The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Programme Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programme Test Manager
UK
Rank 563 559 578
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Test Manager 32 69 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.13% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.14% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 47 25
Median daily rate £600 £513 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £760
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £500 £513
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -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 across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42991 49435 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28051 31832 30735
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1560 1650 1930
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Programme Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Programme Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Programme Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Programme Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Programme Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Test Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Programme Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Programme Test Manager
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Test Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +11 32 £600 +20.00% 1
London -8 20 £650 +25.30% 1
South West +13 4 £513 +14.84%
City of London -6 4 £675 +14.89%
Bromley - 4 £650 - 1
South East +20 3 £650 +85.71%
West Midlands +6 2 £500 +11.11%
Birmingham 0 2 £500 +11.11%
Kent - 2 £650 -
Bristol - 2 £506 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £525 -
East of England - 2 £506 -
North West +25 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £475 -
Suffolk - 1 £538 -
Peterborough - 1 £475 -
Gloucester - 1 £525 -
Ipswich - 1 £538 -
Berkshire - 1 - -

Programme Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Programme Test 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 featuring Programme Test Manager in the job title.

1 42 (63.64%) Test Strategy
2 31 (46.97%) Finance
3 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (39.39%) Banking
5 21 (31.82%) Test Management
6 16 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (19.70%) Migration
7 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (16.67%) Retail
9 9 (13.64%) Project Management
9 9 (13.64%) Retail Banking
9 9 (13.64%) QA
9 9 (13.64%) Waterfall
10 8 (12.12%) V-Model
10 8 (12.12%) PRINCE2
10 8 (12.12%) Functional Testing
11 7 (10.61%) Non-Functional Testing
11 7 (10.61%) Defect Management
11 7 (10.61%) SQL
11 7 (10.61%) Selenium
12 6 (9.09%) JIRA
12 6 (9.09%) JUnit
12 6 (9.09%) Test Planning
12 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
13 5 (7.58%) HP UFT
13 5 (7.58%) Performance Testing
13 5 (7.58%) Automated Testing
13 5 (7.58%) Confluence
14 4 (6.06%) Process Improvement
14 4 (6.06%) Change Control

Programme Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 5 (7.58%) Confluence
2 3 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.52%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.52%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) ATM
2 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Selenium
2 6 (9.09%) JIRA
2 6 (9.09%) JUnit
3 5 (7.58%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.52%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.52%) JBehave
5 1 (1.52%) Maven
5 1 (1.52%) Mockito
5 1 (1.52%) Moq
5 1 (1.52%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.52%) TestPartner
5 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (46.97%) Finance
2 26 (39.39%) Banking
3 11 (16.67%) Retail
4 9 (13.64%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.55%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.03%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.03%) Legal
7 1 (1.52%) Advertising
7 1 (1.52%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.52%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.52%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.52%) RESTful
3 1 (1.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Derivative
1 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Android
1 3 (4.55%) Windows
1 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (63.64%) Test Strategy
2 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (31.82%) Test Management
4 16 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (19.70%) Migration
5 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (13.64%) Project Management
6 9 (13.64%) Waterfall
7 8 (12.12%) Functional Testing
7 8 (12.12%) PRINCE2
7 8 (12.12%) V-Model
8 7 (10.61%) Defect Management
8 7 (10.61%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 6 (9.09%) Test Planning
10 5 (7.58%) Automated Testing
10 5 (7.58%) Performance Testing
11 4 (6.06%) Change Control
11 4 (6.06%) Process Improvement
11 4 (6.06%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (4.55%) ISEB
2 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) Degree
3 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.52%) MBA
4 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.52%) IFRS
3 1 (1.52%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.52%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.03%) Capita
2 2 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (1.52%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.52%) Guidewire
3 1 (1.52%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) Temenos
Bromley, Kent
JM
Rate: £700 per day
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