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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 348 354 339
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 242 211 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.43% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.59% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 106 128
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£425 £378 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% -11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £378 £409
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 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 £43.55 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-27.38% -3.22%
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
37309 35800 38541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.52% 73.75% 71.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 23546 22412 22771
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
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 1058 970 1387
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% -13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +30 125 £450 +12.50% 19
South East +10 51 £403 +7.33% 12
East of England -7 22 £428 +0.58% 3
West Midlands +1 19 £375 - 4
North West -4 13 £363 - 6
Yorkshire -6 7 £365 +31.53% 2
East Midlands +7 2 £600 +166.66% 4
Midlands - - - -
South West - - - - 5
South Coast - - - -
Quality Management
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Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (40.79%) Finance
2 134 (31.24%) Project Management
3 110 (25.64%) QA
4 109 (25.41%) Microsoft
5 89 (20.75%) MS Excel
6 86 (20.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 71 (16.55%) PRINCE2
8 59 (13.75%) MS Office
9 56 (13.05%) QMS
10 54 (12.59%) Risk Management
11 53 (12.35%) SAP
12 51 (11.89%) Banking
13 45 (10.49%) SQL
14 44 (10.26%) SQL Server
15 42 (9.79%) MS Project
16 41 (9.56%) HP
17 40 (9.32%) Security Cleared
17 40 (9.32%) Degree
18 38 (8.86%) Business Analysis
19 36 (8.39%) Change Management
19 36 (8.39%) ITIL
19 36 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
20 33 (7.69%) Change Control
21 32 (7.46%) VBA
22 30 (6.99%) Project Planning
22 30 (6.99%) SC Cleared
23 29 (6.76%) Management Information System
23 29 (6.76%) Telecoms
23 29 (6.76%) Oracle
24 28 (6.53%) ISTQB

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (6.29%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.33%) Apache
3 9 (2.10%) SAS
4 7 (1.63%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.17%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.93%) IIS
6 4 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (0.93%) Documentum
6 4 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.70%) FileNet
7 3 (0.70%) nginx
8 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.23%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.23%) TPMS
Applications
1 89 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 59 (13.75%) MS Office
3 42 (9.79%) MS Project
4 16 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.63%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.70%) SPSS
6 3 (0.70%) Stata
7 2 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.47%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 15 (3.50%) SAP QM
2 5 (1.17%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.93%) SAP MM
3 4 (0.93%) HFM
4 3 (0.70%) SAP PM
4 3 (0.70%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.70%) SAP EWM
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.47%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.47%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.47%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.47%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.47%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.23%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.23%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.23%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.03%) Firewall
2 8 (1.86%) Internet
3 6 (1.40%) Wireless
3 6 (1.40%) VPN
4 4 (0.93%) MPLS
4 4 (0.93%) VoIP
4 4 (0.93%) WAN
4 4 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.93%) SSL
5 3 (0.70%) LAN
6 2 (0.47%) 4G
6 2 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.47%) DHCP
6 2 (0.47%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.47%) DNS
6 2 (0.47%) HTTP
7 1 (0.23%) WiMAX
7 1 (0.23%) LTE
7 1 (0.23%) MIMO
7 1 (0.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.63%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.40%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.70%) MySQL
9 3 (0.70%) DTS
9 3 (0.70%) Big Data
10 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.47%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.47%) MS Access
10 2 (0.47%) QlikView
11 1 (0.23%) NonStop SQL
11 1 (0.23%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.23%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 11 (2.56%) Selenium
2 10 (2.33%) JIRA
3 9 (2.10%) SoapUI
4 5 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.70%) Subversion
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.70%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.70%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.47%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.47%) FishEye
7 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.47%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.23%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.23%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.23%) Gradle
8 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
General
1 175 (40.79%) Finance
2 51 (11.89%) Banking
3 29 (6.76%) Telecoms
4 28 (6.53%) Retail
5 19 (4.43%) Investment Banking
6 17 (3.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (2.33%) Automotive
