The table below looks at the statistics for Programme Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Management over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Management
Rank 28 25 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 3 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.63% 2.98% 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 3.40% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 7
Average daily rate - £500 £530
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £459
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £48.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.22 £55.00 £57.65
% change year-on-year
-17.78% -4.59%
Programme Management
Bedfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
165 147 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 89.67% 87.50% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 118 64
Average daily rate £438 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £578 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 6
Average hourly rate £50.68 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.24% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Programme Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Programme Management Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Programme Management
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Programme Management Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Programme Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Programme Management Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Programme Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (66.67%) Validation
2 4 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) Ada
3 3 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) VxWorks
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) OOD
4 2 (33.33%) MS Project
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) VectorCAST
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Electronics
5 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (16.67%) Physics

Programme Management
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (33.33%) VectorCAST
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Principal Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) HR Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
4 1 (16.67%) MODAF
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Signal Processing
4 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Ada
1 3 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ECDL
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft