The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 England 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 346 350 327
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 224 217 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.47% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.63% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 113 131
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £524 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £424
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -13.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 3
Average hourly rate £31.63 £40.00 £49.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% -19.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.63 £44.60 £47.40
% change year-on-year
-29.09% -5.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36743 34175 37676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.41% 73.35% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23166 21189 22136
Average daily rate £408 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1090 995 1360
Average hourly rate £23.63 £32.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.44 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Quality Management
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -4 91 £425 +4.61% 17
South East -5 57 £405 +10.95% 15
East of England -16 26 £430 +1.17% 3
North West -7 15 £338 -5.26% 4
Yorkshire 0 13 £304 +9.36% 5
West Midlands -1 12 £400 -11.11% 7
East Midlands -6 2 £600 +100.00% 4
Midlands - - - -
South West - - - - 6
South Coast - - - -
Quality Management
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Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 160 (38.65%) Finance
2 127 (30.68%) Project Management
3 108 (26.09%) QA
4 95 (22.95%) Microsoft
5 78 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 76 (18.36%) MS Excel
7 74 (17.87%) PRINCE2
8 58 (14.01%) MS Office
9 55 (13.29%) SAP
10 54 (13.04%) Risk Management
10 54 (13.04%) QMS
10 54 (13.04%) Banking
11 45 (10.87%) SQL
12 43 (10.39%) Security Cleared
13 40 (9.66%) Degree
14 39 (9.42%) SQL Server
15 38 (9.18%) ITIL
15 38 (9.18%) Change Management
16 35 (8.45%) HP
17 34 (8.21%) MS Project
17 34 (8.21%) SC Cleared
17 34 (8.21%) Change Control
18 33 (7.97%) VBA
19 32 (7.73%) Agile Software Development
20 31 (7.49%) Business Analysis
21 30 (7.25%) Oracle
21 30 (7.25%) SharePoint
21 30 (7.25%) Telecoms
22 29 (7.00%) Project Planning
22 29 (7.00%) Continuous Improvement

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 30 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.42%) SAS
3 6 (1.45%) CMS
4 5 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (1.21%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.97%) Apache
6 3 (0.72%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.72%) nginx
6 3 (0.72%) FileNet
7 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.48%) Documentum
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.24%) TPMS
8 1 (0.24%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.24%) Lync
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.24%) Liferay
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 76 (18.36%) MS Excel
2 58 (14.01%) MS Office
3 34 (8.21%) MS Project
4 9 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.72%) SPSS
7 2 (0.48%) Stata
8 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.38%) SAP QM
2 5 (1.21%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.97%) HFM
4 3 (0.72%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.72%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.72%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.72%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.48%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.48%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.48%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.48%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.24%) TRIRIGA
6 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.24%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.24%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.24%) GitHub
1 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.66%) Firewall
2 8 (1.93%) Internet
3 6 (1.45%) VPN
3 6 (1.45%) Wireless
4 5 (1.21%) VoIP
5 4 (0.97%) WAN
5 4 (0.97%) MPLS
5 4 (0.97%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.72%) LAN
7 2 (0.48%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.48%) DHCP
7 2 (0.48%) DNS
7 2 (0.48%) SAN
7 2 (0.48%) 4G
7 2 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.24%) DSLAM
8 1 (0.24%) VDSL
8 1 (0.24%) WiMAX
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.24%) MIMO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.14%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.69%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.21%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.72%) MySQL
8 3 (0.72%) EDRMS
8 3 (0.72%) QlikView
8 3 (0.72%) DTS
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.48%) MS Access
9 2 (0.48%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.48%) Big Data
9 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.48%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (3.86%) JIRA
2 12 (2.90%) Selenium
3 10 (2.42%) SoapUI
4 4 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.97%) WebDriver
4 4 (0.97%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.97%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (0.72%) Subversion
6 2 (0.48%) FishEye
6 2 (0.48%) TestComplete
6 2 (0.48%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.24%) Calabash
7 1 (0.24%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.24%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.24%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 160 (38.65%) Finance
2 54 (13.04%) Banking
3 30 (7.25%) Telecoms
4 27 (6.52%) Retail
