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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Programme Manager
UK
Rank 578 557 569
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 22 61 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.12% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.13% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 41 24
Median daily rate £600 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £674 £610 £770
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -
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
42483 48201 47260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 30615 29774
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1765 1883
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 13 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 21 £600 +15.66% 2
London -15 15 £600 +9.09% 1
South East +18 2 £675 +87.50% 1
Berkshire +9 2 £675 -
East Midlands 0 2 £525 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £525 -
Scotland +22 1 £600 -
North West +17 1 - -
Edinburgh +16 1 £600 -
South West +11 1 £500 +5.26%
City of London -16 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £500 -
Northampton - 1 £525 -

Test Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 34 (62.96%) Test Strategy
2 25 (46.30%) Finance
3 21 (38.89%) Banking
4 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (25.93%) Test Management
6 11 (20.37%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (20.37%) Migration
6 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (14.81%) Retail
7 8 (14.81%) QA
8 7 (12.96%) V-Model
8 7 (12.96%) Test Planning
8 7 (12.96%) Retail Banking
8 7 (12.96%) Project Management
9 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 6 (11.11%) Defect Management
9 6 (11.11%) Functional Testing
9 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
10 5 (9.26%) Selenium
10 5 (9.26%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (9.26%) JUnit
10 5 (9.26%) HP UFT
11 4 (7.41%) SQL
11 4 (7.41%) Investment Banking
11 4 (7.41%) Change Control
11 4 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
11 4 (7.41%) Data Migration
11 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared

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 3 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.85%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (1.85%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) HP UFT
1 5 (9.26%) JUnit
1 5 (9.26%) Selenium
2 1 (1.85%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (46.30%) Finance
2 21 (38.89%) Banking
3 8 (14.81%) Retail
4 7 (12.96%) Retail Banking
5 4 (7.41%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.70%) Front Office
6 2 (3.70%) Legal
7 1 (1.85%) Back Office
7 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.56%) Derivative
2 2 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.70%) PMI
3 1 (1.85%) Equities
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (62.96%) Test Strategy
2 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.93%) Test Management
4 11 (20.37%) Migration
4 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (20.37%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (12.96%) Project Management
5 7 (12.96%) Test Planning
5 7 (12.96%) V-Model
6 6 (11.11%) Defect Management
6 6 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 4 (7.41%) Change Control
7 4 (7.41%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Programme Governance
8 3 (5.56%) Investment Management
8 3 (5.56%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) ISEB
3 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.85%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.85%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Capita
2 2 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (1.85%) Charles River
3 1 (1.85%) Guidewire
3 1 (1.85%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) SAP
3 1 (1.85%) Temenos
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