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 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management
Rank 383 380 363
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 241 226 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.43% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.56% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 118 102
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£450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £534 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Average hourly rate £47.71 £23.38 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.10% -38.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £14.03 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.61 £43.40 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.71 £18.75 £44.60
% change year-on-year
+154.45% -57.95%

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
43274 40267 36736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.50% 76.08% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27921 25102 22050
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £572 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1185 1094
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 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 3 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 3 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 -16 212 £450 +12.50% 68
London +3 86 £480 +9.71% 20
South East -30 35 £415 +3.10% 14
North West +1 31 £400 +14.28% 4
Scotland +9 22 £500 +28.77% 3
City of London -4 22 £500 +14.28% 6
East of England 0 17 £550 +25.71% 2
Cumbria - 17 £350 - 1
Yorkshire -19 13 £383 +52.39% 8
East Midlands +3 10 £525 - 2
Manchester -4 10 £700 +75.00% 3
Hampshire -8 10 £375 +15.38% 4
West Midlands -9 10 £375 - 8
West Yorkshire -20 10 £433 +76.53% 6
Berkshire +15 9 £360 -15.29% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £415 -2.35% 1
Glasgow +3 7 - - 2
Erskine +12 6 £587 +67.66%
Northamptonshire +10 6 £525 -
Renfrewshire +8 6 £587 +67.66%
Edinburgh +2 6 £450 +28.84% 1
Hertfordshire -6 6 £638 +44.88%
Bradford -9 6 £450 +36.98% 4
Barrow-in-Furness - 6 £423 -
Bedfordshire +9 5 £475 +49.60%
Milton Keynes +3 5 £415 +10.66% 1
Birmingham -1 4 £441 +3.82% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 4 - - 2
Cheshire -5 4 £335 +12.60%
South West -5 4 £404 +46.81% 9

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 161 (33.40%) Finance
2 97 (20.12%) Project Management
3 79 (16.39%) SAP
4 77 (15.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 74 (15.35%) Data Quality
6 66 (13.69%) QA
7 65 (13.49%) Oracle
8 64 (13.28%) QMS
9 61 (12.66%) Microsoft
9 61 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
10 58 (12.03%) SQL
11 54 (11.20%) Data Management
12 53 (11.00%) Security Cleared
13 52 (10.79%) ITIL
13 52 (10.79%) PRINCE2
14 51 (10.58%) MS Excel
14 51 (10.58%) MS Office
15 50 (10.37%) Telecoms
15 50 (10.37%) Change Control
15 50 (10.37%) Data Governance
16 49 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
17 47 (9.75%) Change Management
18 42 (8.71%) Management Information System
19 41 (8.51%) Risk Management
20 39 (8.09%) SC Cleared
21 38 (7.88%) MS Visio
21 38 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
22 33 (6.85%) Retail
23 32 (6.64%) Degree
23 32 (6.64%) SQL Server

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (5.39%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.94%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (1.45%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.45%) Confluence
4 5 (1.04%) CMS
5 4 (0.83%) WorkSite
5 4 (0.83%) SAS
6 3 (0.62%) Lync
7 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.41%) IIS
7 2 (0.41%) GroupWise
7 2 (0.41%) FileNet
8 1 (0.21%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.21%) Mule
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.21%) JBoss
8 1 (0.21%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.21%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.21%) Documentum
Applications
1 51 (10.58%) MS Office
1 51 (10.58%) MS Excel
2 38 (7.88%) MS Visio
3 23 (4.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (4.36%) MS Project
5 6 (1.24%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) FastStats
7 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (4.36%) Oracle TCA
