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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Test Manager
Rank 553 553 531
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Test Manager 45 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.032% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.035% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 16
Average daily rate
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£500 £525 £540
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £409 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £710 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -5.00%
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
47812 45732 43181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.60% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30985 28273 25892
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £227 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1764 1854 1992
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 20 £500 -20.00% 3
South East -7 11 £475 +23.37%
South West -1 5 £600 +4.34%
North West - 4 £540 -
West Midlands - 2 £463 -
East Midlands -7 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
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Programme Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 29 (36.71%) Stakeholder Management
1 29 (36.71%) Test Management
2 28 (35.44%) Finance
3 26 (32.91%) Test Strategy
4 23 (29.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (24.05%) QA
5 19 (24.05%) SDLC
6 17 (21.52%) Banking
7 14 (17.72%) ISTQB
8 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
8 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (16.46%) ISEB
9 12 (15.19%) SC Cleared
10 10 (12.66%) Test Automation
10 10 (12.66%) Retail
10 10 (12.66%) Migration
11 9 (11.39%) PRINCE2
12 8 (10.13%) Project Management
12 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (10.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (8.86%) System Integration Testing
13 7 (8.86%) Programme Management
13 7 (8.86%) Integration Testing
14 6 (7.59%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
14 6 (7.59%) HP
14 6 (7.59%) Regression Testing
14 6 (7.59%) SAP
15 5 (6.33%) ITIL
15 5 (6.33%) MS Project

Programme Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (1.27%) Apache
1 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Project
2 4 (5.06%) MS Office
3 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.27%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) MySQL
1 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.27%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 28 (35.44%) Finance
2 17 (21.52%) Banking
3 10 (12.66%) Retail
4 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
5 5 (6.33%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.80%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.53%) Law
8 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.27%) Billing
8 1 (1.27%) Automotive
8 1 (1.27%) Front Office
8 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) COM
1 1 (1.27%) XML
1 1 (1.27%) LAMP
1 1 (1.27%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.80%) Equities
3 1 (1.27%) Derivative
3 1 (1.27%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.27%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.27%) PMI
3 1 (1.27%) NHS
3 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.53%) Linux
2 1 (1.27%) UNIX
2 1 (1.27%) Windows
2 1 (1.27%) AIX
2 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.71%) Stakeholder Management
1 29 (36.71%) Test Management
2 26 (32.91%) Test Strategy
3 23 (29.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (24.05%) SDLC
5 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.66%) Migration
6 10 (12.66%) Test Automation
7 9 (11.39%) PRINCE2
8 8 (10.13%) Project Management
9 7 (8.86%) Integration Testing
9 7 (8.86%) Programme Management
9 7 (8.86%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (7.59%) Regression Testing
11 5 (6.33%) ITIL
11 5 (6.33%) Software Testing
11 5 (6.33%) Functional Testing
11 5 (6.33%) Test Planning
11 5 (6.33%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.06%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.53%) Java
2 1 (1.27%) PHP
2 1 (1.27%) SQL
2 1 (1.27%) VB
2 1 (1.27%) Python
2 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (17.72%) ISTQB
2 13 (16.46%) ISEB
2 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
3 12 (15.19%) SC Cleared
4 8 (10.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (6.33%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (3.80%) Degree
8 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.59%) SAP
1 6 (7.59%) HP
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle
2 4 (5.06%) IBM
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.27%) Calypso
3 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.27%) Green Hat
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