7 10 (2.33%) Legal
8 9 (2.10%) Publishing
9 7 (1.63%) Military
9 7 (1.63%) Back Office
10 6 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.40%) German Language
10 6 (1.40%) Marketing
11 4 (0.93%) Front Office
11 4 (0.93%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.70%) Games
13 1 (0.23%) Billing
13 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 87 (20.28%) Analyst
2 80 (18.65%) Project Manager
3 38 (8.86%) Business Analyst
4 31 (7.23%) Consultant
5 21 (4.90%) Developer
6 20 (4.66%) SAP Consultant
7 19 (4.43%) Tester
8 17 (3.96%) Quality Manager
8 17 (3.96%) Programme Manager
9 16 (3.73%) Test Leader
10 14 (3.26%) Senior Manager
11 11 (2.56%) QA Engineer
11 11 (2.56%) Test Analyst
12 10 (2.33%) Architect
12 10 (2.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 10 (2.33%) SAP QM Consultant
12 10 (2.33%) Data Analyst
12 10 (2.33%) IT Project Manager
12 10 (2.33%) QA Tester
12 10 (2.33%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.20%) Web Services
1 18 (4.20%) .NET
2 5 (1.17%) XML
3 4 (0.93%) JMS
3 4 (0.93%) HTML
3 4 (0.93%) J2EE
3 4 (0.93%) .NET Framework
3 4 (0.93%) Java EE
4 3 (0.70%) Spring
5 2 (0.47%) REST
5 2 (0.47%) Middleware
5 2 (0.47%) XSLT
5 2 (0.47%) CSS
5 2 (0.47%) XHTML
5 2 (0.47%) JSP
5 2 (0.47%) Servlets
5 2 (0.47%) SOAP
5 2 (0.47%) Struts
5 2 (0.47%) Silverlight
5 2 (0.47%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.76%) Management Information System
2 17 (3.96%) Statistics
3 15 (3.50%) PMI
4 14 (3.26%) NHS
5 10 (2.33%) Mathematics
5 10 (2.33%) Data Integration
6 9 (2.10%) Economics
7 7 (1.63%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.63%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.40%) Market Risk
9 5 (1.17%) Replication
10 4 (0.93%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.93%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.93%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (0.93%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.93%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.93%) FMCG
10 4 (0.93%) Derivative
11 3 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 17 (3.96%) Windows
2 12 (2.80%) Linux
3 11 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (1.63%) UNIX
4 7 (1.63%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.93%) CentOS
6 4 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.93%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.47%) HPUX
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.23%) Solaris
9 1 (0.23%) pSOS
9 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (31.24%) Project Management
2 86 (20.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 71 (16.55%) PRINCE2
4 56 (13.05%) QMS
5 54 (12.59%) Risk Management
6 38 (8.86%) Business Analysis
7 36 (8.39%) Change Management
7 36 (8.39%) ITIL
7 36 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (7.69%) Change Control
9 30 (6.99%) Project Planning
10 27 (6.29%) Programme Management
10 27 (6.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 26 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (5.59%) Resource Management
13 23 (5.36%) Test Strategy
14 22 (5.13%) Data Modelling
15 20 (4.66%) Data Management
16 19 (4.43%) Document Management
17 18 (4.20%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (10.49%) SQL
2 32 (7.46%) VBA
3 13 (3.03%) Java
4 12 (2.80%) VB
5 10 (2.33%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.63%) VB6
7 6 (1.40%) C
7 6 (1.40%) C#
8 5 (1.17%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.93%) C-shell
9 4 (0.93%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.93%) Jython
9 4 (0.93%) MATLAB
9 4 (0.93%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.93%) Python
9 4 (0.93%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.93%) Korn
10 3 (0.70%) ABAP
10 3 (0.70%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 40 (9.32%) Security Cleared
1 40 (9.32%) Degree
2 30 (6.99%) SC Cleared
3 28 (6.53%) ISTQB
4 22 (5.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 21 (4.90%) ISEB
6 20 (4.66%) PMI Certification
7 18 (4.20%) MOS
8 12 (2.80%) DV Cleared
9 10 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (2.10%) PMP
11 8 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.40%) APMP
14 4 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (0.47%) EXIN
16 1 (0.23%) CCNA
16 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
16 1 (0.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (25.64%) QA
2 22 (5.13%) Data Quality
2 22 (5.13%) ISO 9001
3 13 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.63%) SLA
5 6 (1.40%) GMP
5 6 (1.40%) ISO 9000
6 5 (1.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (0.93%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.70%) GxP
9 2 (0.47%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.23%) EMIR
10 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.23%) FATCA
System Software
1 5 (1.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
2 4 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.10%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.40%) Control-M
3 5 (1.17%) Puppet
4 3 (0.70%) SCCM
5 2 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.23%) WMI
6 1 (0.23%) SCOM
6 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 109 (25.41%) Microsoft
2 53 (12.35%) SAP
3 41 (9.56%) HP
4 29 (6.76%) Oracle
5 10 (2.33%) Business Objects
6 9 (2.10%) Cisco
6 9 (2.10%) hybris
7 8 (1.86%) Informatica
8 7 (1.63%) IBM
8 7 (1.63%) VMware
9 6 (1.40%) Citrix
9 6 (1.40%) GoldenSource
10 5 (1.17%) Splunk
11 4 (0.93%) 3PAR
11 4 (0.93%) Ab Initio
11 4 (0.93%) JBoss
11 4 (0.93%) Hyperion
11 4 (0.93%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.93%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
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