The table below looks at the statistics for the Quality 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 Quality Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Manager
Rank 566 512 496
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Manager 13 51 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.11% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.12% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 19
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£440 £427 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.98% -10.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £294 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
+27.38% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
45351 43382 41162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29375 26642 23707
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1869 1912 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.88 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Quality Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Quality Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Quality Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Quality Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Quality Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Quality Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Quality Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Quality Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Quality 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 Quality Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. 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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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
London -17 4 £750 +66.66% 3
North West -2 2 - - 3
South East -35 1 £275 -24.13% 10
West Midlands - 1 £375 - 3
East of England - 1 - - 2
South West - - - - 5
Yorkshire - - - -
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Quality Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Quality 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 Quality Manager in their job title.

1 31 (57.41%) QA
2 22 (40.74%) Quality Management
3 16 (29.63%) Project Management
4 11 (20.37%) Finance
5 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 8 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 8 (14.81%) SQL
6 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
7 7 (12.96%) ITIL
7 7 (12.96%) Migration
7 7 (12.96%) Degree
7 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (11.11%) Data Quality
8 6 (11.11%) Incident Management
8 6 (11.11%) Manufacturing
8 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 6 (11.11%) Client/Server
8 6 (11.11%) .NET
9 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
9 5 (9.26%) 3G
9 5 (9.26%) NHS
9 5 (9.26%) Wireless
9 5 (9.26%) Service Management
9 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.26%) Banking
9 5 (9.26%) Performance Testing

Quality Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Quality 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 Quality Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) 3G
1 5 (9.26%) Wireless
2 4 (7.41%) 2G
3 2 (3.70%) LTE
4 1 (1.85%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.85%) Subversion
2 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 8 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 5 (9.26%) Banking
6 4 (7.41%) Investment Banking
7 3 (5.56%) Automotive
8 1 (1.85%) Electronics
8 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.85%) Marketing
8 1 (1.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) .NET
2 4 (7.41%) Web Services
2 4 (7.41%) Java EE
3 3 (5.56%) J2EE
4 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 5 (9.26%) NHS
3 2 (3.70%) Life Science
4 1 (1.85%) FMCG
4 1 (1.85%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.85%) DTV
4 1 (1.85%) Statistics
4 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Quality Management
2 16 (29.63%) Project Management
3 7 (12.96%) ITIL
3 7 (12.96%) Migration
3 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 6 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.26%) Service Management
5 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.26%) Performance Testing
6 4 (7.41%) Validation
6 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.56%) Data Management
7 3 (5.56%) QMS
7 3 (5.56%) Data Privacy
8 2 (3.70%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) Java
3 3 (5.56%) C#
4 2 (3.70%) C
5 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (57.41%) QA
2 6 (11.11%) Data Quality
3 4 (7.41%) GxP
4 3 (5.56%) ISO 9001
5 2 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle
2 2 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (1.85%) GoldenSource
3 1 (1.85%) Capita
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