The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Programme Manager
Rank 559 569 560
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 58 40 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.081% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.086% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 14
Median daily rate £475 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £470 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £650 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £550 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
46609 46602 46145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.75% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30764 29187 28941
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1328 1860 1972
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Test Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Test Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Test Programme Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Test Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Test Programme Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Programme Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Test Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Test Programme Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Test Programme Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Test Programme Manager
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -1 34 £488 -18.75% 2
South East -4 8 £394 -25.00% 1
West Midlands - 6 £325 -
East Midlands - 3 £700 -
South West -3 2 £600 -
East of England - 2 £675 -
North West -10 1 £375 -30.55%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
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Test Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 England region featuring Test Programme Manager in the job title.

1 45 (39.13%) User Acceptance Testing
2 41 (35.65%) Test Strategy
3 34 (29.57%) Test Management
4 32 (27.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (26.96%) Finance
6 30 (26.09%) System Integration Testing
7 28 (24.35%) Integration Testing
8 24 (20.87%) SC Cleared
8 24 (20.87%) Security Cleared
9 22 (19.13%) QA
10 21 (18.26%) Banking
11 19 (16.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 18 (15.65%) Migration
13 16 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (13.91%) Test Automation
14 15 (13.04%) Functional Testing
15 12 (10.43%) Defect Management
16 11 (9.57%) Open Source
16 11 (9.57%) Security Testing
17 10 (8.70%) PRINCE2
17 10 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
17 10 (8.70%) ISEB
17 10 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
18 9 (7.83%) Programme Management
19 8 (6.96%) Investment Banking
19 8 (6.96%) JIRA
19 8 (6.96%) HP UFT
20 7 (6.09%) Oracle
20 7 (6.09%) Regression Testing
20 7 (6.09%) SDLC

Test Programme Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.87%) Confluence
1 1 (0.87%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.74%) MS Project
1 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) VisionPLUS
2 2 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.87%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.87%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.87%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.87%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.87%) SaaS
2 1 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.87%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.74%) Big Data
2 2 (1.74%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (6.96%) HP UFT
1 8 (6.96%) JIRA
2 4 (3.48%) Selenium
3 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.61%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.87%) Appium
4 1 (0.87%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.87%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.87%) Maven
4 1 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.87%) Testopia
4 1 (0.87%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.87%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.87%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.87%) Zephyr
General
1 31 (26.96%) Finance
2 21 (18.26%) Banking
3 8 (6.96%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.48%) Retail
5 3 (2.61%) Front Office
6 1 (0.87%) Back Office
6 1 (0.87%) Games
6 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.61%) .NET
2 1 (0.87%) Middleware
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.61%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.74%) Biometrics
4 2 (1.74%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.74%) Derivative
4 2 (1.74%) Equities
4 2 (1.74%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.87%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.87%) IVR
5 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.87%) NHS
5 1 (0.87%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.87%) Android
1 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.87%) Linux
1 1 (0.87%) Windows
1 1 (0.87%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (39.13%) User Acceptance Testing
2 41 (35.65%) Test Strategy
3 34 (29.57%) Test Management
4 32 (27.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (26.09%) System Integration Testing
6 28 (24.35%) Integration Testing
7 19 (16.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 18 (15.65%) Migration
9 16 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (13.91%) Test Automation
10 15 (13.04%) Functional Testing
11 12 (10.43%) Defect Management
12 11 (9.57%) Open Source
12 11 (9.57%) Security Testing
13 10 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
13 10 (8.70%) PRINCE2
14 9 (7.83%) Programme Management
15 7 (6.09%) Regression Testing
15 7 (6.09%) SDLC
16 6 (5.22%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.48%) SQL
2 3 (2.61%) Java
3 1 (0.87%) C
3 1 (0.87%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (20.87%) SC Cleared
1 24 (20.87%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.70%) ISEB
3 5 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.35%) PMI Certification
3 5 (4.35%) PMP
4 3 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.74%) Degree
5 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.74%) MAPM
6 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.87%) MBA
6 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (19.13%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) MiFID
2 2 (1.74%) P3O
3 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.87%) FATCA
3 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.61%) Docker
2 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.22%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.61%) Puppet
3 2 (1.74%) Ansible
4 1 (0.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (6.09%) Oracle
2 5 (4.35%) HP
3 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.74%) Calypso
3 2 (1.74%) JD Edwards
3 2 (1.74%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.74%) SAP
4 1 (0.87%) Cisco
4 1 (0.87%) Green Hat
4 1 (0.87%) Hortonworks
4 1 (0.87%) Murex
4 1 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (0.87%) Rally
4 1 (0.87%) Verint
4 1 (0.87%) VMware
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