The first table below looks at the demand for ISO 9001 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO 9001 over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Manchester 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO 9001
Rank 80 74 88
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.35% 0.10% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.38% 2.38% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate £375 £160 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+134.37% -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £413
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.13 £28.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-12.60% +121.15%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
93 42 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.60% 4.28% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 20
Average daily rate £375 £290 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +52.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £125 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £491 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 10
Average hourly rate £13.60 £20.00 £16.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.02% +21.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.40 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £21.60 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -5.63%
ISO 9001
North West

ISO 9001
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO 9001 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO 9001 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ISO 9001
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISO 9001 across the Manchester region.

ISO 9001 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

ISO 9001
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO 9001 across the Manchester region.

ISO 9001 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

ISO 9001
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 9001 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
ISO 9001
North West

ISO 9001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing ISO 9001 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 ISO 9001.

1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
1 4 (66.67%) Kindle
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 9000
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) ODBC
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) OLAP
2 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms

ISO 9001
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing ISO 9001 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 ISO 9001. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) OLAP
1 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Kindle
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) OOD
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Business Objects