The median contractor rate for a Testing Project Manager was £530 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Manager - Testing
England / London
Rank 403 434 416
Rank change year-on-year +31 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Testing Project Manager 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.016% 0.009% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.010% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £530 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £250 £400
% change year-on-year - -37.50%  
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 18251 21034 20113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.00% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12983 15075 13890
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 £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 283 373
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Testing Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Testing Project Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Testing Project Manager in London

Testing Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Testing Project Manager in London

Testing Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Testing Project Manager in London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Testing Project Manager in London

Testing Project 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 Testing Project Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 26 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
Canary Wharf - 2 £530 -
Testing Project Manager
England

Testing Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Testing Project 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 Testing Project Manager in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (14.29%) Zephyr
3 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (14.29%) SAP R/3
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
3 1 (14.29%) SAP CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Finance

Testing Project 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 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP CRM
1 1 (14.29%) SAP R/3
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) hybris
1 1 (14.29%) SAP