The table below looks at the statistics for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management
Rank - 43 29
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.70% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.86% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £20.63 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+58.30% -25.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
330 348 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.54% 80.74% 77.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 210 93
Average daily rate £475 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £323 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £26.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +43.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £17.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Quality Management across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Quality Management across the Bedfordshire region.

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Quality Management across the Bedfordshire region.

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Quality Management
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Quality Management also 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 that cited Quality Management.

1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Quality Management also 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 that cited Quality Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Release Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification