The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London 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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Programme Manager
Rank 391 406 408
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 35 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.098% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.10% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 11
Median daily rate £450 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £541 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £740 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £550 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Test Programme 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
21602 21186 22093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 94.72% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15671 14552 15446
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 384 401
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Test Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Test Programme Manager in the job title.

Test Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

Test Programme Manager
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Test Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in London

Test Programme Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Programme Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Test Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram in London

Test Programme Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
City of London +33 3 £525 -7.89%
Bromley - 1 £550 - 1
Harrow - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 - 1
Test Programme Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 London region featuring Test Programme Manager in the job title.

1 27 (36.99%) Test Strategy
2 26 (35.62%) System Integration Testing
3 25 (34.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (28.77%) Integration Testing
4 21 (28.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (27.40%) Finance
6 19 (26.03%) Test Management
7 16 (21.92%) SC Cleared
7 16 (21.92%) Security Cleared
7 16 (21.92%) Banking
7 16 (21.92%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 15 (20.55%) Migration
9 14 (19.18%) Functional Testing
10 12 (16.44%) Defect Management
11 9 (12.33%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (12.33%) Open Source
11 9 (12.33%) QA
12 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (9.59%) Oracle
13 7 (9.59%) HP UFT
13 7 (9.59%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (9.59%) Test Automation
13 7 (9.59%) Investment Banking
13 7 (9.59%) Non-Functional Testing
14 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 5 (6.85%) JIRA
15 5 (6.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 5 (6.85%) Java
15 5 (6.85%) SQL
15 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2

Test Programme Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.74%) MS Project
1 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) VisionPLUS
2 2 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.37%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.37%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (1.37%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.37%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
1 1 (1.37%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (1.37%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) HP UFT
2 5 (6.85%) JIRA
3 2 (2.74%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.74%) Selenium
4 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.37%) Maven
4 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.37%) WinRunner
General
1 20 (27.40%) Finance
2 16 (21.92%) Banking
3 7 (9.59%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Front Office
4 3 (4.11%) Retail
5 2 (2.74%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Back Office
6 1 (1.37%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) .NET
2 2 (2.74%) Middleware
3 1 (1.37%) CGI
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (5.48%) SWIFT
3 2 (2.74%) Derivative
3 2 (2.74%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.37%) Equities
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.99%) Test Strategy
2 26 (35.62%) System Integration Testing
3 25 (34.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (28.77%) Integration Testing
4 21 (28.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (26.03%) Test Management
6 16 (21.92%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 15 (20.55%) Migration
8 14 (19.18%) Functional Testing
9 12 (16.44%) Defect Management
10 9 (12.33%) Open Source
11 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (9.59%) Non-Functional Testing
12 7 (9.59%) Test Automation
13 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2
14 5 (6.85%) Programme Management
14 5 (6.85%) Regression Testing
14 5 (6.85%) Waterfall
15 4 (5.48%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) Java
1 5 (6.85%) SQL
2 1 (1.37%) C
2 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (21.92%) SC Cleared
1 16 (21.92%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.48%) ISEB
3 2 (2.74%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.74%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.74%) PMP
4 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.37%) Degree
4 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) MiFID
3 1 (1.37%) FATCA
3 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Docker
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Oracle
2 4 (5.48%) HP
3 2 (2.74%) Calypso
3 2 (2.74%) JD Edwards
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.37%) Green Hat
4 1 (1.37%) Murex
4 1 (1.37%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.37%) SAP
4 1 (1.37%) VMware
Hammersmith and Fulham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago