The table below looks at the statistics for the Defect Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Defect Manager
Rank 418 424 400
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Defect Manager 11 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.004% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.004% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 6
Average daily rate
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£550 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £425 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £425 £569
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 - £380
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Defect Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22577 23003 24025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.29% 92.96% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15594 15798 15792
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 435 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Defect Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Defect Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

Defect Manager
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Defect Manager Daily Rate Trend in London

Defect Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Defect Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Defect Manager Daily Rate Histogram in London

Defect Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (53.85%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (23.08%) FMCG
3 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) ISEB
4 2 (15.38%) Murex
4 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (15.38%) Front Office
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (15.38%) Summit
4 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
5 1 (7.69%) MS Office
5 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) JIRA
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (7.69%) Bloomberg
5 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.69%) IBM

Defect Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Summit
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Front Office
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) FMCG
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Murex
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Bloomberg
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft