The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 76 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs citing PMI 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.63% 0.35% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.86% 1.59% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £445 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.73% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.25
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
269 126 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.88% 21.95% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 65 85
Average daily rate £350 £325 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £220 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 8
Average hourly rate £13.98 £15.13 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% -72.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.19 £11.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £19.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

PMI
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMI across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PMI Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

PMI
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

PMI Daily Rate Trend in Wales

PMI
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing PMI 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 PMI.

1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Software Deployment
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Data Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) ISO 9000
2 3 (60.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing PMI 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 PMI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) QA Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 3 (60.00%) Software Deployment
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Data Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) ISO 9000
2 3 (60.00%) ISO 9001