The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Defect Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Defect Manager
UK
Rank 576 604 612
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Defect Manager 20 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.027% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.029% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 2
Median daily rate £379 £438 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.42% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £388 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £449
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 across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42939 48575 49622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 27981 31258 30651
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1563 1629 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Defect Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Defect Manager in the job title.

Defect Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Defect Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Defect Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Defect Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Defect Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Defect Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Defect Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Defect Manager within the UK.

Defect Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Defect Manager
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 20 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
England +52 20 £379 -10.88% 2
London +9 11 £388 -11.42%
Manchester - 4 £345 -
North West - 4 £345 -
Croydon - 3 £383 -
South East +14 2 £375 -18.91%
Hampshire - 2 £375 -
South West +10 1 £500 +66.66%
City of London -2 1 £388 -8.82%
Winchester - 1 £375 -
Halifax - 1 £320 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £320 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £320 - 2

Defect Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 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 featuring Defect Manager in the job title.

1 32 (88.89%) Defect Management
2 15 (41.67%) JIRA
3 11 (30.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.67%) HP
5 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.89%) Banking
7 4 (11.11%) Retail
7 4 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (11.11%) Finance
7 4 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (11.11%) SDLC
8 3 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
8 3 (8.33%) Guidewire
8 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
8 3 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (8.33%) Workflow
8 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 3 (8.33%) GIS
8 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.33%) Oracle
8 3 (8.33%) SLA
8 3 (8.33%) Web Services
8 3 (8.33%) Windows
8 3 (8.33%) Linux

Defect Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Maximo
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) GIS
2 1 (2.78%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) JIRA
2 3 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) Toad
3 1 (2.78%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (13.89%) Banking
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
1 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (88.89%) Defect Management
2 11 (30.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (11.11%) SDLC
5 4 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.33%) Release Management
6 3 (8.33%) Test Management
6 3 (8.33%) Time Management
6 3 (8.33%) Validation
6 3 (8.33%) Workflow
7 2 (5.56%) Change Management
7 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.56%) Requirements Management
7 2 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) JSP 440
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) HP
2 3 (8.33%) Guidewire
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) Informatica
3 1 (2.78%) ION Trading
3 1 (2.78%) Murex
3 1 (2.78%) Pega
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
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