The first table below looks at the demand for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Edinburgh 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 80 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 6 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.45% - 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% - 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
Average daily rate £365 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 - £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -15.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
958 529 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 71.92% 69.97% 67.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 240 406
Average daily rate £396 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 23
Average hourly rate £25.00 £50.83 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.81% +144.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.35 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £70.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Quality Management
Scotland

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Quality Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 9 (69.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) VBA
4 3 (23.08%) Business Objects
4 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (23.08%) SAS
4 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Time Management
5 2 (15.38%) Test Management
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (7.69%) Practice Management
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) MS Office
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Legal
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Document Management
6 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (7.69%) QA

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (23.08%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) PMO Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Quality Manager
2 3 (23.08%) MI Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modeller
4 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Time Management
3 2 (15.38%) Test Management
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Practice Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Document Management
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Business Objects