Period
to 14 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Defect Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 14 December 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 > Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 258 237
Rank change year-on-year +13 -21 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Defect Manager 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.024% 0.021% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.022% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Midlands median daily rate - £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.94% +34.49%
England median daily rate £428 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +9.62% +0.65% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands 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 the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 7843 9013 8116
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.06% 95.38% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4922 5493 4667
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £219
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 366 447
Midlands median hourly rate £16.41 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.37% - -3.88%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £10.15
90th Percentile £45.15 £39.38 £36.10
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Defect Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Defect Manager in the Midlands

Defect Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Defect Manager in the Midlands

Defect Manager
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
East Midlands +4 2 - -
Defect Manager
England

Defect Manager Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Midlands region featuring Defect Manager in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management

Defect Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SAP