The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Programme Director featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programme Director
UK
Rank 555 547 551
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Director 45 71 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 48 35
Median daily rate £788 £875 £825
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £575 £584
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,060 £1,000 £900
UK excluding London median daily rate £775 £825 £850
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
42483 48201 47260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 30615 29774
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1765 1883
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Programme Director
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Programme Director in the job title.

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 18 January 2017.

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 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Director within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 43 £794 -9.28% 5
London -9 19 £788 -10.00% 4
South East +27 7 £1,150 +142.10% 1
North West +15 6 £775 -13.88%
Berkshire - 4 - -
West Yorkshire +17 2 £750 -
Manchester +12 2 - -
Yorkshire +10 2 £750 -9.09%
East of England +7 2 £625 -
Leeds +6 2 £750 -
City of London -17 2 - - 3
Surrey +20 1 £740 +64.44% 1
West Midlands -5 1 £740 -26.00%
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £750 -
East Midlands - 1 £688 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £625 -
Nottingham - 1 £688 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £688 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £625 -
Liverpool - 1 £750 -
Guildford - 1 £740 -
Croydon - 1 £1,000 -
Cardiff - 1 - -

Programme Director Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Programme Director contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Programme Director in the job title.

1 33 (33.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (28.57%) Finance
3 20 (20.41%) Programme Management
4 16 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (12.24%) Project Management
5 12 (12.24%) PRINCE2
6 11 (11.22%) Telecoms
7 9 (9.18%) Change Management
8 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
8 8 (8.16%) Retail
9 7 (7.14%) Banking
9 7 (7.14%) CRM
10 6 (6.12%) Migration
10 6 (6.12%) Marketing
10 6 (6.12%) QA
10 6 (6.12%) Matrix Management
10 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
10 6 (6.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (5.10%) Data Centre
11 5 (5.10%) Process Improvement
11 5 (5.10%) Line Management
11 5 (5.10%) Matrix Organization
11 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared
11 5 (5.10%) Degree
11 5 (5.10%) SAP
11 5 (5.10%) TestDirector
11 5 (5.10%) ERP
11 5 (5.10%) LAN
11 5 (5.10%) WAN
11 5 (5.10%) Front Office

Programme Director Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.06%) Drupal
2 1 (1.02%) CMS
2 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
2 1 (1.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.04%) SunGard GMI
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.02%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.04%) Office 365
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) SaaS
2 1 (1.02%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) LAN
1 5 (5.10%) WAN
2 1 (1.02%) Internet
2 1 (1.02%) Skype
2 1 (1.02%) VoIP
2 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.02%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.02%) Big Data
1 1 (1.02%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.02%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (5.10%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.02%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.02%) JUnit
2 1 (1.02%) Selenium
General
1 28 (28.57%) Finance
2 11 (11.22%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.16%) Retail
4 7 (7.14%) Banking
5 6 (6.12%) Marketing
6 5 (5.10%) Front Office
7 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.04%) Legal
8 2 (2.04%) Local Government
9 1 (1.02%) Back Office
9 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.02%) Publishing
9 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.02%) .NET
1 1 (1.02%) Ajax
1 1 (1.02%) CSS
1 1 (1.02%) CSS3
1 1 (1.02%) Django
1 1 (1.02%) Guice
1 1 (1.02%) HTML
1 1 (1.02%) HTML5
1 1 (1.02%) JSON
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.02%) Play Framework
1 1 (1.02%) REST
1 1 (1.02%) RESTful
1 1 (1.02%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (1.02%) Spring
1 1 (1.02%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.10%) Data Centre
1 5 (5.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (4.08%) Fixed Income
3 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.06%) Derivative
3 3 (3.06%) NHS
4 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.02%) Equities
5 1 (1.02%) Fintech
5 1 (1.02%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.02%) PMI
5 1 (1.02%) Smart Home
5 1 (1.02%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.04%) Windows
2 1 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (20.41%) Programme Management
3 16 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.24%) PRINCE2
4 12 (12.24%) Project Management
5 9 (9.18%) Change Management
6 7 (7.14%) CRM
7 6 (6.12%) Matrix Management
7 6 (6.12%) Migration
7 6 (6.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (5.10%) ERP
8 5 (5.10%) Line Management
8 5 (5.10%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (5.10%) Process Improvement
8 5 (5.10%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.08%) Business Transformation
9 4 (4.08%) Contract Management
9 4 (4.08%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.08%) Regression Testing
9 4 (4.08%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.06%) C
2 1 (1.02%) C#
2 1 (1.02%) Java
2 1 (1.02%) Python
2 1 (1.02%) Ruby
2 1 (1.02%) Scala
2 1 (1.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.10%) Degree
2 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) PMP
3 3 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.02%) ISEB
4 1 (1.02%) MBA
4 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.02%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.02%) EMIR
2 1 (1.02%) MiFID
2 1 (1.02%) SEPA
Vendors
1 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.10%) SAP
3 2 (2.04%) Cisco
3 2 (2.04%) FIS
3 2 (2.04%) Murex
3 2 (2.04%) SunGard
4 1 (1.02%) Google
4 1 (1.02%) HP
4 1 (1.02%) NEC
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle