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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management
Rank 14 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 17 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 13.60% 16.44% 17.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.78% 21.43% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 9
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£344 £425 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% -5.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £385 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.21% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £31.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.80% -3.84%
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South Wales

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
115 56 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 92.00% 76.71% 73.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 28 35
Average daily rate £338 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+381.48% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) Scrum
2 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
3 14 (48.28%) Finance
3 14 (48.28%) ISEB
4 13 (44.83%) PRINCE2
5 12 (41.38%) Software Testing
5 12 (41.38%) ISTQB
6 11 (37.93%) Kanban
6 11 (37.93%) Selenium
6 11 (37.93%) Load Testing
6 11 (37.93%) Test Scripting
6 11 (37.93%) WebDriver
6 11 (37.93%) Automation Testing
6 11 (37.93%) C#
7 10 (34.48%) .NET
7 10 (34.48%) .NET Framework
8 9 (31.03%) JIRA
8 9 (31.03%) Subversion
8 9 (31.03%) Test Management
8 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
8 9 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (31.03%) Open Source
8 9 (31.03%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (31.03%) TortoiseSVN
8 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
8 9 (31.03%) Client/Server
8 9 (31.03%) Bugzilla
9 8 (27.59%) TDD
9 8 (27.59%) Risk Management

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (31.03%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.45%) SAP SRM
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Selenium
1 11 (37.93%) WebDriver
2 9 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (31.03%) TortoiseSVN
2 9 (31.03%) JIRA
2 9 (31.03%) Bugzilla
2 9 (31.03%) Subversion
3 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
4 5 (17.24%) JUnit
4 5 (17.24%) JMeter
4 5 (17.24%) TestNG
5 4 (13.79%) Ant
5 4 (13.79%) Maven
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Project Manager
2 8 (27.59%) Tester
3 6 (20.69%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) QA Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Change Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Change Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Project Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Programme Planner
6 2 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Business Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Business Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Business Change Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) PMO Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
1 10 (34.48%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Client/Server
1 9 (31.03%) Open Source
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) PMI
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) AS400
3 2 (6.90%) iSeries
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) Scrum
3 13 (44.83%) PRINCE2
4 12 (41.38%) Software Testing
5 11 (37.93%) Load Testing
5 11 (37.93%) Test Scripting
5 11 (37.93%) Kanban
5 11 (37.93%) Automation Testing
6 9 (31.03%) Test Management
7 8 (27.59%) BDD
7 8 (27.59%) Risk Management
7 8 (27.59%) TDD
8 5 (17.24%) Coaching
9 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
9 4 (13.79%) Change Control
10 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
10 3 (10.34%) Software Deployment
10 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (10.34%) Validation
10 3 (10.34%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) C#
2 6 (20.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
2 14 (48.28%) ISEB
3 12 (41.38%) ISTQB
4 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
5 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (17.24%) PMI Certification
7 4 (13.79%) Degree
8 3 (10.34%) MAPM
8 3 (10.34%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (6.90%) PMP
10 1 (3.45%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) P3O
2 4 (13.79%) QA
3 3 (10.34%) ISO 9000
3 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Informatica
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) ESRI
3 1 (3.45%) Open Text
3 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.45%) Ventyx