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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Manager
Rank 569 511 498
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Manager 14 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.087% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.094% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 26
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£450 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £270 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £555 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £349 £444
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -21.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average 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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 27 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 30 January 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 -46 11 £370 -19.23% 27
Scotland -8 3 £475 +45.03% 2
Edinburgh -4 2 £488 +48.85% 1
London -23 2 - - 1
Birmingham - 2 £500 -
West Midlands - 2 £500 - 3
South East -13 1 £275 -24.65% 17
North West - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 4
Lancashire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Preston - - - -
Reading - - - - 3
Redhill - - - - 2
Warrington - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 5
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Quality Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (57.63%) QA
2 27 (45.76%) Quality Management
3 16 (27.12%) Project Management
4 11 (18.64%) Telecoms
5 10 (16.95%) Finance
6 9 (15.25%) Migration
7 8 (13.56%) SQL
7 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
7 8 (13.56%) Degree
8 7 (11.86%) Banking
8 7 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (11.86%) Data Quality
8 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
8 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (10.17%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (10.17%) ITIL
9 6 (10.17%) PRINCE2
9 6 (10.17%) Client/Server
9 6 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (10.17%) Data Management
9 6 (10.17%) Incident Management
10 5 (8.47%) Test Strategy
10 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (8.47%) Performance Testing
10 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
10 5 (8.47%) NHS
10 5 (8.47%) SLA
10 5 (8.47%) Manufacturing
10 5 (8.47%) Validation

Quality Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) 3G
1 3 (5.08%) Wireless
2 2 (3.39%) 2G
3 1 (1.69%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 11 (18.64%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.95%) Finance
3 7 (11.86%) Banking
4 6 (10.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (8.47%) Manufacturing
6 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
7 2 (3.39%) Retail Banking
7 2 (3.39%) Retail
8 1 (1.69%) Automotive
8 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) J2EE
2 1 (1.69%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Client/Server
2 5 (8.47%) NHS
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Taxonomies
4 2 (3.39%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.39%) Life Science
5 1 (1.69%) PMI
5 1 (1.69%) FMCG
5 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.69%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.69%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) Quality Management
2 16 (27.12%) Project Management
3 9 (15.25%) Migration
4 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (10.17%) ITIL
5 6 (10.17%) PRINCE2
5 6 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (10.17%) Data Management
5 6 (10.17%) Incident Management
6 5 (8.47%) Test Strategy
6 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.47%) Performance Testing
6 5 (8.47%) Validation
7 4 (6.78%) Coaching
8 3 (5.08%) PRINCE
8 3 (5.08%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.08%) Service Management
8 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.08%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) C#
2 1 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) ISEB
2 3 (5.08%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.69%) PMP
4 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (57.63%) QA
2 7 (11.86%) Data Quality
3 5 (8.47%) SLA
4 4 (6.78%) ISO 9001
5 3 (5.08%) ISO 9000
6 2 (3.39%) GxP
7 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) DataFlux
2 2 (3.39%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (3.39%) Trillium
2 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) Ericsson
3 1 (1.69%) Nokia
3 1 (1.69%) SAP
3 1 (1.69%) GoldenSource
3 1 (1.69%) Huawei
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Posted: 17 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
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