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 29 June 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.

Project Planning
UK / Wales
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 49 58
Rank change year-on-year -6 +9  
Contract jobs citing Project Planning 7 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.13% 1.80% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 2.29% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 9
Median daily rate £378 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +3.84% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +17.18% -7.24%  

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 529 437 703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.74% 78.60% 82.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1156 1723
Median daily rate £380 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £543 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 42 60
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.31 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £73.75 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

Project Planning
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 29 June 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 -9 6 £364 -3.00%
Project Planning
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) System Testing
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) ETL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Telematics
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) PMO
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (25.00%) Dependency Management
3 2 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (25.00%) Star Schema
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Data Cleansing

Project Planning
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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) Star Schema
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) ETL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Migration Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) PMO Planner
4 1 (12.50%) Project Implementation Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) ETL
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) System Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Telematics
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Contingency Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Dependency Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) PMO