The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Manager
Rank 564 534 570
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Manager 40 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.061% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% 0.066% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 7
Average daily rate
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£351 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.84% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £254 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £475 £413
% change year-on-year
-27.73% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50489 47277 53592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.50% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30654 27660 29863
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2004 2139 2724
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 July 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 28 July 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 -2 33 £350 -30.00% 20
South East -24 12 £325 -27.77% 4
London +14 10 £363 -27.50% 3
Berkshire +7 7 £325 -
City of London +12 4 £350 -22.22% 2
North West -3 4 £375 +7.14%
Scotland -18 4 £401 +167.18% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £438 -
East of England -27 3 - - 3
Bedfordshire - 3 - - 1
West Midlands -9 2 £230 -60.00% 2
Coventry - 2 £230 -
Manchester -6 1 - -
Preston - - - -
Reading - - - -
Worcester - - - -
Luton - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
South Coast - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Hereford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Cardiff - - - -

Quality Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 43 (49.43%) QA
2 37 (42.53%) Finance
3 26 (29.89%) Project Management
4 19 (21.84%) Telecoms
4 19 (21.84%) Quality Management
5 13 (14.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (13.79%) Service Delivery
6 12 (13.79%) ITIL
6 12 (13.79%) ISO 9001
7 11 (12.64%) PRINCE2
7 11 (12.64%) Banking
8 10 (11.49%) Data Quality
9 9 (10.34%) Change Management
10 8 (9.20%) Front Office
10 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
10 8 (9.20%) PMI Certification
10 8 (9.20%) QMS
10 8 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (9.20%) Quantitative Risk Management
11 7 (8.05%) Business Analysis
11 7 (8.05%) PMI
11 7 (8.05%) GxP
11 7 (8.05%) SQL
11 7 (8.05%) Validation
11 7 (8.05%) Migration
11 7 (8.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (6.90%) Risk Management
12 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
12 6 (6.90%) MS Excel

Quality Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP QM
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) 3G
1 3 (3.45%) Wireless
1 3 (3.45%) 2G
1 3 (3.45%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.30%) Subversion
2 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (42.53%) Finance
2 19 (21.84%) Telecoms
3 11 (12.64%) Banking
4 8 (9.20%) Front Office
5 6 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (4.60%) Retail
7 3 (3.45%) Retail Banking
7 3 (3.45%) Legal
8 2 (2.30%) Automotive
8 2 (2.30%) Back Office
8 2 (2.30%) Electronics
8 2 (2.30%) Marketing
8 2 (2.30%) Local Government
9 1 (1.15%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.15%) German Language
9 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) .NET
2 3 (3.45%) Web Services
2 3 (3.45%) Java EE
3 2 (2.30%) J2EE
4 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) PMI
2 4 (4.60%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.45%) NHS
4 1 (1.15%) DTV
4 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.15%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.30%) Windows
1 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.89%) Project Management
2 19 (21.84%) Quality Management
3 13 (14.94%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (13.79%) Service Delivery
4 12 (13.79%) ITIL
5 11 (12.64%) PRINCE2
6 9 (10.34%) Change Management
7 8 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (9.20%) Quantitative Risk Management
7 8 (9.20%) QMS
8 7 (8.05%) Validation
8 7 (8.05%) Migration
8 7 (8.05%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.90%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.75%) Asset Management
10 5 (5.75%) Programme Management
10 5 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.75%) Service Management
10 5 (5.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (5.75%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.05%) SQL
2 4 (4.60%) C
3 3 (3.45%) Java
4 2 (2.30%) C#
5 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.45%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) CRISC
3 1 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) PMP
3 1 (1.15%) CISA
3 1 (1.15%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (49.43%) QA
2 12 (13.79%) ISO 9001
3 10 (11.49%) Data Quality
4 7 (8.05%) GxP
4 7 (8.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (2.30%) SLA
7 1 (1.15%) ISO 14001
7 1 (1.15%) FATCA
7 1 (1.15%) EMIR
7 1 (1.15%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.30%) Remedy
2 2 (2.30%) Business Objects
2 2 (2.30%) SAP
3 1 (1.15%) Trillium
3 1 (1.15%) Capita
3 1 (1.15%) Agilent
South East
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
South West England
Huxley Associates
Posted: 27 days ago