Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 27 13
Rank change year-on-year +15 -14 +14
Contract jobs citing Project Management 101 35 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 12.02% 5.42% 9.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.50% 6.25% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 32 47
Cardiff median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £314 £314 £236
90th Percentile £600 £520 £575
South Wales median daily rate £428 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +14.00% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £26.11 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.41% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £24.66 £35.00 £30.75
90th Percentile £27.55 £35.00 £34.25
South Wales median hourly rate £26.11 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -30.39% +15.38% -

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 748 560 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 89.05% 86.69% 83.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 399 382
Cardiff median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £175 £185
90th Percentile £575 £500 £525
South Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 16
Cardiff median hourly rate £13.00 £17.75 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.76% +24.56% -10.24%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.50 £37.50 £37.13
South Wales median hourly rate £16.57 £22.38 £21.00
% change year-on-year -25.98% +6.57% +32.28%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018, 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 73 (72.28%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (51.49%) Test Automation
3 37 (36.63%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (35.64%) Scrum
5 35 (34.65%) PHP
5 35 (34.65%) Web Services
6 33 (32.67%) SOA
6 33 (32.67%) TDD
6 33 (32.67%) Kanban
6 33 (32.67%) Software Engineering
7 27 (26.73%) Zend
8 24 (23.76%) Relational Database
8 24 (23.76%) Customer-Centric Approach
8 24 (23.76%) Customer-Centricity
9 23 (22.77%) SQL Server
10 21 (20.79%) QA
10 21 (20.79%) JIRA
11 19 (18.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (18.81%) Git (software)
12 18 (17.82%) Product Management
12 18 (17.82%) Finance
12 18 (17.82%) Regression Testing
12 18 (17.82%) MySQL
12 18 (17.82%) Oracle
13 17 (16.83%) SDLC
13 17 (16.83%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (16.83%) Cucumber
14 15 (14.85%) Subversion
14 15 (14.85%) PRINCE2
14 15 (14.85%) Test Management

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 (3.96%) Confluence
2 2 (1.98%) Apache
2 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.99%) IIS
3 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.99%) SAS
3 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.97%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.97%) Office 365
3 2 (1.98%) SaaS
4 1 (0.99%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) Intranet
2 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.99%) VoIP
2 1 (0.99%) VPN
2 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (36.63%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (23.76%) Relational Database
3 23 (22.77%) SQL Server
4 18 (17.82%) MySQL
5 14 (13.86%) Big Data
6 8 (7.92%) HPCC
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.99%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 21 (20.79%) JIRA
2 19 (18.81%) Git (software)
3 17 (16.83%) Cucumber
4 15 (14.85%) Subversion
5 10 (9.90%) Selenium
6 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.98%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.99%) JMeter
9 1 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (17.82%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Publishing
3 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.99%) Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Front Office
4 1 (0.99%) Local Government
4 1 (0.99%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 32 (31.68%) Developer
2 31 (30.69%) PHP Developer
3 20 (19.80%) Analyst
4 18 (17.82%) PHP Software Engineer
4 18 (17.82%) Software Engineer
5 16 (15.84%) Project Manager
5 16 (15.84%) Test Engineer
6 15 (14.85%) Agile Developer
6 15 (14.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 15 (14.85%) PHP Zend Developer
7 11 (10.89%) Business Analyst
7 11 (10.89%) Software Developer
7 11 (10.89%) Test Automation Engineer
8 9 (8.91%) Quality Engineer
9 8 (7.92%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (7.92%) Senior Business Analyst
10 7 (6.93%) QA Engineer
10 7 (6.93%) QA Test Engineer
10 7 (6.93%) Test Analyst
11 6 (5.94%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (34.65%) Web Services
2 11 (10.89%) Laravel
3 4 (3.96%) Symfony
4 3 (2.97%) .NET
5 2 (1.98%) jQuery
5 2 (1.98%) LAMP
5 2 (1.98%) XML
6 1 (0.99%) Apache FOP
6 1 (0.99%) CSS
6 1 (0.99%) HTML
6 1 (0.99%) Middleware
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.93%) NHS
3 3 (2.97%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.99%) User Experience
5 1 (0.99%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.96%) Linux
2 3 (2.97%) Windows
3 2 (1.98%) Unix
4 1 (0.99%) AIX
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (72.28%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (51.49%) Test Automation
3 36 (35.64%) Scrum
4 33 (32.67%) Kanban
4 33 (32.67%) SOA
4 33 (32.67%) Software Engineering
4 33 (32.67%) TDD
5 24 (23.76%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 24 (23.76%) Customer-Centricity
6 19 (18.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (17.82%) Product Management
7 18 (17.82%) Regression Testing
8 17 (16.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (16.83%) SDLC
9 15 (14.85%) PRINCE2
9 15 (14.85%) Test Management
10 11 (10.89%) Business Analysis
10 11 (10.89%) Change Management
11 10 (9.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (8.91%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (34.65%) PHP
2 12 (11.88%) SQL
3 3 (2.97%) C#
4 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.98%) Java
4 2 (1.98%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.98%) Python
5 1 (0.99%) Perl
5 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.96%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) CISSP
2 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) MCP
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.98%) PMP
3 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.98%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.99%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (0.99%) ISEB
4 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.99%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.99%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (20.79%) QA
2 5 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.95%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.97%) GDPR
4 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.99%) IFRS
4 1 (0.99%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.99%) PMO
4 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Docker
2 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.98%) Mesos
2 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (26.73%) Zend
2 18 (17.82%) Oracle
3 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.96%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.96%) SAP
5 1 (0.99%) VMware