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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 359 344 344
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 248 222 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.63% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 121 143
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£400 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £418 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.17% -1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £44.50 £36.25 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.75% -25.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.32%
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
39013 35351 37639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.93% 74.46% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24966 22370 22280
Average daily rate £415 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.23% +0.50%
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 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1092 978 1417
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 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 2 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 +29 150 £425 -8.10% 16
South East 0 44 £400 -6.97% 11
East of England -19 16 £400 -3.03% 10
West Midlands -13 14 £363 -12.11% 2
North West -9 10 £380 -20.00% 5
Yorkshire -8 6 £358 -10.62% 3
East Midlands +1 3 £525 +133.33% 6
Midlands - - - -
South West - - - - 6
South Coast - - - -
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Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 175 (39.33%) Finance
2 150 (33.71%) Project Management
3 102 (22.92%) QA
4 98 (22.02%) Microsoft
5 83 (18.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 80 (17.98%) MS Excel
7 77 (17.30%) PRINCE2
8 64 (14.38%) Banking
9 63 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (12.36%) SAP
11 54 (12.13%) QMS
12 53 (11.91%) Business Analysis
13 51 (11.46%) Risk Management
13 51 (11.46%) MS Office
13 51 (11.46%) HP
14 49 (11.01%) ITIL
15 44 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
16 42 (9.44%) Degree
17 39 (8.76%) SQL Server
18 38 (8.54%) MS Project
18 38 (8.54%) Security Cleared
19 37 (8.31%) Change Management
20 36 (8.09%) SQL
21 34 (7.64%) Oracle
22 33 (7.42%) VBA
22 33 (7.42%) Management Information System
23 30 (6.74%) Investment Banking
24 29 (6.52%) ISTQB
25 28 (6.29%) SharePoint
25 28 (6.29%) Change Control

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 28 (6.29%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.82%) Apache
3 14 (3.15%) Tomcat
4 13 (2.92%) IIS
5 11 (2.47%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.80%) SAS
7 7 (1.57%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (1.57%) Documentum
7 7 (1.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 7 (1.57%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (1.35%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.45%) nginx
10 2 (0.45%) Liferay
10 2 (0.45%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.22%) Lync
Applications
1 80 (17.98%) MS Excel
2 51 (11.46%) MS Office
3 38 (8.54%) MS Project
4 20 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.57%) 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 15 (3.37%) SAP QM
2 5 (1.12%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.90%) HFM
3 4 (0.90%) SAP EWM
4 3 (0.67%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.67%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.45%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.45%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.45%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.45%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.22%) TRIRIGA
6 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.22%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.22%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.37%) Firewall
2 10 (2.25%) Wireless
3 7 (1.57%) SSL
3 7 (1.57%) HTTP
3 7 (1.57%) VPN
4 6 (1.35%) MPLS
4 6 (1.35%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.12%) VoIP
6 4 (0.90%) Internet
6 4 (0.90%) WAN
7 3 (0.67%) SMTP
7 3 (0.67%) DHCP
7 3 (0.67%) FTP
7 3 (0.67%) DNS
7 3 (0.67%) LAN
8 2 (0.45%) 2G
8 2 (0.45%) 3G
8 2 (0.45%) 3GPP
8 2 (0.45%) LTE
8 2 (0.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (1.57%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.35%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.12%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.67%) Big Data
8 3 (0.67%) DTS
8 3 (0.67%) DataStage
9 2 (0.45%) MS Access
9 2 (0.45%) QlikView
9 2 (0.45%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.22%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.22%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.22%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 9 (2.02%) JIRA
2 5 (1.12%) Selenium
3 4 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (0.67%) WebDriver
4 3 (0.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.67%) Subversion
5 2 (0.45%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.45%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.45%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.45%) Gradle
5 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.45%) TestComplete
5 2 (0.45%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.22%) SAP CE
6 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.22%) FishEye
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 175 (39.33%) Finance
2 64 (14.38%) Banking
3 30 (6.74%) Investment Banking
4 22 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 21 (4.72%) Retail
6 16 (3.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (2.47%) Automotive
8 10 (2.25%) Legal
