The table below looks at the statistics for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 62 75 82
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 6 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.69% 0.79% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.09% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate
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£395 £413 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.24% +29.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £403 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.63 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-20.93% -5.88%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
584 733 933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.20% 72.07% 67.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 374 282
Average daily rate £425 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £38.50 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Quality Management
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) QMS
3 3 (37.50%) CMMI
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (25.00%) 3G
4 2 (25.00%) 2G
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Huawei
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) People Management
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) BMC
5 1 (12.50%) MS Project
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) 3G
2 2 (25.00%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Senior QA Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Quality Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Quality Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) QA Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Quality Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) QMS
1 3 (37.50%) CMMI
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) People Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
2 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Huawei
1 1 (12.50%) BMC
1 1 (12.50%) SAP