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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management
Rank 317 314 287
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -27
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 69 87 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.40% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.51% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 52 54
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£448 £412 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.68% -8.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £314 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 £50.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+131.25% -54.28%
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
16159 17087 15138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 78.17% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11564 11767 10514
Average daily rate £450 £445 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 237 299
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.75 £49.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the London region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Quality Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 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
City of London +28 21 £475 +20.40% 5
Paddington - 1 - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 56 (28.72%) Project Management
3 44 (22.56%) Microsoft
4 38 (19.49%) QA
5 36 (18.46%) Banking
6 34 (17.44%) Business Analysis
7 33 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 29 (14.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (14.87%) Risk Management
9 29 (14.87%) ITIL
9 29 (14.87%) PRINCE2
10 28 (14.36%) SQL Server
11 27 (13.85%) MS Excel
12 25 (12.82%) SQL
13 23 (11.79%) Oracle
14 22 (11.28%) Investment Banking
15 21 (10.77%) MS Office
16 20 (10.26%) SharePoint
16 20 (10.26%) HP
17 19 (9.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 19 (9.74%) Windows
17 19 (9.74%) Degree
18 18 (9.23%) QMS
18 18 (9.23%) Management Information System
19 16 (8.21%) Change Management
19 16 (8.21%) Web Services
19 16 (8.21%) Change Control
20 15 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
20 15 (7.69%) Programme Management

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 20 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.67%) IIS
2 13 (6.67%) Apache
3 11 (5.64%) WebSphere
3 11 (5.64%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.64%) JBoss
4 7 (3.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (3.59%) Documentum
4 7 (3.59%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (3.59%) WebLogic
4 7 (3.59%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (2.05%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.05%) Lync
5 4 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.03%) CMS
6 2 (1.03%) GroupWise
6 2 (1.03%) Confluence
7 1 (0.51%) Drupal
Applications
1 27 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 21 (10.77%) MS Office
3 15 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (6.15%) MS Project
5 5 (2.56%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.03%) SPSS
7 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.51%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (1.54%) WebTrends
1 3 (1.54%) HFM
2 2 (1.03%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.51%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.10%) Firewall
2 7 (3.59%) SSL
2 7 (3.59%) HTTP
3 5 (2.56%) VPN
4 4 (2.05%) VoIP
4 4 (2.05%) MPLS
4 4 (2.05%) Internet
5 3 (1.54%) Intranet
5 3 (1.54%) DAB
6 1 (0.51%) Network Security
6 1 (0.51%) Extranet
6 1 (0.51%) GSM
6 1 (0.51%) LAN
6 1 (0.51%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.10%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.05%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.54%) DataStage
6 3 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.54%) OLAP
7 2 (1.03%) DB2
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.03%) QlikView
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.51%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.51%) Hyperion Smart View
8 1 (0.51%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.54%) JIRA
1 3 (1.54%) PVCS
2 2 (1.03%) Subversion
2 2 (1.03%) Selenium
2 2 (1.03%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.03%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.03%) MSBuild
2 2 (1.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.51%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.51%) ERwin
3 1 (0.51%) Toad
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
General
1 91 (46.67%) Finance
2 36 (18.46%) Banking
3 22 (11.28%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.59%) Retail
6 6 (3.08%) Legal
6 6 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.05%) Marketing
