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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management
Rank 358 369 367
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 228 205 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.41% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.55% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 114 79
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £277 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £531 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 10
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -36.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £16.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £80.00 £61.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £16.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+104.06% -49.20%

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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -9 209 £438 +9.37% 57
London -21 77 £461 +9.82% 14
South East -9 57 £475 +10.46% 19
City of London +31 26 £475 +2.70% 8
North West +1 26 £490 -3.20% 2
Hampshire 0 19 £550 +91.30% 6
Surrey -3 14 £450 +4.65% 3
East of England +8 12 £350 - 4
Manchester +3 12 £537 - 1
East Midlands +1 11 £425 +13.33% 3
Scotland 0 10 £333 +3.98% 2
Berkshire -2 9 £375 -9.74% 1
South West -19 9 £360 -4.00% 6
Nottinghamshire -10 7 £450 +20.00%
Nottingham -12 7 £450 +20.00%
West Midlands -13 6 £356 -5.00% 7
Glasgow +7 5 - - 1
Cheshire +6 5 £350 +39.72% 1
Yorkshire -13 5 £250 -31.03% 2
Essex +9 4 - -
Cambridgeshire -1 4 £328 -17.61% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 4 £393 +145.31% 3
Hertfordshire - 4 £395 -
Edinburgh -5 3 £340 +3.81%
Milton Keynes -7 3 £393 +145.31% 2
Bristol -8 3 £338 - 3
Guildford -9 3 £430 -
Cambridge - 3 £305 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £250 -
West Sussex - 3 £580 -

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 146 (33.56%) Finance
2 112 (25.75%) Project Management
3 68 (15.63%) QA
4 64 (14.71%) Microsoft
5 62 (14.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (14.25%) QMS
6 61 (14.02%) SAP
7 54 (12.41%) PRINCE2
7 54 (12.41%) Business Analysis
8 53 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
9 51 (11.72%) MS Office
10 49 (11.26%) MS Excel
11 48 (11.03%) ITIL
12 46 (10.57%) SQL
12 46 (10.57%) Banking
13 45 (10.34%) Risk Management
13 45 (10.34%) Data Quality
14 44 (10.11%) Change Management
15 40 (9.20%) Oracle
16 37 (8.51%) SQL Server
16 37 (8.51%) Telecoms
17 34 (7.82%) SharePoint
18 33 (7.59%) Degree
18 33 (7.59%) Change Control
19 32 (7.36%) Management Information System
20 30 (6.90%) MS Project
21 27 (6.21%) Retail
21 27 (6.21%) Windows
21 27 (6.21%) Validation

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 34 (7.82%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.99%) WebSphere
3 9 (2.07%) IIS
4 7 (1.61%) WebLogic
4 7 (1.61%) Apache
4 7 (1.61%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.38%) JBoss
5 6 (1.38%) Confluence
6 5 (1.15%) Lync
6 5 (1.15%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (1.15%) Documentum
6 5 (1.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (0.92%) CMS
7 4 (0.92%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.69%) WorkSite
8 3 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.69%) GroupWise
9 2 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.46%) Drupal
Applications
1 51 (11.72%) MS Office
2 49 (11.26%) MS Excel
3 30 (6.90%) MS Project
4 19 (4.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (3.68%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.46%) SPSS
6 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.23%) Simulink
7 1 (0.23%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 14 (3.22%) SAP QM
2 6 (1.38%) SAP PLM
2 6 (1.38%) SAP EWM
3 5 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.15%) SAP MDM
4 3 (0.69%) Teamcenter
4 3 (0.69%) HFM
5 2 (0.46%) Magento
5 2 (0.46%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.46%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.46%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.23%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.23%) SAP CS
6 1 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.23%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.69%) Office 365
2 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.07%) Firewall
2 8 (1.84%) MPLS
2 8 (1.84%) VPN
3 5 (1.15%) Internet
3 5 (1.15%) VoIP
3 5 (1.15%) WAN
3 5 (1.15%) LAN
3 5 (1.15%) HTTP
4 4 (0.92%) SAN
4 4 (0.92%) 4G
5 3 (0.69%) DAB
5 3 (0.69%) Network Security
5 3 (0.69%) Intranet
6 2 (0.46%) GSM
6 2 (0.46%) SSL
6 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.46%) SMTP
6 2 (0.46%) FTP
7 1 (0.23%) PBX
7 1 (0.23%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (2.53%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.61%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.15%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (1.15%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.92%) TKPROF
8 4 (0.92%) DataStage
9 3 (0.69%) MS Access
9 3 (0.69%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (0.69%) Big Data
9 3 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.69%) OLAP
10 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.46%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.46%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.46%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 5 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.92%) Axure RP
2 4 (0.92%) Subversion
3 3 (0.69%) JIRA
3 3 (0.69%) PVCS
3 3 (0.69%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.46%) MSBuild
4 2 (0.46%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.46%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.46%) Selenium
4 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.23%) JUnit
5 1 (0.23%) Maven
5 1 (0.23%) jMock
5 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
General
1 146 (33.56%) Finance
2 46 (10.57%) Banking
3 37 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 27 (6.21%) Retail
5 23 (5.29%) Legal
6 21 (4.83%) Manufacturing
6 21 (4.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 18 (4.14%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.84%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.38%) Marketing
10 4 (0.92%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.92%) Automotive
11 2 (0.46%) Games
11 2 (0.46%) Front Office
12 1 (0.23%) Electronics
12 1 (0.23%) Advertising
12 1 (0.23%) Publishing
12 1 (0.23%) Military
12 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 99 (22.76%) Analyst
2 72 (16.55%) Project Manager
3 49 (11.26%) Consultant
4 48 (11.03%) Business Analyst
5 28 (6.44%) Data Analyst
5 28 (6.44%) SAP Consultant
6 24 (5.52%) Quality Manager
7 22 (5.06%) Architect
8 18 (4.14%) Developer
8 18 (4.14%) Data Manager
9 13 (2.99%) Delivery Manager
9 13 (2.99%) Business Manager
10 11 (2.53%) SAP QM Consultant
11 10 (2.30%) Service Manager
12 9 (2.07%) Coordinator
12 9 (2.07%) Data Governance Manager
12 9 (2.07%) Governance Manager
13 8 (1.84%) Validation Consultant
13 8 (1.84%) PMO Analyst
13 8 (1.84%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.99%) Web Services
2 12 (2.76%) Middleware
3 10 (2.30%) .NET
4 7 (1.61%) JMS
5 6 (1.38%) XML
5 6 (1.38%) HTML
5 6 (1.38%) Flash
6 5 (1.15%) Java EE
7 4 (0.92%) SAP PI
8 3 (0.69%) JSON
8 3 (0.69%) Velocity
8 3 (0.69%) Web Dynpro
8 3 (0.69%) SAP Smart Forms
8 3 (0.69%) BAPI
8 3 (0.69%) CSS
8 3 (0.69%) WinForms
8 3 (0.69%) SAP ALE
9 2 (0.46%) Spring
9 2 (0.46%) J2EE
9 2 (0.46%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.36%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.14%) Data Structures
4 17 (3.91%) Data Integration
5 16 (3.68%) NHS
6 11 (2.53%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.30%) Data Extraction
8 9 (2.07%) LIMS
9 8 (1.84%) Statistics
10 6 (1.38%) PMI
11 5 (1.15%) Replication
12 4 (0.92%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.92%) User Experience
13 3 (0.69%) FMCG
13 3 (0.69%) SCADA
13 3 (0.69%) Life Science
13 3 (0.69%) Economics
14 2 (0.46%) CCTV
14 2 (0.46%) Derivative
14 2 (0.46%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.21%) Windows
2 16 (3.68%) Linux
3 10 (2.30%) UNIX
4 9 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.84%) Solaris
6 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.92%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.69%) NetWare
8 3 (0.69%) AIX
8 3 (0.69%) HPUX
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (25.75%) Project Management
2 62 (14.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 62 (14.25%) QMS
3 54 (12.41%) Business Analysis
3 54 (12.41%) PRINCE2
4 53 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (11.03%) ITIL
6 45 (10.34%) Risk Management
7 44 (10.11%) Change Management
8 33 (7.59%) Change Control
9 27 (6.21%) Data Governance
9 27 (6.21%) Validation
9 27 (6.21%) Migration
10 26 (5.98%) Data Analysis
10 26 (5.98%) Project Planning
11 24 (5.52%) Resource Management
11 24 (5.52%) Data Management
12 22 (5.06%) Service Delivery
12 22 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (4.60%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (10.57%) SQL
2 14 (3.22%) C
3 10 (2.30%) Shell Script
4 8 (1.84%) C#
4 8 (1.84%) Java
5 7 (1.61%) VBA
6 6 (1.38%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.38%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.38%) Jython
6 6 (1.38%) Korn
6 6 (1.38%) C-shell
6 6 (1.38%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.15%) ABAP
8 4 (0.92%) C++
9 3 (0.69%) PHP
9 3 (0.69%) SAPscript
9 3 (0.69%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.46%) Python
10 2 (0.46%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.46%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 33 (7.59%) Degree
2 22 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.14%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (2.30%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (1.84%) PMP
7 7 (1.61%) ISEB
7 7 (1.61%) VCP4
8 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.92%) APMP
10 3 (0.69%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.69%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.46%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.46%) CISA
11 2 (0.46%) CISM
11 2 (0.46%) MOS
11 2 (0.46%) HNC
11 2 (0.46%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (15.63%) QA
2 45 (10.34%) Data Quality
3 21 (4.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 18 (4.14%) SLA
5 16 (3.68%) ISO 9001
6 15 (3.45%) GMP
7 12 (2.76%) GAMP
7 12 (2.76%) GxP
8 10 (2.30%) Solvency II
9 8 (1.84%) ISO 9000
10 7 (1.61%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 5 (1.15%) Basel II
11 5 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (0.92%) COBIT
12 4 (0.92%) Basel III
13 3 (0.69%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.46%) FATCA
15 1 (0.23%) CRD IV
15 1 (0.23%) MiFID
15 1 (0.23%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (1.61%) Active Directory
1 7 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.15%) Firmware
3 4 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (0.69%) XenServer
4 3 (0.69%) vSphere
4 3 (0.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.46%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.69%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.23%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.23%) Puppet
4 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 64 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 61 (14.02%) SAP
3 40 (9.20%) Oracle
4 26 (5.98%) HP
5 18 (4.14%) IBM
6 12 (2.76%) Cisco
7 9 (2.07%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.61%) VMware
8 7 (1.61%) DataFlux
9 6 (1.38%) Trillium
9 6 (1.38%) Business Objects
9 6 (1.38%) Planview
10 5 (1.15%) BMC
10 5 (1.15%) Novell
11 4 (0.92%) Sun
11 4 (0.92%) Citrix
11 4 (0.92%) 3PAR
11 4 (0.92%) Tandberg
12 3 (0.69%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (0.69%) ArcSight
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