Period
to 19 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Programme Manager was £610 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 157 145 140
Rank change year-on-year -12 -5 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Manager 43 43 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.91% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.95% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 44
West Midlands median daily rate £610 £515 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.45% -4.19% -2.27%
10th Percentile £438 £375 £404
90th Percentile £738 £705 £684
England median daily rate £625 £600 £600
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.14 £35.63 £80.00
% change year-on-year +18.26% -55.46% +213.30%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,792 4,518 4,951
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.36% 95.12% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,988 2,816 2,996
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 189 220
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.51% +10.45% +5.18%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £10.75
90th Percentile £45.00 £48.75 £40.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +1.08% -

Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Programme Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Programme Manager in the West Midlands

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Manager in the West Midlands

Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Manager in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Manager in the West Midlands

Programme Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programme Manager in the West Midlands

Programme Manager
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Manager within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 February 2019. 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
Birmingham +18 15 £600 +20.00% 1
Shropshire - 9 £626 -
Coventry -17 5 £443 -23.38% 1
Warwickshire +7 3 £543 -15.73%
Staffordshire -7 1 £513 +7.89%
Solihull - 1 - -
Programme Manager
England

Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, Programme Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Programme Manager in the job title.

1 18 (41.86%) Programme Management
2 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) CRM
3 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
4 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (18.60%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (16.28%) JIRA
5 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
5 7 (16.28%) Confluence
5 7 (16.28%) Scrum
5 7 (16.28%) Project Management
5 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (16.28%) JIRA Agile
6 6 (13.95%) Product Management
7 5 (11.63%) Finance
7 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
7 5 (11.63%) ERP
7 5 (11.63%) SOA
7 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
7 5 (11.63%) Kanban
7 5 (11.63%) Resource Management
7 5 (11.63%) Coaching
7 5 (11.63%) Data Engineering
8 4 (9.30%) Dependency Management
8 4 (9.30%) Change Control
8 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
9 3 (6.98%) Retail
9 3 (6.98%) Marketing
9 3 (6.98%) PMP
9 3 (6.98%) SAP

Programme Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (16.28%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) ArchestrA
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) JIRA
1 7 (16.28%) JIRA Agile
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Military
3 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Programme Management
2 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) CRM
4 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (16.28%) Project Management
5 7 (16.28%) Scrum
6 6 (13.95%) Product Management
7 5 (11.63%) Coaching
7 5 (11.63%) Data Engineering
7 5 (11.63%) ERP
7 5 (11.63%) Kanban
7 5 (11.63%) Resource Management
7 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
7 5 (11.63%) SOA
8 4 (9.30%) Change Control
8 4 (9.30%) Dependency Management
9 3 (6.98%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.98%) People Management
9 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (6.98%) PMP
4 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
3 3 (6.98%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Wonderware