Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 May 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)
England > North West
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 121 86
Rank change year-on-year +11 -35 -22
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 115 88 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.98% 1.62% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.93% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 42 105
North West median daily rate £550 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +17.65% +4.29%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £240
90th Percentile £638 £685 £700
England median daily rate £513 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 9
North West median hourly rate £41.50 £48.67 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.72% +13.17% -30.08%
10th Percentile £26.58 £36.21 £26.97
90th Percentile £55.25 £55.00 £47.45
England median hourly rate £38.26 £42.75 £44.61
% change year-on-year -10.50% -4.17% +2.39%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,983 4,549 6,424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.60% 83.59% 83.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,135 2,807 3,917
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £244 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £563
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 198 231
North West median hourly rate £23.20 £36.74 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.85% +13.04% +44.44%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £53.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.06 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.21% +8.96% +9.52%

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Programme Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Management in the North West

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Management in the North West

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in the North West over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Management in the North West

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Management in the North West

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in the North West over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Programme Management in the North West

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 24 May 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
Manchester -6 59 £550 +7.32% 16
Lancashire +1 23 £544 +31.02%
Cheshire -8 18 £438 -20.45% 4
Cumbria -11 7 £550 -
Merseyside +16 6 £500 -3.38%
Programme Management
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 North West region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 73 (63.48%) Finance
2 47 (40.87%) Manufacturing
3 36 (31.30%) SAP
3 36 (31.30%) Marketing
4 35 (30.43%) Electronics
4 35 (30.43%) Telecoms
5 34 (29.57%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (29.57%) Digital Marketing
6 31 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (24.35%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (23.48%) Project Management
9 25 (21.74%) Python
10 23 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 23 (20.00%) Big Data
11 22 (19.13%) Machine Learning
12 21 (18.26%) Test Automation
12 21 (18.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (16.52%) SDLC
14 18 (15.65%) Kubernetes
14 18 (15.65%) DevOps
15 17 (14.78%) Linux
16 16 (13.91%) ITIL
16 16 (13.91%) Degree
17 15 (13.04%) Resource Management
17 15 (13.04%) Service Management
17 15 (13.04%) Ansible
18 13 (11.30%) Java
18 13 (11.30%) Scrum
18 13 (11.30%) TeamCity
18 13 (11.30%) Service Design

Programme Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 8 (6.96%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.61%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.87%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.87%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 9 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.61%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.61%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.87%) DMARC
1 1 (0.87%) LAN
1 1 (0.87%) RS-422
1 1 (0.87%) Skype
1 1 (0.87%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (1.74%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (1.74%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.87%) GIS
3 1 (0.87%) HDInsight
3 1 (0.87%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (11.30%) TeamCity
2 10 (8.70%) JIRA
3 9 (7.83%) GitLab
3 9 (7.83%) PyCharm
4 5 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.74%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.74%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.74%) Selenium
6 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.87%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.87%) Rational Statemate
General
1 73 (63.48%) Finance
2 47 (40.87%) Manufacturing
3 36 (31.30%) Marketing
4 35 (30.43%) Electronics
4 35 (30.43%) Telecoms
5 7 (6.09%) Banking
6 4 (3.48%) Law
7 3 (2.61%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.61%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.61%) Legal
8 2 (1.74%) Retail
8 2 (1.74%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.87%) Avionics
9 1 (0.87%) Back Office
9 1 (0.87%) Military
9 1 (0.87%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (18.26%) Project Manager
2 14 (12.17%) Programme Manager
2 14 (12.17%) Software Engineer
3 12 (10.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (8.70%) Senior Manager
5 9 (7.83%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) Delivery Manager
6 8 (6.96%) Developer
6 8 (6.96%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) IT Manager
8 6 (5.22%) Agile Delivery Manager
9 5 (4.35%) Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) HR Manager
9 5 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Business Manager
10 4 (3.48%) Digital Project Manager
10 4 (3.48%) Senior Delivery Manager
10 4 (3.48%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.09%) AngularJS
2 4 (3.48%) .NET
2 4 (3.48%) React
2 4 (3.48%) Velocity
3 3 (2.61%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.61%) CSS
3 3 (2.61%) Express
3 3 (2.61%) Hibernate
3 3 (2.61%) HTML
3 3 (2.61%) Middleware
3 3 (2.61%) Spring
3 3 (2.61%) Spring Boot
3 3 (2.61%) Web Services
4 1 (0.87%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.87%) PySpark
4 1 (0.87%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 1 (0.87%) WCF
4 1 (0.87%) WinForms
4 1 (0.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.35%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.43%) User Experience
3 9 (7.83%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.35%) Life Science
5 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.74%) NHS
6 2 (1.74%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.74%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.87%) PMI
7 1 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.87%) Social Media
7 1 (0.87%) Social Network
7 1 (0.87%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.78%) Linux
2 6 (5.22%) Unix
2 6 (5.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.57%) Business Intelligence
1 34 (29.57%) Digital Marketing
2 31 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (23.48%) Project Management
4 23 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 22 (19.13%) Machine Learning
6 21 (18.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (18.26%) Test Automation
7 19 (16.52%) SDLC
8 18 (15.65%) DevOps
9 16 (13.91%) ITIL
10 15 (13.04%) Resource Management
10 15 (13.04%) Service Management
11 13 (11.30%) Scrum
11 13 (11.30%) Service Design
12 12 (10.43%) Business Analysis
12 12 (10.43%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (9.57%) Change Management
14 10 (8.70%) Decision-Making
14 10 (8.70%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.74%) Python
2 13 (11.30%) Java
3 12 (10.43%) Go
4 7 (6.09%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.48%) C
5 4 (3.48%) C++
6 3 (2.61%) C#
6 3 (2.61%) Groovy
6 3 (2.61%) Java 8
6 3 (2.61%) Ruby
6 3 (2.61%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.74%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.87%) Ada
8 1 (0.87%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (13.91%) Degree
2 6 (5.22%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (3.48%) APMG
5 2 (1.74%) APMP
5 2 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.87%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.87%) PCI QSA
6 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.70%) QA
2 8 (6.96%) GCP
2 8 (6.96%) PMO
3 4 (3.48%) GDPR
4 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.87%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.87%) P3O
4 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.87%) PSD2
4 1 (0.87%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (8.70%) Docker
2 4 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.61%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 18 (15.65%) Kubernetes
2 15 (13.04%) Ansible
3 11 (9.57%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (9.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (31.30%) SAP
2 9 (7.83%) Atlassian
2 9 (7.83%) Google
3 6 (5.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.48%) Oracle
4 4 (3.48%) VMware
5 2 (1.74%) Cadence
6 1 (0.87%) Pega
6 1 (0.87%) Planview
6 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com