Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 15 36
Rank change year-on-year -14 +21 +36
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 99 95 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 10.10% 14.22% 5.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.46% 16.27% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 80 37
Essex median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -1.55%
10th Percentile £466 £506 £406
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Essex median hourly rate £45.00 £38.26 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.62% +2.03% -9.64%
10th Percentile £42.50 £38.26 £36.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.26 £42.65
East of England median hourly rate £28.83 £45.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year -35.93% +14.65% -9.48%

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 864 584 714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 88.16% 87.43% 87.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 409 463
Essex median daily rate £500 £488 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +30.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £230
90th Percentile £600 £600 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 50 109
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £32.10 £34.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.59% -7.29% +8.44%
10th Percentile £12.41 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.63 £63.75 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £18.75 £33.17 £32.50
% change year-on-year -43.46% +2.05% +9.24%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 - 6 £600 -
Harlow -5 4 £525 -
Chelmsford +2 2 £563 +4.65% 1
Brentwood +6 1 - -
Maldon - 1 £500 -
Programme Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 96 (96.97%) Finance
2 89 (89.90%) Telecoms
2 89 (89.90%) SAP
2 89 (89.90%) Business Intelligence
2 89 (89.90%) Marketing
3 88 (88.89%) Digital Marketing
3 88 (88.89%) Manufacturing
3 88 (88.89%) Electronics
4 76 (76.77%) Web Services
5 65 (65.66%) SOA
6 64 (64.65%) Greenfield Project
7 63 (63.64%) SOAP
7 63 (63.64%) TDD
8 61 (61.62%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (58.59%) Middleware
10 52 (52.53%) Java
11 51 (51.52%) RESTful
12 41 (41.41%) XML
13 39 (39.39%) Mule
13 39 (39.39%) WSO2
13 39 (39.39%) Apache Camel
14 37 (37.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 37 (37.37%) Oracle Service Bus
14 37 (37.37%) Oracle
15 34 (34.34%) JSON
16 28 (28.28%) Amazon AWS
17 27 (27.27%) Java 8
18 26 (26.26%) Scrum
19 23 (23.23%) Maven
20 22 (22.22%) XPath

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 39 (39.39%) Mule
2 37 (37.37%) Oracle Service Bus
2 37 (37.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (6.06%) Confluence
4 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (28.28%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.01%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (23.23%) Maven
2 10 (10.10%) SoapUI
3 8 (8.08%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.06%) JIRA
5 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.02%) JMeter
General
1 96 (96.97%) Finance
2 89 (89.90%) Marketing
2 89 (89.90%) Telecoms
3 88 (88.89%) Electronics
3 88 (88.89%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.02%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.01%) Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Legal
5 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (40.40%) Developer
2 34 (34.34%) Integration Developer
3 29 (29.29%) Senior Developer
4 21 (21.21%) Java Developer
5 17 (17.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (16.16%) SOA Developer
7 14 (14.14%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (13.13%) Senior DevOps
8 13 (13.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 12 (12.12%) Agile Developer
9 12 (12.12%) Tester
10 11 (11.11%) Senior Agile Developer
11 10 (10.10%) Automation Tester
11 10 (10.10%) Lead Developer
12 7 (7.07%) Lead Java Developer
13 6 (6.06%) Author
13 6 (6.06%) Business Analyst
13 6 (6.06%) Technical Author
13 6 (6.06%) Technical Business Analyst
13 6 (6.06%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (76.77%) Web Services
2 63 (63.64%) SOAP
3 58 (58.59%) Middleware
4 51 (51.52%) RESTful
5 41 (41.41%) XML
6 39 (39.39%) Apache Camel
7 34 (34.34%) JSON
8 22 (22.22%) Swagger
8 22 (22.22%) WireMock
8 22 (22.22%) XSLT
9 14 (14.14%) REST
10 7 (7.07%) WSDL
11 2 (2.02%) JMS
12 1 (1.01%) CSS
12 1 (1.01%) HTML
12 1 (1.01%) jQuery
12 1 (1.01%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 64 (64.65%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (6.06%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.02%) PMI
4 1 (1.01%) CMDB
4 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.10%) Linux
2 9 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.01%) Windows
3 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (89.90%) Business Intelligence
2 88 (88.89%) Digital Marketing
3 65 (65.66%) SOA
4 63 (63.64%) TDD
5 61 (61.62%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (26.26%) Scrum
7 19 (19.19%) DevOps
8 18 (18.18%) Configuration Management
9 10 (10.10%) API Testing
9 10 (10.10%) Open Source
9 10 (10.10%) Technical Leadership
9 10 (10.10%) Test Automation
10 9 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.08%) Deployment Automation
11 8 (8.08%) Functional Testing
12 6 (6.06%) Business Analysis
13 5 (5.05%) Risk Management
13 5 (5.05%) SDET
14 4 (4.04%) Earned Value Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (52.53%) Java
2 27 (27.27%) Java 8
3 22 (22.22%) XPath
4 10 (10.10%) Groovy
5 5 (5.05%) Java 9
6 2 (2.02%) C
7 1 (1.01%) C#
7 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
1 7 (7.07%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.06%) Degree
3 2 (2.02%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.02%) PMP
3 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) PMO
2 1 (1.01%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.01%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.01%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (17.17%) Ansible
2 12 (12.12%) Terraform
3 5 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 89 (89.90%) SAP
2 39 (39.39%) WSO2
3 37 (37.37%) Oracle
4 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.05%) Talend
6 1 (1.01%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.01%) Sitecore