The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had QA Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Manager
UK / England
Rank 548 573 554
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -19
Contract jobs requiring a QA Manager 22 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.041% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.043% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 21
Median daily rate £500 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £334 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £395 £500
% change year-on-year
+23.41% -21.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
38632 44173 43901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25327 28502 28056
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1597 1772
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured QA Manager in the job title.

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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
London +15 9 £525 +6.32% 12
South East +21 6 £463 -11.90% 2
West Midlands +6 3 £575 +43.75%
North East -12 2 £500 - 1
Yorkshire +16 1 £285 -16.78%
South West - 1 - - 2
QA Manager
UK

QA Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, QA 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 England region featuring QA Manager in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) QA
2 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (33.33%) Finance
4 12 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (20.00%) BDD
6 7 (15.56%) Integration Testing
6 7 (15.56%) Test Management
6 7 (15.56%) Selenium
6 7 (15.56%) Scrum
7 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.33%) Programme Management
7 6 (13.33%) Project Management
7 6 (13.33%) JIRA
7 6 (13.33%) SoapUI
7 6 (13.33%) Test Strategy
7 6 (13.33%) Automation Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.11%) WebDriver
8 5 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 5 (11.11%) Performance Testing
8 5 (11.11%) Quality Management
8 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.11%) Java
8 5 (11.11%) TDD
9 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
9 4 (8.89%) Validation
9 4 (8.89%) SAP
9 4 (8.89%) SQL
9 4 (8.89%) J2EE

QA Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (2.22%) Apache
1 1 (2.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.22%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.22%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) QlikView
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Selenium
2 6 (13.33%) JIRA
2 6 (13.33%) SoapUI
3 5 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 4 (8.89%) TestComplete
5 3 (6.67%) HP UFT
5 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.67%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.44%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.22%) TestLink
7 1 (2.22%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (6.67%) Electronics
3 3 (6.67%) Marketing
3 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Front Office
5 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) J2EE
1 4 (8.89%) Java EE
2 3 (6.67%) SOAP
2 3 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
3 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Life Science
1 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.44%) Biotechnology
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.22%) Equities
3 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Android
1 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (20.00%) BDD
4 7 (15.56%) Integration Testing
4 7 (15.56%) Scrum
4 7 (15.56%) Test Management
5 6 (13.33%) Automation Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 6 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 6 (13.33%) Project Management
5 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Quality Management
6 5 (11.11%) TDD
6 5 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.89%) QMS
7 4 (8.89%) Validation
7 4 (8.89%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) ISEB
1 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (8.89%) EMIR
3 2 (4.44%) GxP
4 1 (2.22%) ISO22301
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) SAP
2 3 (6.67%) GoldenSource
3 2 (4.44%) HP
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Teradata
4 1 (2.22%) Fidessa
4 1 (2.22%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.22%) hybris
4 1 (2.22%) Reuters
4 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
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