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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Programme Manager
Rank 412 390 417
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 19 39 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.086% 0.17% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.18% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 9
Median daily rate £550 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £382 £505
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £750 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.26%
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
20871 21247 22367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 95.12% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14878 15032 16107
Median daily rate £475 £450 £427
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 345 446
Median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +3 4 £750 +50.00%
Test Programme Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 23 (60.53%) Test Strategy
2 22 (57.89%) Finance
3 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (42.11%) Banking
5 10 (26.32%) Test Management
6 8 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Retail
6 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
8 6 (15.79%) Integration Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Functional Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (15.79%) QA
9 5 (13.16%) Selenium
9 5 (13.16%) HP UFT
9 5 (13.16%) JUnit
9 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
9 5 (13.16%) Migration
9 5 (13.16%) V-Model
10 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
10 4 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (10.53%) DevOps
10 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
10 4 (10.53%) Retail Banking
10 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
11 3 (7.89%) Legal
11 3 (7.89%) Derivative
11 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
11 3 (7.89%) HP

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 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.63%) Confluence
3 1 (2.63%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
1 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) HP UFT
1 5 (13.16%) JUnit
1 5 (13.16%) Selenium
2 2 (5.26%) JIRA
2 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 16 (42.11%) Banking
3 8 (21.05%) Retail
4 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.53%) Retail Banking
5 3 (7.89%) Legal
6 1 (2.63%) Back Office
6 1 (2.63%) Front Office
6 1 (2.63%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Derivative
2 2 (5.26%) Biometrics
2 2 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Equities
3 1 (2.63%) iPad
3 1 (2.63%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.63%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (2.63%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Test Strategy
2 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (26.32%) Test Management
4 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
6 6 (15.79%) Functional Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Integration Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Migration
7 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
7 5 (13.16%) V-Model
8 4 (10.53%) DevOps
9 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Performance Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Process Improvement
9 3 (7.89%) Programme Governance
9 3 (7.89%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Guidewire
2 3 (7.89%) HP
2 3 (7.89%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Hyperion
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Temenos