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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Test Manager
Rank 589 587 597
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Test Manager 57 51 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.093% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.098% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 9
Median daily rate £500 £550 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £425 £462
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £533 -
% change year-on-year
-12.20% -
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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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 30 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 28 June 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 +6 53 £500 -4.76% 4
London +4 34 £525 -12.50% 2
West Midlands -24 6 £325 -18.75% 1
City of London +33 5 £625 +4.16%
South East -15 3 £394 -16.22%
Scotland -18 3 £538 -10.41%
East Midlands - 3 £700 -
East of England - 3 £638 -
Croydon - 3 £565 -
Bristol +3 2 £619 -1.00%
South West 0 2 £619 +3.12%
Edinburgh -12 2 £538 -17.30%
Birmingham - 2 £800 -
Derbyshire - 2 £700 -
Hampshire +9 1 £413 -2.94%
Glasgow +3 1 £450 -18.18%
North West -8 1 £375 -30.55% 1
Manchester -15 1 £375 - 1
Bromley - 1 £550 -
Docklands, London - 1 £675 -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Basildon - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £473 -
Ipswich - 1 £675 -
Horsham - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £473 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £600 -
Suffolk - 1 £675 -

Programme Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (39.23%) Finance
1 51 (39.23%) User Acceptance Testing
1 51 (39.23%) Test Strategy
2 37 (28.46%) Banking
3 32 (24.62%) Test Management
4 30 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (21.54%) Integration Testing
6 27 (20.77%) SC Cleared
6 27 (20.77%) Security Cleared
6 27 (20.77%) Migration
7 25 (19.23%) System Integration Testing
8 22 (16.92%) Retail
9 19 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (13.85%) QA
11 15 (11.54%) Retail Banking
11 15 (11.54%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 14 (10.77%) Non-Functional Testing
12 14 (10.77%) Test Automation
13 13 (10.00%) Open Source
14 12 (9.23%) Programme Management
15 11 (8.46%) Security Testing
15 11 (8.46%) Functional Testing
15 11 (8.46%) Defect Management
16 10 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
16 10 (7.69%) Investment Banking
17 9 (6.92%) PRINCE2
17 9 (6.92%) ISEB
18 8 (6.15%) HP
19 7 (5.38%) HP UFT
19 7 (5.38%) Performance Testing

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 (1.54%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.77%) Confluence
2 1 (0.77%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.77%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.77%) MS Office
1 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.77%) MS Project
1 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) VisionPLUS
2 3 (2.31%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.77%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.77%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.77%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.77%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.85%) Big Data
2 5 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (5.38%) HP UFT
2 6 (4.62%) JIRA
3 4 (3.08%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.31%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.31%) Selenium
4 3 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.77%) Appium
5 1 (0.77%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.77%) Maven
5 1 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.77%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.77%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.77%) Zephyr
General
1 51 (39.23%) Finance
2 37 (28.46%) Banking
3 22 (16.92%) Retail
4 15 (11.54%) Retail Banking
5 10 (7.69%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.08%) Front Office
7 1 (0.77%) Games
7 1 (0.77%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.77%) .NET
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.85%) Biometrics
2 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.54%) Derivative
3 2 (1.54%) Equities
3 2 (1.54%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.77%) iPad
4 1 (0.77%) IVR
4 1 (0.77%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.77%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.77%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.77%) Linux
1 1 (0.77%) Windows
1 1 (0.77%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (39.23%) Test Strategy
1 51 (39.23%) User Acceptance Testing
2 32 (24.62%) Test Management
3 30 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (21.54%) Integration Testing
5 27 (20.77%) Migration
6 25 (19.23%) System Integration Testing
7 19 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (11.54%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 14 (10.77%) Non-Functional Testing
9 14 (10.77%) Test Automation
10 13 (10.00%) Open Source
11 12 (9.23%) Programme Management
12 11 (8.46%) Defect Management
12 11 (8.46%) Functional Testing
12 11 (8.46%) Security Testing
13 9 (6.92%) PRINCE2
14 7 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (5.38%) Performance Testing
14 7 (5.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.54%) Java
1 2 (1.54%) SQL
2 1 (0.77%) C
2 1 (0.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (20.77%) SC Cleared
1 27 (20.77%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.92%) ISEB
3 6 (4.62%) PMI Certification
3 6 (4.62%) PMP
4 3 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.54%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.54%) MAPM
6 1 (0.77%) Degree
6 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.77%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.85%) QA
2 2 (1.54%) P3O
3 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.77%) FATCA
3 1 (0.77%) MiFID
3 1 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.31%) Docker
2 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.31%) Puppet
3 2 (1.54%) Ansible
4 1 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (6.15%) HP
2 5 (3.85%) Oracle
3 4 (3.08%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.08%) SAP
4 3 (2.31%) Guidewire
5 2 (1.54%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.54%) Calypso
5 2 (1.54%) Charles River
6 1 (0.77%) Cisco
6 1 (0.77%) Green Hat
6 1 (0.77%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.77%) Murex
6 1 (0.77%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.77%) Verint
6 1 (0.77%) VMware
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