The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning 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 Planning over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 44 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.30% 1.98% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 2.86% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £269 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.17 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-42.36% +11.11%
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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
256 175 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 77.11% 69.44% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 114 121
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £10.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% +76.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Project Planning 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 Planning.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) General Ledger
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) ERP
2 4 (66.67%) Agresso
2 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) System Testing
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Back Office
4 1 (16.67%) AS400
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Project Planning 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 Planning. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Agresso
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) General Ledger
3 2 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst Team Leader
4 1 (16.67%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ERP
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) HP