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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management
Rank 368 368 358
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 277 252 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.46% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.61% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 148 115
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£450 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £525 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £394 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.90% +7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 15
Average hourly rate £47.71 £31.63 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.86% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.54 £21.33 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.40 £41.93 £56.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.63 £44.60
% change year-on-year
+34.38% -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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
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 £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -9 245 £448 +9.81% 72
London +5 99 £475 +11.76% 21
South East -22 44 £375 -6.83% 10
North West -9 32 £400 +18.51% 6
Scotland +1 26 £450 +2.85% 1
City of London -6 22 £475 +11.76% 6
East of England -5 21 £400 -6.97% 7
Cumbria - 18 £350 - 1
Yorkshire -19 16 £400 +14.28% 7
Berkshire +9 14 £343 -19.41% 5
Hampshire -11 14 £375 -18.91% 3
Manchester -1 12 £551 +37.81% 4
West Yorkshire -22 12 £450 +83.67% 3
East Midlands +9 11 £513 -14.58% 4
South West - 10 £445 - 11
Glasgow +7 9 - - 1
Bradford +1 9 £450 +12.50% 2
Surrey -2 9 £221 -39.79%
Bristol - 7 £448 -
Bedfordshire +13 6 £475 -1.04% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 6 £300 -44.18% 5
Northamptonshire 0 6 £525 -12.50%
Cambridge -4 6 £300 -44.18% 4
Edinburgh -7 6 £450 -
North East -23 6 £344 +129.16%
Renfrewshire - 6 £506 -
Canary Wharf - 6 £475 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 6 £423 -
Erskine - 6 £506 -
Reading -1 5 £343 -19.41% 3

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 166 (33.13%) Finance
2 113 (22.55%) Project Management
3 81 (16.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 80 (15.97%) SAP
5 71 (14.17%) Data Quality
6 69 (13.77%) Security Cleared
7 68 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
8 66 (13.17%) QMS
9 65 (12.97%) QA
10 63 (12.57%) ITIL
11 62 (12.38%) MS Office
11 62 (12.38%) Change Control
12 61 (12.18%) PRINCE2
13 60 (11.98%) SQL
13 60 (11.98%) Oracle
13 60 (11.98%) Microsoft
14 58 (11.58%) Data Management
15 52 (10.38%) Change Management
16 50 (9.98%) MS Excel
17 48 (9.58%) Telecoms
18 47 (9.38%) Management Information System
18 47 (9.38%) SC Cleared
19 46 (9.18%) Data Governance
20 45 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
21 43 (8.58%) Risk Management
22 42 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
23 40 (7.98%) Manufacturing
24 39 (7.78%) Degree
25 38 (7.58%) MS Visio
25 38 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.79%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.00%) SAS
4 5 (1.00%) WorkSite
5 3 (0.60%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.60%) Confluence
5 3 (0.60%) CMS
6 2 (0.40%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.20%) JBoss
7 1 (0.20%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.20%) Documentum
7 1 (0.20%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.20%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.20%) FileNet
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.20%) Mule
7 1 (0.20%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.20%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 62 (12.38%) MS Office
2 50 (9.98%) MS Excel
3 38 (7.58%) MS Visio
4 26 (5.19%) MS Project
5 23 (4.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.20%) PowerPivot
7 5 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.20%) FastStats
8 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (4.19%) Oracle TCA
2 19 (3.79%) SAP QM
3 18 (3.59%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (2.40%) SAP PP
5 10 (2.00%) Primavera
6 9 (1.80%) SAP PM
7 8 (1.60%) Teamcenter
7 8 (1.60%) SAP PLM
8 5 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (1.00%) SAP EWM
8 5 (1.00%) Maximo
8 5 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.80%) SAP MM
9 4 (0.80%) TrackWise
9 4 (0.80%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.80%) SAP MDM
9 4 (0.80%) SAP MII
9 4 (0.80%) Hyperion Planning
10 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.40%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.20%) SaaS
1 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.39%) Firewall
2 16 (3.19%) Network Security
3 9 (1.80%) MPLS
4 8 (1.60%) LAN
4 8 (1.60%) SDH
4 8 (1.60%) WAN
5 7 (1.40%) VPN
5 7 (1.40%) Internet
6 6 (1.20%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.20%) 4G
7 4 (0.80%) Cisco ICM
7 4 (0.80%) 3G
7 4 (0.80%) H.323
7 4 (0.80%) 2G
8 2 (0.40%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.40%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (0.40%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.20%) LTE
9 1 (0.20%) GSM
9 1 (0.20%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.39%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (5.99%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.79%) BusinessObjects
4 13 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.80%) Oracle ODI
8 8 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.40%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.40%) TKPROF
10 6 (1.20%) Microsoft Power View
10 6 (1.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.20%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.20%) QlikView
10 6 (1.20%) Big Data
11 5 (1.00%) IBM InfoSphere
11 5 (1.00%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.00%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.00%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 3 (0.60%) JIRA
1 3 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.40%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.40%) Hudson
2 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.20%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.20%) jMock
3 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.20%) JUnit
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.20%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.20%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.20%) ERwin
3 1 (0.20%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.20%) Maven
General
