The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 30 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.

Project Planning
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 90 103
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 16 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.19% 1.12% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.35% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 7
Median daily rate £376 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £483 £334
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.12% -  
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1140 1627 1561
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 85.07% 83.05% 85.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 1140 999
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 37 40
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £9.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £21.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in West Yorkshire

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Planning in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Planning in West Yorkshire

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in West Yorkshire

Project Planning
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Leeds -2 8 £403 +7.33% 2
Bradford +5 4 £450 +80.00% 1
Halifax - 2 £367 -
Project Planning
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 18 (64.29%) Project Management
2 11 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) PMO
3 10 (35.71%) Finance
3 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
4 7 (25.00%) MS Office
5 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 6 (21.43%) MS Project
6 5 (17.86%) Retail
7 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.29%) Banking
8 3 (10.71%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
9 2 (7.14%) Migration
9 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (3.57%) PACS
10 1 (3.57%) StreamWeaver
10 1 (3.57%) Matrix Management
10 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Android
10 1 (3.57%) Product Management
10 1 (3.57%) SaaS
10 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
10 1 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
10 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement

Project Planning
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.57%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.00%) MS Office
3 6 (21.43%) MS Project
4 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Retail
3 4 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 9 (32.14%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Project Planner
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) IT Manager
6 2 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Junior
6 2 (7.14%) Junior Project Planner
6 2 (7.14%) Process Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Process Mapping Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) CRM Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Network Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Project Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.57%) NHS
1 1 (3.57%) PACS
1 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Project Management
2 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Change Management
7 1 (3.57%) CRM
7 1 (3.57%) Data Security
7 1 (3.57%) Matrix Management
7 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.57%) Scrum
7 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) PMO
2 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft