The median contractor rate for a Project Planner was - per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Planner
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - - 111
Contract jobs requiring a Project Planner 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - - 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £318 £325
% change year-on-year +8.26% -2.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year +16.00% -6.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1297 1830 1703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.72% 96.11% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 1240 1076
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 69 86
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £8.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Project Planner
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured Project Planner in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planner in West Yorkshire

Project Planner
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planner in West Yorkshire

Project Planner Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Project 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 across the West Yorkshire region featuring Project Planner in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) MS Project
2 7 (87.50%) PMO
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (12.50%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Gantt Chart
6 1 (12.50%) Project Governance

Project Planner Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 8 (100.00%) MS Project
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Critical Path Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Gantt Chart
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft