The table below looks at the statistics for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 383 369 321
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -48
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 223 202 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.42% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.56% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 111 146
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£400 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £418 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.17% -1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £31.25 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year
- -17.15%
Quality Management
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39381 35768 36229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.87% 74.65% 72.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25694 22646 21510
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1037 1346
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Quality Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
London +18 129 £425 -10.52% 14
South East -19 38 £400 -11.11% 18
West Midlands -9 14 £363 -3.32% 5
East of England -17 12 £409 -3.82% 5
North West -11 9 £490 +13.88% 1
East Midlands +8 8 £410 +82.22% 3
Yorkshire -11 5 £328 -18.12%
South West -38 3 £325 +0.93% 15
South Coast - - - -
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Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 181 (40.67%) Finance
2 150 (33.71%) Project Management
3 102 (22.92%) QA
4 99 (22.25%) Microsoft
5 85 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 82 (18.43%) PRINCE2
7 78 (17.53%) MS Excel
8 66 (14.83%) Banking
9 64 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
10 61 (13.71%) SAP
11 56 (12.58%) Business Analysis
12 53 (11.91%) QMS
13 51 (11.46%) ITIL
14 50 (11.24%) Risk Management
15 48 (10.79%) MS Office
16 47 (10.56%) HP
17 41 (9.21%) MS Project
18 40 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
19 39 (8.76%) Change Management
20 38 (8.54%) Degree
21 35 (7.87%) Security Cleared
22 33 (7.42%) Oracle
22 33 (7.42%) SQL Server
23 31 (6.97%) Management Information System
23 31 (6.97%) Investment Banking
23 31 (6.97%) Change Control
24 30 (6.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
24 30 (6.74%) SQL
25 27 (6.07%) Project Planning
26 25 (5.62%) ISTQB

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 25 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.60%) Apache
3 13 (2.92%) Tomcat
3 13 (2.92%) IIS
4 11 (2.47%) JBoss
4 11 (2.47%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.57%) Documentum
5 7 (1.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 7 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (1.57%) WebLogic
5 7 (1.57%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.12%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.12%) SAS
7 4 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.45%) Lync
8 2 (0.45%) Liferay
8 2 (0.45%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 78 (17.53%) MS Excel
2 48 (10.79%) MS Office
3 41 (9.21%) MS Project
4 21 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (2.25%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.90%) SPSS
7 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.22%) Stata
Business Applications
1 18 (4.04%) SAP QM
2 4 (0.90%) HFM
2 4 (0.90%) SAP EWM
2 4 (0.90%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.67%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.67%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.45%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.45%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.45%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.45%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.22%) TRIRIGA
5 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.22%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.22%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.92%) Firewall
2 9 (2.02%) Wireless
3 7 (1.57%) HTTP
3 7 (1.57%) SSL
4 6 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.35%) VPN
5 5 (1.12%) MPLS
6 4 (0.90%) VoIP
7 3 (0.67%) WAN
7 3 (0.67%) SMTP
7 3 (0.67%) DHCP
7 3 (0.67%) FTP
7 3 (0.67%) DNS
8 2 (0.45%) SAN
8 2 (0.45%) LAN
8 2 (0.45%) Internet
8 2 (0.45%) 3G
8 2 (0.45%) 2G
8 2 (0.45%) Network Security
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.42%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.57%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.35%) Data Mining
4 6 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.67%) Big Data
6 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.67%) DataStage
6 3 (0.67%) DTS
7 2 (0.45%) OLAP
7 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.45%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.45%) QlikView
7 2 (0.45%) MS Access
7 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.22%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.22%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 7 (1.57%) JIRA
2 4 (0.90%) Selenium
2 4 (0.90%) Cucumber
2 4 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.90%) WebDriver
3 3 (0.67%) Subversion
4 2 (0.45%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.45%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.45%) IntelliJ
4 2 (0.45%) Gradle
4 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.45%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.22%) Toad
5 1 (0.22%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.22%) ERwin
General
1 181 (40.67%) Finance
2 66 (14.83%) Banking
3 31 (6.97%) Investment Banking
4 20 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.82%) Retail
6 14 (3.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (2.92%) Legal
8 11 (2.47%) Manufacturing
8 11 (2.47%) Automotive
9 9 (2.02%) Marketing
10 8 (1.80%) Publishing
11 7 (1.57%) Back Office
12 6 (1.35%) Military
13 5 (1.12%) Front Office
