The first table below looks at the demand for the Defect Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Defect Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 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 currently tracked.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Defect Manager
Rank 571 549 566
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Defect Manager 17 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.027% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.030% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 17
Average daily rate
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£330 £314 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% -21.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £313 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £387 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.34% -16.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Defect Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Defect Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Defect Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
England -29 15 £330 +5.09% 1
East of England - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Essex - - - -

Defect Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Defect 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 Defect Manager in their job title.

1 23 (38.33%) HP
2 22 (36.67%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (18.33%) Migration
3 11 (18.33%) VisionPLUS
4 9 (15.00%) Supplier Management
4 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.33%) Banking
5 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (11.67%) Data Migration
6 7 (11.67%) ISTQB
6 7 (11.67%) Finance
7 6 (10.00%) Retail
7 6 (10.00%) Windows
7 6 (10.00%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 5 (8.33%) Test Management
8 5 (8.33%) Java
8 5 (8.33%) ISEB
8 5 (8.33%) Retail Banking
8 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (6.67%) Service Management
9 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
9 4 (6.67%) Scrum
9 4 (6.67%) IPTV
9 4 (6.67%) C
9 4 (6.67%) SQL
9 4 (6.67%) UNIX
9 4 (6.67%) Video on Demand

Defect Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Defect 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 Defect Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (18.33%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (1.67%) Magento
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) JProfiler
2 3 (5.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.67%) JMeter
General
1 8 (13.33%) Banking
2 7 (11.67%) Finance
3 6 (10.00%) Retail
4 5 (8.33%) Retail Banking
5 3 (5.00%) Local Government
5 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.67%) Games
6 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) XSL
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (6.67%) IPTV
1 4 (6.67%) Video on Demand
1 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) UNIX
3 3 (5.00%) Linux
4 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.67%) Android
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) Migration
2 9 (15.00%) Supplier Management
2 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (11.67%) Data Migration
5 6 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 5 (8.33%) Test Management
7 4 (6.67%) Service Management
7 4 (6.67%) Scrum
7 4 (6.67%) Test Strategy
8 3 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (5.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) Java
2 4 (6.67%) C
2 4 (6.67%) SQL
3 3 (5.00%) VBA
4 1 (1.67%) R
4 1 (1.67%) Python
4 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.67%) ISTQB
3 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) ISEB
4 4 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (36.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.67%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) HP
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.00%) Citrix
3 3 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (1.67%) Pega
4 1 (1.67%) SAP
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle
4 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards
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