5 22 (5.31%) Investment Banking
6 18 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (1.93%) Legal
7 8 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.93%) German Language
8 7 (1.69%) Publishing
9 6 (1.45%) Military
9 6 (1.45%) Marketing
10 5 (1.21%) Automotive
10 5 (1.21%) Front Office
10 5 (1.21%) Back Office
11 4 (0.97%) Games
11 4 (0.97%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.24%) International Banking
12 1 (0.24%) French Language
12 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 74 (17.87%) Project Manager
1 74 (17.87%) Analyst
2 29 (7.00%) Consultant
3 26 (6.28%) Business Analyst
4 24 (5.80%) Developer
5 19 (4.59%) Tester
6 18 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
7 16 (3.86%) Quality Manager
8 15 (3.62%) Test Leader
9 13 (3.14%) Senior Manager
9 13 (3.14%) QA Engineer
10 12 (2.90%) SAP Manager
11 11 (2.66%) Programme Manager
12 10 (2.42%) Test Analyst
12 10 (2.42%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 10 (2.42%) QA Tester
12 10 (2.42%) Infrastructure Manager
13 9 (2.17%) IT Project Manager
13 9 (2.17%) Delivery Manager
13 9 (2.17%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.38%) .NET
2 13 (3.14%) Web Services
3 4 (0.97%) XML
3 4 (0.97%) .NET Framework
3 4 (0.97%) HTML
4 3 (0.72%) REST
4 3 (0.72%) J2EE
5 2 (0.48%) CSS
5 2 (0.48%) JSP
5 2 (0.48%) Servlets
5 2 (0.48%) SOAP
5 2 (0.48%) Struts
5 2 (0.48%) Spring
5 2 (0.48%) XHTML
5 2 (0.48%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.48%) Velocity
5 2 (0.48%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.24%) jQuery
6 1 (0.24%) iXBRL
6 1 (0.24%) JSR 168
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 14 (3.38%) NHS
3 13 (3.14%) PMI
4 11 (2.66%) Statistics
5 9 (2.17%) Mathematics
6 8 (1.93%) Data Integration
6 8 (1.93%) Reference Data
7 7 (1.69%) Economics
8 6 (1.45%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.45%) CMDB
9 5 (1.21%) Replication
10 4 (0.97%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.97%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (0.97%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.97%) FMCG
10 4 (0.97%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.72%) Open Source
11 3 (0.72%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.72%) Market Risk
11 3 (0.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.35%) Windows
2 9 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (1.69%) Windows 7
3 7 (1.69%) Linux
4 6 (1.45%) UNIX
5 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.97%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.97%) CentOS
6 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.48%) Solaris
7 1 (0.24%) AIX
7 1 (0.24%) Android
7 1 (0.24%) pSOS
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (30.68%) Project Management
2 78 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 74 (17.87%) PRINCE2
4 54 (13.04%) Risk Management
4 54 (13.04%) QMS
5 38 (9.18%) Change Management
5 38 (9.18%) ITIL
6 34 (8.21%) Change Control
7 32 (7.73%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (7.49%) Business Analysis
9 29 (7.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 29 (7.00%) Project Planning
10 26 (6.28%) Data Management
11 25 (6.04%) Service Management
11 25 (6.04%) Resource Management
12 24 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
12 24 (5.80%) Service Delivery
12 24 (5.80%) Data Modelling
13 23 (5.56%) Test Strategy
14 22 (5.31%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (10.87%) SQL
2 33 (7.97%) VBA
3 12 (2.90%) VB
4 10 (2.42%) T-SQL
4 10 (2.42%) Java
5 7 (1.69%) C
5 7 (1.69%) VB6
6 4 (0.97%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.97%) Python
6 4 (0.97%) C#
6 4 (0.97%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.72%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.72%) ABAP
7 3 (0.72%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.48%) Assembly Language
8 2 (0.48%) C++
8 2 (0.48%) R
9 1 (0.24%) Scala
9 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (10.39%) Security Cleared
2 40 (9.66%) Degree
3 34 (8.21%) SC Cleared
4 28 (6.76%) ISTQB
5 22 (5.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 19 (4.59%) ISEB
7 18 (4.35%) PMI Certification
7 18 (4.35%) MOS
8 12 (2.90%) DV Cleared
9 10 (2.42%) PMP
10 9 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (1.21%) APMP
13 4 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.48%) EXIN
15 1 (0.24%) CISA
15 1 (0.24%) CISM
15 1 (0.24%) CIMA
15 1 (0.24%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (26.09%) QA
2 26 (6.28%) Data Quality
2 26 (6.28%) ISO 9001
3 10 (2.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.93%) ISO 9000
4 8 (1.93%) SLA
5 7 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.45%) GMP
7 5 (1.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (0.72%) GxP
9 2 (0.48%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.48%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.24%) COBIT
10 1 (0.24%) FATCA
10 1 (0.24%) EMIR
10 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (2.90%) Control-M
2 9 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.72%) Puppet
3 3 (0.72%) SCCM
4 2 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.24%) WMI
5 1 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.24%) SCOM
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 95 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 55 (13.29%) SAP
3 35 (8.45%) HP
4 30 (7.25%) Oracle
5 13 (3.14%) Informatica
6 11 (2.66%) GoldenSource
7 10 (2.42%) Business Objects
8 9 (2.17%) Cisco
8 9 (2.17%) hybris
9 8 (1.93%) Citrix
10 6 (1.45%) IBM
11 5 (1.21%) Ab Initio
11 5 (1.21%) VMware
11 5 (1.21%) Splunk
12 4 (0.97%) 3PAR
12 4 (0.97%) Tandberg
12 4 (0.97%) Planview
12 4 (0.97%) Teradata
12 4 (0.97%) Hyperion
13 3 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
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