The table below looks at the statistics for QMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QMS over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank - 131 124
Contract jobs citing QMS 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.038% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.052% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £150 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -51.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+47.78% -11.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.50 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +5.26%
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2308 1925 1724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.30% 72.83% 71.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1031 896
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 25 23
Average hourly rate £30.50 £27.09 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.60% -32.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £180.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

QMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

QMS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

QMS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

QMS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

QMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

QMS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

QMS
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing QMS 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 QMS.

1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) QA

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing QMS 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 QMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Validation Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA