The median contractor rate for a Programme Test Manager was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programme Test Manager
England / London
Rank 388 402 404
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Programme Test Manager 18 38 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.092% 0.17% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.18% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 10
Median daily rate £650 £450 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £409 £483
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £805
UK excluding London median daily rate £519 £600 £525
% change year-on-year -13.54% +14.28%  
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 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 18466 21022 19969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 95.00% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 15064 13780
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 284 366
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -11.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Programme Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Programme Test Manager in the job title.

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 25 March 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 25 March 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
Bromley - 5 £650 -
City of London +4 4 £675 +28.57% 1
Programme Test Manager
England

Programme Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 29 (80.56%) Test Strategy
2 19 (52.78%) Finance
3 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (50.00%) Banking
4 12 (33.33%) Test Management
5 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (22.22%) Selenium
6 6 (16.67%) Retail
6 6 (16.67%) HP UFT
6 6 (16.67%) JUnit
6 6 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Functional Testing
7 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
7 5 (13.89%) Retail Banking
8 4 (11.11%) Migration
8 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 4 (11.11%) Defect Management
9 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.33%) BDD
9 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Performance Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Investment Management
9 3 (8.33%) Scrum
9 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
9 3 (8.33%) JIRA
9 3 (8.33%) QA
9 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (8.33%) Project Management

Programme Test Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.78%) NServiceBus
2 1 (2.78%) SAS
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Big Data
1 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.78%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Selenium
2 6 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 6 (16.67%) JUnit
3 3 (8.33%) JIRA
4 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.56%) TestPartner
5 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.78%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.78%) JBehave
5 1 (2.78%) Maven
5 1 (2.78%) Mockito
5 1 (2.78%) Moq
5 1 (2.78%) Robot Framework
5 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (52.78%) Finance
2 18 (50.00%) Banking
3 6 (16.67%) Retail
4 5 (13.89%) Retail Banking
5 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
6 2 (5.56%) Advertising
6 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.78%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) Gherkin
1 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.78%) RESTful
1 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.56%) Derivative
2 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) Test Strategy
2 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (33.33%) Test Management
4 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Functional Testing
6 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
7 4 (11.11%) Defect Management
7 4 (11.11%) Migration
8 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.33%) BDD
8 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Investment Management
8 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Project Management
8 3 (8.33%) Scrum
9 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) IFRS
2 1 (2.78%) IFRS 9
2 1 (2.78%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
1 1 (2.78%) Guidewire
1 1 (2.78%) HP
1 1 (2.78%) Informatica
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle
1 1 (2.78%) Workday
London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £450 to £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago