The first table below looks at the demand for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 31 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 Leeds 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 77 72 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.47% 0.34% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.45% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£220 - £420
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 - £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 - £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £365 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.87% -14.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.63 £44.60 £47.40
% change year-on-year
-29.09% -5.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
835 672 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.07% 76.80% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 371 483
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £211 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.78% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £29.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £57.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Quality Management
West Yorkshire

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Quality Management across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Quality Management across the Leeds region.

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Quality Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Quality Management across the Leeds region.

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 7 (77.78%) NHS
2 6 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (66.67%) Service Management
2 6 (66.67%) Workflow
2 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (66.67%) QMS
3 5 (55.56%) Splunk
4 4 (44.44%) CentOS
4 4 (44.44%) Ubuntu
4 4 (44.44%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) nginx
5 3 (33.33%) Apache
5 3 (33.33%) Puppet
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
6 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 2 (22.22%) UNIX
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) Citrix
7 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
7 1 (11.11%) LAN
7 1 (11.11%) WAN
7 1 (11.11%) Perl
7 1 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) MS Project

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
General
1 6 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (11.11%) PMO Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) NHS
2 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
3 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Ubuntu
1 4 (44.44%) CentOS
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Service Management
1 6 (66.67%) Workflow
1 6 (66.67%) QMS
2 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Splunk
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix