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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Planning
Rank 40 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.32% 2.55% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 3.59% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -39.06%
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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
279 195 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.42% 70.91% 67.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 146 92
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 £16.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.21% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £16.16 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £18.59 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) General Ledger
2 4 (44.44%) ERP
2 4 (44.44%) Agresso
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Back Office
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (22.22%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (11.11%) Budget Control
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Thunderhead
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Billing
5 1 (11.11%) Logistics
5 1 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Agresso
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) General Ledger
3 2 (22.22%) Back Office
4 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planner
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ERP
1 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
1 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) System Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Budget Control
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Thunderhead