The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Manager
Rank - 124 110
Contract jobs requiring a QA Manager 0 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.040% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.042% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate - - £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £500 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
QA Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2760 2364 2135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 94.85% 94.71% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1795 1566 1251
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 114 102
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +1.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £24.25 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

QA Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA Manager in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

QA Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QA Manager across the Yorkshire region.

QA Manager Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

QA Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited QA 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 QA Manager in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) JMeter
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Perl

QA Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited QA 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 QA Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) CESG
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Web Operations
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) GPG13
2 1 (20.00%) WAI
2 1 (20.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP