Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Programme Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Programme Management over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Management (Program Management)
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 104 136
Rank change year-on-year +44 +32 +11
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 182 97 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.53% 1.99% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 2.45% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 61 40
East of England median daily rate £525 £493 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.60% +9.44% -
10th Percentile £413 £250 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £45.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -14.15% +71.43%
10th Percentile £24.63 £36.25 £40.60
90th Percentile £50.63 £44.88 £51.09
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £44.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.93% +12.66%

Programme Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4263 3966 4607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.60% 81.39% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2456 2303 2684
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £232
90th Percentile £575 £544 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 317 397
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +34.74% -1.53%
10th Percentile £11.53 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £45.44
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Programme Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Management in the East of England

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Programme Management in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Management in the East of England

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Management in the East of England

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Management in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Management in the East of England

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Programme Management in the East of England

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Management within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +31 120 £525 +10.53% 2
Cambridgeshire 0 23 £390 -24.82% 9
Hertfordshire -17 20 £750 +106.90% 3
Bedfordshire -4 13 £438 -27.08% 1
Norfolk -9 4 £444 -11.25% 1
Suffolk +11 1 - -
East Anglia - 1 £800 -
Programme Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 144 (79.12%) Finance
2 133 (73.08%) Marketing
3 128 (70.33%) Manufacturing
3 128 (70.33%) SAP
4 127 (69.78%) Business Intelligence
5 126 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
6 125 (68.68%) Electronics
6 125 (68.68%) Telecoms
6 125 (68.68%) Digital Marketing
7 113 (62.09%) TDD
8 110 (60.44%) SOA
9 106 (58.24%) Middleware
10 82 (45.05%) XML
10 82 (45.05%) Greenfield Project
11 81 (44.51%) JSON
12 75 (41.21%) Oracle
13 72 (39.56%) Mule
13 72 (39.56%) Oracle Service Bus
13 72 (39.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 72 (39.56%) WSO2
13 72 (39.56%) Apache Camel
14 71 (39.01%) Swagger
14 71 (39.01%) XPath
14 71 (39.01%) XSLT
14 71 (39.01%) Maven
14 71 (39.01%) WireMock
15 41 (22.53%) Scrum
16 35 (19.23%) SOAP
17 33 (18.13%) Configuration Management
18 32 (17.58%) DevOps

Programme Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 72 (39.56%) Mule
1 72 (39.56%) Oracle Service Bus
1 72 (39.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (2.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (6.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.49%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (4.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (2.20%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
1 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.65%) Office 365
2 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.10%) WAN
2 1 (0.55%) Firewall
2 1 (0.55%) LAN
2 1 (0.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (1.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 71 (39.01%) Maven
2 27 (14.84%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.30%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.65%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.10%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.10%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.10%) VectorCAST
6 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.55%) JIRA
6 1 (0.55%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.55%) XMLSpy
General
1 144 (79.12%) Finance
2 133 (73.08%) Marketing
3 128 (70.33%) Manufacturing
4 125 (68.68%) Electronics
4 125 (68.68%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.65%) Back Office
5 3 (1.65%) Local Government
5 3 (1.65%) Retail
6 2 (1.10%) Military
7 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.55%) Automotive
7 1 (0.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (41.21%) Developer
2 58 (31.87%) Integration Developer
3 57 (31.32%) Agile Developer
4 55 (30.22%) SOA Developer
5 43 (23.63%) Senior Developer
6 27 (14.84%) DevOps Engineer
7 26 (14.29%) Lead Developer
7 26 (14.29%) Senior Agile Developer
8 20 (10.99%) Middleware Engineer
9 19 (10.44%) Project Manager
10 17 (9.34%) Programme Manager
11 16 (8.79%) Integration Engineer
12 9 (4.95%) Analyst
13 7 (3.85%) Business Change Manager
13 7 (3.85%) Business Change Programme Manager
13 7 (3.85%) Business Manager
13 7 (3.85%) Change Manager
13 7 (3.85%) Programme Change Manager
13 7 (3.85%) Sales Manager
13 7 (3.85%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (58.24%) Middleware
2 82 (45.05%) XML
3 81 (44.51%) JSON
4 72 (39.56%) Apache Camel
5 71 (39.01%) Swagger
5 71 (39.01%) WireMock
5 71 (39.01%) XSLT
6 35 (19.23%) SOAP
7 30 (16.48%) Web Services
8 24 (13.19%) RESTful
9 11 (6.04%) WSDL
10 10 (5.49%) XSD
11 5 (2.75%) REST
12 4 (2.20%) JSON Schema
13 3 (1.65%) .NET
14 1 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 82 (45.05%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.30%) NHS
4 4 (2.20%) CMDB
4 4 (2.20%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.65%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.10%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.10%) PMI
6 2 (1.10%) Social Media
7 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.55%) EPoS
7 1 (0.55%) FMCG
7 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.10%) VxWorks
1 2 (1.10%) Windows
2 1 (0.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (69.78%) Business Intelligence
2 126 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (68.68%) Digital Marketing
4 113 (62.09%) TDD
5 110 (60.44%) SOA
6 41 (22.53%) Scrum
7 33 (18.13%) Configuration Management
8 32 (17.58%) DevOps
9 30 (16.48%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (12.09%) Project Management
11 12 (6.59%) PRINCE2
12 10 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (4.95%) Business Transformation
14 8 (4.40%) Change Management
14 8 (4.40%) People Management
14 8 (4.40%) Performance Management
14 8 (4.40%) Programme Delivery
15 6 (3.30%) Data Cleansing
15 6 (3.30%) ERP
15 6 (3.30%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 71 (39.01%) XPath
2 25 (13.74%) Java
3 11 (6.04%) C
4 6 (3.30%) Groovy
5 3 (1.65%) SQL
5 3 (1.65%) X++
6 2 (1.10%) C++
7 1 (0.55%) Ada
Qualifications
1 9 (4.95%) Degree
2 6 (3.30%) MCSE
2 6 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.30%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.20%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.65%) PMP
5 1 (0.55%) CCDE
5 1 (0.55%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.95%) PMO
2 5 (2.75%) Def Stans
3 3 (1.65%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.10%) DO-178B
4 2 (1.10%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.55%) GDPR
5 1 (0.55%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.55%) QA
5 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (0.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (14.84%) Opscode Chef
1 27 (14.84%) Puppet
2 4 (2.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 128 (70.33%) SAP
2 75 (41.21%) Oracle
3 72 (39.56%) WSO2
4 11 (6.04%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.30%) VMware
6 2 (1.10%) CyberArk
6 2 (1.10%) iManage
7 1 (0.55%) Ariba
7 1 (0.55%) BMC
7 1 (0.55%) Citrix
7 1 (0.55%) Planview
7 1 (0.55%) Remedy
7 1 (0.55%) ServiceNow