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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 339 340 352
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 256 228 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.63% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 122 138
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£425 £421 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.89% -2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £595 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Average hourly rate £31.63 £40.00 £49.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% -18.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £31.62 £30.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.93 £56.16 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.63 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-20.93% -5.88%
Quality Management
UK

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
38289 35908 38956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.49% 74.49% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24309 22565 22981
Average daily rate £413 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 1022 1423
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Quality Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 17 September 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 +23 143 £428 -5.00% 30
South East +13 55 £400 -6.97% 22
West Midlands -6 19 £388 -6.06% 7
East of England -12 19 £421 -0.88% 11
North West -3 11 £380 +26.66% 5
East Midlands +5 4 £525 +133.33% 3
Yorkshire -3 3 £365 -8.75% 7
Midlands - - - -
South Coast - - - -
South West - - - - 7
Quality Management
UK

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 164 (37.19%) Finance
2 153 (34.69%) Project Management
3 110 (24.94%) QA
4 102 (23.13%) Microsoft
5 85 (19.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 83 (18.82%) MS Excel
7 76 (17.23%) PRINCE2
8 70 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (12.93%) SAP
10 55 (12.47%) MS Office
10 55 (12.47%) Banking
10 55 (12.47%) QMS
11 47 (10.66%) SQL Server
11 47 (10.66%) HP
11 47 (10.66%) Risk Management
12 45 (10.20%) ITIL
12 45 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
13 44 (9.98%) SQL
13 44 (9.98%) Degree
14 41 (9.30%) Business Analysis
15 40 (9.07%) MS Project
15 40 (9.07%) Security Cleared
16 36 (8.16%) Oracle
17 35 (7.94%) Change Management
18 32 (7.26%) VBA
19 31 (7.03%) Management Information System
20 29 (6.58%) ISTQB
20 29 (6.58%) SC Cleared
21 28 (6.35%) Change Control
22 27 (6.12%) Project Planning

