The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Programme 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 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 372 392 367
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 36 14 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.067% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.071% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 30
Average daily rate £545 £594 £613
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.21% -3.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £460 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £715 £750
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 - - -
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
19750 19818 20801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.67% 94.52% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13971 14054 14059
Average daily rate £450 £445 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
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 £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 331 405
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £37.00 £41.50
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 London

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

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Test Programme Manager within the London 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
(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 +45 5 £575 +0.87% 2
Test Programme Manager
England

Test Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 30 (42.25%) Test Strategy
1 30 (42.25%) System Integration Testing
2 29 (40.85%) Banking
3 26 (36.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (32.39%) Finance
4 23 (32.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (30.99%) Test Management
6 19 (26.76%) Integration Testing
7 18 (25.35%) Defect Management
8 17 (23.94%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 13 (18.31%) Migration
9 13 (18.31%) Investment Banking
10 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (16.90%) Oracle
11 11 (15.49%) Java
12 10 (14.08%) SQL
12 10 (14.08%) TDD
12 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (14.08%) Waterfall
12 10 (14.08%) SWIFT
13 9 (12.68%) Functional Testing
13 9 (12.68%) Security Testing
13 9 (12.68%) Resource Management
13 9 (12.68%) QA
14 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
14 8 (11.27%) V-Model
14 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
15 7 (9.86%) Test Automation
16 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 6 (8.45%) Software Testing

Test Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Project
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
2 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (1.41%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
1 1 (1.41%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (1.41%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) JIRA
2 2 (2.82%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.82%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.41%) Selenium
3 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.41%) TestDirector
General
1 29 (40.85%) Banking
2 23 (32.39%) Finance
3 13 (18.31%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.63%) Front Office
5 2 (2.82%) Retail
5 2 (2.82%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) Middleware
2 3 (4.23%) .NET
3 1 (1.41%) CGI
3 1 (1.41%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) SWIFT
2 5 (7.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (5.63%) Equities
4 2 (2.82%) Derivative
4 2 (2.82%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) System Integration Testing
1 30 (42.25%) Test Strategy
2 26 (36.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (32.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (30.99%) Test Management
5 19 (26.76%) Integration Testing
6 18 (25.35%) Defect Management
7 17 (23.94%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 13 (18.31%) Migration
9 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (14.08%) TDD
10 10 (14.08%) Waterfall
11 9 (12.68%) Functional Testing
11 9 (12.68%) Resource Management
11 9 (12.68%) Security Testing
12 8 (11.27%) V-Model
13 7 (9.86%) Test Automation
14 6 (8.45%) Software Testing
14 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) Java
2 10 (14.08%) SQL
3 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
1 8 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.63%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.23%) ISEB
3 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.82%) Degree
4 2 (2.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) QA
2 5 (7.04%) MiFID
3 1 (1.41%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.41%) Puppet
2 1 (1.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Oracle
2 3 (4.23%) JD Edwards
3 2 (2.82%) Calypso
3 2 (2.82%) HP
3 2 (2.82%) SAP
4 1 (1.41%) Green Hat
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.41%) VMware
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