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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Manager
Rank 593 572 548
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Manager 32 44 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.079% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.086% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 25
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£375 £390 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 24 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 28 August 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 -23 31 £375 -4.45% 32
South East -20 14 £363 -8.22% 9
London +13 12 £400 +1.26% 3
Hampshire - 9 £375 - 4
Berkshire -7 5 £350 +7.69% 2
Basingstoke - 3 - -
City of London -1 2 - -
Reading -7 2 £350 -
East of England +1 1 - - 1
West Midlands -1 1 £500 - 2
West Yorkshire -22 1 £350 -
Yorkshire -29 1 £350 -
North West -33 1 £300 -20.00%
South West - 1 £400 - 17
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £400 - 8
Warwickshire - 1 £500 -
Manchester - 1 £300 -
Hook - 1 £375 -
Newmarket - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £500 -
Bradford - 1 £350 -
Swindon - 1 £400 - 5
Suffolk - 1 - -

Quality Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (40.00%) QA
2 23 (32.86%) Quality Management
3 18 (25.71%) Project Management
4 17 (24.29%) PRINCE2
5 13 (18.57%) Security Cleared
6 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (15.71%) ISO 9001
8 10 (14.29%) CMMI
9 9 (12.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (12.86%) ITIL
9 9 (12.86%) Risk Management
9 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
9 9 (12.86%) Management Information System
9 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (12.86%) Data Quality
10 8 (11.43%) Finance
10 8 (11.43%) ISO 14001
11 7 (10.00%) ISO 9000
11 7 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (10.00%) DV Cleared
12 6 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (8.57%) Oracle
12 6 (8.57%) Change Management
13 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
13 5 (7.14%) Six Sigma
13 5 (7.14%) SAP
13 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
14 4 (5.71%) Business Analysis
14 4 (5.71%) Time Management
14 4 (5.71%) Data Architecture

Quality Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Office
2 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.86%) MS Project
4 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) BPCS
1 1 (1.43%) SAP APO
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MFGPRO
1 1 (1.43%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.29%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.43%) DataStage
2 1 (1.43%) QlikView
2 1 (1.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.43%) MSTest
General
1 9 (12.86%) Pharmaceutical
1 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.43%) Finance
3 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Military
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) .NET
2 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.86%) SOAP
2 2 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.86%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.71%) PMI
4 3 (4.29%) Pharmacovigilance
4 3 (4.29%) Reference Data
4 3 (4.29%) FMCG
5 2 (2.86%) NHS
5 2 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Quality Management
2 18 (25.71%) Project Management
3 17 (24.29%) PRINCE2
4 10 (14.29%) CMMI
5 9 (12.86%) Risk Management
5 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.86%) ITIL
6 6 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (8.57%) Change Management
7 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.14%) Six Sigma
8 4 (5.71%) Service Management
8 4 (5.71%) ERP
8 4 (5.71%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.71%) Data Architecture
8 4 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.71%) Time Management
9 3 (4.29%) QMS
9 3 (4.29%) CAPA
9 3 (4.29%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.71%) SQL
2 3 (4.29%) C
2 3 (4.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.71%) PMI Certification
5 3 (4.29%) ISEB
6 2 (2.86%) Degree
7 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.43%) CISA
7 1 (1.43%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (40.00%) QA
2 11 (15.71%) ISO 9001
3 9 (12.86%) Data Quality
4 8 (11.43%) ISO 14001
5 7 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (10.00%) ISO 9000
6 3 (4.29%) GxP
7 2 (2.86%) SLA
7 2 (2.86%) BS7799
7 2 (2.86%) BS15000
7 2 (2.86%) GMP
8 1 (1.43%) GCP
8 1 (1.43%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Oracle
2 5 (7.14%) SAP
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.43%) HP
4 1 (1.43%) Informatica
4 1 (1.43%) Manugistics
4 1 (1.43%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.43%) Datanomic
4 1 (1.43%) Trillium
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