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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Programme Manager
Rank 424 410 424
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 16 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.10% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.11% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 8
Median daily rate £725 £563 £466
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% +20.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £404 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £770 £765 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-7.00% -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
21746 21911 23265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 94.98% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15443 15462 16112
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 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 348 444
Median hourly rate £17.17 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.91% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £39.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +13 5 £775 +6.89%
Test Programme Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 25 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 21 (42.00%) Finance
3 19 (38.00%) Banking
4 18 (36.00%) Integration Testing
5 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (32.00%) Test Management
7 15 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (26.00%) QA
9 11 (22.00%) System Integration Testing
10 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 10 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 9 (18.00%) Open Source
11 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2
12 8 (16.00%) Investment Banking
12 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (14.00%) Retail
13 7 (14.00%) ISEB
13 7 (14.00%) Hadoop
13 7 (14.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 7 (14.00%) Defect Management
13 7 (14.00%) DevOps
14 6 (12.00%) Security Testing
14 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (12.00%) Waterfall
14 6 (12.00%) PMP
15 5 (10.00%) Biometrics
15 5 (10.00%) Automation Testing
15 5 (10.00%) Big Data
15 5 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing

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 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
1 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (10.00%) Big Data
3 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) JIRA
2 2 (4.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.00%) TestDirector
General
1 21 (42.00%) Finance
2 19 (38.00%) Banking
3 8 (16.00%) Investment Banking
4 7 (14.00%) Retail
5 3 (6.00%) Retail Banking
6 2 (4.00%) Front Office
6 2 (4.00%) Legal
7 1 (2.00%) Back Office
7 1 (2.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Biometrics
2 3 (6.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.00%) Derivative
3 2 (4.00%) Equities
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.00%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.00%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (2.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 18 (36.00%) Integration Testing
3 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (32.00%) Test Management
5 15 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (22.00%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 9 (18.00%) Open Source
8 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2
9 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (14.00%) Defect Management
10 7 (14.00%) DevOps
10 7 (14.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (12.00%) Security Testing
11 6 (12.00%) Waterfall
12 5 (10.00%) Automation Testing
12 5 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
13 4 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
13 4 (8.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) Java
1 2 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) ISEB
3 6 (12.00%) PMP
4 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.00%) Ansible
2 2 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Guidewire
2 3 (6.00%) HP
2 3 (6.00%) SAP
3 2 (4.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.00%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) Temenos