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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Defect Manager
Rank 609 615 622
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Defect Manager 18 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.040% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.042% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 16
Median daily rate £413 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £316 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £443 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
- -9.67%
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
47494 51855 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31084 33012 33811
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2028 2194
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 2016.

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 17 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 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -2 18 £413 +10.00% 1
London -3 8 £500 +29.03%
East of England - 4 £325 -
North West +4 3 £345 -1.42%
Manchester +1 3 £345 -1.42%
St Albans - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
City of London +4 2 £500 +17.64%
South West +8 1 £525 +72.83%
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £325 -
Nottingham - 1 £400 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £425 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Bristol - 1 £525 -
Staffordshire - 1 £425 -
East Midlands - 1 £400 -

Defect Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 48 (84.21%) Defect Management
2 21 (36.84%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (24.56%) Finance
5 13 (22.81%) HP
6 12 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (19.30%) System Integration Testing
8 9 (15.79%) Oracle
8 9 (15.79%) TestDirector
9 7 (12.28%) Banking
9 7 (12.28%) JIRA
10 6 (10.53%) Retail
10 6 (10.53%) Workflow
10 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
10 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
11 5 (8.77%) SQL
11 5 (8.77%) Validation
11 5 (8.77%) Retail Banking
11 5 (8.77%) Test Management
11 5 (8.77%) SDLC
12 4 (7.02%) Integration Testing
12 4 (7.02%) Oracle EBS R12
12 4 (7.02%) Degree
12 4 (7.02%) SLA
13 3 (5.26%) VBA
13 3 (5.26%) CRM
13 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
13 3 (5.26%) Advertising
13 3 (5.26%) Change Management
13 3 (5.26%) Regression Testing

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 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.75%) Confluence
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.75%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) TestDirector
2 7 (12.28%) JIRA
3 3 (5.26%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.75%) MSTest
4 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Retail
4 5 (8.77%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.26%) Advertising
6 2 (3.51%) Front Office
7 1 (1.75%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (1.75%) iPad
1 1 (1.75%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (84.21%) Defect Management
2 15 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (19.30%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (10.53%) Workflow
6 5 (8.77%) SDLC
6 5 (8.77%) Test Management
6 5 (8.77%) Validation
7 4 (7.02%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.26%) Change Control
8 3 (5.26%) Change Management
8 3 (5.26%) CRM
8 3 (5.26%) Functional Testing
8 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.26%) Regression Testing
8 3 (5.26%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.26%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.51%) Contact Management
9 2 (3.51%) Migration
9 2 (3.51%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) VBA
3 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) BC Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.51%) ISEB
2 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
2 3 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (36.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) HP
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle
3 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.51%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.75%) Murex
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