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 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Manager
Rank 588 557 556
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Manager 36 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.067% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.072% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 17
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£375 £363 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00

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
53473 51353 48123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.48% 92.45% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33986 31093 28245
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
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 1969 2035 2149
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 5 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 25 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 5 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 -2 36 £375 +7.14% 19
London +13 14 £388 +6.89% 4
South East -12 12 £363 +11.53% 5
Hampshire - 9 £375 - 2
Berkshire -2 3 £350 +7.69% 3
City of London -4 3 - - 1
Basingstoke - 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 3 £413 - 1
West Midlands +3 2 £463 +101.08%
Manchester -8 2 £300 -
North West -18 2 £300 -20.00%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £375 -
Nottingham - 2 £375 -
West Yorkshire -20 1 £350 -
Yorkshire -23 1 £350 -
Midlands - 1 - -
South West - 1 £400 - 8
Wiltshire - 1 £400 - 4
Warwickshire - 1 £500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £350 - 1
Hook - 1 £375 -
Warwick - 1 £500 -
Bradford - 1 £350 -
Swindon - 1 £400 - 4

Quality Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 29 (40.28%) QA
2 24 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 18 (25.00%) Project Management
4 17 (23.61%) PRINCE2
5 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 11 (15.28%) ISO 9001
8 10 (13.89%) CMMI
8 10 (13.89%) Risk Management
8 10 (13.89%) ITIL
8 10 (13.89%) Data Quality
9 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 9 (12.50%) Finance
9 9 (12.50%) Management Information System
10 8 (11.11%) ISO 14001
10 8 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (9.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (9.72%) DV Cleared
12 6 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (8.33%) Change Management
12 6 (8.33%) Oracle
12 6 (8.33%) ISO 9000
13 5 (6.94%) SAP
13 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
13 5 (6.94%) Six Sigma
13 5 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (6.94%) QMS
14 4 (5.56%) Business Analysis
14 4 (5.56%) Service Management

Quality Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Office
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Project
3 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) BPCS
1 1 (1.39%) SAP APO
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MFGPRO
1 1 (1.39%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) Data Mining
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.39%) DataStage
2 1 (1.39%) QlikView
2 1 (1.39%) Big Data
2 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.39%) MSTest
General
1 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Front Office
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) .NET
2 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.78%) SOAP
2 2 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.56%) PMI
4 3 (4.17%) Pharmacovigilance
4 3 (4.17%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.78%) FMCG
5 2 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.39%) NHS
6 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 18 (25.00%) Project Management
3 17 (23.61%) PRINCE2
4 10 (13.89%) CMMI
4 10 (13.89%) Risk Management
4 10 (13.89%) ITIL
5 9 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.33%) Change Management
6 6 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (6.94%) QMS
7 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.94%) Six Sigma
8 4 (5.56%) Service Management
8 4 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.56%) Data Architecture
8 4 (5.56%) Time Management
9 3 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.17%) BDD
9 3 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) SQL
2 3 (4.17%) C
2 3 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.72%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.17%) ISEB
5 2 (2.78%) Degree
6 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.39%) CISA
6 1 (1.39%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (40.28%) QA
2 11 (15.28%) ISO 9001
3 10 (13.89%) Data Quality
4 8 (11.11%) ISO 14001
5 7 (9.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (8.33%) ISO 9000
7 3 (4.17%) GxP
8 2 (2.78%) SLA
8 2 (2.78%) BS7799
8 2 (2.78%) BS15000
8 2 (2.78%) GMP
8 2 (2.78%) COBIT
9 1 (1.39%) GCP
9 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) Oracle
2 5 (6.94%) SAP
3 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.39%) HP
4 1 (1.39%) Informatica
4 1 (1.39%) Manugistics
4 1 (1.39%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.39%) Datanomic
4 1 (1.39%) Trillium
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