The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 13 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Project Management 17 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 14.05% 15.07% 23.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.04% 20.00% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 11
Average daily rate
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£338 £438 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £398 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £380 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.68% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £31.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.60% -3.84%
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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 Newport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
113 55 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 93.39% 75.34% 78.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 28 35
Average daily rate £350 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £526 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £65.00 £14.25 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+356.14% +14.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in Newport

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the Newport region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) Scrum
3 14 (56.00%) ISEB
3 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (48.00%) Software Testing
4 12 (48.00%) ISTQB
5 11 (44.00%) C#
5 11 (44.00%) Kanban
5 11 (44.00%) Selenium
5 11 (44.00%) Load Testing
5 11 (44.00%) Test Scripting
5 11 (44.00%) WebDriver
5 11 (44.00%) Automation Testing
6 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 10 (40.00%) .NET
6 10 (40.00%) Finance
7 9 (36.00%) Bugzilla
7 9 (36.00%) Subversion
7 9 (36.00%) PRINCE2
7 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
7 9 (36.00%) Client/Server
7 9 (36.00%) JIRA
7 9 (36.00%) Test Management
7 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (36.00%) Open Source
7 9 (36.00%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (36.00%) TortoiseSVN
7 9 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (32.00%) BDD
8 8 (32.00%) Jenkins

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 9 (36.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Project
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (4.00%) SAP SRM
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Selenium
1 11 (44.00%) WebDriver
2 9 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (36.00%) TortoiseSVN
2 9 (36.00%) JIRA
2 9 (36.00%) Bugzilla
2 9 (36.00%) Subversion
3 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (20.00%) JUnit
4 5 (20.00%) JMeter
4 5 (20.00%) TestNG
5 4 (16.00%) Ant
5 4 (16.00%) Maven
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Tester
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (12.00%) QA Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Programme Planner
4 2 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Change Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Change Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Service Operations Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Project Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Quality Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) .NET
1 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Client/Server
1 9 (36.00%) Open Source
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) PMI
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) iSeries
3 2 (8.00%) AS400
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) Scrum
3 12 (48.00%) Software Testing
4 11 (44.00%) Load Testing
4 11 (44.00%) Test Scripting
4 11 (44.00%) Kanban
4 11 (44.00%) Automation Testing
5 9 (36.00%) Test Management
5 9 (36.00%) PRINCE2
6 8 (32.00%) TDD
6 8 (32.00%) BDD
7 4 (16.00%) Quality Management
7 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (12.00%) Validation
8 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
8 3 (12.00%) Data Management
8 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.00%) Coaching
8 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (12.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) C#
2 6 (24.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) ISEB
1 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (48.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (24.00%) PMI Certification
5 4 (16.00%) Degree
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (12.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (8.00%) PMP
8 1 (4.00%) CAPM
8 1 (4.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 3 (12.00%) ISO 9000
2 3 (12.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (8.00%) P3O
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
1 2 (8.00%) SAP
1 2 (8.00%) IBM
1 2 (8.00%) Informatica
2 1 (4.00%) ESRI
2 1 (4.00%) Open Text
2 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.00%) Ventyx
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft