The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Test Manager
Rank 91 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Test Manager 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.21% 0.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £513 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £525 £545
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.66%
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 Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1328 1177 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.09% 92.17% 91.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 707 675
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 45 61
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Programme Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Programme Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Programme Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Programme Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Programme Test Manager
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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%) ISTQB
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Test Management
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping

Programme Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Management
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP