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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Planning
Rank - 30 -
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 1.72% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £263 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.60 £35.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-38.29% -24.32%
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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
226 166 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 71.97% 71.24% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 123 105
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £97.50 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.92% +946.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) Agresso
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Agresso
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP