Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 23 July 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 22 32
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10 -15
Contract jobs citing Project Management 148 82 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.90% 6.29% 6.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.33% 7.44% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 60 55
Wales median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £285 £284 £200
90th Percentile £475 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Wales median hourly rate £18.09 £51.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.53% +72.88% -
10th Percentile £15.16 £24.34 £25.20
90th Percentile £21.02 £77.50 £57.40
UK median hourly rate £32.82 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +19.33% - -8.33%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,306 1,102 996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 87.36% 84.51% 81.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 776 682
Wales median daily rate £408 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.24% +1.33% +5.34%
10th Percentile £285 £183 £230
90th Percentile £563 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 83 56
Wales median hourly rate £15.25 £25.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.00% +44.93% +23.21%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.15 £10.13
90th Percentile £40.20 £77.50 £69.50
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +11.63%

Project Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management in Wales

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management in Wales

Project Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Wales over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Management in Wales

Project Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management in Wales

Project Management
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management within the Wales region over the 6 months to 23 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +8 141 £390 +11.43% 17
Mid Wales - 3 - -
West Wales +12 1 £550 +69.23%
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 95 (64.19%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (44.59%) Test Automation
3 51 (34.46%) PHP
3 51 (34.46%) Scrum
4 48 (32.43%) Web Services
5 47 (31.76%) Kanban
6 45 (30.41%) Data Warehouse
7 44 (29.73%) TDD
8 43 (29.05%) SOA
9 42 (28.38%) Software Engineering
10 38 (25.68%) Relational Database
11 34 (22.97%) Customer-Centric Approach
11 34 (22.97%) Customer-Centricity
12 25 (16.89%) Microsoft
12 25 (16.89%) SQL Server
12 25 (16.89%) Zend
13 23 (15.54%) Git (software)
14 22 (14.86%) PRINCE2
15 21 (14.19%) Security Cleared
16 19 (12.84%) QA
17 18 (12.16%) SDLC
18 17 (11.49%) JIRA
18 17 (11.49%) User Acceptance Testing
18 17 (11.49%) Product Management
19 16 (10.81%) Regression Testing
19 16 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
19 16 (10.81%) MySQL
19 16 (10.81%) Oracle
20 15 (10.14%) Cucumber
20 15 (10.14%) Continuous Improvement

Project Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (2.03%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (5.41%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) SAP PM
1 3 (2.03%) SAP S/4HANA
1 3 (2.03%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.35%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.73%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.35%) SNMP
2 2 (1.35%) VoIP
3 1 (0.68%) Broadband
3 1 (0.68%) DHCP
3 1 (0.68%) DNS
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) LAN
3 1 (0.68%) Skype
3 1 (0.68%) SMS
3 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.68%) VPN
3 1 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (30.41%) Data Warehouse
2 38 (25.68%) Relational Database
3 25 (16.89%) SQL Server
4 16 (10.81%) MySQL
5 5 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.70%) Big Data
6 4 (2.70%) HPCC
7 3 (2.03%) SAP HANA
7 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (15.54%) Git (software)
2 17 (11.49%) JIRA
3 15 (10.14%) Cucumber
3 15 (10.14%) Selenium
4 12 (8.11%) Subversion
5 6 (4.05%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (3.38%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (3.38%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.70%) SoapUI
7 4 (2.70%) SpecFlow
7 4 (2.70%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.03%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.03%) JMeter
8 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.35%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.35%) GCC
10 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (8.78%) Finance
2 4 (2.70%) Back Office
3 3 (2.03%) Games
3 3 (2.03%) Publishing
3 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.35%) Automotive
4 2 (1.35%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.68%) Law
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (29.05%) Developer
2 40 (27.03%) PHP Developer
3 29 (19.59%) Project Manager
4 22 (14.86%) Software Engineer
5 20 (13.51%) PHP Software Engineer
6 16 (10.81%) Agile Developer
6 16 (10.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 16 (10.81%) Test Engineer
7 13 (8.78%) PHP Zend Developer
8 8 (5.41%) Programme Manager
9 7 (4.73%) Analyst
9 7 (4.73%) Quality Engineer
10 5 (3.38%) Automation Tester
10 5 (3.38%) IT Manager
10 5 (3.38%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.38%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (3.38%) Tester
10 5 (3.38%) Verification Engineer
11 4 (2.70%) QA Test Engineer
11 4 (2.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (32.43%) Web Services
2 10 (6.76%) XML
3 9 (6.08%) Laravel
4 8 (5.41%) RESTful
5 6 (4.05%) Symfony
6 4 (2.70%) .NET
6 4 (2.70%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.70%) CSS
6 4 (2.70%) HTML
6 4 (2.70%) JSON
7 3 (2.03%) SAP Fiori
7 3 (2.03%) XML Schema
7 3 (2.03%) XSD
8 2 (1.35%) Zend Framework
9 1 (0.68%) jQuery
9 1 (0.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (3.38%) Cyber Defence
3 5 (3.38%) NHS
4 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.03%) User Experience
5 2 (1.35%) Clustering
5 2 (1.35%) PKI
6 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.68%) Fintech
6 1 (0.68%) Industry 4.0
6 1 (0.68%) LIMS
6 1 (0.68%) PDA
6 1 (0.68%) PMI
6 1 (0.68%) SCADA
6 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.68%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.43%) Windows
2 6 (4.05%) Linux
2 6 (4.05%) Unix
3 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (64.19%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (44.59%) Test Automation
3 51 (34.46%) Scrum
4 47 (31.76%) Kanban
5 44 (29.73%) TDD
6 43 (29.05%) SOA
7 42 (28.38%) Software Engineering
8 34 (22.97%) Customer-Centric Approach
8 34 (22.97%) Customer-Centricity
9 22 (14.86%) PRINCE2
10 18 (12.16%) SDLC
11 17 (11.49%) Product Management
11 17 (11.49%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (10.81%) Regression Testing
12 16 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (10.14%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (9.46%) Test Management
15 13 (8.78%) Software Testing
16 9 (6.08%) Requirements Management
16 9 (6.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 51 (34.46%) PHP
2 9 (6.08%) C
3 8 (5.41%) C#
4 7 (4.73%) Java
5 6 (4.05%) SQL
6 5 (3.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (14.19%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.43%) ISTQB
4 9 (6.08%) Degree
5 5 (3.38%) CCNA
5 5 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (2.03%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.03%) PMP
7 3 (2.03%) Postgraduate
8 2 (1.35%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.84%) QA
2 7 (4.73%) PMO
3 4 (2.70%) GDPR
4 2 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.68%) IFRS
5 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.68%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) HP ALM
1 2 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (16.89%) Microsoft
1 25 (16.89%) Zend
2 16 (10.81%) Oracle
3 5 (3.38%) EMC
3 5 (3.38%) SAP
4 2 (1.35%) HP
4 2 (1.35%) Symantec
5 1 (0.68%) Trend Micro
5 1 (0.68%) Trustwave
5 1 (0.68%) VMware