The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management
Rank 373 355 360
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 283 285 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.50% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.66% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 184 125
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£413 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £320 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 10
Average hourly rate £47.71 £31.63 £43.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.86% -27.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.30 £21.33 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £152.50 £41.93 £56.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £31.63 £44.60
% change year-on-year
+35.17% -29.09%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45639 42994 39933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.18% 76.05% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29767 26678 24521
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1242 1170 1122
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 -14 248 £414 -2.64% 54
London -72 73 £458 +1.66% 12
South East -9 53 £375 -6.83% 9
North West -13 27 £386 +6.55% 7
East of England +11 25 £325 -22.84% 9
Yorkshire -9 22 £425 +18.88% 2
Scotland -3 21 £325 -23.52% 2
West Yorkshire -8 18 £450 +57.89% 1
Berkshire +2 16 £325 -16.12% 1
Cumbria - 16 £300 - 3
Hampshire +4 15 £375 -18.91% 4
City of London 0 15 £475 +11.76% 2
South West - 15 £445 - 13
West Midlands 0 13 £410 +9.33% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 12 £325 -23.52% 7
Surrey -1 12 £370 -7.50% 1
Manchester -10 11 £700 - 3
Bradford - 11 £450 -
Bristol - 10 £445 -
North East -18 9 £344 +129.16%
Cambridge 0 8 £325 -23.52% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £200 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £200 -
Glasgow +13 7 - -
Essex -1 7 £250 -23.07%
Reading -2 7 £325 -17.72%
East Midlands -10 7 £415 -20.95%
Edinburgh -12 7 £279 -38.11% 1
Solihull - 7 £325 -
Buckinghamshire -17 5 £415 -2.35% 2

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 168 (33.27%) Finance
2 110 (21.78%) Project Management
3 87 (17.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 78 (15.45%) SAP
5 76 (15.05%) Security Cleared
6 75 (14.85%) QMS
7 73 (14.46%) PRINCE2
8 70 (13.86%) Change Control
9 68 (13.47%) ITIL
10 65 (12.87%) Microsoft
11 62 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
12 60 (11.88%) Change Management
12 60 (11.88%) SQL
13 59 (11.68%) MS Excel
14 58 (11.49%) QA
15 57 (11.29%) Data Quality
16 56 (11.09%) Oracle
17 52 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
18 50 (9.90%) Data Management
18 50 (9.90%) MS Office
18 50 (9.90%) Management Information System
19 48 (9.50%) SC Cleared
20 46 (9.11%) Manufacturing
21 45 (8.91%) MS Visio
22 44 (8.71%) Continuous Improvement
23 42 (8.32%) Risk Management
23 42 (8.32%) Telecoms
24 41 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
25 39 (7.72%) Data Governance
26 37 (7.33%) Programme Management

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 26 (5.15%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.17%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (0.79%) SAS
4 4 (0.79%) WorkSite
5 2 (0.40%) CMS
5 2 (0.40%) Confluence
5 2 (0.40%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.20%) JBoss
6 1 (0.20%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.20%) Documentum
6 1 (0.20%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.20%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.20%) FileNet
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.20%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.20%) ArcSDE
6 1 (0.20%) Mule
Applications
1 59 (11.68%) MS Excel
2 50 (9.90%) MS Office
3 45 (8.91%) MS Visio
4 24 (4.75%) MS Project
5 23 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.19%) PowerPivot
7 4 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.20%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 21 (4.16%) Oracle TCA
2 20 (3.96%) SAP QM
3 14 (2.77%) SAP PP
4 13 (2.57%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (1.58%) Primavera
6 7 (1.39%) Maximo
6 7 (1.39%) SAP PM
7 6 (1.19%) Teamcenter
7 6 (1.19%) SAP PLM
8 5 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.99%) TrackWise
8 5 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.79%) SAP MM
9 4 (0.79%) Hyperion Planning
9 4 (0.79%) SAP MII
10 3 (0.59%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.40%) Cognos Planning
11 2 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.36%) Firewall
2 17 (3.37%) Network Security
3 13 (2.57%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.58%) LAN
4 8 (1.58%) SDH
4 8 (1.58%) WAN
4 8 (1.58%) Internet
5 7 (1.39%) MPLS
6 6 (1.19%) VPN
7 4 (0.79%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.59%) 3G
8 3 (0.59%) 2G
9 2 (0.40%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.40%) Cisco ICM
9 2 (0.40%) H.323
9 2 (0.40%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (0.20%) DOCSIS
10 1 (0.20%) LTE
10 1 (0.20%) 4G
10 1 (0.20%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.54%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.19%) QlikView
7 6 (1.19%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.19%) Essbase
7 6 (1.19%) Microsoft Power View
7 6 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.99%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (0.99%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.99%) Big Data
8 5 (0.99%) SAP HANA
9 4 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (0.79%) IBM InfoSphere
9 4 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (0.79%) JIRA
2 3 (0.59%) PVCS
2 3 (0.59%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.40%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.20%) ERwin
4 1 (0.20%) Subversion
4 1 (0.20%) Maven
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.20%) Selenium
4 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.20%) Hudson
4 1 (0.20%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.20%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.20%) Ranorex
4 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 168 (33.27%) Finance
2 46 (9.11%) Manufacturing
3 42 (8.32%) Telecoms
4 28 (5.54%) Retail
