Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 17 25
Rank change year-on-year -20 +8 +1
Contract jobs citing Project Management 54 144 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.24% 9.34% 6.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.15% 10.57% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 119 54
Wales median daily rate £500 £410 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.95% +8.97% +7.50%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £290
90th Percentile £675 £505 £525
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Wales median hourly rate £19.25 £18.09 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.41% -51.76% +27.12%
10th Percentile £13.20 £15.16 £25.97
90th Percentile £31.70 £21.02 £43.33
UK median hourly rate £32.59 £32.50 £26.87
% change year-on-year +0.28% +20.98% -2.31%

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 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 1,049 1,362 982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 82.27% 88.38% 84.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 983 680
Wales median daily rate £425 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +8.55% -2.56%
10th Percentile £263 £285 £192
90th Percentile £611 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 45 61
Wales median hourly rate £19.88 £13.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.92% -45.83% +77.78%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £27.80 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £24.08 £20.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +17.46% -14.58% +5.10%

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 22 September 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Management in Wales over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 September 2019. 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 -21 49 £500 +21.95% 16
West Wales -3 2 £288 -47.73% 5
North Wales - 2 £650 - 2
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 Wales region with a requirement for Project Management.

1 23 (42.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (27.78%) SQL
2 15 (27.78%) Finance
3 14 (25.93%) Robotics
3 14 (25.93%) Robotic Process Automation
3 14 (25.93%) Automation Anywhere
4 13 (24.07%) UiPath
4 13 (24.07%) Blue Prism
5 11 (20.37%) Integration Testing
5 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
5 11 (20.37%) XML
6 10 (18.52%) .NET
6 10 (18.52%) Use Case
7 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
7 9 (16.67%) C#
7 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 9 (16.67%) Machine Learning
8 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
8 8 (14.81%) HTML
8 8 (14.81%) VB.NET
8 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
8 8 (14.81%) CSS
8 8 (14.81%) Python
8 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
9 7 (12.96%) T-SQL
10 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (11.11%) SAP
10 6 (11.11%) Investment Banking
10 6 (11.11%) Banking

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 2 (3.70%) NetWeaver
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (3.70%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) SaaS
2 2 (3.70%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.85%) Azure
3 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.85%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.85%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) LAN
1 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) DB2
3 1 (1.85%) Ingres
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.70%) JIRA
2 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Banking
2 6 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 6 (11.11%) Retail
3 5 (9.26%) Public Sector
4 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.70%) Advertising
6 1 (1.85%) Electronics
6 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.85%) Marketing
6 1 (1.85%) Military
6 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Architect
2 14 (25.93%) Project Manager
2 14 (25.93%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (24.07%) Robotic Process Automation Architect
4 6 (11.11%) Automation Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) Product Owner
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Manager
8 1 (1.85%) Compliance Project Manager
8 1 (1.85%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 1 (1.85%) Statistical Researcher
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) XML
2 10 (18.52%) .NET
3 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
3 8 (14.81%) CSS
3 8 (14.81%) HTML
4 2 (3.70%) SAP Basis
4 2 (3.70%) SOAP
5 1 (1.85%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Robotics
2 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Linux
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Unix
2 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.70%) SUSE
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) CentOS
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (25.93%) Robotic Process Automation
3 11 (20.37%) Integration Testing
4 10 (18.52%) Use Case
5 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 9 (16.67%) Machine Learning
6 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
7 6 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.26%) Project Planning
9 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.41%) Migration
10 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.56%) Change Management
10 3 (5.56%) CRM
10 3 (5.56%) Decision-Making
10 3 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (5.56%) Requirements Management
10 3 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) SQL
2 9 (16.67%) C#
2 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 8 (14.81%) Python
3 8 (14.81%) VB.NET
4 7 (12.96%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) Degree
4 2 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.70%) DBS Check
4 2 (3.70%) HND
5 1 (1.85%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.85%) ISEB
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.85%) MCSE
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.85%) NCDA
5 1 (1.85%) NCIE
5 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.85%) PMP
5 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Docker
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
1 1 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Automation Anywhere
2 13 (24.07%) Blue Prism
2 13 (24.07%) UiPath
3 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.11%) SAP
5 2 (3.70%) Ariba
5 2 (3.70%) Concur
5 2 (3.70%) Google
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix
6 1 (1.85%) NetApp
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.85%) VMware