The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Testing Project Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager - Testing
UK
Rank 583 622 604
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Testing Project Manager 4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.016% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.017% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £425 £500 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - -
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
42508 47354 48039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.75% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27665 30191 30170
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 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1501 1736 1893
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Testing Project Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Testing Project Manager in the job title.

Testing Project Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Testing Project Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Testing Project Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Testing Project Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Testing Project Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Testing Project Manager
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Testing Project Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +27 4 £425 -15.00%
London +7 2 - -
Manchester - 1 £425 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 £425 -
Harrogate - 1 - -

Testing Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Testing Project 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 Testing Project Manager in the job title.

1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) QA
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Test Management
5 2 (14.29%) Release Management
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) JIRA
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
6 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Confluence
6 1 (7.14%) hybris
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) SWIFT
6 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
6 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (7.14%) ISEB
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (7.14%) PMI
6 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification

Testing Project 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 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
1 1 (7.14%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
2 1 (7.14%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) PMI
1 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
1 1 (7.14%) SWIFT
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) hybris
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (7.14%) SAP