The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management
Rank 8 19 5
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Contract jobs citing Project Management 60 24 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.46% 7.74% 18.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.67% 10.76% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 17 31
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.34 £31.47 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.43%
Project Management
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
360 223 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 86.75% 71.94% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 170 132
Average daily rate £350 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £97.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% -76.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management across the Cardiff region.

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management across the Cardiff region.

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management.

1 28 (29.79%) PRINCE2
2 24 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.28%) Scrum
4 16 (17.02%) Finance
4 16 (17.02%) MS Excel
4 16 (17.02%) Software Testing
5 15 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (13.83%) Migration
7 13 (13.83%) MS Project
7 13 (13.83%) MS Visio
8 12 (12.77%) HTML
8 12 (12.77%) Project Governance
9 11 (11.70%) Test Management
9 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
9 11 (11.70%) NHS
10 10 (10.64%) Programme Management
10 10 (10.64%) SQL
10 10 (10.64%) Test Scripting
10 10 (10.64%) HL7
10 10 (10.64%) Degree
11 9 (9.57%) ISTQB
11 9 (9.57%) Agile Project Management
11 9 (9.57%) Functional Testing
11 9 (9.57%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (9.57%) CRM
11 9 (9.57%) XML
11 9 (9.57%) ITIL
11 9 (9.57%) ServiceNow
12 8 (8.51%) Windows

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Project Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Project Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.19%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.06%) CMS
3 1 (1.06%) Confluence
3 1 (1.06%) IIS
3 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 13 (13.83%) MS Project
2 13 (13.83%) MS Visio
3 7 (7.45%) MS Office
3 7 (7.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.26%) Office 365
2 2 (2.13%) GitHub
2 2 (2.13%) SaaS
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.51%) Internet
2 6 (6.38%) SAN
3 3 (3.19%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (3.19%) NAS
3 3 (3.19%) Network Security
4 1 (1.06%) DWDM
4 1 (1.06%) SDH
4 1 (1.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) GIS
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.06%) MS Access
3 1 (1.06%) MySQL
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Git (software)
1 8 (8.51%) Subversion
2 3 (3.19%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.19%) JIRA
2 3 (3.19%) Selenium
2 3 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.13%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.13%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.06%) GoLive
4 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (17.02%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Retail
3 2 (2.13%) Advertising
3 2 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Back Office
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (34.04%) Project Manager
2 26 (27.66%) Analyst
3 11 (11.70%) Developer
3 11 (11.70%) Test Analyst
4 10 (10.64%) Lead Test Analyst
5 7 (7.45%) Architect
5 7 (7.45%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.38%) Agile Project Manager
7 5 (5.32%) Asset Management Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Software Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Contracts Manager
8 4 (4.26%) iOS Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Android Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Consultant
9 3 (3.19%) CRM Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Migration Project Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.19%) Programme Planner
9 3 (3.19%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.77%) HTML
2 9 (9.57%) XML
3 4 (4.26%) CSS
3 4 (4.26%) CSS3
3 4 (4.26%) HTML5
4 3 (3.19%) Middleware
5 2 (2.13%) .NET
6 1 (1.06%) ADO.NET
6 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.06%) DHTML
6 1 (1.06%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.70%) NHS
3 8 (8.51%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.38%) Data Integration
5 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.19%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.19%) LIMS
6 3 (3.19%) User Experience
7 2 (2.13%) CMDB
8 1 (1.06%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.06%) Economics
8 1 (1.06%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.51%) Windows
2 7 (7.45%) Android
3 4 (4.26%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.26%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.13%) Linux
6 1 (1.06%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.79%) PRINCE2
2 24 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.28%) Scrum
4 16 (17.02%) Software Testing
5 14 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (13.83%) Migration
7 12 (12.77%) Project Governance
8 11 (11.70%) Test Management
9 10 (10.64%) Programme Management
9 10 (10.64%) Test Scripting
10 9 (9.57%) Agile Project Management
10 9 (9.57%) CRM
10 9 (9.57%) Functional Testing
10 9 (9.57%) ITIL
10 9 (9.57%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (8.51%) OOP
11 8 (8.51%) TDD
12 7 (7.45%) Service Management
12 7 (7.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.64%) SQL
2 6 (6.38%) Java
2 6 (6.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.13%) C#
4 1 (1.06%) C
4 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.06%) RPG
4 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.06%) VB
4 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (10.64%) Degree
2 9 (9.57%) ISTQB
3 7 (7.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.26%) PMI Certification
4 4 (4.26%) PMP
4 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.13%) ISEB
5 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.06%) APMP
6 1 (1.06%) CISM
6 1 (1.06%) CISSP
6 1 (1.06%) GIAC
6 1 (1.06%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) HL7
2 5 (5.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.13%) QA
4 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) SCCM
2 3 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.13%) BMC Marimba
3 2 (2.13%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (2.13%) WSUS
4 1 (1.06%) Ansible
4 1 (1.06%) Nagios
4 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.06%) yum
Vendors
1 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.57%) ServiceNow
3 7 (7.45%) HP
4 6 (6.38%) SAP
5 5 (5.32%) VMware
6 4 (4.26%) BMC
6 4 (4.26%) Remedy
7 3 (3.19%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.19%) Cisco
7 3 (3.19%) Citrix
7 3 (3.19%) ESRI
7 3 (3.19%) Juniper
7 3 (3.19%) NetApp
8 2 (2.13%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.13%) CA
8 2 (2.13%) IBM
8 2 (2.13%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.06%) Adobe
9 1 (1.06%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.06%) Telerik