Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 7 25
Rank change year-on-year -22 +18 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 31 103 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.71% 13.41% 6.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.73% 14.82% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 91 33
Cardiff median daily rate £585 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.25% +12.36% +1.71%
10th Percentile £373 £285 £303
90th Percentile £675 £453 £519
South Wales median daily rate £513 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +28.13% +14.29% -5.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £35.00 - £25.64
South Wales median hourly rate £19.25 £18.09 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.41% -51.76% +27.12%

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 541 695 567
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 82.22% 90.49% 88.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 551 428
Cardiff median daily rate £415 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +8.84% -2.00%
10th Percentile £261 £285 £180
90th Percentile £625 £538 £525
South Wales median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 25
Cardiff median hourly rate £32.50 £12.88 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +152.43% -18.82% +17.48%
10th Percentile £12.64 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £44.75 £30.00 £39.90
South Wales median hourly rate £19.18 £14.43 £35.00
% change year-on-year +32.92% -58.77% +76.66%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 18 (58.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (54.84%) Robotics
2 17 (54.84%) Robotic Process Automation
2 17 (54.84%) Automation Anywhere
3 16 (51.61%) UiPath
3 16 (51.61%) Blue Prism
4 14 (45.16%) Finance
5 11 (35.48%) SQL
5 11 (35.48%) XML
5 11 (35.48%) Integration Testing
6 10 (32.26%) Use Case
7 9 (29.03%) Artificial Intelligence
7 9 (29.03%) C#
7 9 (29.03%) .NET
8 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
8 8 (25.81%) HTML
8 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
8 8 (25.81%) CSS
8 8 (25.81%) Python
8 8 (25.81%) VB.NET
8 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
9 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
9 7 (22.58%) Machine Learning
10 6 (19.35%) Investment Banking
10 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (19.35%) Banking
10 6 (19.35%) Retail
11 5 (16.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Excel

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 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
2 6 (19.35%) Investment Banking
2 6 (19.35%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Architect
1 18 (58.06%) Solutions Architect
2 16 (51.61%) Robotic Process Automation Architect
3 9 (29.03%) Automation Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Project Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) SAP Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Compliance Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Compliance Project Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Lead Project Manager
8 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS Project Manager
8 1 (3.23%) PMO Manager
8 1 (3.23%) SAP Project Manager
8 1 (3.23%) SAP Solutions Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Scrum Master
8 1 (3.23%) Security Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) XML
2 9 (29.03%) .NET
3 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
3 8 (25.81%) CSS
3 8 (25.81%) HTML
4 2 (6.45%) SOAP
5 1 (3.23%) LAMP
5 1 (3.23%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 17 (54.84%) Robotics
2 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
1 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (54.84%) Robotic Process Automation
3 11 (35.48%) Integration Testing
4 10 (32.26%) Use Case
5 9 (29.03%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (22.58%) Machine Learning
7 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.45%) ITIL
9 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
10 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
10 1 (3.23%) EAM
10 1 (3.23%) ERP
10 1 (3.23%) GAP Analysis
10 1 (3.23%) ITSM
10 1 (3.23%) Migration
10 1 (3.23%) Service Management
10 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.23%) TDD
10 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) C#
3 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
3 8 (25.81%) Python
3 8 (25.81%) VB.NET
4 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) CISSP
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (3.23%) MCP
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) PMO
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Automation Anywhere
2 16 (51.61%) Blue Prism
2 16 (51.61%) UiPath
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.68%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix