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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Defect Manager
UK
Rank 575 617 596
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Defect Manager 12 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.026% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.027% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 4
Median daily rate £379 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £308 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £470 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £313 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.40% -28.57%
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
42508 47354 48039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.75% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27665 30191 30170
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1501 1736 1893
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 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 9 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 23 January 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 +30 12 £379 -10.88% 2
London +10 7 £388 -8.82% 1
Manchester - 4 £345 -
North West - 4 £345 -
Croydon - 3 £383 -
City of London -5 1 - -
Halifax - 1 £320 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £320 -
Yorkshire - 1 £320 -

Defect Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 35 (87.50%) Defect Management
2 16 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (22.50%) HP
5 8 (20.00%) JIRA
5 8 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (17.50%) Retail
6 7 (17.50%) Finance
6 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (15.00%) Banking
8 5 (12.50%) Oracle
8 5 (12.50%) SDLC
9 4 (10.00%) Workflow
9 4 (10.00%) Test Management
10 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
10 3 (7.50%) Time Management
10 3 (7.50%) Retail Banking
10 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (7.50%) Regression Testing
10 3 (7.50%) Advertising
10 3 (7.50%) SLA
10 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
10 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (7.50%) Guidewire
11 2 (5.00%) Project Governance
11 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (5.00%) Change Control
11 2 (5.00%) Integration Testing
11 2 (5.00%) TestDirector
11 2 (5.00%) SQL

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 1 (2.50%) Confluence
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) OLTP
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) Toad
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
1 7 (17.50%) Retail
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Advertising
3 3 (7.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.50%) iPad
2 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (87.50%) Defect Management
2 16 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.50%) SDLC
6 4 (10.00%) Test Management
6 4 (10.00%) Workflow
7 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
7 3 (7.50%) Regression Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Time Management
8 2 (5.00%) Change Management
8 2 (5.00%) CRM
8 2 (5.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Scrum
8 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (5.00%) Supplier Management
8 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) HP
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) Guidewire
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) ION Trading
4 1 (2.50%) Murex
Southampton, Hampshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
LA International
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago