The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programme Test Manager
Rank 117 101 104
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Test Manager 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.11% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.12% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £450 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £460 £513 £500
% change year-on-year
-10.24% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2162 1704 2109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.92% 93.01% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1115 796 954
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 155 177
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Programme Test Manager
England

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Automotive
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (33.33%) EPoS

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Automotive
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards