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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management
Rank 389 372 355
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -17
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 175 172 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.39% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.52% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 93 75
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£450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £302 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £546 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 11
Average hourly rate £37.00 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.00% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £16.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.90 £68.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+131.25% -54.28%
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
34808 33292 29402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.37% 74.79% 72.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22734 20665 17754
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 1066 1240
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -13.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 -7 70 £448 +8.48% 11
South East -29 31 £450 +4.65% 26
East of England +21 21 £500 +25.39% 3
North West +9 21 £519 +22.00% 1
East Midlands +7 10 £400 +6.66% 3
West Midlands -6 6 £363 -3.33% 10
Yorkshire -12 5 £300 -7.69% 11
South West -18 5 £350 - 2
Quality Management
UK

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 146 (36.32%) Finance
2 118 (29.35%) Project Management
3 79 (19.65%) Microsoft
4 65 (16.17%) PRINCE2
4 65 (16.17%) QA
5 63 (15.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 61 (15.17%) MS Excel
7 60 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (12.69%) SAP
8 51 (12.69%) QMS
9 49 (12.19%) ITIL
10 47 (11.69%) Business Analysis
11 44 (10.95%) Risk Management
12 43 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
13 42 (10.45%) MS Office
14 39 (9.70%) Change Management
14 39 (9.70%) Banking
15 36 (8.96%) Change Control
16 35 (8.71%) SQL
16 35 (8.71%) Oracle
16 35 (8.71%) MS Project
17 34 (8.46%) SQL Server
18 33 (8.21%) HP
18 33 (8.21%) Degree
19 31 (7.71%) SharePoint
20 29 (7.21%) Management Information System
21 27 (6.72%) Programme Management
22 26 (6.47%) Windows
23 25 (6.22%) Telecoms
23 25 (6.22%) Data Quality

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 31 (7.71%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.73%) Apache
2 15 (3.73%) IIS
2 15 (3.73%) WebSphere
3 13 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.74%) JBoss
5 9 (2.24%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.74%) Documentum
6 7 (1.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 7 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (1.74%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (1.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.00%) Lync
7 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.00%) Confluence
7 4 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.75%) GroupWise
8 3 (0.75%) CMS
9 2 (0.50%) WorkSite
Applications
1 61 (15.17%) MS Excel
2 42 (10.45%) MS Office
3 35 (8.71%) MS Project
4 24 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (3.73%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.50%) SPSS
6 2 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.25%) Simulink
7 1 (0.25%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.25%) Stata
Business Applications
1 14 (3.48%) SAP QM
2 4 (1.00%) SAP PLM
3 3 (0.75%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.75%) SAP MM
3 3 (0.75%) HFM
4 2 (0.50%) SAP EWM
4 2 (0.50%) Magento
5 1 (0.25%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.25%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.25%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.25%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.25%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.50%) Office 365
1 2 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.99%) Firewall
2 7 (1.74%) MPLS
2 7 (1.74%) VPN
2 7 (1.74%) SSL
2 7 (1.74%) HTTP
3 6 (1.49%) LAN
3 6 (1.49%) WAN
4 5 (1.24%) Internet
4 5 (1.24%) VoIP
5 4 (1.00%) Network Security
5 4 (1.00%) SAN
5 4 (1.00%) Wireless
6 3 (0.75%) Intranet
6 3 (0.75%) DAB
7 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.50%) GSM
7 2 (0.50%) SMTP
7 2 (0.50%) FTP
7 2 (0.50%) 2G
7 2 (0.50%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.46%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.99%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.00%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.00%) Big Data
7 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.75%) DataStage
7 3 (0.75%) OLAP
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (0.50%) QlikView
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.50%) MS Access
8 2 (0.50%) DB2
8 2 (0.50%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (1.49%) JIRA
2 5 (1.24%) Subversion
3 4 (1.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.75%) PVCS
5 2 (0.50%) Selenium
5 2 (0.50%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.50%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.50%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.50%) Gradle
5 2 (0.50%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.50%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.50%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.25%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.25%) SAP CE
6 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
General
1 146 (36.32%) Finance
2 39 (9.70%) Banking
3 25 (6.22%) Telecoms
4 22 (5.47%) Investment Banking
5 20 (4.98%) Retail
6 19 (4.73%) Legal
7 17 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 16 (3.98%) Manufacturing
