Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Project Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Management over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Management
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 42 15
Rank change year-on-year +26 -27 0
Contract jobs citing Project Management 80 21 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 9.26% 3.30% 9.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.58% 3.80% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 18 49
Cardiff median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £314 £350 £184
90th Percentile £675 £500 £510
South Wales median daily rate £450 £383 £356
% change year-on-year +17.65% +7.37% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £26.11 £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.98% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £24.66 £30.00 £30.75
90th Percentile £27.55 £30.00 £34.25
South Wales median hourly rate £26.11 £37.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year -30.39% +29.31% -

Project Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 756 553 476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 87.50% 86.95% 83.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 378 378
Cardiff median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £281 £180 £165
90th Percentile £625 £488 £525
South Wales median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 23
Cardiff median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £38.99 £21.33 £38.85
South Wales median hourly rate £22.01 £36.25 £19.13
% change year-on-year -39.29% +89.54% +19.53%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Project Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Cardiff

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Cardiff

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Cardiff over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Cardiff

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Project Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 48 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 24 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 21 (26.25%) Scrum
5 19 (23.75%) Finance
5 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
5 19 (23.75%) Kanban
6 17 (21.25%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (20.00%) Migration
8 15 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 15 (18.75%) Web Services
8 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (17.50%) JIRA
9 14 (17.50%) TDD
10 13 (16.25%) PRINCE2
10 13 (16.25%) PHP
10 13 (16.25%) SQL
10 13 (16.25%) SOA
10 13 (16.25%) Git (software)
10 13 (16.25%) Zend
10 13 (16.25%) DevOps
10 13 (16.25%) Technical Leadership
11 12 (15.00%) QA
12 11 (13.75%) Change Management
12 11 (13.75%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (12.50%) Big Data
13 10 (12.50%) SDLC
13 10 (12.50%) Business Analysis
13 10 (12.50%) Regression Testing
13 10 (12.50%) NHS

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.00%) Confluence
2 2 (2.50%) Apache
2 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.25%) IIS
3 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.25%) SAS
3 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (11.25%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.00%) Office 365
4 2 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) Intranet
2 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.25%) VoIP
2 1 (1.25%) VPN
2 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.75%) SQL Server
2 17 (21.25%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (12.50%) Big Data
4 9 (11.25%) MySQL
4 9 (11.25%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (5.00%) HPCC
7 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (1.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 14 (17.50%) JIRA
2 13 (16.25%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.25%) Cucumber
3 9 (11.25%) Subversion
4 6 (7.50%) Selenium
5 4 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (23.75%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Publishing
3 1 (1.25%) Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Front Office
3 1 (1.25%) Legal
3 1 (1.25%) Local Government
3 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) Analyst
2 15 (18.75%) Developer
3 13 (16.25%) Business Analyst
3 13 (16.25%) PHP Developer
4 12 (15.00%) Architect
4 12 (15.00%) Project Manager
5 9 (11.25%) Agile Developer
5 9 (11.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) PHP Software Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) PHP Zend Developer
5 9 (11.25%) Software Developer
5 9 (11.25%) Software Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) Test Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 8 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) QA Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) QA Test Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Test Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Software QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.75%) Web Services
2 4 (5.00%) Laravel
3 3 (3.75%) .NET
4 2 (2.50%) LAMP
4 2 (2.50%) XML
5 1 (1.25%) Apache FOP
5 1 (1.25%) CSS
5 1 (1.25%) HTML
5 1 (1.25%) jQuery
5 1 (1.25%) Middleware
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.25%) SOAP
5 1 (1.25%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) NHS
2 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.50%) Cloud Native
4 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.50%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.50%) User Experience
7 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Linux
2 3 (3.75%) Windows
3 2 (2.50%) Unix
4 1 (1.25%) AIX
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 21 (26.25%) Scrum
4 19 (23.75%) Kanban
5 16 (20.00%) Migration
6 15 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 14 (17.50%) TDD
8 13 (16.25%) DevOps
8 13 (16.25%) PRINCE2
8 13 (16.25%) SOA
8 13 (16.25%) Technical Leadership
9 11 (13.75%) Change Management
9 11 (13.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (12.50%) Business Analysis
10 10 (12.50%) Regression Testing
10 10 (12.50%) SDLC
11 9 (11.25%) Customer-Centric Approach
11 9 (11.25%) Customer-Centricity
11 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (11.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.25%) PHP
1 13 (16.25%) SQL
2 3 (3.75%) C#
3 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (1.25%) C
4 1 (1.25%) Java
4 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.25%) Perl
4 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) AWS Certification
1 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.75%) CISSP
3 3 (3.75%) Degree
4 2 (2.50%) MCP
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (1.25%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.25%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) ISEB
5 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.25%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.25%) PMP
5 1 (1.25%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) QA
2 5 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.75%) PMO
4 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.25%) GDPR
4 1 (1.25%) PMBOK
4 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.50%) Mesos
2 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.25%) Zend
3 10 (12.50%) Oracle
4 4 (5.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.50%) SAP