5 27 (5.35%) Banking
6 18 (3.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (2.57%) Marketing
8 8 (1.58%) Legal
9 6 (1.19%) Publishing
9 6 (1.19%) Automotive
9 6 (1.19%) German Language
10 5 (0.99%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.99%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.79%) Electronics
11 4 (0.79%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.79%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.79%) Billing
12 3 (0.59%) Back Office
13 2 (0.40%) Front Office
13 2 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 91 (18.02%) Analyst
2 81 (16.04%) Project Manager
3 65 (12.87%) Consultant
4 50 (9.90%) Business Analyst
5 41 (8.12%) Architect
6 31 (6.14%) Developer
7 29 (5.74%) Data Analyst
8 25 (4.95%) Quality Manager
9 23 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
10 16 (3.17%) Oracle Consultant
11 15 (2.97%) Process Engineer
12 14 (2.77%) Process Analyst
13 13 (2.57%) Programme Manager
14 12 (2.38%) Quality Analyst
15 11 (2.18%) Data Consultant
15 11 (2.18%) Data Quality Analyst
16 10 (1.98%) Data Architect
16 10 (1.98%) Solutions Architect
16 10 (1.98%) IT Project Manager
17 9 (1.78%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.78%) XML
2 8 (1.58%) .NET
3 7 (1.39%) Web Services
4 5 (0.99%) MDX
4 5 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (0.99%) Middleware
4 5 (0.99%) WinForms
5 4 (0.79%) Velocity
5 4 (0.79%) 802.1X
6 3 (0.59%) J2EE
7 2 (0.40%) TopLink
7 2 (0.40%) VXML
7 2 (0.40%) HTML
7 2 (0.40%) Struts
7 2 (0.40%) Silverlight
7 2 (0.40%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.40%) SciPy
7 2 (0.40%) NumPy
8 1 (0.20%) Twisted
8 1 (0.20%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (9.90%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.57%) Data Integration
4 10 (1.98%) Data Protection Act
4 10 (1.98%) NHS
5 9 (1.78%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.78%) Data Structures
5 9 (1.78%) Visualisation
6 8 (1.58%) User Experience
6 8 (1.58%) PMI
7 7 (1.39%) Reference Data
8 6 (1.19%) Taxonomies
8 6 (1.19%) Ontologies
8 6 (1.19%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.19%) Data Centre
9 5 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.99%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (0.79%) FMCG
10 4 (0.79%) Statistics
10 4 (0.79%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.14%) Windows
2 20 (3.96%) Linux
3 15 (2.97%) UNIX
4 9 (1.78%) Solaris
5 8 (1.58%) AIX
6 6 (1.19%) pSOS
6 6 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.99%) zOS
8 4 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.79%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.79%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.79%) Android
8 4 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (21.78%) Project Management
2 87 (17.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 75 (14.85%) QMS
4 73 (14.46%) PRINCE2
5 70 (13.86%) Change Control
6 68 (13.47%) ITIL
7 60 (11.88%) Change Management
8 52 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (9.90%) Data Management
10 44 (8.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 42 (8.32%) Risk Management
12 41 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
13 39 (7.72%) Data Governance
14 37 (7.33%) Programme Management
15 31 (6.14%) Master Data Management
16 30 (5.94%) Six Sigma
17 26 (5.15%) Workflow
18 24 (4.75%) Migration
19 23 (4.55%) Asset Management
19 23 (4.55%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (11.88%) SQL
2 12 (2.38%) Java
3 9 (1.78%) C#
3 9 (1.78%) T-SQL
4 8 (1.58%) VB
4 8 (1.58%) PL/SQL
5 7 (1.39%) VBA
6 6 (1.19%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.19%) Perl
7 5 (0.99%) Python
7 5 (0.99%) ABAP
8 2 (0.40%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.40%) C
9 1 (0.20%) VBScript
9 1 (0.20%) COBOL
9 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.20%) R
9 1 (0.20%) JCL
9 1 (0.20%) Ada
Qualifications
1 76 (15.05%) Security Cleared
2 48 (9.50%) SC Cleared
3 37 (7.33%) Degree
4 24 (4.75%) DV Cleared
5 19 (3.76%) MCTS
5 19 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 15 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 14 (2.77%) PMI Certification
9 10 (1.98%) ISEB
10 8 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.58%) CCNP
10 8 (1.58%) PMP
11 7 (1.39%) HNC
12 6 (1.19%) HND
12 6 (1.19%) APMP
13 5 (0.99%) JNCIS
13 5 (0.99%) CCNA
13 5 (0.99%) CCSA
13 5 (0.99%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (11.49%) QA
2 57 (11.29%) Data Quality
3 29 (5.74%) ISO 9001
4 12 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (2.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (1.78%) GxP
6 9 (1.78%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.99%) GMP
8 4 (0.79%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.59%) COBIT
9 3 (0.59%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.40%) COSO
10 2 (0.40%) SLA
11 1 (0.20%) BS7799
11 1 (0.20%) Basel II
11 1 (0.20%) BS15000
11 1 (0.20%) BS25999
11 1 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 8 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.79%) XenServer
4 4 (0.79%) vSphere
5 1 (0.20%) Docker
5 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.19%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.59%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.20%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.20%) MOM
5 1 (0.20%) Control-M
5 1 (0.20%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.20%) SCCM
5 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 78 (15.45%) SAP
2 65 (12.87%) Microsoft
3 56 (11.09%) Oracle
4 26 (5.15%) Cisco
5 24 (4.75%) HP
6 20 (3.96%) CheckPoint
7 15 (2.97%) IBM
8 12 (2.38%) Nokia
9 10 (1.98%) Crossbeam
10 8 (1.58%) VMware
11 7 (1.39%) Remedy
11 7 (1.39%) Juniper
12 6 (1.19%) Informatica
12 6 (1.19%) Infor
13 5 (0.99%) Tableau
13 5 (0.99%) Hyperion
13 5 (0.99%) TippingPoint
13 5 (0.99%) CA
14 4 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.79%) Red Hat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £37 - £40 per hour + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + (is negotiable)
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Commonwealth Secretariat
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + (is negotiable)
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago