The median contractor rate for a Test Programme Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Test Programme Manager
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 127 -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Programme Manager 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.078% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.082% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £600 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £473 £525
% change year-on-year +0.52% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2217 2451 2882
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.86% 96.08% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4544 5023 7106
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £156 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 580 857 955
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Test Programme Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Test Programme Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Test Programme Manager in the East of England

Test Programme Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Test Programme Manager in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Test Programme Manager in the East of England

Test Programme Manager Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Test Programme 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 across the East of England region featuring Test Programme Manager in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB

Test Programme Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA