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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Management
Rank 31 36 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 8 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.43% 2.06% 3.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 2.48% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
Average daily rate £438 £425 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -21.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £337 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £459
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.22 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.11 £55.00 £57.65
% change year-on-year
-17.98% -4.59%
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
292 322 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 88.75% 82.78% 69.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 259 116
Average daily rate £450 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £588 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 7 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £22.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Management across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Programme Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 3 - -
Programme Management
East of England

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 4 (28.57%) Validation
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (21.43%) QA
4 3 (21.43%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 3 (21.43%) Ada
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) UML
4 3 (21.43%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) MS Project
5 2 (14.29%) VxWorks
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) MS Office
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) SAP
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 2 (14.29%) OOD
5 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (14.29%) Dependency Management
5 2 (14.29%) VectorCAST

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Project
3 2 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (7.14%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (21.43%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (14.29%) VectorCAST
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Programme Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Programme Delivery Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (14.29%) PMO Lead
3 2 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Change Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) ICT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) ICT Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) ICT Service Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 4 (28.57%) Validation
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) Dependency Management
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) OOD
4 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.14%) Signal Processing
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Ada
1 3 (21.43%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (7.14%) APMP
3 1 (7.14%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) SAP