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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Programme Manager
Rank 590 575 574
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 46 46 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.092% 0.089% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.094% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 12
Median daily rate £565 £500 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £412 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £693
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-5.50% -4.76%
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
47329 49028 46882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31108 31722 28936
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1425 1851 1927
Median hourly rate £17.45 £16.83 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +17 33 £575 +15.00% 1
West Midlands -29 5 £325 -18.75%
East of England - 3 £600 -
South East +1 2 £700 +48.93% 1
South West -2 1 £638 +6.25% 1
East Midlands -4 1 £473 -
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Test Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 41 (38.32%) Finance
2 38 (35.51%) Test Strategy
3 37 (34.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 30 (28.04%) Test Management
5 28 (26.17%) Integration Testing
6 26 (24.30%) Security Cleared
6 26 (24.30%) SC Cleared
6 26 (24.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (21.50%) System Integration Testing
8 21 (19.63%) Banking
8 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (14.02%) QA
10 14 (13.08%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 13 (12.15%) Non-Functional Testing
11 13 (12.15%) Open Source
12 12 (11.21%) Test Automation
12 12 (11.21%) Migration
13 11 (10.28%) Security Testing
13 11 (10.28%) ISEB
14 10 (9.35%) Defect Management
15 9 (8.41%) Functional Testing
15 9 (8.41%) PRINCE2
15 9 (8.41%) Retail
15 9 (8.41%) Investment Banking
16 8 (7.48%) Programme Management
16 8 (7.48%) SDLC
17 7 (6.54%) Waterfall
17 7 (6.54%) JIRA
17 7 (6.54%) Performance Testing
17 7 (6.54%) Regression 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 2 (1.87%) Confluence
1 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.93%) IIS
2 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.87%) MS Office
1 2 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.93%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.93%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (0.93%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.93%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.93%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) Big Data
1 5 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (4.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) JIRA
2 6 (5.61%) HP UFT
3 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.80%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.87%) Selenium
5 1 (0.93%) Appium
5 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.93%) Maven
5 1 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.93%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.93%) Zephyr
General
1 41 (38.32%) Finance
2 21 (19.63%) Banking
3 9 (8.41%) Investment Banking
3 9 (8.41%) Retail
4 2 (1.87%) Front Office
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Law
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) .NET
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.67%) Biometrics
2 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.87%) Derivative
3 2 (1.87%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.93%) Equities
4 1 (0.93%) iPad
4 1 (0.93%) IVR
4 1 (0.93%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (0.93%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.93%) Linux
1 1 (0.93%) Windows
1 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.51%) Test Strategy
2 37 (34.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 30 (28.04%) Test Management
4 28 (26.17%) Integration Testing
5 26 (24.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (21.50%) System Integration Testing
7 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (13.08%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 13 (12.15%) Non-Functional Testing
9 13 (12.15%) Open Source
10 12 (11.21%) Migration
10 12 (11.21%) Test Automation
11 11 (10.28%) Security Testing
12 10 (9.35%) Defect Management
13 9 (8.41%) Functional Testing
13 9 (8.41%) PRINCE2
14 8 (7.48%) Programme Management
14 8 (7.48%) SDLC
15 7 (6.54%) Performance Testing
15 7 (6.54%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.93%) C
1 1 (0.93%) Java
1 1 (0.93%) Ruby
1 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (24.30%) SC Cleared
1 26 (24.30%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.28%) ISEB
3 6 (5.61%) PMP
4 4 (3.74%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.87%) MAPM
7 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.93%) Degree
7 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.02%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) P3O
3 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) Docker
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.80%) Puppet
3 2 (1.87%) Ansible
4 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (6.54%) HP
2 5 (4.67%) Oracle
2 5 (4.67%) SAP
3 4 (3.74%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.80%) Guidewire
5 2 (1.87%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.87%) Calypso
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco
6 1 (0.93%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.93%) Murex
6 1 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.93%) Verint
6 1 (0.93%) VMware