The table below looks at the statistics for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 77 76 75
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 8 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.66% 0.55% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.73% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
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£425 £423 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £419
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.63 £44.60 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-29.09% -0.88%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
893 822 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 73.14% 75.21% 70.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 428 370
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +60.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £53.40 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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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
Milton Keynes +2 5 £406 -3.84% 1
High Wycombe - 3 £425 -
Aylesbury - - - -
Quality Management
South East

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (60.00%) ISO 9001
2 5 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) QMS
3 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) CMMI
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Automotive
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Process Management
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) Java EE
4 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (10.00%) NetSuite
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) CRM

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Automotive
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Quality Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) QA Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Senior QA Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Quality Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Quality Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Creative Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
1 2 (20.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
1 3 (30.00%) CMMI
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (30.00%) QMS
2 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) ISO 9001
2 5 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) NetSuite