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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Management
Rank 36 52 25
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -27
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 5 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.34% 0.59% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.67% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
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£450 £525 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -19.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £48.37 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.87 £31.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+29.74% +44.82%
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
291 448 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 78.02% 88.19% 63.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 315 73
Average daily rate £413 £425 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Programme Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +19 5 £450 -25.00%
Programme Management
East of England

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Programme Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Programme Management.

1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) MS Project
2 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) VectorCAST
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) DO-178B
3 1 (11.11%) SaaS
3 1 (11.11%) PaaS
3 1 (11.11%) Social Media
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Local Government
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Ada
3 1 (11.11%) ERP

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Programme Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Programme Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Project
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (11.11%) VectorCAST
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Local Government
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Project Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Programme Planner
1 2 (22.22%) Project Support Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Principal Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Ada
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft