The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Quality Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Manager
UK
Rank 570 588 597
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Manager 25 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.060% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.063% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 9
Median daily rate £450 £481 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.49% +6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £298 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £513 £450
% change year-on-year
-12.19% +13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.42 -
UK excluding London median 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
42409 47285 47247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.77% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27591 30033 29769
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1731 1882
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Quality Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Quality Manager in the job title.

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 17 January 2017.

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 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 24 £450 -7.69% 8
South East +23 14 £463 -15.90% 3
Surrey +21 6 £450 - 1
Berkshire - 6 - -
Woking - 5 £450 -
London +2 4 - - 1
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Hampshire +10 2 £513 -6.81%
Preston - 2 £400 -
Lancashire - 2 £400 -
North West - 2 £400 - 1
West Midlands - 2 - - 2
Warwickshire - 2 - -
South West +9 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £285 -
Devon - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £285 -

Quality Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Quality Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Quality Manager in the job title.

1 21 (43.75%) QA
2 19 (39.58%) Quality Management
3 17 (35.42%) Project Management
4 15 (31.25%) QMS
5 12 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 9 (18.75%) Validation
6 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 7 (14.58%) Finance
8 6 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (12.50%) Programme Management
8 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 6 (12.50%) Data Quality
8 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 6 (12.50%) Coaching
8 6 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
9 5 (10.42%) APMP
9 5 (10.42%) Life Science
9 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (10.42%) IRCA
10 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
10 4 (8.33%) Retail
10 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 4 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 4 (8.33%) Migration
10 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
10 4 (8.33%) Degree
10 4 (8.33%) P3O
11 3 (6.25%) IT Audit

Quality Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) NAS
2 1 (2.08%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) TestComplete
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.08%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Life Science
2 3 (6.25%) FMCG
2 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.25%) NHS
3 2 (4.17%) Biotechnology
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Quality Management
2 17 (35.42%) Project Management
3 15 (31.25%) QMS
4 12 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 9 (18.75%) Validation
6 6 (12.50%) Coaching
6 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 6 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 6 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
7 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 4 (8.33%) Migration
8 4 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (6.25%) IT Audit
9 3 (6.25%) Performance Management
9 3 (6.25%) Process Improvement
9 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.17%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) C
2 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) APMP
3 5 (10.42%) IRCA
4 4 (8.33%) Degree
5 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.08%) CISA
6 1 (2.08%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (43.75%) QA
2 6 (12.50%) Data Quality
3 4 (8.33%) P3O
4 3 (6.25%) ISO 9001
5 2 (4.17%) GxP
6 1 (2.08%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (2.08%) EMIR
6 1 (2.08%) GAMP
6 1 (2.08%) ISO 14001
6 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) GoldenSource
2 1 (2.08%) Guidewire
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) SAP
2 1 (2.08%) WorldPay