project
2 29 (41.43%) PMO
3 22 (31.43%) Dependency Management
3 22 (31.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 20 (28.57%) Critical Path Analysis
5 18 (25.71%) Security Cleared
6 17 (24.29%) Finance
6 17 (24.29%) SC Cleared
7 16 (22.86%) Project Management
7 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
7 16 (22.86%) PRINCE2
7 16 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (20.00%) Project Planning
9 13 (18.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (11.43%) MS Visio
11 8 (11.43%) MS Project Server
12 7 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
12 7 (10.00%) PMI
12 7 (10.00%) PMI Certification
13 5 (7.14%) Risk Management
13 5 (7.14%) Coaching
14 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (5.71%) P3O
14 4 (5.71%) Mentoring
14 4 (5.71%) Work Breakdown Structure
14 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
14 4 (5.71%) PRINCE
14 4 (5.71%) SharePoint

Programme Planner Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (11.43%) MS Project Server
2 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 50 (71.43%) Microsoft Project
2 22 (31.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (18.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (11.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.43%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.29%) Legal
4 2 (2.86%) Advertising
4 2 (2.86%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Military
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Law
5 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) PMI
2 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) Dependency Management
2 20 (28.57%) Critical Path Analysis
3 16 (22.86%) PRINCE2
3 16 (22.86%) Project Management
3 16 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 7 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (7.14%) Coaching
6 5 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.71%) PRINCE
7 4 (5.71%) Programme Management
7 4 (5.71%) Work Breakdown Structure
8 3 (4.29%) ERP
8 3 (4.29%) Gantt Chart
8 3 (4.29%) ITIL
8 3 (4.29%) Migration
8 3 (4.29%) Product Breakdown Structure
8 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.29%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 17 (24.29%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) APMP
5 1 (1.43%) Degree
5 1 (1.43%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (41.43%) PMO
2 4 (5.71%) P3O
2 4 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle
3 2 (2.86%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.43%) SAP