9 9 (2.24%) Automotive
10 8 (1.99%) Marketing
11 4 (1.00%) Back Office
12 3 (0.75%) Publishing
13 2 (0.50%) Military
13 2 (0.50%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.50%) Front Office
13 2 (0.50%) Games
13 2 (0.50%) Advertising
14 1 (0.25%) Electronics
14 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (22.39%) Analyst
2 69 (17.16%) Project Manager
3 55 (13.68%) Business Analyst
4 41 (10.20%) Consultant
5 24 (5.97%) Quality Manager
5 24 (5.97%) Architect
6 19 (4.73%) SAP Consultant
7 17 (4.23%) Data Analyst
8 16 (3.98%) Developer
9 13 (3.23%) Programme Manager
9 13 (3.23%) SAP QM Consultant
10 12 (2.99%) Data Manager
11 11 (2.74%) Service Manager
12 10 (2.49%) Coordinator
13 9 (2.24%) Senior Manager
13 9 (2.24%) IT Project Manager
13 9 (2.24%) Business Manager
14 8 (1.99%) Delivery Manager
14 8 (1.99%) Administrator
14 8 (1.99%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.98%) Web Services
2 15 (3.73%) .NET
3 13 (3.23%) Middleware
4 11 (2.74%) JMS
5 9 (2.24%) Java EE
6 7 (1.74%) XML
6 7 (1.74%) HTML
7 5 (1.24%) Flash
8 4 (1.00%) Velocity
8 4 (1.00%) J2EE
9 3 (0.75%) CSS
9 3 (0.75%) XSLT
9 3 (0.75%) JSON
9 3 (0.75%) Spring
10 2 (0.50%) WinForms
10 2 (0.50%) JSR 168
10 2 (0.50%) Struts
10 2 (0.50%) ActiveX
10 2 (0.50%) XHTML
10 2 (0.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.21%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.23%) Data Structures
4 14 (3.48%) NHS
5 13 (3.23%) Statistics
5 13 (3.23%) Data Integration
6 11 (2.74%) PMI
7 9 (2.24%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.74%) LIMS
8 7 (1.74%) Economics
9 6 (1.49%) Credit Risk
10 5 (1.24%) User Experience
10 5 (1.24%) Market Risk
11 4 (1.00%) Replication
11 4 (1.00%) Life Science
11 4 (1.00%) Derivative
11 4 (1.00%) Data Extraction
11 4 (1.00%) FMCG
12 3 (0.75%) Open Source
12 3 (0.75%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.47%) Windows
2 19 (4.73%) Linux
3 13 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (1.99%) Solaris
4 8 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.24%) UNIX
5 5 (1.24%) HPUX
6 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.75%) NetWare
7 3 (0.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (29.35%) Project Management
2 65 (16.17%) PRINCE2
3 63 (15.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (12.69%) QMS
6 49 (12.19%) ITIL
7 47 (11.69%) Business Analysis
8 44 (10.95%) Risk Management
9 39 (9.70%) Change Management
10 36 (8.96%) Change Control
11 27 (6.72%) Programme Management
12 24 (5.97%) Data Analysis
12 24 (5.97%) Project Planning
13 23 (5.72%) Validation
13 23 (5.72%) Migration
14 22 (5.47%) Resource Management
15 19 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (4.73%) Service Delivery
16 17 (4.23%) Data Modelling
17 16 (3.98%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 35 (8.71%) SQL
2 12 (2.99%) Shell Script
3 11 (2.74%) Java
3 11 (2.74%) C
3 11 (2.74%) C#
3 11 (2.74%) Jython
3 11 (2.74%) Korn
3 11 (2.74%) C-shell
3 11 (2.74%) Bash Shell
4 9 (2.24%) VBA
5 7 (1.74%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.49%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.49%) Scala
7 4 (1.00%) C++
8 3 (0.75%) MATLAB
8 3 (0.75%) PHP
9 2 (0.50%) Lua
9 2 (0.50%) VB6
9 2 (0.50%) Python
9 2 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (8.21%) Degree
2 19 (4.73%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 13 (3.23%) PMI Certification
5 12 (2.99%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (2.24%) ISEB
8 8 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.49%) PMP
9 6 (1.49%) APMP
10 4 (1.00%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.75%) MOS
12 2 (0.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (0.50%) EXIN
12 2 (0.50%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.25%) CISA
13 1 (0.25%) CISM
13 1 (0.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (16.17%) QA
2 25 (6.22%) Data Quality
3 22 (5.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (3.98%) SLA
5 13 (3.23%) GMP
6 11 (2.74%) ISO 9001
7 10 (2.49%) GxP
8 9 (2.24%) GAMP
9 7 (1.74%) ISO 9000
9 7 (1.74%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 5 (1.24%) Basel II
11 4 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (1.00%) Basel III
11 4 (1.00%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.75%) PCI DSS
13 2 (0.50%) COBIT
13 2 (0.50%) TickIT
13 2 (0.50%) FATCA
14 1 (0.25%) CRD IV
14 1 (0.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 6 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.24%) Firmware
3 4 (1.00%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (0.50%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.50%) vSphere
4 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.50%) XenServer
5 1 (0.25%) XenApp
5 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.00%) Puppet
3 2 (0.50%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.50%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.25%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 79 (19.65%) Microsoft
2 51 (12.69%) SAP
3 35 (8.71%) Oracle
4 33 (8.21%) HP
5 16 (3.98%) IBM
6 13 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 12 (2.99%) Cisco
8 8 (1.99%) VMware
9 6 (1.49%) Planview
9 6 (1.49%) Business Objects
9 6 (1.49%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.24%) Novell
10 5 (1.24%) BMC
10 5 (1.24%) DataFlux
11 4 (1.00%) Citrix
11 4 (1.00%) Sun
11 4 (1.00%) Informatica
11 4 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.00%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.00%) 3PAR
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + potentially negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £370 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Barnsley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £60 per hour + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago