The first table below looks at the demand for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 110 113 108
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 10 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.53% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.77% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
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£425 £120 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+254.16% -54.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £120 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £120 £307
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £365 £424
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -13.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.63 £44.60 £47.40
% change year-on-year
-29.09% -5.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1839 1682 2073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.38% 68.93% 65.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 737 813
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 42
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Quality Management
South East

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Quality Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +6 4 £425 -
Bracknell +6 2 £220 +83.33%
Slough - 2 £330 - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Quality Management
South East

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
3 6 (28.57%) QA
3 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
4 5 (23.81%) Resource Management
4 5 (23.81%) Change Control
5 4 (19.05%) QMS
5 4 (19.05%) Programme Management
6 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 3 (14.29%) CMMI
6 3 (14.29%) Wireless
6 3 (14.29%) MS Office
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 3 (14.29%) ISO 9001
7 2 (9.52%) 3GPP
7 2 (9.52%) SLA
7 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
7 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
7 2 (9.52%) Linux
7 2 (9.52%) SAP
7 2 (9.52%) C
7 2 (9.52%) Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) Assembly Language
7 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
7 2 (9.52%) Physics
7 2 (9.52%) 4G
7 2 (9.52%) Data Quality

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) Alfresco
2 1 (4.76%) Liferay
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Wireless
2 2 (9.52%) 3GPP
2 2 (9.52%) 4G
3 1 (4.76%) WiMAX
3 1 (4.76%) MIMO
3 1 (4.76%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.76%) Spotfire
1 1 (4.76%) QlikView
1 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Gradle
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Architect
2 3 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Senior Quality Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) IT Programme Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Junior
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Data Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.76%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) J2EE
1 1 (4.76%) Servlets
1 1 (4.76%) Struts
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) XSLT
1 1 (4.76%) XHTML
1 1 (4.76%) Spring
1 1 (4.76%) Velocity
1 1 (4.76%) JSR 168
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
1 2 (9.52%) Physics
1 2 (9.52%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
2 5 (23.81%) Resource Management
2 5 (23.81%) Change Control
3 4 (19.05%) QMS
3 4 (19.05%) Programme Management
4 3 (14.29%) CMMI
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Data Management
6 1 (4.76%) Network Design
6 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.76%) TDD
6 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
6 1 (4.76%) Use Case
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Assembly Language
1 2 (9.52%) C
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
2 1 (4.76%) Groovy
2 1 (4.76%) Scala
2 1 (4.76%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
2 3 (14.29%) ISO 9001
2 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (9.52%) SLA
3 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
1 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Informatica
2 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.76%) Ab Initio
2 1 (4.76%) Teradata
2 1 (4.76%) Huawei
2 1 (4.76%) GigaSpaces
2 1 (4.76%) Tableau
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle