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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management
Rank 116 112 105
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 9 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.29% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
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£333 £320 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.98% -10.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £199 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £328 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £16.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+104.06% -41.81%
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
2084 1737 1447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.82% 72.47% 69.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1162 881 755
Average daily rate £395 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 26 19
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.93 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.37% -55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.22 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £180.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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
Glasgow - 5 - - 1
Edinburgh +1 3 £340 +3.81%
Aberdeen - - - -
Quality Management
UK

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 13 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (38.46%) Banking
4 9 (34.62%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (30.77%) Business Analysis
6 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
7 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
7 6 (23.08%) QA
7 6 (23.08%) Data Extraction
8 5 (19.23%) Retail
8 5 (19.23%) Retail Banking
8 5 (19.23%) Change Management
8 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
8 5 (19.23%) Data Governance
9 4 (15.38%) Data Quality
9 4 (15.38%) Data Structures
9 4 (15.38%) Financial Institution
9 4 (15.38%) Project Management
9 4 (15.38%) SQL
9 4 (15.38%) Trillium
10 2 (7.69%) Data Management
10 2 (7.69%) Degree
10 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
10 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (7.69%) Linux
10 2 (7.69%) ITIL
10 2 (7.69%) Java
10 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
10 2 (7.69%) Analytics

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) DataStage
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) Banking
3 5 (19.23%) Retail
3 5 (19.23%) Retail Banking
4 4 (15.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Data Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) MI Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Quality Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Quality Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Data Quality Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Data Manager
5 1 (3.85%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Validation Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Junior
5 1 (3.85%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Banking Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (23.08%) Data Extraction
3 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
4 4 (15.38%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.85%) Statistics
5 1 (3.85%) NHS
5 1 (3.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Business Analysis
1 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (19.23%) Data Governance
2 5 (19.23%) Change Management
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 2 (7.69%) QMS
4 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (7.69%) Analytics
4 2 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (3.85%) Qualitative Research
5 1 (3.85%) Line Management
5 1 (3.85%) People Management
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.85%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) PhD
2 1 (3.85%) PMP
2 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
2 4 (15.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.85%) ISO 9000
3 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Trillium
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle