Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Programme Manager
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 86 76
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 21 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.31% 1.06% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.10% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 10
Birmingham median daily rate £600 £625 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% -17.86%
10th Percentile £508 £406 £524
90th Percentile £850 £810 £700
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £525 £575
% change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £54.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1524 1458 1322
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 96.17% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1082 930 830
Birmingham median daily rate £395 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £225 £213
90th Percentile £525 £550 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 65
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.63% -1.67% +8.15%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.29 £10.73
90th Percentile £39.50 £27.42 £42.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Programme Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in Birmingham

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Manager in Birmingham

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Manager in Birmingham

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Programme Manager 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 across the Birmingham region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 9 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (33.33%) Project Management
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Migration
4 5 (23.81%) ERP
4 5 (23.81%) Programme Management
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) Finance
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 3 (14.29%) Retail
7 2 (9.52%) Degree
7 2 (9.52%) Windows
7 2 (9.52%) SAP
7 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.52%) PMP
7 2 (9.52%) Change Management
7 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
7 2 (9.52%) Programme Governance
7 2 (9.52%) Programme Delivery
7 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
7 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
7 2 (9.52%) Collaborative Working

Programme Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Maximo
1 1 (4.76%) NetSuite
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (4.76%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SMS
1 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) SAP HANA
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) EPoS
2 1 (4.76%) FMCG
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Project Management
3 6 (28.57%) Migration
4 5 (23.81%) ERP
4 5 (23.81%) Programme Management
5 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (9.52%) Programme Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Programme Governance
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.76%) CRM
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.76%) Service Management
7 1 (4.76%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) PMP
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) GDPR
1 1 (4.76%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) CODA
3 1 (4.76%) IFS
3 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.76%) Workday