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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Test Manager
Rank 596 573 590
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Test Manager 34 71 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.13% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.14% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 47 28
Median daily rate £575 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £723 £650 £624
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.26%
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
47154 52548 52697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.79% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30883 33471 33311
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1660 2050 2167
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 20 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 7 December 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 -10 33 £550 +10.00%
London -16 20 £575 +9.52%
South East +26 4 £550 +22.22%
City of London 0 4 £750 +50.00%
North West +4 3 £563 +12.50%
Hampshire +25 2 £425 -5.55%
South West +13 2 £550 +35.80%
Berkshire +12 2 £675 -
Manchester +1 2 £563 +40.62%
East Midlands -4 2 £525 +1.20%
Northamptonshire - 2 £525 -
Southampton - 2 £425 -
Bristol +9 1 £600 +48.14%
West Midlands -18 1 £465 -7.00%
Gloucestershire - 1 £500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £465 -
Northampton - 1 £525 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £465 -
Edinburgh - 1 £600 -
Scotland - 1 £600 -

Programme Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 38 (57.58%) Test Strategy
2 31 (46.97%) Finance
3 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (34.85%) Banking
5 19 (28.79%) Test Management
6 16 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (19.70%) Retail
8 11 (16.67%) Migration
9 9 (13.64%) QA
10 8 (12.12%) Retail Banking
10 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
10 8 (12.12%) V-Model
10 8 (12.12%) Waterfall
10 8 (12.12%) PRINCE2
11 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
11 7 (10.61%) Functional Testing
12 6 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (9.09%) Project Management
12 6 (9.09%) Test Planning
13 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
13 5 (7.58%) DevOps
13 5 (7.58%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 5 (7.58%) Defect Management
13 5 (7.58%) Programme Governance
13 5 (7.58%) HP UFT
13 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
13 5 (7.58%) ISEB
13 5 (7.58%) JUnit
13 5 (7.58%) Integration 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 3 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.52%) Confluence
3 1 (1.52%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
2 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.52%) MS Project
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.52%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.52%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.03%) Big Data
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) HP UFT
1 5 (7.58%) JUnit
1 5 (7.58%) Selenium
2 3 (4.55%) JIRA
3 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.52%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 31 (46.97%) Finance
2 23 (34.85%) Banking
3 13 (19.70%) Retail
4 8 (12.12%) Retail Banking
5 5 (7.58%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.55%) Legal
7 2 (3.03%) Front Office
8 1 (1.52%) Back Office
8 1 (1.52%) Law
8 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Derivative
2 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) Biometrics
2 2 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.03%) PMI
3 1 (1.52%) Equities
3 1 (1.52%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.52%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (57.58%) Test Strategy
2 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (28.79%) Test Management
4 16 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (16.67%) Migration
6 8 (12.12%) PRINCE2
6 8 (12.12%) V-Model
6 8 (12.12%) Waterfall
7 7 (10.61%) Functional Testing
8 6 (9.09%) Project Management
8 6 (9.09%) Test Planning
9 5 (7.58%) Change Control
9 5 (7.58%) Defect Management
9 5 (7.58%) DevOps
9 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.58%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (7.58%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.58%) Process Improvement
9 5 (7.58%) Programme Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.61%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.58%) ISEB
4 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.55%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.52%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) SAP
3 3 (4.55%) HP
4 2 (3.03%) Capita
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle
5 1 (1.52%) Charles River
5 1 (1.52%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.52%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.52%) Temenos