The table below looks at the statistics for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 286 316 309
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -7
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 125 109 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.43% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.57% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 67 78
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£450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £650 £611
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £378 £409
% change year-on-year
+5.43% -7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.63 £43.55 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-27.38% -3.22%
Quality Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18326 19215 19765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.93% 76.56% 74.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12760 13440 13274
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 231 364
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.34 £48.00
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 London

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

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in London

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in London

Quality Management
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram in London

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in London

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London 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
City of London +31 25 £425 +16.43% 8
Hounslow +3 3 £425 +61.90%
Isleworth - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 91 (46.67%) Finance
2 62 (31.79%) Project Management
3 46 (23.59%) QA
4 42 (21.54%) Microsoft
5 38 (19.49%) Banking
6 37 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (18.46%) MS Excel
8 35 (17.95%) PRINCE2
9 31 (15.90%) SQL Server
10 28 (14.36%) Business Analysis
11 26 (13.33%) ITIL
12 24 (12.31%) SQL
12 24 (12.31%) Risk Management
12 24 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (12.31%) Degree
13 23 (11.79%) QMS
14 19 (9.74%) SharePoint
15 18 (9.23%) Oracle
15 18 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (8.72%) Statistics
16 17 (8.72%) MS Project
17 16 (8.21%) Web Services
18 15 (7.69%) Investment Banking
18 15 (7.69%) SAP
18 15 (7.69%) Data Modelling
18 15 (7.69%) ISEB
19 14 (7.18%) HP
19 14 (7.18%) Telecoms
19 14 (7.18%) Management Information System
19 14 (7.18%) Retail

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 19 (9.74%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.08%) Apache
2 6 (3.08%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.05%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (2.05%) IIS
3 4 (2.05%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.54%) Documentum
5 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.03%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.51%) FileNet
6 1 (0.51%) SAS
6 1 (0.51%) TPMS
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 36 (18.46%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.72%) MS Project
3 11 (5.64%) MS Office
4 10 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (3.08%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.54%) Stata
7 2 (1.03%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.56%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.54%) HFM
2 3 (1.54%) SAP QM
3 2 (1.03%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.03%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.51%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.51%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.51%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.51%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.10%) Internet
2 6 (3.08%) Firewall
3 4 (2.05%) VoIP
3 4 (2.05%) VPN
3 4 (2.05%) SSL
3 4 (2.05%) MPLS
4 2 (1.03%) HTTP
5 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.51%) DHCP
5 1 (0.51%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.64%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.08%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.08%) Data Mining
4 5 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.54%) MySQL
7 2 (1.03%) Big Data
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.51%) Essbase
8 1 (0.51%) DataStage
8 1 (0.51%) MS Access
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.51%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.51%) QlikView
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (5.64%) Selenium
2 9 (4.62%) JIRA
2 9 (4.62%) SoapUI
3 4 (2.05%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.54%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.54%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.03%) FishEye
6 1 (0.51%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.51%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
General
1 91 (46.67%) Finance
2 38 (19.49%) Banking
3 15 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 14 (7.18%) Telecoms
4 14 (7.18%) Retail
5 9 (4.62%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (3.59%) Publishing
7 6 (3.08%) Back Office
8 4 (2.05%) German Language
8 4 (2.05%) Legal
9 3 (1.54%) Games
9 3 (1.54%) Marketing
10 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.03%) Front Office
11 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.51%) Advertising
11 1 (0.51%) Billing
11 1 (0.51%) International Banking
11 1 (0.51%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.51%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 48 (24.62%) Analyst
2 36 (18.46%) Project Manager
3 26 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 16 (8.21%) Developer
4 16 (8.21%) Test Leader
5 14 (7.18%) Programme Manager
6 13 (6.67%) Consultant
7 11 (5.64%) Senior Manager
8 9 (4.62%) Data Analyst
9 7 (3.59%) IT Project Manager
10 6 (3.08%) Validation Consultant
10 6 (3.08%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (3.08%) QA Engineer
10 6 (3.08%) Quality Manager
10 6 (3.08%) Test Manager
11 5 (2.56%) Business Process Analyst
11 5 (2.56%) QA Manager
11 5 (2.56%) Process Analyst
11 5 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (2.56%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.21%) Web Services
2 7 (3.59%) .NET
3 4 (2.05%) XML
3 4 (2.05%) JMS
4 2 (1.03%) Silverlight
4 2 (1.03%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.03%) Java EE
4 2 (1.03%) JSON
4 2 (1.03%) HTML
4 2 (1.03%) SOAP
4 2 (1.03%) CSS
4 2 (1.03%) Middleware
4 2 (1.03%) Spring
5 1 (0.51%) BAPI
5 1 (0.51%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.51%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.51%) JSF
5 1 (0.51%) XBRL
5 1 (0.51%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.51%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.72%) Statistics
2 14 (7.18%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.13%) Data Integration
4 9 (4.62%) PMI
4 9 (4.62%) Economics
5 8 (4.10%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.08%) Credit Risk
6 6 (3.08%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.56%) Replication
8 4 (2.05%) Market Risk
8 4 (2.05%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (2.05%) Derivative
8 4 (2.05%) NHS
8 4 (2.05%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.54%) FMCG
9 3 (1.54%) Reference Data
10 2 (1.03%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.03%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.64%) Windows
2 7 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (3.08%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.56%) Linux
5 4 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.51%) pSOS
7 1 (0.51%) UNIX
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (31.79%) Project Management
2 37 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (17.95%) PRINCE2
4 28 (14.36%) Business Analysis
5 26 (13.33%) ITIL
6 24 (12.31%) Risk Management
6 24 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (11.79%) QMS
8 18 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (7.69%) Data Modelling
10 14 (7.18%) Programme Management
11 12 (6.15%) Change Control
11 12 (6.15%) DevOps
11 12 (6.15%) Matrix Management
12 11 (5.64%) Six Sigma
12 11 (5.64%) E-Commerce
12 11 (5.64%) Scrum
12 11 (5.64%) Data Management
12 11 (5.64%) Data Analysis
13 10 (5.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.31%) SQL
2 8 (4.10%) Java
3 5 (2.56%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.05%) C-shell
4 4 (2.05%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.05%) Korn
4 4 (2.05%) C#
4 4 (2.05%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.05%) Jython
5 3 (1.54%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.03%) Scala
6 2 (1.03%) VBA
7 1 (0.51%) XQuery
7 1 (0.51%) VB
7 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.51%) PHP
7 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.51%) Ruby
7 1 (0.51%) XPath
7 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (12.31%) Degree
2 15 (7.69%) ISEB
3 12 (6.15%) PMI Certification
4 6 (3.08%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.08%) PMP
5 5 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.54%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.03%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.03%) EXIN
8 2 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.51%) CIMA
9 1 (0.51%) MOS
9 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.51%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (23.59%) QA
2 13 (6.67%) Data Quality
3 12 (6.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (4.10%) ISO 9001
5 5 (2.56%) GMP
6 4 (2.05%) ISO 9000
6 4 (2.05%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (1.03%) SLA
8 2 (1.03%) GxP
9 1 (0.51%) EMIR
9 1 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.51%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (2.05%) Forefront TMG
1 4 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.08%) Control-M
2 2 (1.03%) Puppet
3 1 (0.51%) WMI
3 1 (0.51%) SCCM
3 1 (0.51%) SCOM
3 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 42 (21.54%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.23%) Oracle
3 15 (7.69%) SAP
4 14 (7.18%) HP
5 9 (4.62%) hybris
6 6 (3.08%) IBM
6 6 (3.08%) GoldenSource
7 5 (2.56%) Informatica
8 4 (2.05%) 3PAR
8 4 (2.05%) Tandberg
8 4 (2.05%) JBoss
8 4 (2.05%) Cisco
8 4 (2.05%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.05%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.05%) VMware
9 3 (1.54%) TOWER Software
9 3 (1.54%) Bloomberg
9 3 (1.54%) Intel
9 3 (1.54%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.54%) Business Objects
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