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 27 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.63%) Apache
3 13 (2.95%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.49%) IIS
5 9 (2.04%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.81%) SAS
7 7 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.13%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (1.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (1.13%) Documentum
8 5 (1.13%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.13%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.68%) nginx
11 2 (0.45%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.45%) Liferay
11 2 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.23%) FileNet
Applications
1 83 (18.82%) MS Excel
2 55 (12.47%) MS Office
3 40 (9.07%) MS Project
4 19 (4.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.59%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.91%) SPSS
7 2 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.45%) Stata
7 2 (0.45%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 17 (3.85%) SAP QM
2 5 (1.13%) HFM
2 5 (1.13%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.91%) SAP EWM
4 3 (0.68%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.68%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.68%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.45%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.45%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.45%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.45%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.45%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.23%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.23%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.23%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.63%) Firewall
2 10 (2.27%) Wireless
3 8 (1.81%) Internet
4 7 (1.59%) SSL
5 6 (1.36%) VPN
6 5 (1.13%) MPLS
6 5 (1.13%) WAN
6 5 (1.13%) HTTP
7 4 (0.91%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.91%) VoIP
7 4 (0.91%) LAN
8 3 (0.68%) DHCP
8 3 (0.68%) DNS
9 2 (0.45%) 4G
9 2 (0.45%) 3GPP
9 2 (0.45%) 2G
9 2 (0.45%) 3G
10 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.23%) SMTP
10 1 (0.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (10.66%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.54%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.36%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.36%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.68%) DTS
8 3 (0.68%) Big Data
9 2 (0.45%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.45%) QlikView
9 2 (0.45%) MS Access
9 2 (0.45%) MySQL
9 2 (0.45%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.45%) DataStage
10 1 (0.23%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.23%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 10 (2.27%) Selenium
2 9 (2.04%) JIRA
3 7 (1.59%) SoapUI
4 4 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.68%) Subversion
5 3 (0.68%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.68%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.45%) Gradle
6 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.45%) FishEye
6 2 (0.45%) TestComplete
6 2 (0.45%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.45%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.23%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.23%) SAP CE
General
1 164 (37.19%) Finance
2 55 (12.47%) Banking
3 27 (6.12%) Retail
4 25 (5.67%) Telecoms
5 22 (4.99%) Investment Banking
6 17 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (2.49%) Automotive
8 10 (2.27%) Legal
9 8 (1.81%) Publishing
10 7 (1.59%) Military
10 7 (1.59%) Back Office
10 7 (1.59%) Marketing
11 6 (1.36%) German Language
11 6 (1.36%) Manufacturing
12 5 (1.13%) Front Office
12 5 (1.13%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.68%) Games
14 1 (0.23%) Advertising
14 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.23%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 88 (19.95%) Analyst
2 85 (19.27%) Project Manager
3 40 (9.07%) Business Analyst
4 36 (8.16%) Consultant
5 25 (5.67%) Quality Manager
6 23 (5.22%) SAP Consultant
7 20 (4.54%) Developer
8 18 (4.08%) Tester
9 16 (3.63%) Programme Manager
10 12 (2.72%) Test Leader
10 12 (2.72%) SAP QM Consultant
10 12 (2.72%) QA Engineer
10 12 (2.72%) Data Analyst
10 12 (2.72%) Senior Manager
10 12 (2.72%) QA Manager
11 11 (2.49%) Architect
11 11 (2.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 11 (2.49%) Infrastructure Manager
12 10 (2.27%) IT Project Manager
12 10 (2.27%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.76%) Web Services
2 20 (4.54%) .NET
3 9 (2.04%) JMS
4 7 (1.59%) Java EE
5 5 (1.13%) Middleware
5 5 (1.13%) J2EE
5 5 (1.13%) XML
6 4 (0.91%) Spring
6 4 (0.91%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.91%) HTML
7 3 (0.68%) Struts
7 3 (0.68%) XSLT
7 3 (0.68%) Servlets
7 3 (0.68%) Velocity
8 2 (0.45%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.45%) Silverlight
8 2 (0.45%) JSR 168
8 2 (0.45%) XHTML
8 2 (0.45%) JSP
9 1 (0.23%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.03%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.54%) NHS
4 16 (3.63%) Statistics
5 14 (3.17%) PMI
6 10 (2.27%) Data Integration
7 8 (1.81%) Economics
7 8 (1.81%) Mathematics
7 8 (1.81%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.36%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.13%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.13%) Market Risk
9 5 (1.13%) Derivative
10 4 (0.91%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.91%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.91%) FMCG
10 4 (0.91%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (0.91%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.91%) Replication
11 3 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.99%) Windows
2 16 (3.63%) Linux
3 13 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.59%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.36%) UNIX
8 5 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.91%) CentOS
9 4 (0.91%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.45%) HPUX
10 2 (0.45%) Solaris
11 1 (0.23%) pSOS
11 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (34.69%) Project Management
2 85 (19.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 76 (17.23%) PRINCE2
4 70 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (12.47%) QMS
6 47 (10.66%) Risk Management
7 45 (10.20%) ITIL
8 41 (9.30%) Business Analysis
9 35 (7.94%) Change Management
10 28 (6.35%) Change Control
11 27 (6.12%) Project Planning
12 24 (5.44%) Resource Management
12 24 (5.44%) User Acceptance Testing
12 24 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (5.22%) Programme Management
14 22 (4.99%) Test Strategy
15 19 (4.31%) Process Management
15 19 (4.31%) Service Management
15 19 (4.31%) Mentoring
16 18 (4.08%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 44 (9.98%) SQL
2 32 (7.26%) VBA
3 15 (3.40%) Java
4 11 (2.49%) T-SQL
5 10 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 9 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 9 (2.04%) VB
6 9 (2.04%) Korn
6 9 (2.04%) Jython
6 9 (2.04%) C-shell
7 8 (1.81%) C#
8 6 (1.36%) Scala
8 6 (1.36%) VB6
8 6 (1.36%) C
9 4 (0.91%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.91%) Python
9 4 (0.91%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.68%) MATLAB
10 3 (0.68%) ABAP
10 3 (0.68%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 44 (9.98%) Degree
2 40 (9.07%) Security Cleared
3 29 (6.58%) ISTQB
3 29 (6.58%) SC Cleared
4 22 (4.99%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 19 (4.31%) ISEB
5 19 (4.31%) PMI Certification
5 19 (4.31%) MOS
6 11 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (2.49%) DV Cleared
7 10 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (2.04%) PMP
8 9 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.36%) APMP
11 4 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.45%) EXIN
12 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.45%) CCNA
12 2 (0.45%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (24.94%) QA
2 21 (4.76%) Data Quality
3 20 (4.54%) ISO 9001
4 18 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.36%) Solvency II
6 6 (1.36%) SLA
7 4 (0.91%) GMP
7 4 (0.91%) GxP
8 3 (0.68%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (0.45%) FATCA
9 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.45%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.45%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.23%) TickIT
10 1 (0.23%) EMIR
10 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.23%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.59%) Puppet
3 3 (0.68%) Control-M
3 3 (0.68%) SCCM
4 2 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.23%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.23%) SCOM
5 1 (0.23%) WMI
5 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 102 (23.13%) Microsoft
2 57 (12.93%) SAP
3 47 (10.66%) HP
4 36 (8.16%) Oracle
5 12 (2.72%) Cisco
5 12 (2.72%) IBM
6 10 (2.27%) Business Objects
7 9 (2.04%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.04%) JBoss
8 8 (1.81%) hybris
9 7 (1.59%) VMware
10 6 (1.36%) Citrix
11 5 (1.13%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.13%) Hyperion
11 5 (1.13%) Informatica
11 5 (1.13%) Splunk
12 4 (0.91%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.91%) Tandberg
12 4 (0.91%) 3PAR
12 4 (0.91%) Planview
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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London
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Rate: on application
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Rate: £160.00 - £180.00 per day
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Posted: 16 days ago
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Rate: £650 - £750 per day + competitive
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Rate: £650 - £750 per day
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