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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management
Rank 385 380 345
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -35
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 227 195 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.38% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.50% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 113 101
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£450 £416 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £259 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 6
Average hourly rate £36.50 £52.63 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.64% +91.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £18.78 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £80.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.83 £20.63 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+68.84% -25.00%

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
40851 38864 33748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.14% 74.87% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25403 23796 20201
Average daily rate £420 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1159 1113 1105
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 March 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 March 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 March 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 +17 213 £450 +7.14% 77
London -8 77 £454 +5.52% 24
South East -4 55 £450 +19.04% 17
North West -2 25 £420 -16.83% 6
City of London +14 23 £475 -5.89% 11
East Midlands +7 21 £390 +4.00% 4
Surrey +16 19 £450 +5.88% 4
Hampshire +3 17 £550 +100.00% 3
Nottinghamshire 0 13 £390 +4.00%
Nottingham -1 13 £390 +4.00%
Manchester - 9 £519 - 2
South West -6 8 £293 -31.17% 4
West Midlands -8 8 £525 +65.35% 5
East of England +3 7 £350 -6.35% 2
Southampton - 7 £550 -
Cheshire +3 6 £350 -14.63% 1
Berkshire -14 6 £400 +23.07% 4
Reigate - 6 £450 - 1
Scotland -7 5 £340 +3.81% 1
Birmingham -11 5 £538 +26.47% 3
Yorkshire -18 5 £250 -37.50% 11
Buckinghamshire 0 4 £393 - 2
Cumbria - 4 - - 2
Glasgow - 4 - -
Essex +6 3 - - 2
Bristol -1 3 £360 -
Milton Keynes -2 3 £393 - 2
South Yorkshire - 3 £250 - 2
Wiltshire +8 2 - -
Swindon +5 2 - -

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 145 (33.96%) Finance
2 109 (25.53%) Project Management
3 67 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 67 (15.69%) QA
4 64 (14.99%) Microsoft
5 63 (14.75%) QMS
6 59 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
7 57 (13.35%) SAP
8 56 (13.11%) MS Excel
9 51 (11.94%) MS Office
10 50 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (11.24%) Business Analysis
11 48 (11.24%) SQL
11 48 (11.24%) PRINCE2
11 48 (11.24%) Data Quality
12 41 (9.60%) Change Management
13 40 (9.37%) Banking
14 39 (9.13%) Risk Management
15 38 (8.90%) Oracle
16 37 (8.67%) ITIL
16 37 (8.67%) Telecoms
16 37 (8.67%) Change Control
17 36 (8.43%) Data Governance
17 36 (8.43%) SQL Server
18 32 (7.49%) Management Information System
19 29 (6.79%) SharePoint
19 29 (6.79%) Data Management
19 29 (6.79%) Degree
20 28 (6.56%) Migration
21 27 (6.32%) Retail

