The table below looks at the statistics for Project Planning 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 Planning over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Planning
Rank 59 52 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 5 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.91% 0.78% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.05% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate £375 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £380 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £420 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £22.85 £38.69
% change year-on-year
+64.11% -40.93%
Project Planning
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
474 382 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 86.18% 74.17% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 267 186
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 10
Average hourly rate £47.00 £22.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.88% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £30.50 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Project Planning
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Project Planning Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Project Planning
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Project Planning Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Project Planning
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Project Planning Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Project Planning
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 Planning within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 3 £350 -6.66% 1
Newport -4 2 £440 +3.52%
Project Planning
Wales

Project Planning
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 7 (53.85%) JBoss
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
1 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
1 7 (53.85%) Middleware
1 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) J2EE
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) MS Project
5 1 (7.69%) MS Office
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
5 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (7.69%) DSDM
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) HTTP
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) CGI

Project Planning
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 7 (53.85%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Architect
3 5 (38.46%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Finance Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Finance Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) CGI
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Economics
1 1 (7.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
1 7 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) DSDM
3 1 (7.69%) JVM Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CAPM
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) PgMP
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.69%) PMP
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Lotus
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle