Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 19 November 2018 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)
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 16 47
Rank change year-on-year -7 +31 +29
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 140 120 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 12.99% 15.27% 4.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.64% 17.22% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 97 23
Essex median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -1.55%
East of England median daily rate £525 £525 £493
% change year-on-year - +6.60% +9.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Essex median hourly rate £45.00 - £39.00
10th Percentile £42.50 - £36.25
90th Percentile £47.50 - £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £28.83 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -35.93% +15.38% -14.15%

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 956 697 756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 88.68% 88.68% 86.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 477 455
Essex median daily rate £500 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £224
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 63 143
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £31.03 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.83% -1.49% -
10th Percentile £12.55 £11.94 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £63.75 £43.60
East of England median hourly rate £17.71 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -40.98% -3.23% +31.91%

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Programme Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Management in Essex

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Management in Essex

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in Essex over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Management in Essex

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Management in Essex

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. 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
Southend-on-Sea - 10 £600 -
Chelmsford 0 2 £563 +4.65%
Harlow -11 2 £500 -
Brentwood +11 1 - -
Maldon - 1 £500 -
Programme Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 135 (96.43%) Finance
2 132 (94.29%) Telecoms
2 132 (94.29%) SAP
2 132 (94.29%) Business Intelligence
2 132 (94.29%) Marketing
3 131 (93.57%) Digital Marketing
3 131 (93.57%) Electronics
3 131 (93.57%) Manufacturing
4 110 (78.57%) Web Services
5 102 (72.86%) Greenfield Project
6 96 (68.57%) SOA
6 96 (68.57%) TDD
7 92 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
8 88 (62.86%) SOAP
9 81 (57.86%) Middleware
10 74 (52.86%) Java
11 73 (52.14%) RESTful
12 57 (40.71%) XML
13 53 (37.86%) Mule
13 53 (37.86%) WSO2
13 53 (37.86%) Apache Camel
14 52 (37.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 52 (37.14%) Oracle Service Bus
14 52 (37.14%) Oracle
15 47 (33.57%) JSON
16 44 (31.43%) Scrum
17 38 (27.14%) Amazon AWS
18 37 (26.43%) Java 8
19 36 (25.71%) DevOps
19 36 (25.71%) Maven

Programme Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 53 (37.86%) Mule
2 52 (37.14%) Oracle Service Bus
2 52 (37.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (4.29%) Confluence
4 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (27.14%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 36 (25.71%) Maven
2 16 (11.43%) SoapUI
3 13 (9.29%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.29%) JIRA
6 3 (2.14%) JMeter
General
1 135 (96.43%) Finance
2 132 (94.29%) Marketing
2 132 (94.29%) Telecoms
3 131 (93.57%) Electronics
3 131 (93.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.71%) Banking
4 1 (0.71%) Legal
4 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (38.57%) Developer
2 41 (29.29%) Senior Developer
3 39 (27.86%) Integration Developer
4 31 (22.14%) Java Developer
5 26 (18.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 24 (17.14%) SOA Developer
7 19 (13.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 19 (13.57%) Tester
8 18 (12.86%) Agile Developer
8 18 (12.86%) Senior DevOps
8 18 (12.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 17 (12.14%) Senior Agile Developer
10 16 (11.43%) Automation Tester
11 12 (8.57%) Lead Developer
11 12 (8.57%) Lead Java Developer
12 10 (7.14%) Business Analyst
12 10 (7.14%) Technical Business Analyst
13 8 (5.71%) Java Automation Tester
14 7 (5.00%) Scrum Master
15 6 (4.29%) Technical Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (78.57%) Web Services
2 88 (62.86%) SOAP
3 81 (57.86%) Middleware
4 73 (52.14%) RESTful
5 57 (40.71%) XML
6 53 (37.86%) Apache Camel
7 47 (33.57%) JSON
8 33 (23.57%) Swagger
8 33 (23.57%) WireMock
8 33 (23.57%) XSLT
9 19 (13.57%) REST
10 9 (6.43%) WSDL
11 3 (2.14%) XML Schema
12 2 (1.43%) Elastic Stack
13 1 (0.71%) CSS
13 1 (0.71%) HTML
13 1 (0.71%) JMS
13 1 (0.71%) jQuery
13 1 (0.71%) JSON Schema
Miscellaneous
1 102 (72.86%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (4.29%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.43%) PMI
4 1 (0.71%) CMDB
4 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.00%) Linux
2 13 (9.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.71%) Windows
3 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (94.29%) Business Intelligence
2 131 (93.57%) Digital Marketing
3 96 (68.57%) SOA
3 96 (68.57%) TDD
4 92 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (31.43%) Scrum
6 36 (25.71%) DevOps
7 26 (18.57%) Configuration Management
8 18 (12.86%) Open Source
9 16 (11.43%) API Testing
9 16 (11.43%) Test Automation
10 13 (9.29%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (9.29%) Deployment Automation
11 10 (7.14%) Business Analysis
11 10 (7.14%) SDET
12 9 (6.43%) Functional Testing
13 7 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (5.00%) Kanban
13 7 (5.00%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 74 (52.86%) Java
2 37 (26.43%) Java 8
3 33 (23.57%) XPath
4 16 (11.43%) Groovy
5 10 (7.14%) Java 9
6 1 (0.71%) C#
6 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.43%) Degree
2 2 (1.43%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.43%) PMP
2 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.43%) PMO
2 1 (0.71%) Def Stans
2 1 (0.71%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (18.57%) Ansible
2 20 (14.29%) Terraform
3 6 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 132 (94.29%) SAP
2 53 (37.86%) WSO2
3 52 (37.14%) Oracle
4 9 (6.43%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.43%) Talend
5 1 (0.71%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.71%) Sitecore