The median contractor rate for a QA Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Manager
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 94 - 108
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a QA Manager 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.075% - 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £527 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +23.88% +8.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1297 1862 1741
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.72% 96.28% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 1268 1090
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £550 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 69 87
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £8.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

QA Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire that featured QA Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Manager in West Yorkshire

QA Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA Manager in West Yorkshire

QA Manager
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA Manager within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Leeds - 1 - -
QA Manager
Yorkshire

QA Manager Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, QA 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 West Yorkshire region featuring QA Manager in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation

QA Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian