The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £700 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 26 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 114 128
Rank change year-on-year -13 +14  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 42 51 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.27% 1.53% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.60% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 42 47
Median daily rate £700 £700 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £525 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £755 £786 £885
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £545
% change year-on-year - +0.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.02 £55.00 £57.00
% change year-on-year -32.69% -3.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3166 3182 5507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.42% 95.70% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2430 2585 4243
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 37 97
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.60% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Programme Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in the City of London

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Manager in the City of London

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Manager in the City of London

Programme Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Manager in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Manager in the City of London

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 City of London region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 34 (49.28%) Finance
2 26 (37.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (34.78%) Banking
4 23 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (30.43%) Programme Management
6 18 (26.09%) Project Management
7 14 (20.29%) PRINCE2
8 9 (13.04%) Change Control
8 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (11.59%) Oracle
9 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Excel
9 8 (11.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 8 (11.59%) PMO
10 7 (10.14%) Programme Delivery
10 7 (10.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (10.14%) Migration
11 6 (8.70%) Legal
11 6 (8.70%) Financial Institution
11 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
11 6 (8.70%) Hedge funds
11 6 (8.70%) Investment Banking
11 6 (8.70%) AOP
11 6 (8.70%) Office 365
12 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
12 5 (7.25%) GDPR
12 5 (7.25%) MiFID
12 5 (7.25%) Matrix Management
12 5 (7.25%) Law
13 4 (5.80%) Information Security

Programme Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.45%) SAS
3 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Bloomberg AIM
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (1.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Skype
2 1 (1.45%) Intranet
2 1 (1.45%) LAN
2 1 (1.45%) WAN
2 1 (1.45%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) Big Data
1 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 34 (49.28%) Finance
2 24 (34.78%) Banking
3 6 (8.70%) Financial Institution
3 6 (8.70%) Investment Banking
3 6 (8.70%) Legal
4 5 (7.25%) Law
5 4 (5.80%) Retail
6 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.90%) Marketing
7 2 (2.90%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.45%) Advertising
8 1 (1.45%) Automotive
8 1 (1.45%) Back Office
8 1 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.45%) Front Office
8 1 (1.45%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.45%) Publishing
8 1 (1.45%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Hedge funds
2 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.90%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.90%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.90%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Contactless
4 1 (1.45%) Derivative
4 1 (1.45%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.45%) NHS
4 1 (1.45%) NPfIT
4 1 (1.45%) PMI
4 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.45%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Windows
1 3 (4.35%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (30.43%) Programme Management
4 18 (26.09%) Project Management
5 14 (20.29%) PRINCE2
6 9 (13.04%) Change Control
7 7 (10.14%) Migration
7 7 (10.14%) Programme Delivery
7 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (8.70%) AOP
9 5 (7.25%) Matrix Management
10 4 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.80%) Data Protection
10 4 (5.80%) Information Security
10 4 (5.80%) Test Strategy
10 4 (5.80%) Waterfall
11 3 (4.35%) Analytics
11 3 (4.35%) Defect Management
11 3 (4.35%) Investment Management
11 3 (4.35%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.90%) C
2 1 (1.45%) C#
2 1 (1.45%) Java
2 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (5.80%) Degree
3 3 (4.35%) PMP
4 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.45%) CIMA
5 1 (1.45%) CISA
5 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) PMO
2 5 (7.25%) GDPR
2 5 (7.25%) MiFID
3 2 (2.90%) QA
4 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.45%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.45%) EMIR
4 1 (1.45%) IFRS
4 1 (1.45%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (11.59%) Oracle
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.45%) Apple
3 1 (1.45%) ATG
3 1 (1.45%) Avaya
3 1 (1.45%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco
3 1 (1.45%) hybris
3 1 (1.45%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.45%) Pega
3 1 (1.45%) Planview
3 1 (1.45%) Reuters
3 1 (1.45%) SAP
3 1 (1.45%) Workday
City of London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per day + Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago