The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 62 68 72
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 4 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.45% 0.84% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.20% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£425 - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £365 £424
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -13.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.63 £44.60 £47.40
% change year-on-year
-29.09% -5.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
607 666 821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.82% 69.96% 68.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 285 309
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 9
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +110.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £37.50 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Quality Management
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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 22 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
2 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
2 3 (37.50%) CMMI
2 3 (37.50%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) QMS
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Huawei
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) Budget Control

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Quality Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) QA Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior QA Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Senior Quality Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Programme Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Contracts Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) CMMI
1 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (25.00%) QMS
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Budget Control
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Huawei