8 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.03%) Advertising
8 2 (1.03%) Publishing
8 2 (1.03%) Back Office
8 2 (1.03%) Games
8 2 (1.03%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.51%) Front Office
9 1 (0.51%) Billing
Job Titles
1 51 (26.15%) Analyst
2 40 (20.51%) Business Analyst
3 23 (11.79%) Project Manager
4 15 (7.69%) Consultant
5 13 (6.67%) Architect
6 11 (5.64%) Data Analyst
7 10 (5.13%) Programme Manager
7 10 (5.13%) Coordinator
8 9 (4.62%) Quality Manager
8 9 (4.62%) Service Manager
9 8 (4.10%) Developer
10 7 (3.59%) Middleware Engineer
10 7 (3.59%) Administrator
10 7 (3.59%) QA Manager
11 6 (3.08%) Business Manager
11 6 (3.08%) Delivery Manager
11 6 (3.08%) Programme Coordinator
12 5 (2.56%) Validation Consultant
12 5 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Manager
12 5 (2.56%) NHS Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.21%) Web Services
2 11 (5.64%) .NET
2 11 (5.64%) JMS
3 8 (4.10%) Middleware
4 7 (3.59%) Java EE
5 5 (2.56%) XML
6 3 (1.54%) Flash
6 3 (1.54%) HTML
7 2 (1.03%) ADO
7 2 (1.03%) DHTML
7 2 (1.03%) ActiveX
7 2 (1.03%) Velocity
8 1 (0.51%) JSON
8 1 (0.51%) Spring
8 1 (0.51%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.51%) CSS
8 1 (0.51%) JDBC
8 1 (0.51%) SOAP
8 1 (0.51%) XSLT
8 1 (0.51%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.23%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.15%) Data Structures
4 11 (5.64%) Data Integration
4 11 (5.64%) NHS
5 8 (4.10%) Statistics
6 7 (3.59%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.08%) Credit Risk
7 6 (3.08%) Economics
8 5 (2.56%) Market Risk
8 5 (2.56%) PMI
9 4 (2.05%) Replication
9 4 (2.05%) Derivative
9 4 (2.05%) User Experience
10 2 (1.03%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.03%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.03%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.03%) FMCG
10 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.51%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.74%) Windows
2 11 (5.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (5.64%) Linux
3 8 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.03%) NetWare
6 1 (0.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (28.72%) Project Management
2 34 (17.44%) Business Analysis
3 33 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (14.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (14.87%) Risk Management
4 29 (14.87%) ITIL
4 29 (14.87%) PRINCE2
5 18 (9.23%) QMS
6 16 (8.21%) Change Management
6 16 (8.21%) Change Control
7 15 (7.69%) Programme Management
8 14 (7.18%) Matrix Management
9 12 (6.15%) Six Sigma
9 12 (6.15%) ITIL V2
9 12 (6.15%) Data Analysis
10 11 (5.64%) Migration
11 10 (5.13%) Lean Six Sigma
12 9 (4.62%) Data Modelling
12 9 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (4.62%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (12.82%) SQL
2 12 (6.15%) Shell Script
3 11 (5.64%) Korn
3 11 (5.64%) C-shell
3 11 (5.64%) Bash Shell
3 11 (5.64%) Jython
4 7 (3.59%) C#
5 6 (3.08%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.08%) Java
6 4 (2.05%) C
6 4 (2.05%) Scala
7 3 (1.54%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.03%) VB6
8 2 (1.03%) VBScript
8 2 (1.03%) VB
8 2 (1.03%) VBA
9 1 (0.51%) XPath
9 1 (0.51%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.51%) XQuery
9 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (9.74%) Degree
2 11 (5.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (2.56%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.54%) APMP
6 3 (1.54%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.54%) ISEB
7 2 (1.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (19.49%) QA
2 19 (9.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (6.67%) Data Quality
4 8 (4.10%) SLA
5 5 (2.56%) Basel II
6 4 (2.05%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 4 (2.05%) GMP
6 4 (2.05%) Basel III
7 3 (1.54%) ISO 9000
8 2 (1.03%) FATCA
9 1 (0.51%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.51%) COBIT
9 1 (0.51%) HL7
9 1 (0.51%) MiFID
9 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.51%) GxP
9 1 (0.51%) GAMP
System Software
1 4 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.05%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (2.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (22.56%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.79%) Oracle
3 20 (10.26%) HP
4 14 (7.18%) SAP
5 11 (5.64%) Red Hat
6 10 (5.13%) IBM
7 5 (2.56%) DataFlux
7 5 (2.56%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.05%) VMware
8 4 (2.05%) Cisco
8 4 (2.05%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.05%) Tandberg
8 4 (2.05%) 3PAR
8 4 (2.05%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.54%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.54%) TOWER Software
10 2 (1.03%) Cognos
10 2 (1.03%) Siebel
10 2 (1.03%) Trillium
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