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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management
Rank 377 394 358
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -36
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 228 212 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.41% 0.38% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.50% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 123 114
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£438 £411 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.44% -3.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.31% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 6
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.63 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +36.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £18.78 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £71.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.83 £25.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+37.92% -8.18%

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
42607 42090 35753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.23% 74.66% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26554 26094 21361
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1209 1182 1111
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £52.50 £53.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +14 216 £438 +6.25% 81
London -13 76 £450 +5.88% 24
South East +5 60 £450 +19.04% 21
City of London +13 24 £475 -2.31% 5
Surrey +18 21 £450 +5.88% 4
North West -7 21 £350 -31.03% 11
East Midlands +19 19 £390 -17.89% 1
Hampshire +2 17 £513 +71.00% 2
West Midlands -9 15 £441 +38.97% 5
Nottinghamshire -1 13 £390 -17.89%
Nottingham -1 13 £390 -17.89%
Berkshire +6 9 £400 +34.79% 7
East of England +16 8 £210 -47.50% 5
Birmingham -5 8 £525 +23.52% 1
Cheshire -1 7 £350 -14.63% 2
South West -1 7 £293 -29.09% 4
Reigate - 6 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire +7 5 £385 - 1
Southampton - 5 £550 -
Essex +9 4 £115 -70.32% 2
Middlesex +6 4 £405 -1.09%
Manchester -4 4 £537 - 8
Cumbria - 4 - -
Reading +6 3 - - 3
Coventry +6 3 £400 +70.21% 2
Slough 0 3 £469 +31.67%
Bristol -2 3 £360 -
Milton Keynes -3 3 £393 - 1
Yorkshire -22 3 £250 -41.17% 5
Hertfordshire +10 2 - -

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 124 (30.17%) Finance
2 108 (26.28%) Project Management
3 66 (16.06%) QA
4 63 (15.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (15.09%) QMS
6 58 (14.11%) SAP
7 57 (13.87%) Microsoft
8 56 (13.63%) Analytical Skills
9 52 (12.65%) Data Quality
10 50 (12.17%) MS Office
10 50 (12.17%) MS Excel
11 47 (11.44%) Agile Software Development
12 46 (11.19%) SQL
13 42 (10.22%) PRINCE2
14 41 (9.98%) Change Management
14 41 (9.98%) Telecoms
15 40 (9.73%) Risk Management
15 40 (9.73%) Oracle
15 40 (9.73%) Data Governance
16 39 (9.49%) Change Control
17 35 (8.52%) Business Analysis
18 33 (8.03%) Data Management
18 33 (8.03%) Degree
18 33 (8.03%) SQL Server
19 31 (7.54%) ITIL
20 30 (7.30%) Management Information System
21 28 (6.81%) Validation
21 28 (6.81%) Retail
22 27 (6.57%) Migration
23 26 (6.33%) SharePoint

