The table below looks at the statistics for Quality Management 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 Quality Management over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 109 101 102
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 16 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.57% 0.49% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.69% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 2
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£425 £400 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +19.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £325 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £419
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -6.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.63 £44.60 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-29.09% -0.88%
Quality Management
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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
2140 1736 1791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.59% 70.51% 66.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1091 871 867
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 72
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +64.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £159.00 £35.90 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Quality Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -13 6 £450 +12.50% 1
Glasgow -15 6 - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Quality Management
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Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) QA
3 8 (25.81%) Finance
4 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
4 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 7 (22.58%) VBA
4 7 (22.58%) Project Management
5 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (19.35%) Banking
5 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
6 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
7 4 (12.90%) ITIL
7 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
7 4 (12.90%) MS Office
7 4 (12.90%) Document Management
7 4 (12.90%) CMMI
8 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
8 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
8 3 (9.68%) Requirements Management
8 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
8 3 (9.68%) MOS
8 3 (9.68%) Business Objects
8 3 (9.68%) SAS
8 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.68%) HP
8 3 (9.68%) Data Extraction

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) SAS
3 2 (6.45%) CMS
3 2 (6.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Maximo
2 1 (3.23%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) LAN
1 2 (6.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.45%) Ingres
2 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
1 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Billing
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Project Manager
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) MI Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Quality Manager
4 2 (6.45%) QA Manager
4 2 (6.45%) QA Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Tester
4 2 (6.45%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Test Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) PMO Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (22.58%) Project Management
3 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.90%) CMMI
5 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 4 (12.90%) Document Management
6 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (9.68%) Change Control
6 3 (9.68%) Analytics
6 3 (9.68%) Requirements Management
7 2 (6.45%) Resource Management
7 2 (6.45%) Release Management
7 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Test Management
7 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.45%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
1 7 (22.58%) VBA
2 1 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) MOS
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Business Objects
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.68%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) Kofax
2 2 (6.45%) IBM
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Sybase
3 1 (3.23%) SAP