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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Manager
Rank 568 535 574
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Manager 45 42 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.080% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.086% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 8
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£400 £488 £429
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +13.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £319 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £552 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £344 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.26% +14.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00

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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 2014.

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 30 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 24 October 2014. 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 -27 40 £400 -21.95% 35
London -11 22 £390 -26.41% 1
South East -14 8 £400 +10.34% 11
City of London +17 7 £383 -27.14%
West Midlands -15 4 £375 -19.78% 4
Berkshire +13 3 £325 +13.04%
Coventry -4 3 - - 1
Newport - 3 £350 -
South Wales - 3 £350 -
Wales - 3 £350 -
Reading +10 2 £325 +13.04%
Scotland -5 2 £500 +233.33%
Surrey -10 2 £400 -7.24% 3
East of England -14 2 - - 4
East Midlands - 2 £480 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £438 -
Edinburgh - 2 £500 -
North West -10 1 - - 8
Lancashire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £395 -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 3
Cheshire - - - - 6
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 4
Kent - - - -
South West - - - - 6

Quality Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 50 (59.52%) QA
2 28 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 25 (29.76%) Project Management
4 19 (22.62%) Finance
5 15 (17.86%) Telecoms
6 14 (16.67%) SQL
7 13 (15.48%) Migration
8 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 12 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
9 11 (13.10%) Validation
9 11 (13.10%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (13.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (13.10%) Data Quality
10 10 (11.90%) Incident Management
10 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (11.90%) Client/Server
11 9 (10.71%) Degree
11 9 (10.71%) Performance Testing
12 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2
12 8 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (8.33%) ITIL
13 7 (8.33%) ISO 9001
13 7 (8.33%) NHS
13 7 (8.33%) Banking
13 7 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (7.14%) Coaching
14 6 (7.14%) Data Management
14 6 (7.14%) Programme Management

Quality Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP QM
1 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) Wireless
2 5 (5.95%) 2G
2 5 (5.95%) 3G
3 3 (3.57%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (13.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.19%) Subversion
2 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (22.62%) Finance
2 15 (17.86%) Telecoms
3 8 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (8.33%) Banking
5 5 (5.95%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.76%) Investment Banking
7 3 (3.57%) Retail Banking
7 3 (3.57%) Retail
7 3 (3.57%) Automotive
8 2 (2.38%) Local Government
9 1 (1.19%) Marketing
9 1 (1.19%) German Language
9 1 (1.19%) Back Office
9 1 (1.19%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) .NET
2 4 (4.76%) Web Services
2 4 (4.76%) Java EE
3 3 (3.57%) J2EE
4 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Client/Server
2 7 (8.33%) NHS
3 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.57%) PMI
4 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.38%) Life Science
6 1 (1.19%) FMCG
6 1 (1.19%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.19%) Statistics
6 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.19%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.38%) Windows
1 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 25 (29.76%) Project Management
3 13 (15.48%) Migration
4 11 (13.10%) Validation
4 11 (13.10%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (11.90%) Incident Management
5 10 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (10.71%) Performance Testing
7 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2
8 7 (8.33%) ITIL
8 7 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (7.14%) Programme Management
9 6 (7.14%) Coaching
9 6 (7.14%) Data Management
10 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.95%) Service Management
11 4 (4.76%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.76%) Change Management
11 4 (4.76%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (4.76%) C
2 4 (4.76%) Java
3 3 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) Degree
2 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.57%) ISEB
3 3 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.19%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.19%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (59.52%) QA
2 11 (13.10%) Data Quality
3 7 (8.33%) ISO 9001
4 4 (4.76%) GxP
5 3 (3.57%) ISO 9000
6 2 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.19%) ISO 14001
7 1 (1.19%) FATCA
7 1 (1.19%) EMIR
7 1 (1.19%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.57%) SAP
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle
3 2 (2.38%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.19%) GoldenSource
4 1 (1.19%) Capita
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 600-750 Per Day
Posted: 17 days ago
Portsmouth
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago