The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank 257 232 253
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Contract jobs requiring a QA Manager 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.047% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.050% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
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£310 £363 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% -34.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £420
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8890 7970 8542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.01% 92.83% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5023 4242 4044
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 495 504 607
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

QA Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

QA Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
Berkshire +5 1 £310 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) 2G
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) 3G
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 3 (33.33%) Validation
3 3 (33.33%) LTE
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Java EE
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Automotive
5 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) SOA

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) 3G
1 3 (33.33%) Wireless
1 3 (33.33%) 2G
1 3 (33.33%) LTE
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Automotive
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) Java EE
3 1 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) SAP