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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Management
Rank 37 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 8 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.99% 2.46% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 2.99% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate
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£413 £550 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +27.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £385 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £665 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £55.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-30.45% +69.23%
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
332 368 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.38% 82.33% 79.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 222 93
Average daily rate £475 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Management across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Programme Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 May 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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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 +12 7 £431 -25.00% 1
Programme Management
East of England

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 5 (31.25%) Marketing
3 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
4 4 (25.00%) Electronics
4 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (25.00%) DTV
4 4 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (25.00%) MS Project
4 4 (25.00%) SAP
4 4 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) SOA
6 2 (12.50%) CRM
6 2 (12.50%) Internet
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (12.50%) XML
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) .NET
6 2 (12.50%) IIS
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) KANA
6 2 (12.50%) JSON

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 5 (31.25%) Marketing
3 4 (25.00%) Electronics
3 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Games
4 1 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Local Government
4 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Project Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Project Support Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Web Architect
3 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) JSON
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) DTV
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Dependency Management
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) PHP
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby
1 1 (6.25%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.25%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) KANA
2 2 (12.50%) hybris