The first table below looks at the demand for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 347 349 329
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 252 237 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.46% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.64% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 114 142
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£415 £375 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -14.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £261 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £517 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £365 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.87% -14.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 4
Average hourly rate £31.63 £40.00 £47.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% -15.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £16.20 £39.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.93 £56.16 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.63 £44.60 £47.40
% change year-on-year
-29.09% -5.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40471 37295 40749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.95% 70.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25021 22614 23464
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 £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1157 1059 1464
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Quality Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Quality Management within the UK.

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Quality Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Quality Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England -18 223 £408 +8.66% 65
London +3 92 £425 +6.25% 20
South East +8 56 £403 +10.27% 16
East of England -4 26 £430 +1.17% 2
City of London +13 19 £425 +25.00% 8
Hampshire +9 18 £463 +23.33% 1
North West +3 15 £338 -5.26% 4
Scotland -13 15 £438 +25.00% 4
Yorkshire +4 12 £350 +26.12% 4
West Midlands -8 12 £400 -11.11% 6
West Yorkshire +5 10 £245 -41.59% 2
Essex 0 10 £376 -11.47%
Berkshire -4 10 £425 +63.46% 5
Hertfordshire +5 9 £430 -
Surrey - 9 £368 - 4
Cheshire +10 7 £298 - 1
Coventry -8 7 £500 +11.11%
Glasgow - 7 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -3 6 £425 +14.47% 1
Leeds -3 5 £220 - 2
Manchester -9 5 £400 +6.66% 1
Edinburgh -13 5 £450 +12.50% 2
Oxfordshire +7 4 £320 +3.22%
Reading +2 4 £425 +6.25% 1
South Wales -14 4 - -
Wales -18 4 - -
Newport - 4 - -
Bedfordshire - 4 £480 -
Bradford - 4 £400 -
Milton Keynes +4 3 £375 -11.24% 1

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 173 (37.45%) Finance
2 142 (30.74%) Project Management
3 117 (25.32%) QA
4 104 (22.51%) Microsoft
5 88 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 87 (18.83%) MS Excel
7 78 (16.88%) PRINCE2
8 67 (14.50%) MS Office
9 61 (13.20%) Risk Management
10 60 (12.99%) Banking
11 59 (12.77%) SAP
12 56 (12.12%) QMS
13 55 (11.90%) SQL
14 54 (11.69%) Security Cleared
15 41 (8.87%) Degree
15 41 (8.87%) Change Management
15 41 (8.87%) SC Cleared
16 40 (8.66%) VBA
16 40 (8.66%) ITIL
17 39 (8.44%) SQL Server
18 38 (8.23%) HP
18 38 (8.23%) Agile Software Development
19 36 (7.79%) Change Control
20 35 (7.58%) Business Analysis
21 34 (7.36%) SharePoint
21 34 (7.36%) MS Project
22 33 (7.14%) Management Information System
23 32 (6.93%) Oracle
23 32 (6.93%) Data Management
24 31 (6.71%) ISTQB

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 34 (7.36%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.81%) SAS
3 8 (1.73%) CMS
4 5 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (1.08%) OpenROAD
4 5 (1.08%) Apache
4 5 (1.08%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.65%) nginx
5 3 (0.65%) FileNet
5 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.43%) Documentum
6 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.43%) Confluence
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.22%) Liferay
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 87 (18.83%) MS Excel
2 67 (14.50%) MS Office
3 34 (7.36%) MS Project
4 12 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.65%) Stata
6 3 (0.65%) SPSS
7 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (3.68%) SAP QM
2 5 (1.08%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.87%) SAP MM
3 4 (0.87%) SAP PM
3 4 (0.87%) HFM
4 3 (0.65%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.65%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.43%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.43%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.43%) Maximo
5 2 (0.43%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.43%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.22%) TRIRIGA
6 1 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.22%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.22%) IaaS
1 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.38%) Firewall
2 8 (1.73%) Internet
3 6 (1.30%) VPN
3 6 (1.30%) Wireless
4 5 (1.08%) VoIP
4 5 (1.08%) WAN
5 4 (0.87%) LAN
5 4 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.87%) MPLS
6 2 (0.43%) DHCP
6 2 (0.43%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.43%) DNS
6 2 (0.43%) SAN
6 2 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.43%) 4G
7 1 (0.22%) LTE
7 1 (0.22%) MIMO
7 1 (0.22%) VDSL
7 1 (0.22%) WiMAX
7 1 (0.22%) DSLAM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.44%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (3.25%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.52%) Ingres
6 6 (1.30%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.30%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.65%) QlikView
8 3 (0.65%) EDRMS
8 3 (0.65%) DTS
8 3 (0.65%) MySQL
9 2 (0.43%) MS Access
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.43%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.43%) Big Data
9 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (3.90%) JIRA
2 12 (2.60%) Selenium
3 10 (2.16%) SoapUI
4 6 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.08%) Subversion
6 4 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (0.87%) WebDriver
6 4 (0.87%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.43%) TestComplete
7 2 (0.43%) FishEye
7 2 (0.43%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.43%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.22%) Calabash
8 1 (0.22%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.22%) JBehave
8 1 (0.22%) Gradle
8 1 (0.22%) Robotium
General
1 173 (37.45%) Finance
2 60 (12.99%) Banking
3 31 (6.71%) Telecoms
4 27 (5.84%) Retail
5 25 (5.41%) Investment Banking
6 17 (3.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (2.38%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.16%) Legal
8 10 (2.16%) Marketing
9 8 (1.73%) German Language
10 7 (1.52%) Front Office
10 7 (1.52%) Publishing
11 6 (1.30%) Military
12 5 (1.08%) Automotive
12 5 (1.08%) Back Office
13 4 (0.87%) Games
13 4 (0.87%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.65%) Billing
15 1 (0.22%) French Language
15 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 86 (18.61%) Project Manager
2 80 (17.32%) Analyst
3 33 (7.14%) Consultant
4 27 (5.84%) Business Analyst
5 24 (5.19%) Developer
6 21 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
6 21 (4.55%) Tester
7 19 (4.11%) Quality Manager
8 16 (3.46%) Test Leader
9 14 (3.03%) Senior Manager
10 13 (2.81%) QA Engineer
11 11 (2.38%) SAP Manager
11 11 (2.38%) PMO Manager
11 11 (2.38%) Delivery Manager
11 11 (2.38%) QA Tester
11 11 (2.38%) IT Project Manager
11 11 (2.38%) Test Analyst
11 11 (2.38%) Programme Manager
12 10 (2.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 10 (2.16%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.46%) .NET
2 13 (2.81%) Web Services
3 4 (0.87%) HTML
3 4 (0.87%) XML
3 4 (0.87%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.65%) REST
4 3 (0.65%) J2EE
5 2 (0.43%) COM
5 2 (0.43%) CSS
5 2 (0.43%) JSP
5 2 (0.43%) Servlets
5 2 (0.43%) SOAP
5 2 (0.43%) Struts
5 2 (0.43%) XHTML
5 2 (0.43%) Middleware
5 2 (0.43%) BAPI
5 2 (0.43%) Spring
5 2 (0.43%) Velocity
5 2 (0.43%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.43%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 14 (3.03%) NHS
3 13 (2.81%) Statistics
3 13 (2.81%) PMI
4 10 (2.16%) Mathematics
5 8 (1.73%) Economics
5 8 (1.73%) Reference Data
5 8 (1.73%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.30%) CMDB
6 6 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.30%) Data Extraction
7 5 (1.08%) Replication
8 4 (0.87%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.87%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (0.87%) FMCG
8 4 (0.87%) Credit Risk
8 4 (0.87%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.65%) Open Source
9 3 (0.65%) Market Risk
9 3 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.41%) Windows
2 12 (2.60%) Linux
2 12 (2.60%) Windows 7
3 11 (2.38%) UNIX
4 9 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.30%) AIX
6 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.87%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.87%) CentOS
7 2 (0.43%) Solaris
7 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.22%) Android
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.22%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (30.74%) Project Management
2 88 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 78 (16.88%) PRINCE2
4 61 (13.20%) Risk Management
5 56 (12.12%) QMS
6 41 (8.87%) Change Management
7 40 (8.66%) ITIL
8 38 (8.23%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (7.79%) Change Control
10 35 (7.58%) Business Analysis
11 32 (6.93%) Data Management
12 29 (6.28%) Continuous Improvement
13 28 (6.06%) Project Planning
14 27 (5.84%) User Acceptance Testing
15 26 (5.63%) Data Modelling
16 25 (5.41%) Resource Management
17 24 (5.19%) Service Management
17 24 (5.19%) Service Delivery
18 23 (4.98%) Configuration Management
18 23 (4.98%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 55 (11.90%) SQL
2 40 (8.66%) VBA
3 12 (2.60%) VB
3 12 (2.60%) Java
4 10 (2.16%) T-SQL
5 7 (1.52%) VB6
5 7 (1.52%) C
6 5 (1.08%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.87%) C#
7 4 (0.87%) ABAP
7 4 (0.87%) Python
7 4 (0.87%) MATLAB
7 4 (0.87%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.65%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.43%) C++
9 2 (0.43%) Assembly Language
9 2 (0.43%) R
10 1 (0.22%) Scala
10 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 54 (11.69%) Security Cleared
2 41 (8.87%) Degree
2 41 (8.87%) SC Cleared
3 31 (6.71%) ISTQB
4 25 (5.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 21 (4.55%) MOS
6 19 (4.11%) ISEB
7 18 (3.90%) PMI Certification
8 15 (3.25%) DV Cleared
9 13 (2.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 10 (2.16%) PMP
10 10 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.08%) APMP
13 4 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.65%) EXIN
14 3 (0.65%) SAP Certification
15 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 1 (0.22%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (25.32%) QA
2 27 (5.84%) Data Quality
3 26 (5.63%) ISO 9001
4 10 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.73%) ISO 9000
5 8 (1.73%) SLA
6 7 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (1.30%) GMP
8 5 (1.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 3 (0.65%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.65%) GxP
10 2 (0.43%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.22%) EMIR
11 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.22%) FATCA
11 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (2.60%) Control-M
2 9 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.65%) Puppet
3 3 (0.65%) SCCM
4 2 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.22%) SCOM
5 1 (0.22%) WMI
5 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 104 (22.51%) Microsoft
2 59 (12.77%) SAP
3 38 (8.23%) HP
4 32 (6.93%) Oracle
5 13 (2.81%) Informatica
5 13 (2.81%) Business Objects
6 11 (2.38%) GoldenSource
7 9 (1.95%) hybris
8 8 (1.73%) Citrix
8 8 (1.73%) Cisco
8 8 (1.73%) IBM
9 5 (1.08%) Splunk
9 5 (1.08%) Ab Initio
9 5 (1.08%) VMware
10 4 (0.87%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.87%) Remedy
10 4 (0.87%) Teradata
10 4 (0.87%) Tandberg
10 4 (0.87%) 3PAR
11 3 (0.65%) Tableau
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £620 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £275 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cumbria
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita
Posted: 5 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
North West London
DP Connect
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Milton Keynes
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago