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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Test Manager
Rank 607 623 595
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Test Manager 53 51 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.089% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.094% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 12
Median daily rate £531 £500 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £421 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £693
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-5.50% -4.76%
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
51171 54063 51068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.76% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33246 34265 30949
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 2016 2062
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 2016.

Programme Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Programme Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Programme Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Programme Test Manager
Top 24 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 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -14 47 £555 +11.00% 2
London +15 34 £575 -4.16%
City of London +46 6 £750 +25.00%
West Midlands -32 5 £325 -18.75%
Scotland +5 4 £500 -16.66%
Edinburgh -7 3 £519 -20.19%
East of England - 3 £600 -
Croydon - 3 £565 -
South East -8 2 £700 +48.93% 1
Essex - 2 - -
Basildon - 2 - -
Glasgow +10 1 £450 -18.18%
Bristol +1 1 £638 +2.00%
East Midlands -1 1 £473 -
Northampton -2 1 £473 -
Northamptonshire -2 1 £473 -
South West -2 1 £638 +4.08% 1
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Home Counties - 1 £700 -
Docklands, London - 1 £675 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £600 -
Horsham - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £800 -

Programme Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 51 (40.16%) Test Strategy
2 49 (38.58%) Finance
2 49 (38.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 37 (29.13%) Banking
4 36 (28.35%) Test Management
5 31 (24.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (22.05%) Integration Testing
7 26 (20.47%) Security Cleared
7 26 (20.47%) SC Cleared
8 24 (18.90%) System Integration Testing
9 22 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (16.54%) Migration
11 20 (15.75%) Retail
12 16 (12.60%) QA
13 15 (11.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 14 (11.02%) Test Automation
14 14 (11.02%) Non-Functional Testing
15 13 (10.24%) Open Source
15 13 (10.24%) Investment Banking
16 12 (9.45%) ISEB
16 12 (9.45%) Defect Management
17 11 (8.66%) Retail Banking
17 11 (8.66%) Security Testing
18 10 (7.87%) PRINCE2
18 10 (7.87%) Functional Testing
19 9 (7.09%) HP Quality Center
19 9 (7.09%) Programme Management
20 8 (6.30%) JIRA
20 8 (6.30%) Regression Testing
20 8 (6.30%) SDLC

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 2 (1.57%) Confluence
1 2 (1.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.79%) IIS
2 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.57%) MS Office
1 2 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) VisionPLUS
2 3 (2.36%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.79%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.79%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) SaaS
2 1 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.79%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.94%) Big Data
1 5 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (3.94%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (6.30%) JIRA
2 7 (5.51%) HP UFT
3 4 (3.15%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.36%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.36%) Selenium
4 3 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.79%) Appium
5 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.79%) Maven
5 1 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.79%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.79%) Zephyr
General
1 49 (38.58%) Finance
2 37 (29.13%) Banking
3 20 (15.75%) Retail
4 13 (10.24%) Investment Banking
5 11 (8.66%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.15%) Front Office
7 1 (0.79%) Back Office
7 1 (0.79%) Games
7 1 (0.79%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) .NET
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.94%) Biometrics
3 4 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.36%) Derivative
5 2 (1.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.57%) Equities
5 2 (1.57%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.79%) iPad
6 1 (0.79%) IVR
6 1 (0.79%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.79%) Linux
1 1 (0.79%) Windows
1 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (40.16%) Test Strategy
2 49 (38.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 36 (28.35%) Test Management
4 31 (24.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (22.05%) Integration Testing
6 24 (18.90%) System Integration Testing
7 22 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (16.54%) Migration
9 15 (11.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 14 (11.02%) Non-Functional Testing
10 14 (11.02%) Test Automation
11 13 (10.24%) Open Source
12 12 (9.45%) Defect Management
13 11 (8.66%) Security Testing
14 10 (7.87%) Functional Testing
14 10 (7.87%) PRINCE2
15 9 (7.09%) Programme Management
16 8 (6.30%) Regression Testing
16 8 (6.30%) SDLC
17 7 (5.51%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.79%) C
1 1 (0.79%) Java
1 1 (0.79%) Ruby
1 1 (0.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (20.47%) SC Cleared
1 26 (20.47%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.45%) ISEB
3 6 (4.72%) PMP
4 4 (3.15%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.57%) MAPM
7 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.79%) Degree
7 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.79%) MBA
7 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.60%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) P3O
3 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.79%) FATCA
3 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (7.09%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.36%) Puppet
3 2 (1.57%) Ansible
4 1 (0.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (5.51%) HP
2 5 (3.94%) Oracle
2 5 (3.94%) SAP
3 4 (3.15%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.36%) Guidewire
5 2 (1.57%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.57%) Calypso
5 2 (1.57%) Charles River
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco
6 1 (0.79%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.79%) Murex
6 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.79%) Verint
6 1 (0.79%) VMware