The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Director role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Director in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Director
Rank 584 543 540
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Director 46 65 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.11% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 37 36
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£863 £750 £750
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £515 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,025 £970 £1,005
UK excluding London average daily rate £773 £650 £700
% change year-on-year
+18.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £8.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £8.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
54988 52129 49569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.20% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35155 31640 29452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2023 2014 2146
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Programme Director
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programme Director in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programme Director Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Programme Director
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programme Director within the UK.

Programme Director Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Programme Director
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Director within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Programme Director Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Programme Director
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programme Director within the UK.

Programme Director Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Programme Director
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Director within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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
England -26 42 £850 +15.25% 16
London -16 31 £875 +12.90% 8
South East -23 6 £600 - 3
Hampshire +10 5 £575 - 1
City of London +10 5 £825 +1.53% 1
West Midlands +4 1 £1,050 +82.60% 1
Berkshire -1 1 £1,100 - 1
South West -4 1 - -
Liverpool -7 1 £750 +25.00% 1
Scotland -7 1 - -
Merseyside -10 1 £750 +25.00% 1
Edinburgh -10 1 - -
North West -30 1 £750 -25.00% 3
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £725 -
East of England - 1 £795 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £1,100 -
Southampton - 1 £500 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £795 -

Programme Director
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Programme Director in their job title 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 with Programme Director in their job title.

1 32 (32.32%) Finance
2 29 (29.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.15%) Programme Management
4 15 (15.15%) PRINCE2
5 14 (14.14%) Supplier Management
6 12 (12.12%) Project Management
7 11 (11.11%) Retail
8 10 (10.10%) Matrix Management
9 9 (9.09%) Scrum
9 9 (9.09%) Middleware
9 9 (9.09%) Line Management
10 8 (8.08%) SAP
10 8 (8.08%) Change Management
11 7 (7.07%) Marketing
11 7 (7.07%) Waterfall
11 7 (7.07%) Coaching
11 7 (7.07%) User Experience
12 6 (6.06%) Business Transformation
12 6 (6.06%) Banking
12 6 (6.06%) QA
13 5 (5.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (5.05%) Mobile App
13 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
13 5 (5.05%) Advertising
13 5 (5.05%) CRM
13 5 (5.05%) Data Centre
14 4 (4.04%) Oracle
14 4 (4.04%) E-Commerce
14 4 (4.04%) Risk Management

Programme Director
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Programme Director in their job title 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 with Programme Director in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.02%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.01%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP APO
1 1 (1.01%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.01%) Maximo
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) NGN
2 1 (1.01%) WAN
2 1 (1.01%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.01%) QualityStage
1 1 (1.01%) SAP BI
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (1.01%) Big Data
1 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) JIRA
General
1 32 (32.32%) Finance
2 11 (11.11%) Retail
3 7 (7.07%) Marketing
4 6 (6.06%) Banking
5 5 (5.05%) Advertising
6 2 (2.02%) Publishing
6 2 (2.02%) Back Office
6 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.02%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Billing
7 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Electronics
7 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.01%) Front Office
7 1 (1.01%) Legal
7 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.09%) Middleware
2 2 (2.02%) CSS
3 1 (1.01%) Web Services
3 1 (1.01%) XML
3 1 (1.01%) HTML
3 1 (1.01%) .NET
3 1 (1.01%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) User Experience
2 5 (5.05%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.05%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.03%) NHS
4 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.01%) PMI
5 1 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.01%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.01%) Android
1 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.15%) PRINCE2
3 15 (15.15%) Programme Management
4 14 (14.14%) Supplier Management
5 12 (12.12%) Project Management
6 10 (10.10%) Matrix Management
7 9 (9.09%) Scrum
7 9 (9.09%) Line Management
8 8 (8.08%) Change Management
9 7 (7.07%) Coaching
9 7 (7.07%) Waterfall
10 6 (6.06%) Business Transformation
11 5 (5.05%) CRM
12 4 (4.04%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.04%) Service Delivery
12 4 (4.04%) Risk Management
12 4 (4.04%) Migration
12 4 (4.04%) Analytics
13 3 (3.03%) Marketing Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.03%) C
2 2 (2.02%) Java
3 1 (1.01%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.02%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.01%) Degree
5 1 (1.01%) CITP
5 1 (1.01%) PMP
5 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 8 (8.08%) SAP
2 4 (4.04%) Oracle
3 3 (3.03%) IBM
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.01%) VMware
4 1 (1.01%) Teradata
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