2 17 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (3.11%) SAP QM
4 11 (2.28%) SAP PLM
5 9 (1.87%) Primavera
6 8 (1.66%) SAP PP
6 8 (1.66%) SAP PM
7 7 (1.45%) Teamcenter
8 5 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (1.04%) SAP EWM
9 4 (0.83%) Hyperion Planning
9 4 (0.83%) SAP MM
9 4 (0.83%) TrackWise
9 4 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.83%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.83%) SAP MDM
10 3 (0.62%) Maximo
10 3 (0.62%) HFM
10 3 (0.62%) SAP MII
11 2 (0.41%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.11%) Firewall
2 11 (2.28%) Network Security
3 9 (1.87%) Internet
4 8 (1.66%) MPLS
4 8 (1.66%) LAN
4 8 (1.66%) WAN
5 7 (1.45%) SDH
5 7 (1.45%) VPN
6 6 (1.24%) 4G
7 4 (0.83%) Cisco ICM
7 4 (0.83%) H.323
7 4 (0.83%) 2G
7 4 (0.83%) 3G
8 3 (0.62%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.62%) Intranet
9 2 (0.41%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (0.41%) DAB
10 1 (0.21%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.21%) GSM
10 1 (0.21%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.22%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (3.53%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.87%) Oracle ODI
6 8 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.45%) TKPROF
7 7 (1.45%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.24%) QlikView
8 6 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.24%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Power View
9 5 (1.04%) IBM InfoSphere
9 5 (1.04%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.04%) Big Data
9 5 (1.04%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.83%) DataStage
10 4 (0.83%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (0.83%) Axure RP
1 4 (0.83%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.62%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.62%) JIRA
3 2 (0.41%) Subversion
3 2 (0.41%) PVCS
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.41%) MSBuild
3 2 (0.41%) Hudson
4 1 (0.21%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.21%) JUnit
4 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.21%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.21%) Maven
4 1 (0.21%) jMock
General
1 161 (33.40%) Finance
2 50 (10.37%) Telecoms
3 33 (6.85%) Retail
4 30 (6.22%) Manufacturing
5 28 (5.81%) Banking
6 19 (3.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 15 (3.11%) Legal
8 12 (2.49%) Marketing
9 6 (1.24%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.24%) German Language
9 6 (1.24%) Publishing
10 5 (1.04%) Automotive
10 5 (1.04%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.62%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.62%) Front Office
11 3 (0.62%) Back Office
12 2 (0.41%) Electronics
12 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.21%) Games
13 1 (0.21%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 92 (19.09%) Analyst
2 76 (15.77%) Consultant
3 71 (14.73%) Project Manager
4 43 (8.92%) Business Analyst
5 37 (7.68%) Data Analyst
6 36 (7.47%) Architect
7 35 (7.26%) SAP Consultant
8 24 (4.98%) Quality Manager
8 24 (4.98%) Developer
9 16 (3.32%) Oracle Consultant
10 15 (3.11%) Data Manager
10 15 (3.11%) Quality Analyst
10 15 (3.11%) Programme Manager
11 14 (2.90%) Data Quality Analyst
12 12 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (2.28%) Telecoms Project Manager
13 11 (2.28%) Data Consultant
14 10 (2.07%) Business Manager
14 10 (2.07%) Delivery Manager
14 10 (2.07%) SAP QM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.49%) XML
2 8 (1.66%) .NET
3 7 (1.45%) Middleware
4 6 (1.24%) Web Services
5 5 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (0.83%) Flash
6 4 (0.83%) VXML
6 4 (0.83%) HTML
7 3 (0.62%) Web Dynpro
7 3 (0.62%) SAP Smart Forms
7 3 (0.62%) BAPI
7 3 (0.62%) SAP ALE
7 3 (0.62%) SAP PI
8 2 (0.41%) Silverlight
8 2 (0.41%) WinForms
8 2 (0.41%) Spring
8 2 (0.41%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.41%) JSON
8 2 (0.41%) JMS
8 2 (0.41%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 61 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (8.71%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.53%) Data Structures
4 16 (3.32%) Data Integration
5 15 (3.11%) NHS
6 11 (2.28%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.28%) Visualisation
7 10 (2.07%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.45%) Statistics
8 7 (1.45%) Taxonomies
9 6 (1.24%) Ontologies
9 6 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.24%) LIMS
9 6 (1.24%) Reference Data
10 5 (1.04%) iSeries
11 4 (0.83%) FMCG
11 4 (0.83%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.83%) PMI
12 3 (0.62%) Replication
12 3 (0.62%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.02%) Windows
2 13 (2.70%) UNIX
3 12 (2.49%) Linux
4 7 (1.45%) Solaris
5 6 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.83%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.41%) AIX
7 2 (0.41%) NetWare
7 2 (0.41%) pSOS
7 2 (0.41%) Android
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.21%) HPUX
8 1 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (20.12%) Project Management
2 77 (15.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 64 (13.28%) QMS
4 54 (11.20%) Data Management
5 52 (10.79%) ITIL
5 52 (10.79%) PRINCE2
6 50 (10.37%) Data Governance
6 50 (10.37%) Change Control
7 49 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (9.75%) Change Management
9 41 (8.51%) Risk Management
10 38 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (6.64%) Continuous Improvement
12 30 (6.22%) Business Analysis
13 29 (6.02%) Programme Management
14 28 (5.81%) Master Data Management
15 26 (5.39%) Migration
15 26 (5.39%) Data Modelling
16 25 (5.19%) Six Sigma
17 24 (4.98%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 58 (12.03%) SQL
2 11 (2.28%) T-SQL
3 8 (1.66%) C#
4 6 (1.24%) C
5 5 (1.04%) Java
5 5 (1.04%) VB
5 5 (1.04%) ABAP
6 4 (0.83%) Shell Script
6 4 (0.83%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.62%) VBScript
7 3 (0.62%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.62%) SAPscript
8 2 (0.41%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.41%) VB6
8 2 (0.41%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.41%) VBA
9 1 (0.21%) Python
9 1 (0.21%) Ada
9 1 (0.21%) R
9 1 (0.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (11.00%) Security Cleared
2 39 (8.09%) SC Cleared
3 32 (6.64%) Degree
4 18 (3.73%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.49%) MCTS
5 12 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 10 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.66%) CCNP
9 7 (1.45%) PMI Certification
10 6 (1.24%) PMP
11 5 (1.04%) CCNA
11 5 (1.04%) JNCIS
11 5 (1.04%) CCSA
11 5 (1.04%) CCSE
12 4 (0.83%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 4 (0.83%) APMP
12 4 (0.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 4 (0.83%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (15.35%) Data Quality
2 66 (13.69%) QA
3 17 (3.53%) Solvency II
4 15 (3.11%) ISO 9001
5 13 (2.70%) SLA
5 13 (2.70%) GMP
6 11 (2.28%) GxP
7 9 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (1.66%) GAMP
9 6 (1.24%) COBIT
10 4 (0.83%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 4 (0.83%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.41%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.21%) BS25999
12 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.21%) Basel II
System Software
1 7 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.83%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.83%) XenServer
2 4 (0.83%) vSphere
3 1 (0.21%) Docker
3 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (0.83%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (0.41%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.21%) MOM
3 1 (0.21%) Control-M
3 1 (0.21%) SCCM
3 1 (0.21%) SCOM
3 1 (0.21%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (0.21%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 79 (16.39%) SAP
2 65 (13.49%) Oracle
3 61 (12.66%) Microsoft
4 21 (4.36%) HP
5 19 (3.94%) Cisco
6 13 (2.70%) IBM
7 11 (2.28%) CheckPoint
8 10 (2.07%) Business Objects
9 8 (1.66%) Juniper
10 7 (1.45%) VMware
11 6 (1.24%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.24%) Remedy
11 6 (1.24%) Hyperion
11 6 (1.24%) Nokia
12 5 (1.04%) TippingPoint
12 5 (1.04%) Tableau
13 4 (0.83%) DataFlux
13 4 (0.83%) Verint
13 4 (0.83%) Novell
13 4 (0.83%) Informatica
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Hampshire
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Cumbria
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