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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Manager
Rank 582 587 558
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Manager 44 18 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.035% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.037% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 19
Average daily rate £475 £445 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.74% +3.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £327 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £410 £328
% change year-on-year
+34.14% +25.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.42 - -
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
48768 48345 46356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.48% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31355 30091 27314
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1699 1902 2042
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 23 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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +18 44 £475 +11.11% 11
London +19 18 £373 -30.69% 3
South East +19 10 £550 +62.96% 2
Hampshire +18 7 £550 -
Southampton - 7 £550 -
City of London - 5 £481 -
Bristol +5 4 £470 - 1
South West 0 4 £470 +38.23% 1
West Midlands -12 4 £250 -50.00%
Coventry - 4 £250 -
Berkshire +6 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 £413 -
Cheshire -6 1 £300 -
East Midlands -8 1 - -
North West -11 1 £300 - 4
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £413 -
Harlow - 1 £413 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -

Quality Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 30 (36.59%) QA
2 19 (23.17%) Quality Management
3 15 (18.29%) Telecoms
3 15 (18.29%) Validation
3 15 (18.29%) Data Quality
4 10 (12.20%) Project Management
4 10 (12.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (10.98%) Change Management
5 9 (10.98%) SAP
5 9 (10.98%) ISO 9001
5 9 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.98%) Migration
5 9 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (9.76%) Finance
6 8 (9.76%) ITIL
7 7 (8.54%) MS Office
7 7 (8.54%) Six Sigma
7 7 (8.54%) Risk Management
7 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
8 6 (7.32%) FMCG
8 6 (7.32%) Data Migration
8 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared
8 6 (7.32%) Internal Audit
8 6 (7.32%) Logistics
8 6 (7.32%) ISO 9000
8 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
9 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
9 5 (6.10%) NHS
9 5 (6.10%) Performance Management

Quality Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) MS Office
2 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SAP QM
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) Wireless
2 1 (1.22%) 3G
2 1 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.22%) FitNesse
1 1 (1.22%) Geb
1 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.22%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.22%) Sahi
1 1 (1.22%) Selenium
1 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.22%) WATIR
General
1 15 (18.29%) Telecoms
2 10 (12.20%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (9.76%) Finance
4 2 (2.44%) Automotive
4 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 2 (2.44%) French Language
4 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Games
5 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) .NET
1 2 (2.44%) XML
2 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (1.22%) jQuery
2 1 (1.22%) JSON
2 1 (1.22%) RESTful
2 1 (1.22%) SOAP
2 1 (1.22%) Web Services
2 1 (1.22%) WSDL
2 1 (1.22%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) FMCG
3 5 (6.10%) NHS
4 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.66%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (1.22%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.66%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) Quality Management
2 15 (18.29%) Validation
3 10 (12.20%) Project Management
4 9 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.98%) Change Management
4 9 (10.98%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (10.98%) Migration
5 8 (9.76%) ITIL
6 7 (8.54%) Risk Management
6 7 (8.54%) Six Sigma
7 6 (7.32%) Data Migration
7 6 (7.32%) Internal Audit
7 6 (7.32%) Logistics
8 5 (6.10%) Performance Management
8 5 (6.10%) Process Improvement
9 4 (4.88%) Data Management
9 4 (4.88%) Lean Six Sigma
9 4 (4.88%) Performance Testing
9 4 (4.88%) QMS
9 4 (4.88%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.66%) C
1 3 (3.66%) COBOL
2 2 (2.44%) Java
2 2 (2.44%) VBA
3 1 (1.22%) C#
3 1 (1.22%) Groovy
3 1 (1.22%) Ruby
3 1 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) Degree
4 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (36.59%) QA
2 15 (18.29%) Data Quality
3 9 (10.98%) ISO 9001
4 6 (7.32%) ISO 9000
5 4 (4.88%) GAMP
6 3 (3.66%) GxP
6 3 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (2.44%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (1.22%) AQAP
8 1 (1.22%) COBIT
8 1 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (1.22%) EMIR
8 1 (1.22%) ISO 14001
8 1 (1.22%) ISO22301
8 1 (1.22%) NEBOSH
8 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.98%) SAP
2 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.66%) Micro Focus
4 2 (2.44%) Huawei
4 2 (2.44%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (1.22%) BT
5 1 (1.22%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.22%) IBM
5 1 (1.22%) NetCracker
5 1 (1.22%) Nokia
5 1 (1.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (1.22%) Siemens
5 1 (1.22%) ZTE
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