13 5 (1.12%) German Language
14 3 (0.67%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.45%) Advertising
16 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.22%) Games
16 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 102 (22.92%) Analyst
2 87 (19.55%) Project Manager
3 57 (12.81%) Business Analyst
4 38 (8.54%) Consultant
5 24 (5.39%) Quality Manager
5 24 (5.39%) SAP Consultant
6 18 (4.04%) Developer
7 17 (3.82%) Architect
7 17 (3.82%) Data Analyst
8 16 (3.60%) Tester
8 16 (3.60%) Programme Manager
9 14 (3.15%) SAP QM Consultant
10 13 (2.92%) QA Engineer
10 13 (2.92%) Senior Manager
11 10 (2.25%) QA Manager
11 10 (2.25%) Data Manager
11 10 (2.25%) QA Tester
12 9 (2.02%) Infrastructure Manager
12 9 (2.02%) Quality Engineer
12 9 (2.02%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.49%) .NET
2 17 (3.82%) Web Services
3 11 (2.47%) JMS
4 10 (2.25%) Middleware
5 9 (2.02%) Java EE
6 5 (1.12%) XML
6 5 (1.12%) J2EE
6 5 (1.12%) HTML
7 4 (0.90%) Spring
7 4 (0.90%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.67%) Struts
8 3 (0.67%) JSON
8 3 (0.67%) Velocity
8 3 (0.67%) XSLT
8 3 (0.67%) Servlets
9 2 (0.45%) XHTML
9 2 (0.45%) JSP
9 2 (0.45%) CSS
9 2 (0.45%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.45%) JSR 168
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.97%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.49%) NHS
4 16 (3.60%) PMI
5 15 (3.37%) Statistics
6 11 (2.47%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.47%) Data Integration
7 10 (2.25%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.80%) Economics
9 7 (1.57%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.35%) Market Risk
10 6 (1.35%) Derivative
11 5 (1.12%) Data Extraction
11 5 (1.12%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.90%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.90%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.90%) Replication
12 4 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
12 4 (0.90%) User Experience
13 3 (0.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.72%) Windows
2 16 (3.60%) Linux
3 12 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.57%) UNIX
7 6 (1.35%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.67%) HPUX
10 2 (0.45%) Solaris
10 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.45%) CentOS
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (33.71%) Project Management
2 85 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 82 (18.43%) PRINCE2
4 64 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (12.58%) Business Analysis
6 53 (11.91%) QMS
7 51 (11.46%) ITIL
8 50 (11.24%) Risk Management
9 39 (8.76%) Change Management
10 31 (6.97%) Change Control
11 27 (6.07%) Project Planning
12 24 (5.39%) Programme Management
13 23 (5.17%) Resource Management
13 23 (5.17%) Matrix Management
14 21 (4.72%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (4.72%) Mentoring
15 19 (4.27%) Data Analysis
15 19 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (4.04%) Test Strategy
17 17 (3.82%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 30 (6.74%) SQL
2 23 (5.17%) VBA
3 16 (3.60%) Java
4 12 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 12 (2.70%) Bash Shell
5 11 (2.47%) C-shell
5 11 (2.47%) Jython
5 11 (2.47%) Korn
6 8 (1.80%) C#
6 8 (1.80%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.35%) C
7 6 (1.35%) Scala
8 4 (0.90%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.90%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.90%) Python
8 4 (0.90%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.67%) C++
9 3 (0.67%) VB
9 3 (0.67%) ABAP
10 2 (0.45%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 38 (8.54%) Degree
2 35 (7.87%) Security Cleared
3 25 (5.62%) ISTQB
4 24 (5.39%) SC Cleared
5 21 (4.72%) PMI Certification
6 17 (3.82%) MOS
6 17 (3.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 15 (3.37%) ISEB
8 13 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 11 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (2.25%) DV Cleared
11 9 (2.02%) PMP
12 8 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.80%) APMP
13 3 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.45%) CCNA
14 2 (0.45%) EXIN
15 1 (0.22%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (22.92%) QA
2 30 (6.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 24 (5.39%) Data Quality
4 19 (4.27%) ISO 9001
5 9 (2.02%) SLA
5 9 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.35%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.90%) GxP
7 4 (0.90%) GMP
8 3 (0.67%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (0.67%) Basel II
8 3 (0.67%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.67%) FATCA
9 2 (0.45%) Basel III
9 2 (0.45%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.22%) MiFID
10 1 (0.22%) EMIR
10 1 (0.22%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.90%) Firmware
2 4 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.90%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.22%) XenApp
3 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.12%) Puppet
3 3 (0.67%) SCCM
4 2 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.45%) Control-M
4 2 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.22%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.22%) WMI
5 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 99 (22.25%) Microsoft
2 61 (13.71%) SAP
3 47 (10.56%) HP
4 33 (7.42%) Oracle
5 16 (3.60%) IBM
6 12 (2.70%) Cisco
7 11 (2.47%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.57%) VMware
9 6 (1.35%) CheckPoint
9 6 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.35%) Business Objects
10 4 (0.90%) Sun
10 4 (0.90%) Citrix
10 4 (0.90%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.90%) Informatica
10 4 (0.90%) McAfee
10 4 (0.90%) Tandberg
10 4 (0.90%) 3PAR
10 4 (0.90%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.67%) Qualys
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