The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager
Rank 27 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Manager 12 26 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.32% 7.81% 15.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.46% 7.98% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 47
Median daily rate £388 £350 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £278 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £387 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.42%
Project Manager
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
269 326 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.76% 97.90% 98.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 264 291
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 5
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% -28.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cardiff region that featured Project Manager in the job title.

Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Manager across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Project Manager 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 Cardiff region featuring Project Manager in the job title.

1 18 (54.55%) Project Management
2 13 (39.39%) Finance
3 11 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (21.21%) Migration
5 7 (21.21%) WAN
6 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
7 5 (15.15%) Office 365
8 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (12.12%) Scrum
8 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
9 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 3 (9.09%) HTML
9 3 (9.09%) Web Services
9 3 (9.09%) Internet
9 3 (9.09%) Banking
9 3 (9.09%) Project Governance
9 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
10 2 (6.06%) Web Development
10 2 (6.06%) Welsh Language
10 2 (6.06%) Matrix Management
10 2 (6.06%) Umbraco
10 2 (6.06%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (6.06%) Business Transformation
10 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (6.06%) User Experience
10 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills

Project Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) CMS
2 2 (6.06%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Office 365
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) WAN
2 3 (9.09%) Internet
3 2 (6.06%) Intranet
3 2 (6.06%) Skype
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.03%) DataStage
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Welsh Language
4 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
1 3 (9.09%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) CSS
2 2 (6.06%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Economics
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.03%) Informatics
3 1 (3.03%) IPTV
3 1 (3.03%) New Media
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Project Management
2 11 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (21.21%) Migration
5 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) Project Governance
7 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
7 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.06%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (6.06%) Business Transformation
8 2 (6.06%) Content Management
8 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.06%) Matrix Management
8 2 (6.06%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (6.06%) Software Delivery
8 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.06%) Web Development
9 1 (3.03%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.03%) PHP
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.03%) PMP
1 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Alterian
2 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
2 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft