The first table below looks at the demand for the Defect Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Defect Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Halifax region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Defect Manager
Rank 25 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Defect Manager 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.21% 0.55% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.60% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£323 £330 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -13.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £330 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £330 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £314 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.44% -16.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
153 166 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 92.73% 91.71% 96.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 113 168
Average daily rate £425 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £505 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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Defect Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Defect Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Defect Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Defect Manager Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Defect Manager
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region that cited Defect 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 Defect Manager in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Pega
4 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management

Defect Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region that cited Defect 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 Defect Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Pega