The first table below looks at the demand for ISO 9001 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO 9001 over the 3 months to 18 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 North West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO 9001
Rank 123 119 132
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 13 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.042% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.60% 0.70% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 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 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.13 £28.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-12.60% +121.15%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
232 143 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.31% 5.94% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 74 73
Average daily rate £355 £243 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.39% -11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £135 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £445 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 15
Average hourly rate £17.75 £26.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.01% +65.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.52 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
ISO 9001
England

ISO 9001
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ISO 9001 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ISO 9001
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

ISO 9001 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ISO 9001
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

ISO 9001 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ISO 9001
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO 9001 across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

ISO 9001 Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

ISO 9001
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 18 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
Manchester -9 5 £375 +134.37% 1
Cumbria - 5 £375 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £300 - 5
Merseyside - - - -
ISO 9001
England

ISO 9001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 9 (50.00%) .NET
1 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (50.00%) C#
1 9 (50.00%) OO
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (27.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (27.78%) WPF
3 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
3 5 (27.78%) Razor View Engine
3 5 (27.78%) MVC
3 5 (27.78%) UML
3 5 (27.78%) Intranet
3 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) C++
3 5 (27.78%) VC++
4 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) OOD
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) BDD
4 4 (22.22%) Kindle
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Summit
5 3 (16.67%) ISO 14001

ISO 9001
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) WordPress
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) PaaS
1 2 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Intranet
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.56%) OLAP
3 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (27.78%) C# Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 4 (22.22%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Report Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
1 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (27.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 5 (27.78%) WPF
2 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
2 5 (27.78%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (16.67%) MFC
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) XML
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) XHTML
4 2 (11.11%) LAMP
4 2 (11.11%) JSON
4 2 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.56%) HTML5
5 1 (5.56%) CSS3
5 1 (5.56%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) MVS
2 2 (11.11%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (27.78%) MVC
2 5 (27.78%) UML
3 4 (22.22%) OOD
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) BDD
4 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 2 (11.11%) Web Design
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) High Availability
5 2 (11.11%) OO PHP
6 1 (5.56%) Dependency Management
6 1 (5.56%) PDCA
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) C++
2 5 (27.78%) VC++
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) PHP5
6 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO 14001
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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