The table below looks at the statistics for Project Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management 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 Management
Rank 14 6 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Contract jobs citing Project Management 58 66 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.58% 15.83% 6.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.58% 23.08% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 37 19
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£350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £270 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £425 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 £19.17 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -10.76%
Project Management
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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
427 286 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 77.92% 68.59% 74.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 161 197
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 £243 £260 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% +38.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.30 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.65 £190.00 £16.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Project Management
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Project Management Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Project Management
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Project Management Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Project Management
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Project Management Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Project Management
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Project Management Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Project Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Project Management Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -7 33 £367 -2.20% 13
Newport -5 16 £328 -22.57% 3
Bridgend - 2 - -
Caerphilly - 2 £363 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £375 - 2
Glamorgan - - - -
Project Management
Wales

Project Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 41 (39.05%) Finance
2 36 (34.29%) PRINCE2
3 34 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 24 (22.86%) Scrum
6 22 (20.95%) SC Cleared
7 21 (20.00%) ISEB
8 19 (18.10%) Microsoft
8 19 (18.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (16.19%) Software Testing
10 16 (15.24%) MS Project
11 14 (13.33%) ITIL
11 14 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
12 13 (12.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 13 (12.38%) MS Office
12 13 (12.38%) .NET
12 13 (12.38%) Service Management
13 12 (11.43%) SharePoint
13 12 (11.43%) Test Scripting
13 12 (11.43%) ISTQB
14 11 (10.48%) Load Testing
14 11 (10.48%) Selenium
14 11 (10.48%) Kanban
14 11 (10.48%) WebDriver
14 11 (10.48%) Automation Testing
14 11 (10.48%) MS Excel
14 11 (10.48%) C#
14 11 (10.48%) AS400
15 10 (9.52%) Service Delivery
15 10 (9.52%) Client/Server

Project Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 12 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.76%) SAS
3 1 (0.95%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (15.24%) MS Project
2 13 (12.38%) MS Office
3 11 (10.48%) MS Excel
4 5 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.90%) Agresso
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.95%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) Internet
1 2 (1.90%) Wireless
2 1 (0.95%) Network Security
2 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (10.48%) Selenium
1 11 (10.48%) WebDriver
2 10 (9.52%) Subversion
3 9 (8.57%) Bugzilla
3 9 (8.57%) JIRA
3 9 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.57%) TortoiseSVN
4 5 (4.76%) TestNG
4 5 (4.76%) Maven
4 5 (4.76%) Ant
4 5 (4.76%) JUnit
4 5 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (4.76%) JMeter
5 3 (2.86%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
General
1 41 (39.05%) Finance
2 8 (7.62%) Banking
3 5 (4.76%) Retail
4 4 (3.81%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.95%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.95%) Billing
6 1 (0.95%) Local Government
6 1 (0.95%) Advertising
6 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 26 (24.76%) Analyst
3 10 (9.52%) Test Analyst
3 10 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 7 (6.67%) Tester
4 7 (6.67%) Service Manager
5 6 (5.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (3.81%) Capacity Analyst
6 4 (3.81%) Senior Manager
6 4 (3.81%) Developer
6 4 (3.81%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (2.86%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (2.86%) Development Manager
7 3 (2.86%) QA Manager
7 3 (2.86%) Change Manager
7 3 (2.86%) Coordinator
7 3 (2.86%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (2.86%) CRM Project Manager
7 3 (2.86%) CRM Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.38%) .NET
2 10 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 4 (3.81%) HTML
4 3 (2.86%) J2EE
5 2 (1.90%) XML
5 2 (1.90%) XHTML
5 2 (1.90%) Middleware
5 2 (1.90%) HTML5
6 1 (0.95%) CSS3
6 1 (0.95%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) AS400
2 10 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 9 (8.57%) Open Source
3 9 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.86%) PMI
7 2 (1.90%) NHS
7 2 (1.90%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.95%) iSeries
8 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.95%) LIMS
8 1 (0.95%) GIS
8 1 (0.95%) Life Science
8 1 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.67%) Windows
2 4 (3.81%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.95%) pSOS
4 1 (0.95%) Android
4 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.95%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.29%) PRINCE2
2 34 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (22.86%) Scrum
4 19 (18.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (16.19%) Software Testing
6 14 (13.33%) ITIL
7 13 (12.38%) Service Management
8 12 (11.43%) Test Scripting
9 11 (10.48%) Kanban
9 11 (10.48%) Load Testing
9 11 (10.48%) Automation Testing
10 10 (9.52%) Analytics
10 10 (9.52%) TDD
10 10 (9.52%) Test Management
10 10 (9.52%) Service Delivery
11 9 (8.57%) BDD
12 8 (7.62%) Waterfall
12 8 (7.62%) CRM
12 8 (7.62%) Migration
12 8 (7.62%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.48%) C#
2 6 (5.71%) Java
3 5 (4.76%) SQL
4 2 (1.90%) C
5 1 (0.95%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 22 (20.95%) SC Cleared
3 21 (20.00%) ISEB
4 13 (12.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 12 (11.43%) ISTQB
6 9 (8.57%) Degree
7 7 (6.67%) PMI Certification
8 5 (4.76%) PMP
8 5 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (2.86%) MAPM
9 3 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (2.86%) CCA
10 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.95%) CAPM
11 1 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.95%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) SLA
1 5 (4.76%) P3O
2 4 (3.81%) QA
3 3 (2.86%) ISO 9000
3 3 (2.86%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.90%) HL7
5 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.95%) GxP
Systems Management
1 14 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (18.10%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.76%) HP
3 4 (3.81%) SAP
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle
5 1 (0.95%) IBM
5 1 (0.95%) Informatica
5 1 (0.95%) ESRI
5 1 (0.95%) Open Text
5 1 (0.95%) VMware
5 1 (0.95%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.95%) Ventyx
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Newport
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 26 days ago