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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programme Test Manager
Rank 567 576 529
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Test Manager 46 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.030% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.033% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 19
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£545 £663 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.73% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £525 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £750 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £540 - £478
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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 2015.

Programme Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Programme Test Manager
Top 24 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 3 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 42 £525 -20.75% 1
London -1 21 £550 -16.98% 1
South East -5 11 £475 -
City of London -3 7 £625 -5.66% 1
South West -4 5 £600 -
Surrey - 5 £550 -
Berkshire +16 4 £473 -
North West - 2 £540 -
Wiltshire - 2 £613 -
Swindon - 2 £613 -
Scotland - 2 £550 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Bristol 0 1 £625 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £550 -
Leatherhead - 1 £550 -
Leeds - 1 £500 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 £540 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Cumbria - 1 £540 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
West Midlands - 1 £400 -

Programme Test Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 34 (41.98%) Test Strategy
2 32 (39.51%) Finance
3 30 (37.04%) Test Management
4 26 (32.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (29.63%) QA
6 22 (27.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (23.46%) SDLC
8 18 (22.22%) Banking
9 16 (19.75%) ISTQB
10 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
10 13 (16.05%) ISEB
11 12 (14.81%) Migration
11 12 (14.81%) SC Cleared
12 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (13.58%) PRINCE2
12 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (12.35%) Programme Management
14 9 (11.11%) Project Management
14 9 (11.11%) Retail
15 8 (9.88%) Test Automation
15 8 (9.88%) Regression Testing
15 8 (9.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 7 (8.64%) Test Planning
16 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
16 7 (8.64%) HP Quality Center
16 7 (8.64%) Integration Testing
17 6 (7.41%) Investment Banking
17 6 (7.41%) HP
17 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 5 (6.17%) SAP

Programme Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (1.23%) Apache
1 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Project
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
2 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.23%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) Firewall
1 1 (1.23%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) MySQL
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (39.51%) Finance
2 18 (22.22%) Banking
3 9 (11.11%) Retail
4 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
5 6 (7.41%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.47%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.23%) Billing
7 1 (1.23%) Front Office
7 1 (1.23%) Back Office
7 1 (1.23%) Automotive
7 1 (1.23%) Law
7 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) COM
1 1 (1.23%) XML
1 1 (1.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.70%) Equities
3 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.23%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.23%) Derivative
4 1 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.23%) PMI
4 1 (1.23%) NHS
4 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.47%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) UNIX
2 1 (1.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.23%) AIX
2 1 (1.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) Test Strategy
2 30 (37.04%) Test Management
3 26 (32.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (27.16%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (23.46%) SDLC
6 12 (14.81%) Migration
7 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (13.58%) PRINCE2
8 10 (12.35%) Programme Management
9 9 (11.11%) Project Management
10 8 (9.88%) Regression Testing
10 8 (9.88%) Test Automation
11 7 (8.64%) Test Planning
11 7 (8.64%) Integration Testing
12 5 (6.17%) ITIL
12 5 (6.17%) System Integration Testing
13 4 (4.94%) Asset Management
13 4 (4.94%) Software Testing
13 4 (4.94%) ERP
13 4 (4.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.47%) C
1 2 (2.47%) Java
2 1 (1.23%) PHP
2 1 (1.23%) SQL
2 1 (1.23%) VB
2 1 (1.23%) Python
2 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (19.75%) ISTQB
2 13 (16.05%) ISEB
2 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
3 12 (14.81%) SC Cleared
4 8 (9.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (6.17%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (4.94%) Degree
8 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (29.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.41%) HP
2 5 (6.17%) SAP
3 4 (4.94%) IBM
3 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle
4 1 (1.23%) Calypso
4 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.23%) VMware
4 1 (1.23%) Green Hat
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago