The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Test Programme Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Programme Manager
Rank 568 594 600
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 73 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.081% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.086% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 30 15
Median daily rate £500 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £500 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £650 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £550 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +29.41%
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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Test Programme Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Test Programme Manager in the job title.

Test Programme Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Test Programme Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Test Programme Manager within the UK.

Test Programme Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Test Programme Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Test Programme Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Test Programme Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Test Programme Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Test Programme Manager within the UK.

Test Programme Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Test Programme 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 Test Programme Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 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 +4 59 £475 -17.39% 4
London +10 35 £500 -16.66% 3
Scotland - 12 £600 -
Edinburgh - 11 £600 -
South East -7 8 £394 -25.00% 1
West Midlands - 6 £325 -
West Sussex - 4 £308 -
Crawley - 3 £308 -
Derbyshire - 3 £700 -
East Midlands - 3 £700 -
City of London +44 2 £475 -13.63% 1
Hampshire +4 2 £413 -2.94%
South West -9 2 £600 -
East of England - 2 £675 -
Bristol +2 1 £600 -4.00%
North West -12 1 £375 -30.55%
Surrey -13 1 £550 -
Glasgow - 1 £450 -
Essex - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £675 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £375 -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 - -
Bath - 1 - -

Test Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Test Programme 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 Test Programme Manager in the job title.

1 59 (43.07%) User Acceptance Testing
2 56 (40.88%) Test Strategy
3 45 (32.85%) Finance
4 40 (29.20%) Banking
5 39 (28.47%) Test Management
6 35 (25.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (23.36%) Migration
8 31 (22.63%) System Integration Testing
9 28 (20.44%) Integration Testing
10 24 (17.52%) SC Cleared
10 24 (17.52%) Security Cleared
11 21 (15.33%) Retail
12 20 (14.60%) QA
13 19 (13.87%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 18 (13.14%) Test Automation
15 17 (12.41%) Functional Testing
15 17 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (11.68%) Retail Banking
17 13 (9.49%) Defect Management
18 12 (8.76%) Non-Functional Testing
19 11 (8.03%) Open Source
19 11 (8.03%) Security Testing
20 10 (7.30%) HP UFT
20 10 (7.30%) PRINCE2
20 10 (7.30%) Data Warehouse
20 10 (7.30%) Programme Management
20 10 (7.30%) Investment Banking
21 9 (6.57%) ISEB
21 9 (6.57%) Regression Testing
21 9 (6.57%) HP Quality Center

Test Programme 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 1 (0.73%) Confluence
1 1 (0.73%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.46%) MS Project
1 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) VisionPLUS
2 3 (2.19%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.73%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.73%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.73%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.73%) SaaS
2 1 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.73%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.30%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.46%) Big Data
2 2 (1.46%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (7.30%) HP UFT
2 8 (5.84%) JIRA
3 6 (4.38%) Selenium
4 4 (2.92%) LoadRunner
5 3 (2.19%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.46%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.73%) Appium
7 1 (0.73%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.73%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.73%) Maven
7 1 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.73%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.73%) Testopia
7 1 (0.73%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.73%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.73%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.73%) Zephyr
General
1 45 (32.85%) Finance
2 40 (29.20%) Banking
3 21 (15.33%) Retail
4 16 (11.68%) Retail Banking
5 10 (7.30%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.65%) Front Office
7 1 (0.73%) Back Office
7 1 (0.73%) Games
7 1 (0.73%) Law
7 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.19%) .NET
2 1 (0.73%) Middleware
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (1.46%) Biometrics
2 2 (1.46%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.46%) Derivative
2 2 (1.46%) Equities
2 2 (1.46%) Smart Meter
2 2 (1.46%) SWIFT
3 1 (0.73%) Fixed Income
3 1 (0.73%) IVR
3 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.73%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.73%) Android
1 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.73%) Linux
1 1 (0.73%) Windows
1 1 (0.73%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (43.07%) User Acceptance Testing
2 56 (40.88%) Test Strategy
3 39 (28.47%) Test Management
4 35 (25.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (23.36%) Migration
6 31 (22.63%) System Integration Testing
7 28 (20.44%) Integration Testing
8 19 (13.87%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 18 (13.14%) Test Automation
10 17 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (12.41%) Functional Testing
11 13 (9.49%) Defect Management
12 12 (8.76%) Non-Functional Testing
13 11 (8.03%) Open Source
13 11 (8.03%) Security Testing
14 10 (7.30%) PRINCE2
14 10 (7.30%) Programme Management
15 9 (6.57%) Regression Testing
16 7 (5.11%) SDLC
16 7 (5.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.19%) Java
1 3 (2.19%) SQL
2 1 (0.73%) C
2 1 (0.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (17.52%) SC Cleared
1 24 (17.52%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.57%) ISEB
3 5 (3.65%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.65%) PMP
4 4 (2.92%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.46%) Degree
6 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.46%) MAPM
7 1 (0.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.73%) MBA
7 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.60%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) MiFID
2 2 (1.46%) P3O
3 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.73%) FATCA
3 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.19%) Docker
2 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.57%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.19%) Puppet
3 2 (1.46%) Ansible
4 1 (0.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (5.11%) Oracle
2 5 (3.65%) HP
3 2 (1.46%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.46%) Calypso
3 2 (1.46%) Charles River
3 2 (1.46%) JD Edwards
3 2 (1.46%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.46%) SAP
4 1 (0.73%) Cisco
4 1 (0.73%) Green Hat
4 1 (0.73%) Hortonworks
4 1 (0.73%) Murex
4 1 (0.73%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (0.73%) Rally
4 1 (0.73%) Verint
4 1 (0.73%) VMware
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