Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Programme Test Manager was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Programme Test Manager
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 791 796 760
Rank change year-on-year +5 -36 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Test Manager 60 70 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.063% 0.071% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.075% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 48 70
England median daily rate £575 £578 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.43% +15.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £443 £381 £390
90th Percentile £735 £775 £708
UK median daily rate £575 £575 £500
% change year-on-year - +15.00% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89936 92818 97863
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59957 61108 63299
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2672 2997 3790
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%

Programme Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Programme Test Manager in England

Programme Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Test Manager in England

Programme Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Test Manager in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Test Manager in England

Programme Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programme Test Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -39 36 £600 - 1
Midlands +24 9 - - 1
West Midlands +29 8 - - 1
South East +9 8 £525 -16.00%
North of England +75 6 £475 -15.56%
North West +14 4 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £475 -
East Midlands -6 1 - -
East of England -14 1 £525 -12.50%
Programme Test Manager
UK

Programme Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Programme Test 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 England region featuring Programme Test Manager in the job title.

1 34 (56.67%) Test Strategy
2 20 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 18 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (30.00%) Test Management
3 18 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (28.33%) Banking
5 16 (26.67%) Migration
5 16 (26.67%) Finance
6 12 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (16.67%) QA
8 8 (13.33%) MiFID
8 8 (13.33%) Defect Management
8 8 (13.33%) Functional Testing
9 7 (11.67%) Data Centre
9 7 (11.67%) JIRA
10 6 (10.00%) Investment Banking
10 6 (10.00%) Retail Banking
10 6 (10.00%) Integration Testing
10 6 (10.00%) Retail
10 6 (10.00%) Windows
10 6 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 5 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
11 5 (8.33%) ISEB
11 5 (8.33%) System Testing
12 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
12 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
12 4 (6.67%) Software Testing
12 4 (6.67%) Test Scripting

Programme Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.33%) Confluence
1 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.33%) Office 365
1 2 (3.33%) PaaS
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Firewall
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Big Data
1 2 (3.33%) IDOL
2 1 (1.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) JIRA
2 3 (5.00%) Zephyr
3 2 (3.33%) TestDirector
General
1 17 (28.33%) Banking
2 16 (26.67%) Finance
3 6 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 6 (10.00%) Retail
3 6 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Legal
5 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Automotive
6 1 (1.67%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Electronics
6 1 (1.67%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.33%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.67%) Derivative
3 1 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (1.67%) FMCG
3 1 (1.67%) IVR
3 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.67%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.67%) NHS
3 1 (1.67%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.67%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (56.67%) Test Strategy
2 20 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 18 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (30.00%) Test Management
3 18 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (26.67%) Migration
6 12 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (13.33%) Defect Management
7 8 (13.33%) Functional Testing
8 6 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 6 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 5 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (8.33%) System Testing
10 4 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 4 (6.67%) Software Testing
10 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (6.67%) Test Scripting
11 3 (5.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) Java
2 3 (5.00%) SQL
3 2 (3.33%) C
4 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) ISEB
2 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) QA
2 8 (13.33%) MiFID
3 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.67%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle
2 3 (5.00%) HP
3 2 (3.33%) Citrix
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) MuleSoft
3 2 (3.33%) SAP
3 2 (3.33%) Temenos
3 2 (3.33%) Trillium
4 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.67%) Cognos
4 1 (1.67%) IBM
4 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.67%) Thunderhead