Period
to 23 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 24 23
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 -6
Contract jobs citing Project Management 114 91 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.55% 6.86% 9.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.77% 8.18% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 67 86
Wales median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06% -12.00%
10th Percentile £275 £185 £197
90th Percentile £519 £525 £438
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Wales median hourly rate £22.22 £55.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.61% +86.44% +10.28%
10th Percentile £15.99 £22.70 £29.20
90th Percentile £28.44 £77.50 £44.40
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £28.42 £29.50
% change year-on-year -3.25% -3.65% +2.61%

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 1,300 1,113 1,035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 86.09% 83.87% 84.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 902 817 737
Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -4.11%
10th Percentile £225 £185 £213
90th Percentile £550 £538 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 68 51
Wales median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £18.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +33.58% +22.72%
10th Percentile £11.89 £13.53 £10.38
90th Percentile £77.50 £77.50 £49.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +20.34%

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 April 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

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

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 23 April 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 -4 88 £370 +5.71% 27
West Wales +19 10 £491 +51.08% 1
North Wales +6 2 £385 -35.83% 3
Project Management
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 55 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (28.95%) Test Automation
2 33 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 30 (26.32%) PRINCE2
4 26 (22.81%) Scrum
5 21 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (18.42%) PHP
6 20 (17.54%) SQL Server
6 20 (17.54%) Web Services
6 20 (17.54%) Software Engineering
7 19 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 18 (15.79%) Kanban
9 17 (14.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (14.04%) Microsoft Project
10 16 (14.04%) SOA
10 16 (14.04%) Security Cleared
10 16 (14.04%) TDD
10 16 (14.04%) SDLC
11 15 (13.16%) Coaching
11 15 (13.16%) Customer-Centric Approach
11 15 (13.16%) Customer-Centricity
11 15 (13.16%) Finance
12 12 (10.53%) ISEB
12 12 (10.53%) Software Testing
12 12 (10.53%) Test Scripting
12 12 (10.53%) Mentoring
13 11 (9.65%) Business Analysis
13 11 (9.65%) C
14 10 (8.77%) SQL
14 10 (8.77%) Oracle

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 6 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.63%) IIS
4 2 (1.75%) CMS
4 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.75%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (14.04%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (7.02%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) SAP PM
1 3 (2.63%) SAP S/4HANA
1 3 (2.63%) SAP SRM
2 1 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.75%) Trello
3 1 (0.88%) Office 365
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) VLAN
2 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.63%) VSAN
3 2 (1.75%) Skype
4 1 (0.88%) Broadband
4 1 (0.88%) DHCP
4 1 (0.88%) DNS
4 1 (0.88%) LAN
4 1 (0.88%) SMS
4 1 (0.88%) VPN
4 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.42%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (17.54%) SQL Server
3 19 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.39%) MySQL
6 4 (3.51%) Qlik Sense
6 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.63%) SAP HANA
7 3 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.75%) MS Access
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.88%) Big Data
9 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.88%) QlikView
9 1 (0.88%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Git (software)
1 10 (8.77%) JIRA
2 6 (5.26%) Selenium
3 5 (4.39%) Cucumber
3 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (3.51%) Subversion
4 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.88%) JMeter
7 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.88%) TestRail
7 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (13.16%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Back Office
3 3 (2.63%) Automotive
3 3 (2.63%) Romanian Language
4 2 (1.75%) Banking
4 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Law
5 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (26.32%) Project Manager
2 19 (16.67%) Developer
3 15 (13.16%) PHP Developer
4 13 (11.40%) Test Engineer
5 10 (8.77%) Analyst
6 9 (7.89%) Business Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) PHP Software Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Senior Business Analyst
7 7 (6.14%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Agile Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (3.51%) Programme Manager
10 4 (3.51%) Software Project Manager
10 4 (3.51%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Test Leader
11 3 (2.63%) Project Officer
11 3 (2.63%) SAP Manager
11 3 (2.63%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.54%) Web Services
2 7 (6.14%) XML
3 5 (4.39%) CSS
3 5 (4.39%) HTML
3 5 (4.39%) RESTful
4 4 (3.51%) XML Schema
4 4 (3.51%) XSD
5 3 (2.63%) SAP Fiori
6 2 (1.75%) Laravel
6 2 (1.75%) Symfony
7 1 (0.88%) .NET
7 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.88%) HTML5
7 1 (0.88%) jQuery
7 1 (0.88%) JSON
7 1 (0.88%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.02%) NHS
3 4 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.63%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (1.75%) Clustering
5 2 (1.75%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) Industry 4.0
6 1 (0.88%) LIMS
6 1 (0.88%) PDA
6 1 (0.88%) SCADA
6 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.77%) Windows
2 3 (2.63%) Linux
2 3 (2.63%) Unix
2 3 (2.63%) Windows Server
2 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.88%) pSOS
3 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (28.95%) Test Automation
3 30 (26.32%) PRINCE2
4 26 (22.81%) Scrum
5 20 (17.54%) Software Engineering
6 18 (15.79%) Kanban
7 17 (14.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (14.04%) SDLC
8 16 (14.04%) SOA
8 16 (14.04%) TDD
9 15 (13.16%) Coaching
9 15 (13.16%) Customer-Centric Approach
9 15 (13.16%) Customer-Centricity
10 12 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 12 (10.53%) Software Testing
10 12 (10.53%) Test Scripting
11 11 (9.65%) Business Analysis
12 9 (7.89%) Informatics
12 9 (7.89%) Test Management
13 7 (6.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.42%) PHP
2 11 (9.65%) C
3 10 (8.77%) SQL
4 6 (5.26%) C#
5 5 (4.39%) Java
5 5 (4.39%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.51%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.53%) ISEB
3 9 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.26%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (3.51%) Degree
6 3 (2.63%) CCNA
6 3 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.75%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.88%) PMP
8 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.88%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) PMO
2 6 (5.26%) QA
3 3 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.75%) GDPR
5 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.88%) GAMP
5 1 (0.88%) GxP
5 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) HP ALM
1 5 (4.39%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.63%) SCCM
2 3 (2.63%) SCOM
3 2 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.75%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 33 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.77%) Oracle
3 6 (5.26%) Zend
4 5 (4.39%) HP
5 4 (3.51%) SAP
6 3 (2.63%) EMC
6 3 (2.63%) VMware
7 2 (1.75%) BMC
7 2 (1.75%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.88%) Cognos
8 1 (0.88%) Symantec
8 1 (0.88%) Trustwave