The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £558 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 23 June 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 Manager
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 95 91
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 9 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.82% 0.53% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.55% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 11
Median daily rate £558 £638 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.54% +22.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £575 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £750 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.02 £55.00 £57.00
% change year-on-year -32.69% -3.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1081 1449 1428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.54% 95.96% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 1026 1030
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 35
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Programme Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in Leeds

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Manager in Leeds

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in Leeds over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Manager in Leeds

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Programme Manager 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 Leeds region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 11 (52.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
3 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Migration
4 4 (19.05%) Smart Meter
4 4 (19.05%) Change Control
4 4 (19.05%) Dependency Management
4 4 (19.05%) Coaching
5 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 3 (14.29%) Banking
6 2 (9.52%) NHS
6 2 (9.52%) Retail
6 2 (9.52%) Games
6 2 (9.52%) Advertising
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
6 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Wealth Management
6 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (4.76%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (4.76%) People Management
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Analytics

Programme Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Advertising
3 2 (9.52%) Games
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Smart Meter
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) NHS
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 6 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
4 4 (19.05%) Change Control
4 4 (19.05%) Coaching
4 4 (19.05%) Dependency Management
4 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.52%) Wealth Management
6 1 (4.76%) Application Rationalisation
6 1 (4.76%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Re-Platforming
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint