The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Programme 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 Test Programme Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Programme Manager
Rank 529 547 516
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 52 38 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.082% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.086% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 35
Average daily rate £525 £538 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £750 £740
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £470
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
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
43990 43968 42850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.47% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28696 27774 25794
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1544 1773 1919
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Test Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Test Programme Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Programme Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
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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 +20 36 £545 -8.21% 4
East Midlands - 4 £513 -
South East +2 3 £350 -22.22%
North West -8 3 £488 - 1
South West -5 2 £446 -10.75% 1
West Midlands - 2 - -
East of England -3 1 £450 -33.33% 1
North East -21 1 £450 -
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Test Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Test Programme 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 Test Programme Manager in their job title.

1 48 (43.24%) Test Strategy
2 41 (36.94%) Test Management
3 38 (34.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 36 (32.43%) System Integration Testing
6 33 (29.73%) Banking
7 27 (24.32%) Finance
7 27 (24.32%) Defect Management
8 24 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (19.82%) Integration Testing
10 19 (17.12%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 19 (17.12%) Migration
11 18 (16.22%) QA
11 18 (16.22%) Waterfall
12 16 (14.41%) Oracle
13 15 (13.51%) Test Automation
14 14 (12.61%) Security Cleared
15 13 (11.71%) SC Cleared
15 13 (11.71%) Investment Banking
15 13 (11.71%) Functional Testing
16 11 (9.91%) Resource Management
16 11 (9.91%) Security Testing
16 11 (9.91%) JIRA
16 11 (9.91%) Java
16 11 (9.91%) SQL
17 10 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (9.01%) ISTQB
17 10 (9.01%) TDD
17 10 (9.01%) SWIFT
18 9 (8.11%) V-Model

Test Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Test Programme 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 Test Programme Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.90%) TPMS
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) MS Office
1 2 (1.80%) MS Project
2 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.90%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (0.90%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) SaaS
1 1 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (0.90%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.90%) Big Data
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (9.91%) JIRA
2 8 (7.21%) HP UFT
2 8 (7.21%) Selenium
3 5 (4.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.50%) JMeter
3 5 (4.50%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.70%) WinRunner
5 2 (1.80%) LoadUI
5 2 (1.80%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.90%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.90%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.90%) Testopia
6 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (29.73%) Banking
2 27 (24.32%) Finance
3 13 (11.71%) Investment Banking
4 9 (8.11%) Retail
5 4 (3.60%) Front Office
6 2 (1.80%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.90%) Back Office
7 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) Middleware
2 3 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (0.90%) CGI
3 1 (0.90%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) SWIFT
2 5 (4.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (3.60%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.60%) Equities
4 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.70%) PKI
4 3 (2.70%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.80%) Derivative
5 2 (1.80%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.90%) IVR
6 1 (0.90%) NHS
6 1 (0.90%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.70%) Linux
1 3 (2.70%) Mac OS X
1 3 (2.70%) Windows
2 2 (1.80%) Android
2 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (43.24%) Test Strategy
2 41 (36.94%) Test Management
3 38 (34.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 36 (32.43%) System Integration Testing
6 27 (24.32%) Defect Management
7 24 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (19.82%) Integration Testing
9 19 (17.12%) Migration
9 19 (17.12%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 18 (16.22%) Waterfall
11 15 (13.51%) Test Automation
12 13 (11.71%) Functional Testing
13 11 (9.91%) Resource Management
13 11 (9.91%) Security Testing
14 10 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (9.01%) TDD
15 9 (8.11%) V-Model
16 8 (7.21%) PRINCE2
16 8 (7.21%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.91%) Java
1 11 (9.91%) SQL
2 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (12.61%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.71%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.01%) ISTQB
4 8 (7.21%) ISEB
5 4 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.70%) Degree
7 2 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.80%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.80%) PMP
8 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.90%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.22%) QA
2 5 (4.50%) MiFID
3 1 (0.90%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.90%) Puppet
2 1 (0.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (14.41%) Oracle
2 5 (4.50%) HP
2 5 (4.50%) SAP
3 3 (2.70%) JD Edwards
4 2 (1.80%) Calypso
4 2 (1.80%) JDA
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco
5 1 (0.90%) Green Hat
5 1 (0.90%) IBM
5 1 (0.90%) Informatica
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.90%) Rally
5 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.90%) Verint
5 1 (0.90%) VMware
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