The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West 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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Programme Manager
England / South West
Rank 133 143 146
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.075% 0.068% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.070% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £500 £446 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.04% -10.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £500 £513
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2551 2840 3075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.08% 96.24% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1656 1889 1941
Median daily rate £380 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 161 165
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +26.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Test Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Test Programme Manager in the job title.

Test Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Test Programme Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Test Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Test Programme Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Bristol - 1 £500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Test Programme Manager
England

Test Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 South West region featuring Test Programme Manager in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) KYC
3 1 (25.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) X-Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) ATM

Test Programme Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) KYC
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Bristol, Avon
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Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day + experience dependant
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