The table below looks at the statistics for the QA 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 QA Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 403 415 403
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs requiring a QA Manager 22 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.090% 0.060% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.064% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 12
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £580
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £263 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £511 £632
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
QA 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
22595 23409 24351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.27% 93.01% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15641 16101 16015
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 £274 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 426 624
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 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

QA Manager
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

QA Manager Daily Rate Trend in London

QA Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

QA Manager Daily Rate Histogram in London

QA Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

QA Manager Hourly Rate Trend in London

QA Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
City of London +25 2 £450 -10.00%
Docklands, London - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Wembley - - - -
QA Manager
England

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 30 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) Project Management
4 9 (30.00%) Quality Management
5 8 (26.67%) PRINCE2
6 7 (23.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (16.67%) NHS
7 5 (16.67%) Finance
7 5 (16.67%) Scrum
7 5 (16.67%) TDD
7 5 (16.67%) Banking
7 5 (16.67%) Degree
7 5 (16.67%) BDD
8 4 (13.33%) Open Source
8 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (13.33%) SQL
9 3 (10.00%) ITIL
9 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.00%) CMMI
9 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
9 3 (10.00%) Ruby
9 3 (10.00%) WATIR
9 3 (10.00%) Selenium
9 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
9 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
9 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Test Management

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) WATIR
1 3 (10.00%) Selenium
1 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.33%) MSTest
3 1 (3.33%) JUnit
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.33%) Sahi
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
1 5 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
1 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) NHS
2 4 (13.33%) Open Source
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.33%) Equities
3 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.33%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Project Management
3 9 (30.00%) Quality Management
4 8 (26.67%) PRINCE2
5 7 (23.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (16.67%) TDD
6 5 (16.67%) Scrum
6 5 (16.67%) BDD
7 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.00%) ITIL
8 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 3 (10.00%) CMMI
8 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Test Management
8 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
9 2 (6.67%) Matrix Management
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Ruby
3 2 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) EMIR
2 2 (6.67%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (3.33%) FATCA
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Ab Initio
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
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