The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 549 496 484
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -12
Contract jobs requiring a QA Manager 20 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.092% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.100% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 28
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£475 £438 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44075 43066 37782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.55% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27490 25926 22039
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1726 1867 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

QA Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

QA Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

QA Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

QA Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

QA Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QA Manager across the England region.

QA Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

QA Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -10 9 £463 -
London -12 4 £450 -5.26% 7
West Midlands - 4 £500 -
South West -16 2 £433 - 1
East Midlands -8 1 £445 - 1
Yorkshire -15 1 - -
North West - - - -
East of England - - - -
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QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 43 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.91%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (27.91%) Test Strategy
4 11 (25.58%) Finance
5 10 (23.26%) Test Management
6 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (18.60%) Migration
7 8 (18.60%) Selenium
8 7 (16.28%) BDD
8 7 (16.28%) TDD
8 7 (16.28%) SQL
8 7 (16.28%) Java
8 7 (16.28%) Project Management
9 6 (13.95%) Web Services
9 6 (13.95%) Ruby
9 6 (13.95%) Integration Testing
10 5 (11.63%) JIRA
10 5 (11.63%) Automated Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Scrum
10 5 (11.63%) Quality Management
10 5 (11.63%) .NET
11 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
11 4 (9.30%) HP
11 4 (9.30%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (9.30%) NHS
11 4 (9.30%) XML
11 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
11 4 (9.30%) Banking
11 4 (9.30%) Cucumber

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.33%) Lync
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.33%) Big Data
2 1 (2.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Selenium
2 5 (11.63%) JIRA
3 4 (9.30%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.98%) Sahi
5 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.65%) MSTest
5 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.65%) WATIR
5 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Legal
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) Web Services
2 5 (11.63%) .NET
3 4 (9.30%) XML
4 2 (4.65%) SOAP
4 2 (4.65%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.33%) RESTful
5 1 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) NHS
2 3 (6.98%) Open Source
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Human Factors
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) UNIX
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (27.91%) Test Strategy
3 10 (23.26%) Test Management
4 9 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (18.60%) Migration
6 7 (16.28%) TDD
6 7 (16.28%) Project Management
6 7 (16.28%) BDD
7 6 (13.95%) Integration Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Quality Management
8 5 (11.63%) Scrum
8 5 (11.63%) Automated Testing
9 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
9 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
9 4 (9.30%) Manual Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
10 3 (6.98%) Supplier Management
11 2 (4.65%) ETL
11 2 (4.65%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) Java
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) Ruby
3 1 (2.33%) Scala
3 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
1 4 (9.30%) HP
2 3 (6.98%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.65%) Adobe
3 2 (4.65%) Aprimo
3 2 (4.65%) Marketo
4 1 (2.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (2.33%) hybris
4 1 (2.33%) Demandware
4 1 (2.33%) ATG
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Sybase
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
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Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £37 per hour + DOE
Posted: 26 days ago