1 166 (33.13%) Finance
2 48 (9.58%) Telecoms
3 40 (7.98%) Manufacturing
4 29 (5.79%) Banking
4 29 (5.79%) Retail
5 19 (3.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (2.99%) Legal
7 12 (2.40%) Marketing
8 6 (1.20%) German Language
8 6 (1.20%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.20%) Publishing
8 6 (1.20%) Automotive
9 5 (1.00%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.80%) Billing
11 3 (0.60%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.60%) Front Office
11 3 (0.60%) Back Office
12 2 (0.40%) Electronics
13 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 91 (18.16%) Analyst
2 75 (14.97%) Consultant
3 73 (14.57%) Project Manager
4 46 (9.18%) Business Analyst
5 40 (7.98%) Architect
6 37 (7.39%) Data Analyst
7 34 (6.79%) SAP Consultant
8 26 (5.19%) Quality Manager
9 22 (4.39%) Developer
10 16 (3.19%) Oracle Consultant
11 15 (2.99%) Programme Manager
12 14 (2.79%) Data Manager
13 13 (2.59%) Quality Analyst
14 12 (2.40%) Business Manager
14 12 (2.40%) Data Quality Analyst
15 11 (2.20%) Telecoms Project Manager
15 11 (2.20%) Data Consultant
15 11 (2.20%) Solutions Architect
16 10 (2.00%) Process Engineer
16 10 (2.00%) SAP QM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.00%) XML
2 7 (1.40%) .NET
2 7 (1.40%) Web Services
3 6 (1.20%) Middleware
4 5 (1.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (0.80%) MDX
5 4 (0.80%) Velocity
5 4 (0.80%) VXML
6 3 (0.60%) Web Dynpro
6 3 (0.60%) SAP Smart Forms
6 3 (0.60%) BAPI
6 3 (0.60%) SAP ALE
6 3 (0.60%) SAP PI
7 2 (0.40%) Silverlight
7 2 (0.40%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.40%) JSON
7 2 (0.40%) WinForms
7 2 (0.40%) Spring
7 2 (0.40%) XSD
7 2 (0.40%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 68 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 16 (3.19%) Data Integration
4 13 (2.59%) NHS
5 11 (2.20%) Visualisation
6 9 (1.80%) Data Structures
6 9 (1.80%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.40%) Taxonomies
7 7 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (1.40%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.20%) Reference Data
8 6 (1.20%) Ontologies
8 6 (1.20%) Statistics
9 5 (1.00%) FMCG
9 5 (1.00%) User Experience
10 4 (0.80%) iSeries
10 4 (0.80%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.80%) PMI
11 3 (0.60%) Equities
11 3 (0.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.59%) Windows
2 15 (2.99%) UNIX
3 13 (2.59%) Linux
4 7 (1.40%) Solaris
5 5 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.80%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.60%) AIX
7 3 (0.60%) pSOS
7 3 (0.60%) Android
7 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.40%) zOS
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (22.55%) Project Management
2 81 (16.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 66 (13.17%) QMS
4 63 (12.57%) ITIL
5 62 (12.38%) Change Control
6 61 (12.18%) PRINCE2
7 58 (11.58%) Data Management
8 52 (10.38%) Change Management
9 46 (9.18%) Data Governance
10 45 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (8.58%) Risk Management
12 42 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
13 38 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
14 35 (6.99%) Programme Management
15 33 (6.59%) Master Data Management
16 30 (5.99%) Six Sigma
17 26 (5.19%) Workflow
17 26 (5.19%) Business Analysis
18 24 (4.79%) Migration
18 24 (4.79%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 60 (11.98%) SQL
2 8 (1.60%) T-SQL
2 8 (1.60%) Java
3 7 (1.40%) ABAP
4 6 (1.20%) Shell Script
4 6 (1.20%) C#
5 5 (1.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.00%) VB
5 5 (1.00%) VBA
6 3 (0.60%) SAPscript
6 3 (0.60%) Perl
6 3 (0.60%) C
7 2 (0.40%) Python
7 2 (0.40%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.20%) R
8 1 (0.20%) Ada
8 1 (0.20%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (13.77%) Security Cleared
2 47 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 39 (7.78%) Degree
4 23 (4.59%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 13 (2.59%) MCTS
6 13 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (2.40%) PMI Certification
7 12 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (1.80%) PMP
8 9 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.80%) CCNP
8 9 (1.80%) ISEB
9 6 (1.20%) APMP
10 5 (1.00%) JNCIS
10 5 (1.00%) CCSA
10 5 (1.00%) CCSE
10 5 (1.00%) CCNA
11 4 (0.80%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 4 (0.80%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (14.17%) Data Quality
2 65 (12.97%) QA
3 24 (4.79%) ISO 9001
4 16 (3.19%) Solvency II
5 14 (2.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (2.40%) GxP
7 7 (1.40%) SLA
8 6 (1.20%) GMP
9 5 (1.00%) COBIT
10 3 (0.60%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.60%) GAMP
10 3 (0.60%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
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%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.20%) COSO
System Software
1 9 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.00%) XenServer
3 5 (1.00%) vSphere
4 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.20%) Docker
5 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.60%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.20%) MOM
4 1 (0.20%) Control-M
4 1 (0.20%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.20%) SCCM
4 1 (0.20%) SCOM
4 1 (0.20%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.20%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 80 (15.97%) SAP
2 60 (11.98%) Oracle
2 60 (11.98%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.39%) Cisco
4 22 (4.39%) HP
5 19 (3.79%) CheckPoint
6 12 (2.40%) Nokia
6 12 (2.40%) IBM
7 9 (1.80%) VMware
7 9 (1.80%) Crossbeam
8 8 (1.60%) Juniper
9 7 (1.40%) Remedy
10 6 (1.20%) Informatica
11 5 (1.00%) Hyperion
11 5 (1.00%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.00%) TippingPoint
11 5 (1.00%) Infor
11 5 (1.00%) Tableau
11 5 (1.00%) Verint
12 4 (0.80%) OpenText
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: Competitive (dependant on experience) plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + (is negotiable)
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Interview slots available!
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £275.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
CPS Group
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
East Midlands
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £33 - £38 per hour + doe
Posted: 12 days ago
Eastleigh
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £32 per hour + DOE
Posted: 26 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago