The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programme Test Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Test Manager
Rank 107 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Test Manager 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
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 - - -
Programme Test Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1729 1354 1141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.21% 95.49% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 782 608
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 56 55
Average hourly rate £17.30 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Programme Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Programme Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Programme Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programme Test Manager across the Manchester region.

Programme Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Programme Test Manager
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Programme Test 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 Programme Test Manager in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 4 (80.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Project Governance

Programme Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Programme Test 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 Programme Test Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle