The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management
Rank 123 120 104
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 4 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.31% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.43% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
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£350 £488 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +2.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+131.25% -54.28%
Quality Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1790 1876 1479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 68.63% 72.46% 69.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 949 629
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 60 67
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -20.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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
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 23 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 1 - - 1
Slough - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Quality Management
South East

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) 3G
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VBA
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) Servlets
3 2 (16.67%) Struts
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) XSLT
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris
3 2 (16.67%) Apache
3 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (16.67%) XHTML
3 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (16.67%) IntelliJ
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (16.67%) Alfresco
1 2 (16.67%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) 3G
2 2 (16.67%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (16.67%) IntelliJ
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) Gradle
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Deployment Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Quality Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) Servlets
2 2 (16.67%) Struts
2 2 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) XSLT
2 2 (16.67%) XHTML
2 2 (16.67%) Spring
2 2 (16.67%) Velocity
2 2 (16.67%) JSR 168
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
2 2 (16.67%) Pair Programming
2 2 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
2 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (8.33%) People Management
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
3 1 (8.33%) QMS
3 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VBA
2 2 (16.67%) Groovy
2 2 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
1 2 (16.67%) GigaSpaces
2 1 (8.33%) BMC