Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 November 2017 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 102 80
Rank change year-on-year +12 -22 +1
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 52 54 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.77% 1.52% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 1.82% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 41 45
Manchester median daily rate £550 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +26.67% -18.92%
10th Percentile £375 £330 £256
90th Percentile £675 £600 £688
North West median daily rate £538 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +19.44% - -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £30.00 -
North West median hourly rate £47.50 £37.88 £36.67
% change year-on-year +25.41% +3.30% -41.80%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2382 2975 3048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.05% 83.87% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1525 1892 1804
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 56 78
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -21.79% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.54 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.30 £40.00 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £25.12 £22.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year +14.18% -27.92% +74.40%

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Programme Management in Manchester

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Management in Manchester

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Management in Manchester

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Management in Manchester

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Oldham - 5 £625 -
Programme Management
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Programme Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 42 (80.77%) Finance
2 24 (46.15%) SAP
3 23 (44.23%) Manufacturing
3 23 (44.23%) Electronics
3 23 (44.23%) Telecoms
3 23 (44.23%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (44.23%) Marketing
3 23 (44.23%) Digital Marketing
4 20 (38.46%) Big Data
5 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (34.62%) Java
6 18 (34.62%) Python
7 16 (30.77%) TDD
7 16 (30.77%) BDD
7 16 (30.77%) Open Source
7 16 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (28.85%) Apache Spark
8 15 (28.85%) Docker
8 15 (28.85%) TeamCity
8 15 (28.85%) Git (software)
8 15 (28.85%) Hadoop
8 15 (28.85%) JIRA
8 15 (28.85%) Shell Script
8 15 (28.85%) Scrum
9 14 (26.92%) Linux
10 13 (25.00%) Cucumber
10 13 (25.00%) Akka
11 12 (23.08%) ITIL
11 12 (23.08%) PRINCE2
11 12 (23.08%) Project Management

Programme Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 15 (28.85%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.85%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (38.46%) Big Data
2 15 (28.85%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.77%) OLAP
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Git (software)
1 15 (28.85%) JIRA
1 15 (28.85%) TeamCity
2 13 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 42 (80.77%) Finance
2 23 (44.23%) Electronics
2 23 (44.23%) Manufacturing
2 23 (44.23%) Marketing
2 23 (44.23%) Telecoms
3 10 (19.23%) Back Office
4 8 (15.38%) Local Government
5 5 (9.62%) Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Developer
1 16 (30.77%) Programme Manager
2 15 (28.85%) Scala Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Software Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Apache Spark Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Hadoop Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Java Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Java Scala Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Java Software Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Support Manager
6 6 (11.54%) Project Manager
6 6 (11.54%) Transformation Manager
6 6 (11.54%) Transformation Programme Manager
7 5 (9.62%) ITIL Manager
7 5 (9.62%) Linux Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Architect
9 3 (5.77%) Data Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.85%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) Akka
2 2 (3.85%) .NET
2 2 (3.85%) PySpark
3 1 (1.92%) Ajax
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.92%) MSMQ
3 1 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.92%) Velocity
3 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.77%) PMI
3 3 (5.77%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Fintech
4 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Unix
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Business Intelligence
1 23 (44.23%) Digital Marketing
2 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (30.77%) BDD
3 16 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
3 16 (30.77%) Open Source
3 16 (30.77%) TDD
4 15 (28.85%) Scrum
5 12 (23.08%) ITIL
5 12 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 12 (23.08%) Project Management
6 10 (19.23%) ERP
6 10 (19.23%) ITSM
7 6 (11.54%) Change Management
8 5 (9.62%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.69%) Matrix Management
9 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.69%) Strategic Thinking
9 4 (7.69%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) Java
1 18 (34.62%) Python
2 15 (28.85%) Shell Script
3 10 (19.23%) Clojure
4 4 (7.69%) SQL
5 3 (5.77%) C
6 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.92%) C#
7 1 (1.92%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) Go
7 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (13.46%) Degree
3 3 (5.77%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.85%) PgMP
4 2 (3.85%) PMP
5 1 (1.92%) APMG
5 1 (1.92%) CCNA
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.92%) MCSE
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) PMO
2 2 (3.85%) GDPR
3 1 (1.92%) GCP
3 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (28.85%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Ansible
2 1 (1.92%) Mesos
2 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) SAP
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) VMware