The first table below looks at the demand for PDCA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDCA over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PDCA (Plan-Do-Check-Act)
Rank - 567 -
Contract jobs citing PDCA 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.006% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.008% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40540 37166 40747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.11% 72.91% 70.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25134 22527 23434
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1157 1072 1446
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £46.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

PDCA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PDCA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PDCA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PDCA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PDCA within the UK.

PDCA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PDCA
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PDCA within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Preston - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
North West - - - -
England - - - -

PDCA
Top 6 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PDCA 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 PDCA.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

PDCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PDCA 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 PDCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft