The first table below looks at the demand for Programme Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Management
Rank 53 39 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 5 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.82% 1.96% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 2.90% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 5
Average daily rate £350 £313 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -17.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £401 £380
% change year-on-year
-1.43% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.40 £29.13 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+59.31% +33.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
386 345 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 63.38% 67.51% 61.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 189 209
Average daily rate £395 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.06 £10.76 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Programme Management
West Midlands

Programme Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Programme Management Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Programme Management
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Programme Management Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Programme Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Programme Management Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (43.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (43.75%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (43.75%) CRM
1 7 (43.75%) ERP
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (18.75%) NHS
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (6.25%) HTML5
6 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 1 (6.25%) CSS3
6 1 (6.25%) Couchbase
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Banking
6 1 (6.25%) Retail
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
6 1 (6.25%) Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.25%) WCF
6 1 (6.25%) WPF
6 1 (6.25%) LINQ
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) jQuery
6 1 (6.25%) MVC

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (43.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.25%) Couchbase
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
1 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Programme Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) CRM Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) WCF
1 1 (6.25%) WPF
1 1 (6.25%) LINQ
1 1 (6.25%) jQuery
1 1 (6.25%) HTML5
1 1 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) CRM
1 7 (43.75%) ERP
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) SAP