The table below looks at the statistics for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 190 208 185
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -23
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 53 40 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.57% 0.46% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.64% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 29
Average daily rate
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£400 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.63 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-20.93% -5.88%
Quality Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6806 6247 7090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.34% 71.52% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3829 3470 3387
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 251 313
Average hourly rate £21.82 £29.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.75% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.20 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Quality Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 19 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
Surrey +8 14 £400 -9.09% 3
Berkshire +9 13 £365 -8.75% 2
Oxfordshire 0 6 £320 +3.22% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 6 £425 - 1
Hampshire -7 6 £475 -11.62% 4
Middlesex +1 2 - -
West Sussex -3 2 £515 +14.44% 2
Kent - 2 £375 - 2
Thames Valley - - - -
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 43 (44.79%) QA
2 36 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 33 (34.38%) Project Management
4 30 (31.25%) MS Excel
5 29 (30.21%) MS Office
6 23 (23.96%) ISTQB
7 21 (21.88%) HP
8 20 (20.83%) Finance
9 19 (19.79%) VBA
9 19 (19.79%) Security Cleared
10 17 (17.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 16 (16.67%) MOS
12 15 (15.63%) SC Cleared
12 15 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (14.58%) ISO 9001
14 13 (13.54%) Telecoms
14 13 (13.54%) Test Strategy
15 12 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (11.46%) Change Management
16 11 (11.46%) PRINCE2
16 11 (11.46%) Document Management
16 11 (11.46%) QMS
17 10 (10.42%) SAP
17 10 (10.42%) Risk Management
18 9 (9.38%) Process Management
18 9 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 9 (9.38%) Project Planning
19 8 (8.33%) MS Project
19 8 (8.33%) People Management
20 7 (7.29%) CMMI

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (2.08%) Liferay
1 2 (2.08%) Alfresco
1 2 (2.08%) Apache
1 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.04%) FileNet
2 1 (1.04%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 29 (30.21%) MS Office
3 8 (8.33%) MS Project
4 1 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.04%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) SAP QM
2 1 (1.04%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.04%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.04%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.29%) Wireless
2 2 (2.08%) 4G
2 2 (2.08%) 3GPP
2 2 (2.08%) 2G
2 2 (2.08%) 3G
3 1 (1.04%) SAN
3 1 (1.04%) LAN
3 1 (1.04%) WAN
3 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.04%) WiMAX
3 1 (1.04%) LTE
3 1 (1.04%) MIMO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.04%) EDMS
3 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.04%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.04%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.04%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Gradle
1 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.08%) JIRA
1 2 (2.08%) TestComplete
1 2 (2.08%) Subversion
1 2 (2.08%) IntelliJ
1 2 (2.08%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.04%) SAP CE
General
1 20 (20.83%) Finance
2 13 (13.54%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.21%) Military
4 4 (4.17%) Legal
5 3 (3.13%) Marketing
6 2 (2.08%) Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Retail
6 2 (2.08%) Automotive
6 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.04%) Front Office
7 1 (1.04%) French Language
7 1 (1.04%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (15.63%) Project Manager
2 12 (12.50%) Tester
2 12 (12.50%) Analyst
3 8 (8.33%) Quality Manager
4 7 (7.29%) Quality Engineer
4 7 (7.29%) QA Tester
4 7 (7.29%) QA Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) Data Governance Manager
5 6 (6.25%) Data Manager
5 6 (6.25%) Senior QA Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) Senior Quality Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 6 (6.25%) Governance Manager
6 4 (4.17%) QA Analyst
6 4 (4.17%) Support Manager
6 4 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.17%) Applications Support
7 3 (3.13%) Consultant
7 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (3.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) .NET
1 4 (4.17%) J2EE
2 3 (3.13%) HTML
3 2 (2.08%) Velocity
3 2 (2.08%) JSR 168
3 2 (2.08%) Java EE
3 2 (2.08%) Spring
3 2 (2.08%) Servlets
3 2 (2.08%) Struts
3 2 (2.08%) Web Services
3 2 (2.08%) XML
3 2 (2.08%) XSLT
3 2 (2.08%) XHTML
4 1 (1.04%) OLE
4 1 (1.04%) SAP MI
4 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.04%) JSP
4 1 (1.04%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.08%) Open Source
3 2 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.08%) Life Science
3 2 (2.08%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.08%) Physics
3 2 (2.08%) NHS
4 1 (1.04%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.04%) EPoS
4 1 (1.04%) PMI
4 1 (1.04%) Statistics
4 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.13%) Linux
2 2 (2.08%) Solaris
3 1 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.38%) Project Management
2 15 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (13.54%) Test Strategy
4 12 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (11.46%) Change Management
5 11 (11.46%) PRINCE2
5 11 (11.46%) Document Management
5 11 (11.46%) QMS
6 10 (10.42%) Risk Management
7 9 (9.38%) Process Management
7 9 (9.38%) Project Planning
8 8 (8.33%) People Management
9 7 (7.29%) CMMI
9 7 (7.29%) Risk Analysis
9 7 (7.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.25%) Data Governance
11 5 (5.21%) Resource Management
11 5 (5.21%) Data Management
11 5 (5.21%) Demand Management
12 4 (4.17%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.79%) VBA
2 5 (5.21%) SQL
2 5 (5.21%) VB
2 5 (5.21%) Java
2 5 (5.21%) VB6
3 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.13%) C
4 2 (2.08%) Scala
4 2 (2.08%) Groovy
4 2 (2.08%) Assembly Language
4 2 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (1.04%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (23.96%) ISTQB
2 19 (19.79%) Security Cleared
3 17 (17.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 16 (16.67%) MOS
5 15 (15.63%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.29%) DV Cleared
7 6 (6.25%) Degree
8 5 (5.21%) ISEB
8 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (2.08%) CISA
10 2 (2.08%) CISM
11 1 (1.04%) HND
11 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.04%) CISSP
11 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.04%) CCNA
11 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (1.04%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (44.79%) QA
2 14 (14.58%) ISO 9001
3 9 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (7.29%) Data Quality
5 6 (6.25%) Solvency II
6 3 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (3.13%) GxP
7 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
8 1 (1.04%) TickIT
8 1 (1.04%) ISO 9000
8 1 (1.04%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (21.88%) HP
3 10 (10.42%) SAP
4 5 (5.21%) Oracle
5 4 (4.17%) Cisco
6 2 (2.08%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.08%) Qualys
6 2 (2.08%) GigaSpaces
6 2 (2.08%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (2.08%) Tripwire
6 2 (2.08%) IBM
6 2 (2.08%) Sun
6 2 (2.08%) Citrix
6 2 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.08%) McAfee
7 1 (1.04%) BMC
7 1 (1.04%) Avaya
7 1 (1.04%) Huawei
7 1 (1.04%) NetSuite
7 1 (1.04%) Planview
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