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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Programme Manager
UK / England
Rank 550 549 558
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 29 59 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.13% 0.079%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.13% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 40 25
Median daily rate £600 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £603 £760
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £500 £513
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39568 44607 44474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25980 29105 27895
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1426 1501 1768
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -14 19 £650 +23.80% 2
South East +15 3 £650 +85.71%
South West +3 3 £513 +14.84% 1
East of England +4 2 £506 +12.50%
North West +22 1 - -
West Midlands +1 1 £500 -
Test Programme Manager
UK

Test Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 39 (62.90%) Test Strategy
2 30 (48.39%) Finance
3 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (40.32%) Banking
5 19 (30.65%) Test Management
6 14 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (19.35%) Migration
9 10 (16.13%) Retail
10 9 (14.52%) QA
10 9 (14.52%) Waterfall
11 8 (12.90%) V-Model
11 8 (12.90%) Retail Banking
11 8 (12.90%) Functional Testing
12 7 (11.29%) Non-Functional Testing
12 7 (11.29%) Defect Management
12 7 (11.29%) Project Management
12 7 (11.29%) PRINCE2
13 6 (9.68%) SQL
13 6 (9.68%) JUnit
13 6 (9.68%) Selenium
13 6 (9.68%) Test Planning
13 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
14 5 (8.06%) Performance Testing
14 5 (8.06%) HP UFT
15 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (6.45%) JIRA
15 4 (6.45%) Automated Testing
15 4 (6.45%) Programme Governance
15 4 (6.45%) Process Improvement

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 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (4.84%) Confluence
2 2 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.61%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) ATM
2 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) JUnit
1 6 (9.68%) Selenium
2 5 (8.06%) HP UFT
3 4 (6.45%) JIRA
4 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.61%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.61%) JBehave
4 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.61%) Maven
4 1 (1.61%) Mockito
4 1 (1.61%) Moq
4 1 (1.61%) Robot Framework
4 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.61%) TestPartner
4 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (48.39%) Finance
2 25 (40.32%) Banking
3 10 (16.13%) Retail
4 8 (12.90%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.84%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.23%) Legal
7 1 (1.61%) Advertising
7 1 (1.61%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.61%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.61%) RESTful
3 1 (1.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Derivative
2 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.23%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.23%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Android
1 2 (3.23%) Windows
1 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
1 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (62.90%) Test Strategy
2 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (30.65%) Test Management
4 14 (22.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (19.35%) Migration
7 9 (14.52%) Waterfall
8 8 (12.90%) Functional Testing
8 8 (12.90%) V-Model
9 7 (11.29%) Defect Management
9 7 (11.29%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (11.29%) PRINCE2
9 7 (11.29%) Project Management
10 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.68%) Test Planning
11 5 (8.06%) Performance Testing
12 4 (6.45%) Automated Testing
12 4 (6.45%) Change Control
12 4 (6.45%) Process Improvement
12 4 (6.45%) Programme Governance
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (4.84%) ISEB
2 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Degree
3 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.61%) MBA
4 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.61%) IFRS
3 1 (1.61%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.61%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) Capita
2 2 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.61%) Guidewire
3 1 (1.61%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) Temenos
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