The median contractor rate for a Programme Director was £888 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 April 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 Director
UK / England
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 544 584 574
Rank change year-on-year +40 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Director 37 56 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.087% 0.11% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 39 31
Median daily rate £888 £700 £800
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.78% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £484 £675
10% offered a daily rate of more than £1,100 £905 £1,050
UK excluding London median daily rate £900 £727 £750
% change year-on-year +23.79% -3.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40403 49015 48920
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.60% 95.21% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26381 32431 30137
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1342 1401 1962
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.95 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.29% +2.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

Programme Director
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Programme Director in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Director in England

Programme Director
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Director in England

Programme Director
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Director in England over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Director in England

Programme Director
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Director in England

Programme Director
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
London +28 28 £875 +25.00% 5
South East +21 5 £923 +23.00%
North West +31 1 - -
West Midlands +24 1 £850 -
Midlands +2 1 - -
South West -1 1 - -
Programme Director
UK

Programme Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 across the England region featuring Programme Director in the job title.

1 25 (32.89%) Stakeholder Management
1 25 (32.89%) Programme Management
2 24 (31.58%) Finance
3 14 (18.42%) Telecoms
4 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (13.16%) PRINCE2
6 9 (11.84%) Project Management
7 8 (10.53%) PMO
8 7 (9.21%) Retail
9 6 (7.89%) Banking
10 5 (6.58%) SAP
10 5 (6.58%) Marketing
10 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (5.26%) Process Improvement
11 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (5.26%) Migration
11 4 (5.26%) Change Management
11 4 (5.26%) IT Strategy
11 4 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (3.95%) Matrix Organization
12 3 (3.95%) Business Transformation
12 3 (3.95%) Asset Management
12 3 (3.95%) CRM
12 3 (3.95%) ERP
12 3 (3.95%) WAN
12 3 (3.95%) Matrix Management
12 3 (3.95%) Line Management
12 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
13 2 (2.63%) Target Operating Model
13 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills

Programme Director Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1 (1.32%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.32%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) WAN
2 2 (2.63%) 2G
2 2 (2.63%) 3G
2 2 (2.63%) 4G
2 2 (2.63%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) Big Data
1 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.32%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.32%) JUnit
1 1 (1.32%) Selenium
1 1 (1.32%) TestDirector
General
1 24 (31.58%) Finance
2 14 (18.42%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.21%) Retail
4 6 (7.89%) Banking
5 5 (6.58%) Marketing
6 1 (1.32%) Back Office
6 1 (1.32%) Electronics
6 1 (1.32%) Front Office
6 1 (1.32%) Legal
6 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) Ajax
1 1 (1.32%) CSS
1 1 (1.32%) CSS3
1 1 (1.32%) Django
1 1 (1.32%) Guice
1 1 (1.32%) HTML
1 1 (1.32%) HTML5
1 1 (1.32%) JSON
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.32%) Play Framework
1 1 (1.32%) REST
1 1 (1.32%) RESTful
1 1 (1.32%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (1.32%) Spring
1 1 (1.32%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.95%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.32%) Derivative
4 1 (1.32%) EMV
4 1 (1.32%) Equities
4 1 (1.32%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.32%) FMCG
4 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.32%) NHS
4 1 (1.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.89%) Programme Management
1 25 (32.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.16%) PRINCE2
4 9 (11.84%) Project Management
5 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (5.26%) Change Management
6 4 (5.26%) IT Strategy
6 4 (5.26%) Migration
6 4 (5.26%) Process Improvement
7 3 (3.95%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.95%) Business Transformation
7 3 (3.95%) CRM
7 3 (3.95%) ERP
7 3 (3.95%) Line Management
7 3 (3.95%) Matrix Management
7 3 (3.95%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (2.63%) Analytics
8 2 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (2.63%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.32%) C
1 1 (1.32%) C#
1 1 (1.32%) Java
1 1 (1.32%) Python
1 1 (1.32%) Ruby
1 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.63%) PMP
2 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) PMO
2 1 (1.32%) SEPA
Vendors
1 5 (6.58%) SAP
2 1 (1.32%) Charles River
2 1 (1.32%) Cisco
2 1 (1.32%) Google
2 1 (1.32%) NEC
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle
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