9 9 (2.02%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.80%) Publishing
11 7 (1.57%) Military
11 7 (1.57%) Marketing
11 7 (1.57%) Back Office
12 6 (1.35%) German Language
13 5 (1.12%) Retail Banking
13 5 (1.12%) Front Office
14 2 (0.45%) Games
14 2 (0.45%) Advertising
15 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.22%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (22.70%) Analyst
2 83 (18.65%) Project Manager
3 52 (11.69%) Business Analyst
4 35 (7.87%) Consultant
5 23 (5.17%) Quality Manager
6 21 (4.72%) SAP Consultant
7 20 (4.49%) Developer
8 19 (4.27%) Tester
9 17 (3.82%) Architect
10 14 (3.15%) Programme Manager
11 12 (2.70%) Senior Manager
11 12 (2.70%) QA Engineer
11 12 (2.70%) QA Tester
11 12 (2.70%) Data Analyst
12 11 (2.47%) SAP QM Consultant
13 10 (2.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 10 (2.25%) Test Analyst
13 10 (2.25%) QA Manager
13 10 (2.25%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (2.25%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.49%) .NET
2 19 (4.27%) Web Services
3 11 (2.47%) JMS
4 9 (2.02%) Java EE
4 9 (2.02%) Middleware
5 5 (1.12%) XML
5 5 (1.12%) HTML
5 5 (1.12%) J2EE
6 4 (0.90%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.90%) Spring
7 3 (0.67%) JSON
7 3 (0.67%) Velocity
7 3 (0.67%) XSLT
7 3 (0.67%) Servlets
7 3 (0.67%) Struts
8 2 (0.45%) OLE
8 2 (0.45%) CSS
8 2 (0.45%) JSP
8 2 (0.45%) XHTML
8 2 (0.45%) JSR 168
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (7.42%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.49%) NHS
4 15 (3.37%) PMI
5 14 (3.15%) Statistics
6 10 (2.25%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.25%) Data Integration
7 7 (1.57%) Economics
8 6 (1.35%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.35%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.12%) Derivative
9 5 (1.12%) Market Risk
9 5 (1.12%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.12%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.12%) Replication
10 4 (0.90%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.90%) User Experience
10 4 (0.90%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
11 3 (0.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.39%) Windows
2 18 (4.04%) Linux
3 14 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (1.80%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.35%) UNIX
7 5 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.67%) CentOS
8 3 (0.67%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.45%) HPUX
9 2 (0.45%) Solaris
10 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (33.71%) Project Management
2 83 (18.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 77 (17.30%) PRINCE2
4 63 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (12.13%) QMS
6 53 (11.91%) Business Analysis
7 51 (11.46%) Risk Management
8 49 (11.01%) ITIL
9 37 (8.31%) Change Management
10 28 (6.29%) Change Control
11 25 (5.62%) Project Planning
12 22 (4.94%) User Acceptance Testing
12 22 (4.94%) Programme Management
13 20 (4.49%) Test Strategy
13 20 (4.49%) Matrix Management
13 20 (4.49%) Resource Management
14 19 (4.27%) Data Modelling
14 19 (4.27%) Mentoring
15 17 (3.82%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (3.82%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 36 (8.09%) SQL
2 33 (7.42%) VBA
3 15 (3.37%) Java
4 12 (2.70%) Bash Shell
5 11 (2.47%) C-shell
5 11 (2.47%) Jython
5 11 (2.47%) Korn
5 11 (2.47%) T-SQL
5 11 (2.47%) Shell Script
6 8 (1.80%) C#
7 7 (1.57%) C
8 6 (1.35%) Scala
9 5 (1.12%) Python
9 5 (1.12%) VB
10 4 (0.90%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.90%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.90%) C++
10 4 (0.90%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.67%) ABAP
12 2 (0.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 42 (9.44%) Degree
2 38 (8.54%) Security Cleared
3 29 (6.52%) ISTQB
4 27 (6.07%) SC Cleared
5 20 (4.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 20 (4.49%) PMI Certification
5 20 (4.49%) MOS
6 16 (3.60%) ISEB
7 11 (2.47%) DV Cleared
7 11 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (2.02%) PMP
9 7 (1.57%) APMP
9 7 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.45%) CISA
11 2 (0.45%) CISM
11 2 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (22.92%) QA
2 26 (5.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 21 (4.72%) Data Quality
4 19 (4.27%) ISO 9001
5 9 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (1.80%) SLA
7 6 (1.35%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.90%) GxP
8 4 (0.90%) GMP
9 3 (0.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.45%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.45%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.45%) FATCA
10 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.22%) Basel III
11 1 (0.22%) EMIR
11 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.22%) Basel II
11 1 (0.22%) TickIT
System Software
1 6 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.22%) XenApp
3 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.35%) Puppet
3 3 (0.67%) SCCM
3 3 (0.67%) Control-M
4 2 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.22%) WMI
5 1 (0.22%) SCOM
5 1 (0.22%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 98 (22.02%) Microsoft
2 55 (12.36%) SAP
3 51 (11.46%) HP
4 34 (7.64%) Oracle
5 15 (3.37%) IBM
6 12 (2.70%) Cisco
7 11 (2.47%) JBoss
7 11 (2.47%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.25%) Business Objects
9 8 (1.80%) VMware
10 5 (1.12%) 3PAR
10 5 (1.12%) Tandberg
10 5 (1.12%) Informatica
10 5 (1.12%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.90%) Hyperion
11 4 (0.90%) Citrix
11 4 (0.90%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.90%) Splunk
12 3 (0.67%) hybris
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