The table below looks at the statistics for Quality Management 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 Quality Management over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management
Rank 84 83 71
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 12 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.74% 0.41% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.56% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
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£551 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.81% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £176 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £394 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.90% +7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.63 £44.60
% change year-on-year
+34.38% -29.09%
Quality Management
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1211 892 850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.89% 72.46% 74.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 501 456
Average daily rate £380 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 35
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Quality Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Quality Management
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 Quality Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
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Quality Management
North West

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (40.00%) Oracle
1 6 (40.00%) Middleware
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (33.33%) Open Source
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 5 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle TCA
2 5 (33.33%) SDLC
2 5 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (33.33%) Data Management
2 5 (33.33%) SOA
3 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (20.00%) QA
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) CMMI
4 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (13.33%) GMP
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) Mule
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle TCA
2 1 (6.67%) SAP PLM
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (6.67%) Hudson
1 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Middleware Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Quality Manager
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Auditor
3 1 (6.67%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) SAP PLM Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Solvency II Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Middleware
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (6.67%) WebCenter
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) XSD
3 1 (6.67%) XSLT
3 1 (6.67%) JMS
3 1 (6.67%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Solaris
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Data Management
2 5 (33.33%) Master Data Management
2 5 (33.33%) Open Source
2 5 (33.33%) SDLC
2 5 (33.33%) SOA
2 5 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) CMMI
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) PLM
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (6.67%) PMP
1 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
3 3 (20.00%) QA
4 2 (13.33%) GMP
5 1 (6.67%) Solvency II
5 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Retek
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (6.67%) ATG
3 1 (6.67%) Stellent
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Endeca
3 1 (6.67%) Eloqua
3 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) IBM