The median contractor rate for a IT Programme Manager was £619 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Programme Manager
England / London
Rank 394 402 388
Rank change year-on-year +8 -14  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Programme Manager 14 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.073% 0.082% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.086% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 18
Median daily rate £619 £700 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.60% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £529 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £765 £793 £1,000
UK excluding London median daily rate £536 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +2.14% -  
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18077 20886 19765
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.05% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12856 14960 13636
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 281 362
Median hourly rate £22.75 £15.75 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -17.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

IT Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Programme Manager in London

IT Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Programme Manager in London

IT Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Programme Manager in London over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Programme Manager in London

IT Programme Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Programme Manager in London

IT Programme Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Programme Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
City of London +1 3 £504 -25.37%
Croydon - 1 £613 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £475 -
IT Programme Manager
England

IT Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT 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 London region featuring IT Programme Manager in the job title.

1 14 (42.42%) Finance
1 14 (42.42%) Project Management
2 13 (39.39%) Programme Management
3 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (24.24%) Change Management
4 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
4 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.18%) Banking
5 6 (18.18%) Line Management
6 4 (12.12%) Programme Governance
6 4 (12.12%) Data Transformation
6 4 (12.12%) Legal
7 3 (9.09%) Data Management
7 3 (9.09%) Degree
7 3 (9.09%) Business Transformation
7 3 (9.09%) IT Strategy
8 2 (6.06%) PMO
8 2 (6.06%) Change Control
8 2 (6.06%) SDLC
8 2 (6.06%) JIRA
8 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Cash Management
8 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (6.06%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
8 2 (6.06%) Migration
8 2 (6.06%) Law

IT Programme Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
1 1 (3.03%) SuccessFactors
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Legal
4 2 (6.06%) Law
5 1 (3.03%) Advertising
5 1 (3.03%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.03%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.03%) Market Risk
1 1 (3.03%) NHS
1 1 (3.03%) NPfIT
1 1 (3.03%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Project Management
2 13 (39.39%) Programme Management
3 8 (24.24%) Change Management
3 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
5 6 (18.18%) Line Management
6 4 (12.12%) Data Transformation
6 4 (12.12%) Programme Governance
7 3 (9.09%) Business Transformation
7 3 (9.09%) Data Management
7 3 (9.09%) IT Strategy
8 2 (6.06%) Change Control
8 2 (6.06%) ERP
8 2 (6.06%) ITIL
8 2 (6.06%) Migration
8 2 (6.06%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (6.06%) Practice Management
8 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.06%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) CIMA
2 1 (3.03%) CISA
2 1 (3.03%) CISM
2 1 (3.03%) CISSP
2 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PMO
2 1 (3.03%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) SAP
1 1 (3.03%) Wallstreet Suite
1 1 (3.03%) Workday