The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Test Programme Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Programme Manager
England / East of England
Rank 125 126 127
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.047% 0.042% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.044% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £538 £450 £800
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -43.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £463 £475
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2027 2255 2494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.39% 95.27% 96.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 1349 1508
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 229 204
Median hourly rate £31.00 £19.00 £16.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.15% +16.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Test Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Test Programme Manager in the job title.

Test Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Test Programme Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Programme Manager across the East of England region.

Test Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Test Programme Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Programme Manager within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 January 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
Suffolk - 1 £538 -
Test Programme Manager
England

Test Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Test 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 East of England region featuring Test Programme Manager in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Test Programme Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA