The table below looks at the statistics for the Quality 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 Quality Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Manager
Rank 558 552 539
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Manager 35 47 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.083% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.090% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 16
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£410 £351 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.72% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £468 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £245 £363
% change year-on-year
+61.22% -32.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £75.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +172.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £75.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +172.72%

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
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Quality Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Quality Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Quality Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Quality Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Quality Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Quality Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Quality Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Quality Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Quality Manager
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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 -17 33 £410 +9.33% 10
South East -9 13 £425 +6.25% 5
London -12 6 £575 +27.77% 2
Berkshire - 6 £400 -
Reading - 4 - -
West Yorkshire -9 3 £390 +24.80%
Leeds -13 3 £390 +56.00%
Yorkshire -16 3 £390 +24.80% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 1
City of London +22 2 £650 -
South West +5 2 - -
North West - 2 £400 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £400 -
East of England +14 1 £525 +118.75%
Havant -2 1 - -
Hampshire -8 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 3
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Abingdon - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Watford - - - -

Quality Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Quality 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 Quality Manager in their job title.

1 27 (51.92%) QA
2 21 (40.38%) Quality Management
3 13 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 13 (25.00%) Project Management
4 9 (17.31%) Risk Management
5 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 8 (15.38%) ISO 9001
6 7 (13.46%) Finance
6 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (11.54%) Data Quality
7 6 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (11.54%) Manufacturing
8 5 (9.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (9.62%) ISO 14001
8 5 (9.62%) ISO 9000
8 5 (9.62%) SLA
8 5 (9.62%) PMI Certification
9 4 (7.69%) PMI
9 4 (7.69%) Six Sigma
9 4 (7.69%) Firmware
9 4 (7.69%) Migration
9 4 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (7.69%) QMS
9 4 (7.69%) TDD
10 3 (5.77%) Banking
10 3 (5.77%) CAPA
10 3 (5.77%) Pharmacovigilance
10 3 (5.77%) DataFlux

Quality Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Quality 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 Quality Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) BPCS
1 1 (1.92%) SAP APO
1 1 (1.92%) MFGPRO
1 1 (1.92%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Wireless
2 1 (1.92%) 4G
2 1 (1.92%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) MSTest
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.92%) Subversion
2 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.46%) Finance
3 6 (11.54%) Manufacturing
4 5 (9.62%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (5.77%) Banking
6 2 (3.85%) Retail
7 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) PMI
2 3 (5.77%) Pharmacovigilance
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Taxonomies
3 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Copywriting
4 1 (1.92%) FMCG
4 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Quality Management
2 13 (25.00%) Project Management
3 9 (17.31%) Risk Management
4 8 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (7.69%) QMS
7 4 (7.69%) TDD
7 4 (7.69%) Migration
7 4 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (7.69%) Six Sigma
8 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.77%) Validation
8 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.77%) CAPA
8 3 (5.77%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.77%) BDD
8 3 (5.77%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.77%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) CRISC
3 1 (1.92%) CISA
3 1 (1.92%) CISM
3 1 (1.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (51.92%) QA
2 8 (15.38%) ISO 9001
3 6 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (11.54%) Data Quality
4 5 (9.62%) ISO 14001
4 5 (9.62%) SLA
4 5 (9.62%) ISO 9000
5 3 (5.77%) GxP
6 1 (1.92%) GCP
6 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.92%) COBIT
6 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) DataFlux
2 2 (3.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (3.85%) Trillium
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.92%) Huawei
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) SAP
3 1 (1.92%) HP
3 1 (1.92%) Ericsson
3 1 (1.92%) Manugistics
3 1 (1.92%) Nokia
3 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
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