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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 108 114
Rank change year-on-year +46 +6  
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 77 22 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.31% 0.88% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.93% 1.10% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 8 19
Median daily rate £538 £538 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £307 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £608 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.23% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £23.52 £44.29 £31.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.89% +38.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £39.00 £16.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £49.14 £47.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.51 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +0.02% +21.42%  

Programme Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1961 2001 2447
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 84.27% 80.07% 79.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 1153 1457
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 153 180
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.62 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.71% -16.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.50 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Programme Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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
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 3 months to 26 June 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
Essex +33 61 £538 -4.44% 5
Hertfordshire -4 5 £600 +9.09% 1
Cambridgeshire -2 4 £375 -40.00% 7
Bedfordshire -4 4 - -
Suffolk +14 2 £500 -
East Anglia - 1 £800 -
Programme Management
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 98 (80.33%) Finance
2 76 (62.30%) Telecoms
2 76 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (60.66%) SAP
4 73 (59.84%) Manufacturing
4 73 (59.84%) Marketing
4 73 (59.84%) Digital Marketing
5 71 (58.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 71 (58.20%) Electronics
5 71 (58.20%) Business Intelligence
6 65 (53.28%) TDD
7 61 (50.00%) SOA
8 56 (45.90%) Middleware
9 41 (33.61%) JSON
10 40 (32.79%) Greenfield Project
11 39 (31.97%) XML
12 38 (31.15%) Oracle
13 37 (30.33%) XSLT
13 37 (30.33%) XPath
13 37 (30.33%) Swagger
14 35 (28.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 35 (28.69%) WSO2
15 34 (27.87%) Apache Camel
15 34 (27.87%) Mule
15 34 (27.87%) Oracle Service Bus
15 34 (27.87%) Maven
15 34 (27.87%) WireMock
16 32 (26.23%) DevOps
17 30 (24.59%) Scrum
17 30 (24.59%) Project Management

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 35 (28.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 34 (27.87%) Mule
2 34 (27.87%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (3.28%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.82%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (3.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 71 (58.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.92%) Dynamics 365
1 6 (4.92%) Office 365
2 5 (4.10%) IaaS
2 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.10%) PaaS
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.82%) SaaS
3 1 (0.82%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.28%) Skype
2 2 (1.64%) HTTP
2 2 (1.64%) Internet
2 2 (1.64%) SSL
2 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.82%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (27.87%) Maven
2 17 (13.93%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.28%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.46%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.46%) Subversion
5 2 (1.64%) JIRA
6 1 (0.82%) JMeter
6 1 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.82%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.82%) VectorCAST
General
1 98 (80.33%) Finance
2 76 (62.30%) Telecoms
3 73 (59.84%) Manufacturing
3 73 (59.84%) Marketing
4 71 (58.20%) Electronics
5 6 (4.92%) Local Government
6 5 (4.10%) Retail
7 2 (1.64%) Games
7 2 (1.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.82%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.82%) Automotive
8 1 (0.82%) Back Office
8 1 (0.82%) Billing
8 1 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (30.33%) Developer
2 32 (26.23%) Agile Developer
2 32 (26.23%) SOA Developer
3 30 (24.59%) Integration Developer
4 21 (17.21%) Project Manager
5 19 (15.57%) Programme Manager
6 16 (13.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (8.20%) Middleware Engineer
8 7 (5.74%) Lead Developer
8 7 (5.74%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.74%) Senior DevOps
8 7 (5.74%) Senior Manager
8 7 (5.74%) Technical Manager
8 7 (5.74%) Technical Programme Manager
9 6 (4.92%) Analyst
9 6 (4.92%) Integration Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Project Leader
9 6 (4.92%) Scrum Master
9 6 (4.92%) Senior Agile Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (45.90%) Middleware
2 41 (33.61%) JSON
3 39 (31.97%) XML
4 37 (30.33%) Swagger
4 37 (30.33%) XSLT
5 34 (27.87%) Apache Camel
5 34 (27.87%) WireMock
6 10 (8.20%) SOAP
7 9 (7.38%) Web Services
8 8 (6.56%) RESTful
9 4 (3.28%) WSDL
9 4 (3.28%) XSD
10 3 (2.46%) JSON Schema
10 3 (2.46%) Play Framework
10 3 (2.46%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.82%) HTML5
11 1 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.82%) REST
11 1 (0.82%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 40 (32.79%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (11.48%) PMI
3 5 (4.10%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.28%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.64%) NHS
5 2 (1.64%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.82%) EPoS
6 1 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.82%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.82%) Social Media
6 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.92%) Windows
2 5 (4.10%) Linux
2 5 (4.10%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.46%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.64%) CentOS
4 2 (1.64%) Fedora
4 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.64%) Unix
5 1 (0.82%) Android
5 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.82%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (59.84%) Digital Marketing
3 71 (58.20%) Business Intelligence
4 65 (53.28%) TDD
5 61 (50.00%) SOA
6 32 (26.23%) DevOps
7 30 (24.59%) Project Management
7 30 (24.59%) Scrum
8 26 (21.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (13.93%) Configuration Management
11 15 (12.30%) CRM
12 14 (11.48%) Risk Management
13 10 (8.20%) Coaching
14 9 (7.38%) PRINCE2
15 6 (4.92%) Continuous Delivery
15 6 (4.92%) Data Protection
15 6 (4.92%) Kanban
16 5 (4.10%) Information Assurance
16 5 (4.10%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.33%) XPath
2 12 (9.84%) Java
3 5 (4.10%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.28%) Groovy
5 3 (2.46%) Ruby
6 2 (1.64%) C
6 2 (1.64%) C++
6 2 (1.64%) Perl
6 2 (1.64%) Python
6 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.82%) Ada
7 1 (0.82%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (11.48%) PMI Certification
2 5 (4.10%) Degree
3 2 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.64%) PMP
3 2 (1.64%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) PMO
2 5 (4.10%) GDPR
3 1 (0.82%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.82%) IFRS
3 1 (0.82%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.82%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 22 (18.03%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (13.93%) Puppet
3 8 (6.56%) MOM
4 3 (2.46%) Ansible
Vendors
1 74 (60.66%) SAP
2 38 (31.15%) Oracle
3 35 (28.69%) WSO2
4 11 (9.02%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.28%) Nokia
6 3 (2.46%) Nokia Networks
7 2 (1.64%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (1.64%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.82%) Ariba
8 1 (0.82%) iManage
8 1 (0.82%) Planview
8 1 (0.82%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.82%) webMethods
8 1 (0.82%) Workday
8 1 (0.82%) Xamarin
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