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (6.33%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.68%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (1.70%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.46%) Confluence
5 4 (0.97%) CMS
5 4 (0.97%) WorkSite
5 4 (0.97%) SAS
6 3 (0.73%) GroupWise
6 3 (0.73%) Lync
7 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.49%) Drupal
7 2 (0.49%) FileNet
7 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.49%) IIS
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 50 (12.17%) MS Office
1 50 (12.17%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.08%) MS Project
3 23 (5.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 23 (5.60%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.49%) SPSS
4 2 (0.49%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) Simulink
5 1 (0.24%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 13 (3.16%) SAP QM
2 8 (1.95%) Oracle TCA
3 6 (1.46%) SAP PLM
3 6 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.22%) SAP MDM
4 5 (1.22%) SAP EWM
5 4 (0.97%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.97%) Primavera
6 3 (0.73%) SAP PM
6 3 (0.73%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.49%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.49%) Magento
7 2 (0.49%) HFM
7 2 (0.49%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.24%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.24%) SAP CS
8 1 (0.24%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.24%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (0.24%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.95%) MPLS
2 7 (1.70%) 4G
2 7 (1.70%) VPN
2 7 (1.70%) Firewall
3 6 (1.46%) Internet
3 6 (1.46%) LAN
3 6 (1.46%) WAN
4 4 (0.97%) H.323
4 4 (0.97%) Network Security
4 4 (0.97%) 3G
4 4 (0.97%) 2G
4 4 (0.97%) Cisco ICM
5 3 (0.73%) SAN
5 3 (0.73%) VoIP
5 3 (0.73%) DAB
6 2 (0.49%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.49%) GSM
6 2 (0.49%) SDH
6 2 (0.49%) Intranet
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (1.95%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.70%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.46%) Oracle ODI
6 6 (1.46%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.22%) TKPROF
8 4 (0.97%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (0.97%) Big Data
8 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.97%) MS Access
9 3 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.73%) DataStage
9 3 (0.73%) OLAP
9 3 (0.73%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.97%) Axure RP
3 3 (0.73%) PVCS
3 3 (0.73%) Subversion
4 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.49%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.49%) MSBuild
4 2 (0.49%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.49%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.24%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.24%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.24%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.24%) Hudson
5 1 (0.24%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.24%) JUnit
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.24%) Maven
5 1 (0.24%) Selenium
General
1 124 (30.17%) Finance
2 41 (9.98%) Telecoms
3 28 (6.81%) Retail
4 26 (6.33%) Banking
5 21 (5.11%) Legal
6 20 (4.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 19 (4.62%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.95%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.46%) Marketing
10 5 (1.22%) German Language
11 4 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.97%) Automotive
12 3 (0.73%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.49%) Front Office
13 2 (0.49%) Games
14 1 (0.24%) Military
14 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.24%) Billing
14 1 (0.24%) Advertising
14 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (20.19%) Analyst
2 72 (17.52%) Project Manager
3 56 (13.63%) Consultant
4 35 (8.52%) Data Analyst
5 33 (8.03%) Business Analyst
6 28 (6.81%) SAP Consultant
7 21 (5.11%) Quality Manager
8 18 (4.38%) Developer
9 16 (3.89%) Architect
10 15 (3.65%) Data Manager
11 13 (3.16%) Quality Analyst
12 12 (2.92%) Telecoms Project Manager
12 12 (2.92%) Data Quality Analyst
12 12 (2.92%) Delivery Manager
13 10 (2.43%) SAP QM Consultant
13 10 (2.43%) Business Manager
14 9 (2.19%) Coordinator
15 8 (1.95%) Service Manager
15 8 (1.95%) Oracle Consultant
15 8 (1.95%) Governance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.95%) .NET
2 6 (1.46%) Flash
3 5 (1.22%) Web Services
3 5 (1.22%) XML
3 5 (1.22%) HTML
3 5 (1.22%) Middleware
4 4 (0.97%) VXML
5 3 (0.73%) Web Dynpro
5 3 (0.73%) SAP Smart Forms
5 3 (0.73%) BAPI
5 3 (0.73%) WinForms
5 3 (0.73%) SAP ALE
5 3 (0.73%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.49%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.49%) Velocity
6 2 (0.49%) ActiveX
6 2 (0.49%) Silverlight
6 2 (0.49%) DHTML
6 2 (0.49%) ADO
6 2 (0.49%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (13.63%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.30%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.62%) Data Structures
4 16 (3.89%) Data Integration
5 11 (2.68%) NHS
6 10 (2.43%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.19%) LIMS
8 7 (1.70%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.46%) iSeries
9 6 (1.46%) Statistics
9 6 (1.46%) Data Extraction
10 4 (0.97%) User Experience
10 4 (0.97%) FMCG
10 4 (0.97%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.97%) PMI
11 3 (0.73%) Replication
11 3 (0.73%) SCADA
12 2 (0.49%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.49%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.08%) Windows
2 10 (2.43%) UNIX
2 10 (2.43%) Linux
3 7 (1.70%) Solaris
4 3 (0.73%) NetWare
4 3 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.73%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.49%) Android
5 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.49%) AIX
5 2 (0.49%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (26.28%) Project Management
2 63 (15.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 62 (15.09%) QMS
4 47 (11.44%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (10.22%) PRINCE2
6 41 (9.98%) Change Management
7 40 (9.73%) Risk Management
7 40 (9.73%) Data Governance
8 39 (9.49%) Change Control
9 35 (8.52%) Business Analysis
10 33 (8.03%) Data Management
11 31 (7.54%) ITIL
12 28 (6.81%) Validation
13 27 (6.57%) Migration
14 24 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (5.60%) Data Analysis
16 22 (5.35%) Service Delivery
16 22 (5.35%) Project Planning
16 22 (5.35%) Resource Management
17 21 (5.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 46 (11.19%) SQL
2 13 (3.16%) C
3 10 (2.43%) C#
4 6 (1.46%) VBA
5 5 (1.22%) Java
5 5 (1.22%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.22%) ABAP
6 4 (0.97%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.73%) PHP
7 3 (0.73%) VB
7 3 (0.73%) SAPscript
7 3 (0.73%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.73%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.49%) VB6
8 2 (0.49%) Ada
8 2 (0.49%) VBScript
8 2 (0.49%) C++
9 1 (0.24%) Ruby
9 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (8.03%) Degree
2 25 (6.08%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.38%) SC Cleared
4 16 (3.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (2.43%) PMP
5 10 (2.43%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.97%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.73%) APMP
7 3 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.73%) HNC
7 3 (0.73%) CCNP
7 3 (0.73%) CCIP
8 2 (0.49%) HND
8 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) PhD
9 1 (0.24%) ISEB
9 1 (0.24%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (16.06%) QA
2 52 (12.65%) Data Quality
3 18 (4.38%) SLA
4 17 (4.14%) Solvency II
5 15 (3.65%) GMP
6 12 (2.92%) GAMP
6 12 (2.92%) ISO 9001
7 11 (2.68%) GxP
8 8 (1.95%) ISO 9000
9 7 (1.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 6 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (1.46%) COBIT
11 5 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 2 (0.49%) Basel II
12 2 (0.49%) Basel III
13 1 (0.24%) TickIT
13 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.24%) HL7
13 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (2.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.97%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.97%) XenServer
3 4 (0.97%) vSphere
3 4 (0.97%) Firmware
4 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (0.97%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (0.73%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.49%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.24%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 58 (14.11%) SAP
2 57 (13.87%) Microsoft
3 40 (9.73%) Oracle
4 17 (4.14%) HP
5 12 (2.92%) IBM
6 10 (2.43%) Cisco
7 8 (1.95%) Business Objects
8 7 (1.70%) DataFlux
9 6 (1.46%) Planview
9 6 (1.46%) Trillium
9 6 (1.46%) VMware
10 5 (1.22%) BMC
10 5 (1.22%) Novell
11 4 (0.97%) Citrix
11 4 (0.97%) Verint
12 3 (0.73%) EMC
12 3 (0.73%) Siemens
12 3 (0.73%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.73%) Informatica
12 3 (0.73%) NetApp
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