The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Test Manager
Rank 579 586 545
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Test Manager 54 24 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.043% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.047% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 28
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£550 £563 £578
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £469
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £693 £629
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £525 £575
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Programme Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 4 September 2015.

Programme Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Programme Test Manager
Top 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Test Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 49 £550 -2.22% 7
London +20 25 £625 +4.16% 4
City of London +13 10 £738 +11.32% 3
South East -21 10 £475 +11.76% 1
North West - 5 - - 2
Manchester - 5 - - 1
Berkshire -3 4 £473 +36.95%
Scotland -8 4 £525 -
Wiltshire +6 3 £650 +23.80%
Surrey 0 3 - -
Swindon -1 3 £650 +23.80%
South West -5 3 £650 +13.04%
Edinburgh -12 3 £500 -
West Midlands - 2 £463 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
East Midlands -9 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £638 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £525 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £475 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £475 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £550 -

Programme Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 37 (41.57%) Finance
2 34 (38.20%) Test Strategy
3 33 (37.08%) Test Management
4 29 (32.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (30.34%) Banking
5 27 (30.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (22.47%) QA
7 17 (19.10%) ISTQB
7 17 (19.10%) SDLC
8 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (15.73%) ISEB
10 13 (14.61%) Project Management
10 13 (14.61%) Security Cleared
10 13 (14.61%) System Integration Testing
11 12 (13.48%) SC Cleared
11 12 (13.48%) PRINCE2
12 11 (12.36%) Retail
12 11 (12.36%) Investment Banking
13 10 (11.24%) Test Automation
14 8 (8.99%) Integration Testing
14 8 (8.99%) HP
14 8 (8.99%) Programme Management
14 8 (8.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (8.99%) Test Planning
15 7 (7.87%) Non-Functional Testing
15 7 (7.87%) Telecoms
15 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (7.87%) HP Quality Center
16 6 (6.74%) Migration
16 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills

Programme Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.12%) Apache
1 1 (1.12%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) MS Project
1 4 (4.49%) MS Office
2 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) MVNO
2 1 (1.12%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) MySQL
1 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) HP UFT
1 2 (2.25%) JIRA
1 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (41.57%) Finance
2 27 (30.34%) Banking
3 11 (12.36%) Retail
3 11 (12.36%) Investment Banking
4 7 (7.87%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.37%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.25%) Front Office
6 2 (2.25%) Law
7 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.12%) Billing
7 1 (1.12%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) COM
1 1 (1.12%) XML
1 1 (1.12%) LAMP
1 1 (1.12%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) Equities
3 1 (1.12%) Derivative
3 1 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (1.12%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.12%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.12%) NHS
3 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.25%) Linux
2 1 (1.12%) UNIX
2 1 (1.12%) Windows
2 1 (1.12%) AIX
2 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.20%) Test Strategy
2 33 (37.08%) Test Management
3 29 (32.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (30.34%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (19.10%) SDLC
6 15 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (14.61%) Project Management
7 13 (14.61%) System Integration Testing
8 12 (13.48%) PRINCE2
9 10 (11.24%) Test Automation
10 8 (8.99%) Integration Testing
10 8 (8.99%) Programme Management
10 8 (8.99%) Test Planning
11 7 (7.87%) Non-Functional Testing
12 6 (6.74%) Migration
13 5 (5.62%) Regression Testing
13 5 (5.62%) TDD
13 5 (5.62%) Software Testing
14 4 (4.49%) Asset Management
14 4 (4.49%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.37%) Java
2 2 (2.25%) SQL
3 1 (1.12%) VB
3 1 (1.12%) Python
3 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.12%) PHP
3 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (19.10%) ISTQB
2 14 (15.73%) ISEB
3 13 (14.61%) Security Cleared
4 12 (13.48%) SC Cleared
5 8 (8.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (5.62%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (3.37%) Degree
8 3 (3.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (22.47%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (8.99%) HP
2 4 (4.49%) Oracle
2 4 (4.49%) IBM
3 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.25%) SAP
5 1 (1.12%) Calypso
5 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.12%) VMware
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