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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management
Rank 110 109 108
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 21 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.82% 0.53% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.67% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 4
Average daily rate £350 £380 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £303 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £460 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £37.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+35.13% +131.25%
Quality Management
UK

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
2031 2098 1682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.71% 79.32% 74.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1091 1198 834
Average daily rate £380 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 31
Average hourly rate £33.71 £27.50 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.77 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £47.50 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 11 £375 -1.31% 1
Glasgow +13 8 £350 - 2
Aberdeen +3 2 £353 -
Quality Management
UK

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 17 (44.74%) SQL
3 12 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (28.95%) PL/SQL
4 11 (28.95%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (23.68%) MS Access
5 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (23.68%) Banking
5 9 (23.68%) Business Analysis
5 9 (23.68%) Change Control
6 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
7 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
7 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
7 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
8 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (15.79%) Data Stewardship
8 6 (15.79%) Data Analysis
8 6 (15.79%) Project Planning
8 6 (15.79%) QA
8 6 (15.79%) ITIL
8 6 (15.79%) Star Schema
8 6 (15.79%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (13.16%) Oracle
9 5 (13.16%) Asset Management
9 5 (13.16%) Analytics
9 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
10 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
10 4 (10.53%) Content Management

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) CMS
3 3 (7.89%) Alfresco
3 3 (7.89%) SAS
4 2 (5.26%) LiveLink
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) BGP
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (5.26%) LAN
1 2 (5.26%) MPLS
1 2 (5.26%) Multicast
1 2 (5.26%) OSPF
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
1 2 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (23.68%) MS Access
3 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
4 6 (15.79%) Star Schema
5 4 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (5.26%) Data Mart
6 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.63%) GIS
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) JDeveloper
2 2 (5.26%) FitNesse
2 2 (5.26%) JBehave
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (57.89%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Financial Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) PMO Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Service Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Information Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.26%) MI Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) J2EE
1 3 (7.89%) TopLink
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) Java EE
2 1 (2.63%) jQuery
2 1 (2.63%) Spring
2 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Ontologies
3 4 (10.53%) Taxonomies
4 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.89%) Equities
4 3 (7.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (7.89%) Reference Data
5 2 (5.26%) CMDB
6 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (23.68%) Business Analysis
2 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (23.68%) Change Control
3 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.79%) Data Analysis
4 6 (15.79%) Data Stewardship
4 6 (15.79%) ITIL
4 6 (15.79%) Project Planning
5 5 (13.16%) Analytics
5 5 (13.16%) Asset Management
5 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (10.53%) Change Management
6 4 (10.53%) Content Management
6 4 (10.53%) E-business
6 4 (10.53%) ITSM
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) Service Management
6 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
6 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) SQL
2 11 (28.95%) PL/SQL
3 4 (10.53%) Java
3 4 (10.53%) VBA
4 2 (5.26%) C
5 1 (2.63%) COBOL
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) MicroStrategy
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 3 (7.89%) OpenText
4 2 (5.26%) BT
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco
4 2 (5.26%) MuleSoft
4 2 (5.26%) Siemens
5 1 (2.63%) Genesys
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Verint