The table below looks at the statistics for Programme Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Management (Program Management)
Rank 18 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.11% 1.36% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.68% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £425 £600 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £391
% change year-on-year
- +2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.91 £35.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+36.88% -36.36%
Programme Management
Gloucestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
62 119 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 68.89% 80.95% 57.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 75 28
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £359 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £579 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 14
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Programme Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Programme Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Programme Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Programme Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Rally
2 2 (66.67%) XPath
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 2 (66.67%) XSL
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) XQuery
2 2 (66.67%) XForms
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XForms
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSD
1 2 (66.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) XPath
1 2 (66.67%) XQuery
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Rally
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Excellent daily rates
Posted: 4 days ago