Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Defect Manager was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Defect Manager
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 631 577 594
Rank change year-on-year -54 +17 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Defect Manager 8 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.017% 0.069% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.072% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 7
London median daily rate £513 £390 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.41% -5.45% -22.17%
10th Percentile £301 £316 £340
90th Percentile £623 £575 £438
England median daily rate £425 £385 £381
% change year-on-year +10.39% +0.98% -4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44704 42967 43917
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 94.99% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32366 30551 30963
London median daily rate £498 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.15% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 561 677
London median hourly rate £20.47 £19.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.96% +3.48% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Defect Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Defect Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Defect Manager in London

Defect Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Defect Manager in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Defect Manager in London

Defect Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Defect Manager in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Defect Manager in London

Defect Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Defect Manager within the London region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South London -29 1 £428 +2.40%
West London - 1 £600 -
Defect Manager
England

Defect Manager Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Defect 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 across the London region featuring Defect Manager in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Defect Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Guidewire
4 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Statistics
4 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (12.50%) Back Office

Defect Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA Agile
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
1 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Defect Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Guidewire
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle