The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank - 193 195
Contract jobs requiring a QA Manager 0 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.13% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.14% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Average daily rate
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- £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+16.42% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £75.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4829 5697 5410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.46% 92.98% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3647 4060 4032
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 92 109
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA Manager in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

QA Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QA Manager across the City of London region.

QA Manager Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited QA Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with QA Manager in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Demandware
4 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (25.00%) WATIR
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited QA Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with QA Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) WATIR
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) Sahi
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Demandware
1 1 (25.00%) hybris
1 1 (25.00%) ATG
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