The table below looks at the statistics for the Programme Test Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programme Test Manager
Rank 130 - 120
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Test Manager 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% - 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% - 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £325 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £550 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programme Test Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2749 2518 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.06% 94.03% 93.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1547 1480 1138
Average daily rate £388 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 162 159
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Programme Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programme Test Manager in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programme Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Programme Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programme Test Manager across the West Midlands region.

Programme Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Programme Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programme Test Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Programme Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Programme Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
Birmingham - 3 £450 -
West Bromwich - 1 £500 -
Programme Test Manager
England

Programme Test Manager
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10

Programme Test Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Test Management
1 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM