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 25 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Manager - Testing
Rank 653 632 596
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Testing Project Manager 8 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.018% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.019% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 13
Median daily rate £420 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £310 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £488 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.44% +12.50%
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
51181 53984 51041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33252 34149 30933
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1553 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

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

Testing Project Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 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 25 July 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 -5 7 £420 +12.00%
South East +1 2 - -
London -5 2 £538 +45.27%
Yorkshire - 2 £390 -
Buckinghamshire +17 1 - -
Milton Keynes +9 1 - -
Hampshire +1 1 - -
Scotland 0 1 - -
Edinburgh -4 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £380 -
East of England - 1 £380 -
Havant - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £390 -
Leeds - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £390 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -

Testing Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 5 (35.71%) Project Management
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (14.29%) MS Project
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
5 1 (7.14%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.14%) ISEB
5 1 (7.14%) PMP
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.14%) Unix
5 1 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.14%) Billing

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%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Billing
3 1 (7.14%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Campaign Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Product Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) System Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle