The table below looks at the statistics for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 54 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.68% 0.63% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.89% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £418
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.63 £43.55 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-27.38% -3.22%
Quality Management
Wales

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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
421 336 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 71.97% 70.89% 68.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 234 187
Average daily rate £370 £350 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.63 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £21.60 £58.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Newport - 4 - - 1
Cardiff - - - - 1
Quality Management
Wales

Quality Management
Top 19 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 9 (100.00%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) AIX
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Ingres
2 5 (55.56%) OpenROAD
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Data Management
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (11.11%) Remedy
6 1 (11.11%) Programme Management

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (55.56%) OpenROAD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Ingres
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Change Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Business Change Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) PMO Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Business Change Manager
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) AIX
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Data Management
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy