The table below looks at the statistics for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management
Rank 37 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.41% 0.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £288 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £37.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+35.13% +131.25%
Quality Management
Oxfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
247 297 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 86.97% 81.15% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 197 82
Average daily rate £420 £450 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 7
Average hourly rate £67.50 £18.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+264.86% -50.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.63 £24.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £24.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Quality Management
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Release Management
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) MSBuild
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Management

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MSBuild
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Release Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft