The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Test Manager
Rank 570 529 530
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Test Manager 30 42 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.088% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.094% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 26
Average daily rate
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£550 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £436 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £575 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48142 44567 47795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.64% 92.85% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30504 27547 27530
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 1930 2372
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Programme Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programme Test Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programme Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Programme Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Programme Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Programme Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Test Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Programme Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Programme Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Test Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -16 16 £563 -6.25% 3
South East -20 10 £575 -
East Midlands 0 1 £750 +81.26%
South West - 1 £418 - 1
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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Programme Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Programme Test Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Programme Test Manager in their job title.

1 27 (58.70%) Test Management
2 20 (43.48%) Finance
3 16 (34.78%) Test Strategy
4 12 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (26.09%) Banking
5 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (21.74%) .NET
6 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
7 7 (15.22%) Retail
7 7 (15.22%) QA
8 6 (13.04%) Test Planning
8 6 (13.04%) SQL
9 5 (10.87%) TestDirector
9 5 (10.87%) RPG
9 5 (10.87%) Scrum
9 5 (10.87%) Programme Management
10 4 (8.70%) Migration
10 4 (8.70%) Investment Banking
10 4 (8.70%) ISEB
11 3 (6.52%) Project Management
11 3 (6.52%) SAP
11 3 (6.52%) Supplier Management
11 3 (6.52%) Data Management
11 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
11 3 (6.52%) High Availability
12 2 (4.35%) Security Testing
12 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
12 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
12 2 (4.35%) Mentoring

Programme Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Programme Test Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Programme Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.17%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SAP BI
1 1 (2.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 20 (43.48%) Finance
2 12 (26.09%) Banking
3 7 (15.22%) Retail
4 4 (8.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) IPTV
1 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.17%) Open Source
1 1 (2.17%) Video on Demand
1 1 (2.17%) Xbox
1 1 (2.17%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Android
1 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Test Management
2 16 (34.78%) Test Strategy
3 12 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
7 6 (13.04%) Test Planning
8 5 (10.87%) Scrum
8 5 (10.87%) Programme Management
9 4 (8.70%) Migration
10 3 (6.52%) Data Management
10 3 (6.52%) Supplier Management
10 3 (6.52%) Project Management
10 3 (6.52%) High Availability
11 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
11 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
11 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
11 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) RPG
3 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) ISEB
2 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.17%) PMP
4 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) SAP
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.17%) PeopleSoft
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