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 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Programme Manager
Rank 401 412 422
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 33 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.089% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.094% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 7
Median daily rate £575 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £474 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £710 £720
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 - - -
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
21038 22323 22486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.03% 94.76% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15053 15655 15400
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 367 417
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.82 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.15 £52.17 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 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
City of London +43 6 £750 +25.00%
Croydon - 3 £565 -
Docklands, London - 1 £675 -
Test Programme Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region featuring Test Programme Manager in the job title.

1 26 (39.39%) Integration Testing
1 26 (39.39%) Test Strategy
2 24 (36.36%) Finance
3 19 (28.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (28.79%) System Integration Testing
4 18 (27.27%) Test Management
5 17 (25.76%) Security Cleared
5 17 (25.76%) SC Cleared
6 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (24.24%) Banking
7 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (19.70%) QA
7 13 (19.70%) Open Source
8 11 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 10 (15.15%) Defect Management
9 10 (15.15%) Test Automation
10 9 (13.64%) Functional Testing
10 9 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (12.12%) Investment Banking
11 8 (12.12%) ISEB
12 7 (10.61%) PRINCE2
12 7 (10.61%) Migration
13 6 (9.09%) Security Testing
13 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (9.09%) JIRA
13 6 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
13 6 (9.09%) Automation Testing
13 6 (9.09%) Retail
13 6 (9.09%) PMP
13 6 (9.09%) HP UFT

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 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.52%) Confluence
2 1 (1.52%) IIS
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.03%) MS Office
1 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (1.52%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.52%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 1 (1.52%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.52%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
1 1 (1.52%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (1.52%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) Big Data
1 5 (7.58%) Hadoop
2 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) HP UFT
1 6 (9.09%) JIRA
2 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.03%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.52%) Maven
4 1 (1.52%) Selenium
4 1 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.52%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (36.36%) Finance
2 16 (24.24%) Banking
3 8 (12.12%) Investment Banking
4 6 (9.09%) Retail
5 2 (3.03%) Front Office
6 1 (1.52%) Back Office
6 1 (1.52%) Games
6 1 (1.52%) Law
6 1 (1.52%) Legal
6 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Biometrics
2 3 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.03%) Derivative
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.52%) Equities
4 1 (1.52%) iPad
4 1 (1.52%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) Integration Testing
1 26 (39.39%) Test Strategy
2 19 (28.79%) System Integration Testing
2 19 (28.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (27.27%) Test Management
4 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (19.70%) Open Source
5 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 10 (15.15%) Defect Management
7 10 (15.15%) Test Automation
8 9 (13.64%) Functional Testing
8 9 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (10.61%) Migration
9 7 (10.61%) PRINCE2
10 6 (9.09%) Automation Testing
10 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.09%) Security Testing
11 5 (7.58%) DevOps
11 5 (7.58%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) Java
1 1 (1.52%) Ruby
1 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) SC Cleared
1 17 (25.76%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.12%) ISEB
3 6 (9.09%) PMP
4 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.70%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.55%) Puppet
3 2 (3.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) HP
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle
2 4 (6.06%) SAP
3 3 (4.55%) Guidewire
4 2 (3.03%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.52%) Calypso
5 1 (1.52%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.52%) Murex
5 1 (1.52%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.52%) VMware