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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Test Manager
Rank 537 485 505
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Test Manager 27 31 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.072% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.078% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 42
Average daily rate £650 £625 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £673
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £506 £500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +1.25%
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
45860 39882 51429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.27% 92.73% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 28497 23419 28960
Average daily rate £395 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1848 2045 2410
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -11 16 £600 -4.00% 3
South East -2 6 - -
East Midlands -11 3 £850 -
Yorkshire - 1 £750 -
North West - - - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
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Programme Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 34 (47.22%) Banking
2 26 (36.11%) Finance
3 23 (31.94%) Test Strategy
4 18 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 16 (22.22%) QA
5 16 (22.22%) Test Management
6 12 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (12.50%) TDD
8 9 (12.50%) ISEB
9 8 (11.11%) Scrum
10 6 (8.33%) SAP
10 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
10 6 (8.33%) Test Scripting
11 5 (6.94%) Knowledge Management
11 5 (6.94%) Test Automation
11 5 (6.94%) Process Improvement
11 5 (6.94%) Java
12 4 (5.56%) Oracle
12 4 (5.56%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
12 4 (5.56%) Regression Testing
12 4 (5.56%) Back Office
12 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (5.56%) Retail
12 4 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (5.56%) Integration Testing
12 4 (5.56%) Demand Management
12 4 (5.56%) Release Management
13 3 (4.17%) Market Risk

Programme Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
2 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.78%) MS Project
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Internet
1 1 (1.39%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.78%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) JIRA
2 2 (2.78%) Selenium
2 2 (2.78%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.39%) FitNesse
General
1 34 (47.22%) Banking
2 26 (36.11%) Finance
3 18 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.56%) Back Office
4 4 (5.56%) Retail
5 3 (4.17%) Advertising
5 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.78%) Automotive
6 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.78%) Front Office
6 2 (2.78%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.78%) Marketing
7 1 (1.39%) German Language
7 1 (1.39%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.39%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.39%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) HTML
1 2 (2.78%) .NET
1 2 (2.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) Market Risk
2 2 (2.78%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (2.78%) Derivative
3 1 (1.39%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.39%) EPoS
3 1 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) Test Strategy
2 16 (22.22%) Test Management
3 12 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (12.50%) TDD
6 8 (11.11%) Scrum
7 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 6 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 5 (6.94%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.94%) Process Improvement
8 5 (6.94%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (5.56%) Release Management
9 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.56%) Regression Testing
9 4 (5.56%) Demand Management
9 4 (5.56%) Integration Testing
10 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (4.17%) CRM
10 3 (4.17%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.94%) Java
2 2 (2.78%) PHP
2 2 (2.78%) SQL
2 2 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) ISEB
2 3 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) SAP
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle
3 3 (4.17%) JD Edwards
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (1.39%) Calypso
5 1 (1.39%) HP