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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Programme Manager
Rank 574 544 587
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +43
Contract jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 32 70 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.14% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.15% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 48 26
Median daily rate £550 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £384 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £638 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Test Programme Manager
UK

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
43325 47890 48206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.48% 94.89% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30970 31019
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1866 2032
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -10 19 £575 +4.54%
South East +23 4 £550 +22.22%
North West +5 3 £563 +12.50%
South West +8 2 £550 +35.80%
East Midlands -6 2 £525 +5.00%
West Midlands -12 1 £465 -7.00%
Test Programme Manager
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Test Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 35 (61.40%) Test Strategy
2 26 (45.61%) Finance
3 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (31.58%) Banking
5 15 (26.32%) Test Management
6 14 (24.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (17.54%) Retail
9 9 (15.79%) Migration
10 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
10 7 (12.28%) QA
10 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
10 7 (12.28%) V-Model
11 6 (10.53%) Functional Testing
11 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
11 6 (10.53%) Waterfall
11 6 (10.53%) Test Planning
11 6 (10.53%) Project Management
12 5 (8.77%) HP UFT
12 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
12 5 (8.77%) JUnit
12 5 (8.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 5 (8.77%) Retail Banking
12 5 (8.77%) Selenium
13 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
13 4 (7.02%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (7.02%) Data Migration
13 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
13 4 (7.02%) DevOps
13 4 (7.02%) Non-Functional Testing

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 3 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.75%) Confluence
3 1 (1.75%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.75%) MS Project
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.75%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.75%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.75%) Big Data
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) HP UFT
1 5 (8.77%) JUnit
1 5 (8.77%) Selenium
2 2 (3.51%) JIRA
2 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.75%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (45.61%) Finance
2 18 (31.58%) Banking
3 10 (17.54%) Retail
4 5 (8.77%) Retail Banking
5 4 (7.02%) Investment Banking
6 3 (5.26%) Legal
7 1 (1.75%) Back Office
7 1 (1.75%) Front Office
7 1 (1.75%) Law
7 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Derivative
2 2 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.51%) PMI
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Biometrics
3 1 (1.75%) Equities
3 1 (1.75%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.75%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (61.40%) Test Strategy
2 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.32%) Test Management
4 14 (24.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (15.79%) Migration
7 7 (12.28%) PRINCE2
7 7 (12.28%) V-Model
8 6 (10.53%) Functional Testing
8 6 (10.53%) Project Management
8 6 (10.53%) Test Planning
8 6 (10.53%) Waterfall
9 5 (8.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Data Migration
10 4 (7.02%) Defect Management
10 4 (7.02%) DevOps
10 4 (7.02%) ERP
10 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.02%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) ISEB
4 3 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) SAP
3 2 (3.51%) Capita
3 2 (3.51%) HP
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.75%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.75%) Temenos