The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank - - 71
Contract jobs requiring a QA Manager 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - - 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate - - £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £500 £350
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
QA Manager
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1376 1072 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.09% 94.12% 96.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 760 566
Average daily rate £382 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.86% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 24
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.13 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% -3.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.57 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £18.53 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

QA Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

QA Manager Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) GPG13
2 1 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Web Operations
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (50.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) GPG13
2 1 (50.00%) WAI
2 1 (50.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP