The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Test Manager
Rank 373 402 370
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Test Manager 38 14 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.066% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.070% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 29
Average daily rate £545 £594 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.21% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £460 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £715 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £500 £470
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programme Test Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20096 20019 20842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.70% 94.48% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14251 14165 14161
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 344 397
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Programme Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Programme Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

Programme Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Programme Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in London

Programme Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Test Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Programme Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in London

Programme Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Test Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 9 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +40 5 £575 +0.87% 2
Programme Test Manager
England

Programme Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Programme Test 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 Programme Test Manager in their job title.

1 33 (43.42%) Banking
2 32 (42.11%) Test Strategy
2 32 (42.11%) System Integration Testing
3 26 (34.21%) User Acceptance Testing
3 26 (34.21%) Finance
3 26 (34.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (30.26%) Test Management
5 19 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 19 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 17 (22.37%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (18.42%) Investment Banking
8 13 (17.11%) Migration
9 12 (15.79%) Oracle
10 11 (14.47%) Java
10 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (13.16%) SWIFT
11 10 (13.16%) Waterfall
11 10 (13.16%) SQL
11 10 (13.16%) TDD
12 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
12 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
12 9 (11.84%) Security Testing
12 9 (11.84%) Resource Management
12 9 (11.84%) QA
12 9 (11.84%) Functional Testing
13 8 (10.53%) V-Model
13 8 (10.53%) Test Automation
14 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2
15 6 (7.89%) Data Warehouse

Programme Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Programme Test 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 Programme Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Project
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.32%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (1.32%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
1 1 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (1.32%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) JIRA
2 2 (2.63%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.63%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.32%) Selenium
3 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.32%) TestDirector
General
1 33 (43.42%) Banking
2 26 (34.21%) Finance
3 14 (18.42%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Front Office
5 2 (2.63%) Retail
5 2 (2.63%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) Middleware
2 3 (3.95%) .NET
3 1 (1.32%) CGI
3 1 (1.32%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) SWIFT
2 5 (6.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (5.26%) Equities
4 2 (2.63%) Derivative
4 2 (2.63%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.11%) System Integration Testing
1 32 (42.11%) Test Strategy
2 26 (34.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (34.21%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (30.26%) Test Management
4 19 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 19 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 17 (22.37%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 14 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (17.11%) Migration
8 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (13.16%) TDD
9 10 (13.16%) Waterfall
10 9 (11.84%) Functional Testing
10 9 (11.84%) Resource Management
10 9 (11.84%) Security Testing
11 8 (10.53%) Test Automation
11 8 (10.53%) V-Model
12 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2
13 6 (7.89%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.47%) Java
2 10 (13.16%) SQL
3 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
1 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.26%) ISEB
2 4 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.63%) Degree
3 2 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) QA
2 5 (6.58%) MiFID
3 1 (1.32%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.32%) Puppet
2 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) Oracle
2 5 (6.58%) HP
3 3 (3.95%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.63%) Calypso
4 2 (2.63%) SAP
5 1 (1.32%) Green Hat
5 1 (1.32%) IBM
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.32%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.32%) VMware