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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Test Manager
Rank 560 574 508
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -66
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Test Manager 37 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.035% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.038% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 22
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£575 £675 £544
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £760 £688
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £588 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%
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
50851 50122 43739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31571 31079 25153
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1990 2044 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 28 May 2015.

Programme Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Programme Test Manager
Top 17 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 28 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 33 £550 -26.66% 5
London +32 21 £600 -11.11% 2
South West - 5 £600 -
City of London +13 3 £500 -9.09% 2
South East -18 3 £538 - 2
North West - 2 £540 -
Wiltshire - 2 £613 -
Swindon - 2 £613 -
Surrey - 2 £550 -
Yorkshire -17 1 £500 -33.33% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £625 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £500 - 1
Cumbria - 1 £540 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 £540 -
Bristol - 1 £625 -
Leatherhead - 1 £550 -
Leeds - 1 £500 - 1

Programme Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 30 (45.45%) Test Strategy
2 29 (43.94%) Finance
3 26 (39.39%) Test Management
4 21 (31.82%) QA
5 20 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (28.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (22.73%) SDLC
8 14 (21.21%) Banking
9 12 (18.18%) Migration
10 10 (15.15%) Project Management
10 10 (15.15%) ISTQB
11 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (13.64%) Programme Management
11 9 (13.64%) PRINCE2
12 8 (12.12%) Regression Testing
12 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (10.61%) Test Planning
13 7 (10.61%) Integration Testing
13 7 (10.61%) ISEB
13 7 (10.61%) SAP
14 6 (9.09%) Retail
15 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
15 5 (7.58%) ERP
15 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
15 5 (7.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (7.58%) System Integration Testing
16 4 (6.06%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 4 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
16 4 (6.06%) Degree

Programme Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.55%) MS Project
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
2 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) MVNO
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (43.94%) Finance
2 14 (21.21%) Banking
3 6 (9.09%) Retail
4 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.03%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.52%) Billing
7 1 (1.52%) Automotive
7 1 (1.52%) Law
7 1 (1.52%) Front Office
7 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) COM
1 1 (1.52%) XML
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.03%) PMI
3 1 (1.52%) Equities
3 1 (1.52%) NHS
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.52%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) Windows
1 1 (1.52%) AIX
1 1 (1.52%) Solaris
1 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (45.45%) Test Strategy
2 26 (39.39%) Test Management
3 20 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (28.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (22.73%) SDLC
6 12 (18.18%) Migration
7 10 (15.15%) Project Management
8 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (13.64%) Programme Management
8 9 (13.64%) PRINCE2
9 8 (12.12%) Regression Testing
10 7 (10.61%) Test Planning
10 7 (10.61%) Integration Testing
11 5 (7.58%) ERP
11 5 (7.58%) System Integration Testing
12 4 (6.06%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 4 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (6.06%) Test Automation
12 4 (6.06%) Data Migration
12 4 (6.06%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) C
2 1 (1.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) ISTQB
2 7 (10.61%) ISEB
3 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.06%) Degree
4 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (31.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) SAP
2 4 (6.06%) IBM
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.55%) HP
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.52%) Calypso
4 1 (1.52%) Green Hat
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