The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Project Planning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Project Planning over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Planning
UK / Wales
Rank 67 69 53
Rank change year-on-year +2 -16  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 1 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.14% 1.18% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 1.39% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 5
Median daily rate £410 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -11.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.66% +7.14%  

Project Planning is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 572 577 559
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 81.95% 84.98% 76.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 394 312
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 29 23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +53.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £13.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Project Planning as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Project Planning in Wales

Project Planning
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Planning in Wales

Project Planning
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Planning in Wales

Project Planning
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 Planning within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +7 1 £410 +9.33% 2
Project Planning
UK

Project Planning
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Project Planning also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Project Planning.

1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Critical Path Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) CIPD
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (50.00%) PMO

Project Planning
Top Related 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) PMO Planner
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Critical Path Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Governance
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PMO