The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Defect Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Defect Manager
England / North West
Rank 129 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Defect Manager 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £345 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2491 3537 3103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.79% 94.93% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1555 2113 1701
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 189 198
Median hourly rate £17.50 £27.05 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.30% +42.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Defect Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Defect Manager in the job title.

Defect Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Defect Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Defect Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Defect Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Defect Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 4 £345 -
Defect Manager
England

Defect Manager Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Defect Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Defect Manager in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Defect Management
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (50.00%) Time Management
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing

Defect Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Defect Management
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (50.00%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle