The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 3 months to 28 March 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)
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 72 59
Rank change year-on-year +18 -13  
Contract jobs citing Programme Management 11 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.57% 1.16% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.37% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
Median daily rate £325 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +3.03% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £54.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £47.33 £51.57
% change year-on-year -7.03% -8.22%  

Programme Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 574 583 559
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 81.88% 84.86% 76.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 399 312
Median daily rate £396 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +53.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Programme Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Programme Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Management in Wales

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Management in Wales

Programme Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Management in Wales over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Management in Wales

Programme Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Management in Wales

Programme Management
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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
South Wales +17 7 £143 -62.00% 1
West Wales - 4 £545 -
Programme Management
UK

Programme Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for Programme Management.

1 33 (80.49%) Finance
2 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (60.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 25 (60.98%) Marketing
3 25 (60.98%) Digital Marketing
3 25 (60.98%) Manufacturing
3 25 (60.98%) Electronics
3 25 (60.98%) Telecoms
3 25 (60.98%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (60.98%) SAP
4 22 (53.66%) Java
5 20 (48.78%) Security Cleared
6 18 (43.90%) Configuration Management
7 17 (41.46%) SC Cleared
8 16 (39.02%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (39.02%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (39.02%) Jenkins
8 16 (39.02%) Ansible
8 16 (39.02%) Relational Database
9 14 (34.15%) Domain-Driven Design
9 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
9 14 (34.15%) PRINCE2
9 14 (34.15%) REST
10 11 (26.83%) Project Management
11 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
12 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
12 9 (21.95%) Software Delivery
13 8 (19.51%) MS Project
14 7 (17.07%) Web Services
14 7 (17.07%) NHS

Programme Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.88%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) Confluence
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Project
2 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
2 4 (9.76%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (60.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (39.02%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 16 (39.02%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.32%) JUnit
3 3 (7.32%) Selenium
4 2 (4.88%) JBehave
4 2 (4.88%) JIRA
4 2 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 33 (80.49%) Finance
2 25 (60.98%) Electronics
2 25 (60.98%) Manufacturing
2 25 (60.98%) Marketing
2 25 (60.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Developer
2 15 (36.59%) Java Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Cloud Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Applications Developer
4 6 (14.63%) AWS Developer
4 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Java Applications Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Project Officer
5 4 (9.76%) Project Support Officer
5 4 (9.76%) Support Officer
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Agile Java Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Programme Planner
7 2 (4.88%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Digital Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) REST
2 7 (17.07%) Web Services
3 5 (12.20%) JSON
4 3 (7.32%) CSS
5 2 (4.88%) Dropwizard
5 2 (4.88%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (4.88%) HTML
5 2 (4.88%) MCollective
5 2 (4.88%) XML
6 1 (2.44%) Node.js
6 1 (2.44%) RESTful
6 1 (2.44%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
2 7 (17.07%) NHS
3 2 (4.88%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.88%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) PKI
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) LIMS
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
3 4 (9.76%) Unix
4 2 (4.88%) AIX
4 2 (4.88%) pSOS
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (60.98%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (60.98%) Digital Marketing
3 18 (43.90%) Configuration Management
4 16 (39.02%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (34.15%) Domain-Driven Design
5 14 (34.15%) PRINCE2
6 11 (26.83%) Project Management
7 9 (21.95%) Software Delivery
8 5 (12.20%) OWASP
8 5 (12.20%) Scrum
8 5 (12.20%) Secure Coding
9 4 (9.76%) Change Control
9 4 (9.76%) Change Management
9 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.76%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (9.76%) Informatics
9 4 (9.76%) Information Management
9 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.32%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) Java
2 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.76%) SQL
4 3 (7.32%) Python
5 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (48.78%) Security Cleared
2 17 (41.46%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) CEH
3 2 (4.88%) CISSP
3 2 (4.88%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) P3O
2 2 (4.88%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) PMO
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (4.88%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 16 (39.02%) Ansible
2 2 (4.88%) Nessus
2 2 (4.88%) Packer
2 2 (4.88%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) Rundeck
2 2 (4.88%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (4.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (4.88%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) SAP
2 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) IBM
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.88%) Sonatype
3 2 (4.88%) Symantec
3 2 (4.88%) VMware