The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 London 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 395 403 404
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs requiring a QA Manager 13 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.055% 0.045% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.049% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £506 £638
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.98% -20.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21746 22451 24427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.46% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14852 15280 15911
Average daily rate £425 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 468 651
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +26 1 £340 -32.00% 3
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Wembley - - - -
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England

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 34 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (32.35%) Finance
4 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (26.47%) Banking
6 8 (23.53%) Scrum
6 8 (23.53%) Test Strategy
7 6 (17.65%) Test Management
7 6 (17.65%) TDD
8 5 (14.71%) Quality Management
8 5 (14.71%) Oracle
8 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (14.71%) ETL
8 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
9 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Selenium
9 4 (11.76%) Automation Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
9 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (8.82%) BDD
10 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (8.82%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Data Management
10 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
10 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (8.82%) Project Management
10 3 (8.82%) JUnit
10 3 (8.82%) ITIL

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle FAH
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.94%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.82%) DataStage
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Selenium
1 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
2 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.82%) JUnit
3 2 (5.88%) Maven
3 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.88%) WATIR
3 2 (5.88%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.88%) MSTest
3 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.88%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Publishing
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.94%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) CSS3
1 1 (2.94%) HTML5
1 1 (2.94%) jQuery
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Open Source
2 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.94%) Statistics
2 1 (2.94%) Market Risk
2 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.94%) Economics
2 1 (2.94%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) Scrum
3 8 (23.53%) Test Strategy
4 6 (17.65%) Test Management
4 6 (17.65%) TDD
5 5 (14.71%) Quality Management
5 5 (14.71%) ETL
6 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Automation Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.82%) BDD
7 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (8.82%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Data Management
7 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.82%) Project Management
7 3 (8.82%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Ruby
3 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.88%) ISO 9000
2 2 (5.88%) GxP
2 2 (5.88%) EMIR
2 2 (5.88%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (2.94%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Cognos
2 3 (8.82%) Siebel
2 3 (8.82%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) Palantir
3 1 (2.94%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (2.94%) Remedy
3 1 (2.94%) Ab Initio
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