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 29 (6.79%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (1.87%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.41%) Confluence
4 5 (1.17%) Lync
5 4 (0.94%) CMS
6 3 (0.70%) GroupWise
6 3 (0.70%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.70%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.70%) IIS
6 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.70%) WorkSite
7 2 (0.47%) Drupal
7 2 (0.47%) FileNet
7 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.23%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.23%) JBoss
8 1 (0.23%) Apache
8 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 56 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 51 (11.94%) MS Office
3 26 (6.09%) MS Project
3 26 (6.09%) MS Visio
4 25 (5.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.47%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.47%) SPSS
6 1 (0.23%) Simulink
6 1 (0.23%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 13 (3.04%) SAP QM
2 6 (1.41%) SAP PLM
2 6 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.17%) SAP MDM
3 5 (1.17%) Oracle TCA
4 4 (0.94%) SAP EWM
5 3 (0.70%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.70%) SAP PM
5 3 (0.70%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.47%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.47%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.47%) Magento
6 2 (0.47%) HFM
7 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.23%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.23%) SAP CS
7 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.23%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.64%) VPN
1 7 (1.64%) MPLS
1 7 (1.64%) Firewall
1 7 (1.64%) 4G
2 6 (1.41%) Internet
3 5 (1.17%) LAN
3 5 (1.17%) WAN
4 4 (0.94%) SAN
4 4 (0.94%) VoIP
4 4 (0.94%) 2G
4 4 (0.94%) 3G
5 3 (0.70%) H.323
5 3 (0.70%) DAB
5 3 (0.70%) Cisco ICM
5 3 (0.70%) Network Security
5 3 (0.70%) GSM
5 3 (0.70%) Intranet
6 2 (0.47%) SMTP
6 2 (0.47%) FTP
6 2 (0.47%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (2.58%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.64%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
6 6 (1.41%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.17%) TKPROF
8 4 (0.94%) OLAP
8 4 (0.94%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.70%) Big Data
9 3 (0.70%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.70%) DataStage
9 3 (0.70%) MS Access
9 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.94%) Axure RP
3 3 (0.70%) PVCS
3 3 (0.70%) Subversion
4 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.47%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.47%) Selenium
4 2 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.47%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.47%) MSBuild
4 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.23%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.23%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.23%) Hudson
5 1 (0.23%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.23%) Toad
General
1 145 (33.96%) Finance
2 40 (9.37%) Banking
3 37 (8.67%) Telecoms
4 27 (6.32%) Retail
5 22 (5.15%) Legal
6 19 (4.45%) Manufacturing
7 18 (4.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (2.81%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.87%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.17%) Marketing
11 4 (0.94%) German Language
11 4 (0.94%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.70%) Automotive
13 2 (0.47%) Front Office
13 2 (0.47%) Games
14 1 (0.23%) Military
14 1 (0.23%) Local Government
14 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.23%) Billing
14 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 103 (24.12%) Analyst
2 75 (17.56%) Project Manager
3 51 (11.94%) Consultant
4 45 (10.54%) Business Analyst
5 36 (8.43%) Data Analyst
6 26 (6.09%) SAP Consultant
7 23 (5.39%) Quality Manager
8 18 (4.22%) Developer
9 16 (3.75%) Architect
9 16 (3.75%) Data Manager
10 12 (2.81%) Business Manager
11 11 (2.58%) Delivery Manager
12 10 (2.34%) SAP QM Consultant
12 10 (2.34%) Quality Analyst
12 10 (2.34%) Telecoms Project Manager
13 9 (2.11%) Data Quality Analyst
13 9 (2.11%) Coordinator
14 8 (1.87%) Service Manager
14 8 (1.87%) IT Project Manager
14 8 (1.87%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.11%) .NET
2 8 (1.87%) Web Services
2 8 (1.87%) Middleware
3 6 (1.41%) Flash
4 5 (1.17%) XML
4 5 (1.17%) HTML
5 3 (0.70%) CSS
5 3 (0.70%) VXML
5 3 (0.70%) Web Dynpro
5 3 (0.70%) SAP Smart Forms
5 3 (0.70%) BAPI
5 3 (0.70%) WinForms
5 3 (0.70%) SAP ALE
5 3 (0.70%) JSON
5 3 (0.70%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.47%) RESTful
6 2 (0.47%) ActiveX
6 2 (0.47%) Silverlight
6 2 (0.47%) Velocity
6 2 (0.47%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 59 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.49%) Management Information System
3 21 (4.92%) Data Structures
4 18 (4.22%) Data Integration
5 12 (2.81%) NHS
6 10 (2.34%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.11%) Data Extraction
7 9 (2.11%) LIMS
8 8 (1.87%) Statistics
9 6 (1.41%) iSeries
9 6 (1.41%) PMI
9 6 (1.41%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.17%) User Experience
10 5 (1.17%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.94%) Replication
12 3 (0.70%) FMCG
12 3 (0.70%) SCADA
13 2 (0.47%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.47%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.47%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.85%) Windows
2 11 (2.58%) UNIX
2 11 (2.58%) Linux
3 7 (1.64%) Solaris
4 4 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.70%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.70%) NetWare
5 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.70%) AIX
5 3 (0.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (25.53%) Project Management
2 67 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 63 (14.75%) QMS
4 50 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (11.24%) Business Analysis
5 48 (11.24%) PRINCE2
6 41 (9.60%) Change Management
7 39 (9.13%) Risk Management
8 37 (8.67%) ITIL
8 37 (8.67%) Change Control
9 36 (8.43%) Data Governance
10 29 (6.79%) Data Management
11 28 (6.56%) Migration
12 26 (6.09%) Validation
13 25 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (5.39%) Data Analysis
15 22 (5.15%) Project Planning
16 21 (4.92%) Resource Management
16 21 (4.92%) Programme Management
16 21 (4.92%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 48 (11.24%) SQL
2 15 (3.51%) C
3 10 (2.34%) C#
4 6 (1.41%) Java
4 6 (1.41%) VBA
5 5 (1.17%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.17%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.17%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.17%) ABAP
6 4 (0.94%) C++
7 3 (0.70%) PHP
7 3 (0.70%) VB
7 3 (0.70%) MATLAB
7 3 (0.70%) SAPscript
8 2 (0.47%) Lua
8 2 (0.47%) VB6
8 2 (0.47%) Python
8 2 (0.47%) Embedded C
8 2 (0.47%) Embedded C++
8 2 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (6.79%) Degree
2 24 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 19 (4.45%) SC Cleared
4 16 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (2.58%) PMI Certification
6 9 (2.11%) PMP
7 5 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.94%) APMP
9 3 (0.70%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.70%) ISEB
9 3 (0.70%) HNC
10 2 (0.47%) HND
10 2 (0.47%) CCNP
10 2 (0.47%) CCIP
10 2 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.47%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.23%) ACCA
11 1 (0.23%) CISA
11 1 (0.23%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (15.69%) QA
2 48 (11.24%) Data Quality
3 19 (4.45%) SLA
4 17 (3.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (3.75%) ISO 9001
5 16 (3.75%) Solvency II
6 15 (3.51%) GMP
7 12 (2.81%) GAMP
8 10 (2.34%) GxP
9 8 (1.87%) ISO 9000
10 7 (1.64%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 5 (1.17%) Basel II
11 5 (1.17%) COBIT
12 4 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (0.94%) Basel III
13 1 (0.23%) FATCA
13 1 (0.23%) CRD IV
13 1 (0.23%) MiFID
13 1 (0.23%) HL7
13 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 7 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.17%) Firmware
4 3 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.70%) XenServer
4 3 (0.70%) vSphere
4 3 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.70%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (0.70%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.23%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 64 (14.99%) Microsoft
2 57 (13.35%) SAP
3 38 (8.90%) Oracle
4 19 (4.45%) HP
5 13 (3.04%) IBM
6 11 (2.58%) Cisco
7 8 (1.87%) Business Objects
8 7 (1.64%) DataFlux
9 6 (1.41%) Planview
9 6 (1.41%) Trillium
9 6 (1.41%) VMware
10 5 (1.17%) Novell
10 5 (1.17%) BMC
11 4 (0.94%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.94%) Primavera
12 3 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.70%) Siemens
12 3 (0.70%) Informatica
12 3 (0.70%) NetApp
12 3 (0.70%) Nokia
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