The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Test Manager
Rank 554 518 525
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Test Manager 16 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.052% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.056% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 20
Average daily rate
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£525 £540 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £438 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £613 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45677 43067 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.59% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28255 25820 27968
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1987 2538
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.24 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £41.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Programme Test Manager
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +1 7 £625 +4.16% 5
South East -5 5 £385 -28.70% 1
East Midlands -2 1 - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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Programme Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 16 (36.36%) Banking
2 16 (36.36%) Test Strategy
3 13 (29.55%) Test Management
4 11 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (20.45%) Investment Banking
6 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (15.91%) QA
8 5 (11.36%) SAP
9 4 (9.09%) ISEB
9 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
10 3 (6.82%) Degree
10 3 (6.82%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (6.82%) Migration
10 3 (6.82%) SAP Implementation
10 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
10 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (6.82%) Project Management
10 3 (6.82%) Demand Management
11 2 (4.55%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (4.55%) Regression Testing
11 2 (4.55%) MS Project
11 2 (4.55%) TestDirector
11 2 (4.55%) IBM
11 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
11 2 (4.55%) RPG
11 2 (4.55%) .NET
11 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
11 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.55%) Performance Testing

Programme Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (2.27%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 16 (36.36%) Banking
3 9 (20.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Front Office
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) Middleware
2 1 (2.27%) HTML5
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (2.27%) Xbox
2 1 (2.27%) EPoS
2 1 (2.27%) IPTV
2 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Open Source
2 1 (2.27%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Android
1 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Test Strategy
2 13 (29.55%) Test Management
3 11 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.82%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (6.82%) Project Management
5 3 (6.82%) Migration
5 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
5 3 (6.82%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (6.82%) Demand Management
6 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.55%) Automated Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Regression Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.27%) Release Management
7 1 (2.27%) Workflow
7 1 (2.27%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) RPG
2 1 (2.27%) C#
2 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) ISEB
1 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.27%) FATCA
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) SAP
2 2 (4.55%) IBM
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle