The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Programme 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 Test Programme Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Programme Manager
Rank 122 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.039% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 -
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Test Programme 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
2322 1970 2103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.38% 91.88% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1178 1024 1043
Average daily rate £340 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 138 139
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -29.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Test Programme 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 Test Programme Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Birmingham - - - -
Test Programme Manager
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Test Programme Manager
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Test Programme 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 Test Programme Manager in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Supply Chain Management
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Test Programme 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 Test Programme Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Supply Chain Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) HP