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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Manager
Rank 569 531 530
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Manager 38 51 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.097% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.10% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 10
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£408 £318 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% -38.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £227 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £293 £525
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -44.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £75.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +237.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £75.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
- +237.07%

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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
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 £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -37 36 £408 +66.32% 21
South East -6 11 £438 +9.37% 4
London -22 7 £475 +26.66% 4
East Midlands - 7 £390 - 2
Nottingham - 6 £390 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 6 £390 - 1
Berkshire -2 5 - -
West Yorkshire -8 4 £390 +24.80%
Yorkshire -12 4 £390 +24.80% 1
Reading - 4 - -
City of London +11 3 £650 - 1
Leeds -11 3 £390 +56.00%
High Wycombe - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 1
Cheshire - 3 £400 -
North West - 3 £400 - 3
West Midlands -18 2 £425 +80.85% 1
Alderley Edge - 2 - -
Middlesex +7 1 - -
Kent +4 1 £450 -
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £425 -
Brighton - 1 £425 -
Sunderland - 1 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £450 -
East Sussex - 1 £425 -

Quality Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (47.37%) QA
2 16 (28.07%) Project Management
3 15 (26.32%) Quality Management
4 13 (22.81%) Telecoms
5 11 (19.30%) Risk Management
6 10 (17.54%) PRINCE2
7 9 (15.79%) ISO 9001
7 9 (15.79%) Finance
7 9 (15.79%) Data Quality
8 8 (14.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (12.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (10.53%) ISO 9000
10 6 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (8.77%) PMI Certification
11 5 (8.77%) SLA
11 5 (8.77%) ISO 14001
11 5 (8.77%) Migration
11 5 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (8.77%) QMS
12 4 (7.02%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (7.02%) Six Sigma
12 4 (7.02%) PMI
13 3 (5.26%) Test Strategy
13 3 (5.26%) Process Improvement
13 3 (5.26%) GxP
13 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling

Quality Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Project
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP APO
1 1 (1.75%) BPCS
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MFGPRO
1 1 (1.75%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Wireless
2 1 (1.75%) 3G
2 1 (1.75%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.75%) DataStage
2 1 (1.75%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.75%) MSTest
General
1 13 (22.81%) Telecoms
2 9 (15.79%) Finance
3 7 (12.28%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.51%) Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Retail
6 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) PMI
3 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) Pharmacovigilance
4 2 (3.51%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.51%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.75%) NHS
5 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.75%) FMCG
5 1 (1.75%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Project Management
2 15 (26.32%) Quality Management
3 11 (19.30%) Risk Management
4 10 (17.54%) PRINCE2
5 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.77%) Migration
7 5 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (8.77%) QMS
8 4 (7.02%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (7.02%) Six Sigma
9 3 (5.26%) Test Strategy
9 3 (5.26%) Process Improvement
9 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.26%) ITIL
9 3 (5.26%) Change Management
9 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.26%) Validation
9 3 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.51%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) CISA
2 2 (3.51%) CRISC
3 1 (1.75%) PMP
3 1 (1.75%) CISM
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (47.37%) QA
2 9 (15.79%) ISO 9001
2 9 (15.79%) Data Quality
3 8 (14.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (10.53%) ISO 9000
5 5 (8.77%) SLA
5 5 (8.77%) ISO 14001
6 3 (5.26%) GxP
7 1 (1.75%) GCP
7 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.75%) COBIT
7 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Trillium
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle
1 3 (5.26%) SAP
1 3 (5.26%) DataFlux
2 2 (3.51%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.75%) Datanomic
3 1 (1.75%) Ericsson
3 1 (1.75%) Informatica
3 1 (1.75%) Manugistics
3 1 (1.75%) Nokia
3 1 (1.75%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.75%) HP
3 1 (1.75%) Huawei
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