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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Programme Manager
Rank 401 407 413
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.009% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£600 £450 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £538
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £450 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - £450
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
21158 21596 21711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.94% 92.92% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14783 14965 14719
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 391 469
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.00 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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
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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 -4 2 £550 +22.22%
Test Programme Manager
England

Test Programme Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (16.67%) Green Hat
5 2 (16.67%) Validation
5 2 (16.67%) Front Office
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) QA
5 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
6 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (8.33%) JIRA
6 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) Calypso
6 1 (8.33%) ISEB

Test Programme Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 9 (75.00%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Front Office
4 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Green Hat
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Calypso
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian