Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 20 22
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2 +2
Contract jobs citing Project Management 86 113 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.37% 7.45% 6.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.44% 8.58% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 91 67
Wales median daily rate £480 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £185
90th Percentile £685 £521 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Wales median hourly rate £22.49 £22.22 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.23% -59.61% +86.44%
10th Percentile £19.45 £15.99 £22.70
90th Percentile £26.68 £28.44 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £31.12 £27.50 £28.35
% change year-on-year +13.15% -2.98% -3.09%

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 1,335 1,317 1,143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.39% 86.87% 85.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 915 838
Wales median daily rate £440 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £273 £225 £185
90th Percentile £632 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 51 69
Wales median hourly rate £22.92 £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.15% +12.00% +38.06%
10th Percentile £8.95 £11.89 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £77.50 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +3.18%

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 20 April 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
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 20 April 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 0 85 £480 +29.73% 14
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 35 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.40%) Microsoft
3 25 (29.07%) Finance
4 22 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (22.09%) PRINCE2
6 18 (20.93%) SQL
7 17 (19.77%) Migration
8 15 (17.44%) Robotics
8 15 (17.44%) Robotic Process Automation
9 14 (16.28%) Blue Prism
9 14 (16.28%) DevOps
9 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (16.28%) Automation Anywhere
9 14 (16.28%) UiPath
10 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
11 11 (12.79%) SQL Server
11 11 (12.79%) XML
11 11 (12.79%) Software Testing
12 10 (11.63%) Python
12 10 (11.63%) C#
12 10 (11.63%) NHS
13 9 (10.47%) .NET
13 9 (10.47%) Scrum
13 9 (10.47%) PowerShell
13 9 (10.47%) Degree
13 9 (10.47%) Integration Testing
13 9 (10.47%) SC Cleared
14 8 (9.30%) Kanban
14 8 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (9.30%) Open Source

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 4 (4.65%) Confluence
2 2 (2.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.16%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.16%) SAS
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (5.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.65%) SaaS
4 2 (2.33%) Office 365
5 1 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (2.33%) Big Data
3 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (8.14%) JIRA
2 6 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.98%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (3.49%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (29.07%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Banking
2 5 (5.81%) Investment Banking
2 5 (5.81%) Retail
3 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.16%) Electronics
4 1 (1.16%) Front Office
4 1 (1.16%) Games
4 1 (1.16%) Legal
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 25 (29.07%) Architect
2 19 (22.09%) Project Manager
3 15 (17.44%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (16.28%) Analyst
5 13 (15.12%) Robotic Process Automation Architect
6 8 (9.30%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Automation Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (3.49%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.49%) DevOps Architect
9 3 (3.49%) Scrum Master
9 3 (3.49%) Technical Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Test Manager
10 2 (2.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.33%) Digital Transformation
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) XML
2 9 (10.47%) .NET
3 8 (9.30%) HTML
4 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET
4 7 (8.14%) CSS
5 3 (3.49%) SOAP
5 3 (3.49%) Velocity
6 2 (2.33%) LAMP
6 2 (2.33%) Web Services
6 2 (2.33%) XML Messaging
7 1 (1.16%) Flash
7 1 (1.16%) HTML5
7 1 (1.16%) OpenGL
7 1 (1.16%) SAP Basis
7 1 (1.16%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (1.16%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Robotics
2 10 (11.63%) NHS
3 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.98%) Cloud Native
4 6 (6.98%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.49%) PKI
6 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.33%) User Experience
7 1 (1.16%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.16%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.98%) Linux
2 5 (5.81%) Windows
3 4 (4.65%) Unix
4 3 (3.49%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (22.09%) PRINCE2
4 17 (19.77%) Migration
5 15 (17.44%) Robotic Process Automation
6 14 (16.28%) DevOps
7 11 (12.79%) Software Testing
8 9 (10.47%) Integration Testing
8 9 (10.47%) Scrum
9 8 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (9.30%) Kanban
9 8 (9.30%) Microservices
9 8 (9.30%) Open Source
9 8 (9.30%) Security Architecture
10 7 (8.14%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (6.98%) Data Modelling
11 6 (6.98%) Data Transformation
11 6 (6.98%) Re-Platforming
11 6 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (6.98%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.93%) SQL
2 10 (11.63%) C#
2 10 (11.63%) Python
3 9 (10.47%) PowerShell
4 7 (8.14%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.81%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.33%) C
7 1 (1.16%) Java
7 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.16%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (15.12%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.47%) Degree
2 9 (10.47%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.98%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (5.81%) AWS Certification
4 5 (5.81%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (3.49%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (3.49%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.33%) CISSP
7 2 (2.33%) HND
7 2 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.33%) MCP
7 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.33%) PMP
7 2 (2.33%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.65%) PCI DSS
1 4 (4.65%) PMO
2 2 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.33%) HP ALM
2 2 (2.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.33%) Mesos
Vendors
1 27 (31.40%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.28%) Automation Anywhere
2 14 (16.28%) Blue Prism
2 14 (16.28%) UiPath
3 5 (5.81%) SAP
4 4 (4.65%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.33%) Cognizant
5 2 (2.33%) HP
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle
6 1 (1.16%) CA
6 1 (1.16%) IBM