The table below looks at the statistics for Programme Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Management (Program Management)
Rank 37 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 3 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.94% 2.02% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 2.42% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Median daily rate £450 £413 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £48.43 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+287.40% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.91 £35.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+36.88% -36.36%
Programme Management
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
271 330 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 84.69% 83.33% 82.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 228 222
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £638 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 12
Median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Programme Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Programme Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Programme Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Programme Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programme Management across the Bedfordshire region.

Programme Management Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Programme Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management across the Bedfordshire region.

Programme Management Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton -5 2 - - 2
Bedford - 1 £450 -
Programme Management
East of England

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) C++
3 5 (31.25%) Validation
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (25.00%) UML
4 4 (25.00%) Ada
4 4 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (18.75%) QA
5 3 (18.75%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 3 (18.75%) OOD
5 3 (18.75%) OO
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
6 2 (12.50%) SAP
6 2 (12.50%) MS Project
6 2 (12.50%) MS Office
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) VxWorks
6 2 (12.50%) MATLAB
6 2 (12.50%) Simulink
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (12.50%) Signal Processing

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Project
2 2 (12.50%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (18.75%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (12.50%) VectorCAST
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) Subversion
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Programme Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Programme Delivery Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (12.50%) PMO Lead
4 2 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Principal Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Real Time Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
1 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
1 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (6.25%) Physics
1 1 (6.25%) Verilog
1 1 (6.25%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Project Management
1 5 (31.25%) Validation
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) UML
3 3 (18.75%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) OOD
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Dependency Management
4 2 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Signal Processing
4 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C++
2 4 (25.00%) Ada
3 2 (12.50%) MATLAB
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (6.25%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) DO-254
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore