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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 69 82 89
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.55% 0.37% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.55% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £445
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -4.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £36.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+51.72% -6.45%
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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
586 727 859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 64.89% 67.88% 65.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 381 273
Average daily rate £420 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 21
Average hourly rate £27.83 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.93% -27.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the Reading region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) QMS
3 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (30.00%) CMMI
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) ISO 9001
4 2 (20.00%) 3G
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) 2G
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Huawei
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) People Management
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (10.00%) MS Project
5 1 (10.00%) SLA
5 1 (10.00%) BMC

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) 3G
2 2 (20.00%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
General
1 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) QA Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Quality Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Senior QA Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Quality Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Deployment Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Quality Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) QMS
1 3 (30.00%) CMMI
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
2 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (30.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Huawei
2 1 (10.00%) BMC