The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Test Manager
Rank 133 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Test Manager 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% - 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% - 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£480 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £470 £525
% change year-on-year
+1.06% -10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2958 2589 2690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.12% 91.42% 90.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1723 1312 1381
Average daily rate £350 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 191 201
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.57 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Programme Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Programme Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Programme Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Programme Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Programme Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Test Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Programme Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Programme Test Manager
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (37.50%) Matrix Management
1 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement

Programme Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Retail
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Matrix Management
1 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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