The median contractor rate for a Programme Test Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 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.

Programme Test Manager
England > London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 414 398 411
Rank change year-on-year -16 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Test Manager 13 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.063% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 11
London median daily rate £500 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -12.50%  
10th Percentile £418 £423 £488
90th Percentile £714 £751 £750
England median daily rate £500 £500 £525
% change year-on-year - -4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19728 20608 22170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.25% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 49226 53698 57849
London median daily rate £500 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.71%  
10th Percentile £306 £283 £263
90th Percentile £650 £640 £631
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 773 758 1434
London median hourly rate £19.82 £17.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -6.57%  
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.18 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £44.95 £52.17
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

Programme Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Programme Test Manager in London

Programme Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programme Test Manager in London

Programme Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programme Test Manager in London over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programme Test Manager in London

Programme Test Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -9 2 £500 -20.00%
Docklands, London -1 1 £750 +11.11%
Programme Test Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 London region featuring Programme Test Manager in the job title.

1 27 (79.41%) Test Strategy
2 19 (55.88%) Banking
3 14 (41.18%) Finance
4 13 (38.24%) Test Management
5 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (23.53%) Investment Banking
8 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Migration
9 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
9 5 (14.71%) Defect Management
10 4 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
10 4 (11.76%) QA
10 4 (11.76%) MiFID
10 4 (11.76%) JIRA
10 4 (11.76%) TDD
10 4 (11.76%) Retail
10 4 (11.76%) SAP
10 4 (11.76%) BDD
11 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (8.82%) Legal
11 3 (8.82%) Financial Institution
11 3 (8.82%) Selenium
11 3 (8.82%) Retail Banking
11 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
11 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
11 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (8.82%) System Integration Testing
12 2 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery

Programme Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (8.82%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.88%) Big Data
2 2 (5.88%) QlikView
3 1 (2.94%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) JIRA
2 3 (8.82%) Selenium
3 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.88%) TestPartner
4 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.94%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.94%) JBehave
4 1 (2.94%) JUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Maven
4 1 (2.94%) Mockito
4 1 (2.94%) Moq
4 1 (2.94%) Robot Framework
4 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (55.88%) Banking
2 14 (41.18%) Finance
3 8 (23.53%) Investment Banking
4 4 (11.76%) Retail
5 3 (8.82%) Financial Institution
5 3 (8.82%) Legal
5 3 (8.82%) Retail Banking
6 2 (5.88%) Advertising
7 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.94%) RESTful
2 1 (2.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) Test Strategy
2 13 (38.24%) Test Management
3 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Defect Management
6 5 (14.71%) Migration
6 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
7 4 (11.76%) BDD
7 4 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (11.76%) TDD
7 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
8 3 (8.82%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Contract Management
9 2 (5.88%) Functional Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.88%) Re-Platforming
9 2 (5.88%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) C#
1 2 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.94%) PMP
2 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) MiFID
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) IFRS
2 2 (5.88%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) SAP
2 2 (5.88%) Hyperion
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.94%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Informatica
3 1 (2.94%) Workday