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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Management
Rank 414 387 328
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -59
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 199 198 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.37% 0.38% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.50% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 106 132
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£450 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £234 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £352 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.77% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £47.71 £26.63 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.19% +47.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £15.98 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.40 £52.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.71 £25.25 £51.88
% change year-on-year
+88.95% -51.32%

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
41941 39670 34556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.12% 75.31% 74.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 26586 25081 20645
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1211 1173 1034
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 £12.10 £12.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.07 £48.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -3 177 £450 +20.00% 48
London +16 76 £465 +9.41% 13
South East -19 28 £450 +28.57% 2
North West -11 22 £350 +6.06% 7
City of London -6 19 £475 -2.56% 4
East Midlands +5 17 £396 - 7
Scotland -6 14 £450 +25.60% 2
Surrey +9 11 £450 +50.00% 1
West Midlands -10 11 £400 +9.58%
Cumbria - 11 £350 - 1
East of England -6 10 £400 +6.66% 8
Birmingham -4 7 £525 +23.52%
Nottinghamshire -3 6 £390 -
Edinburgh -6 6 £450 +23.28%
Nottingham -6 6 £390 -
Cheshire -10 6 £343 +39.79%
Buckinghamshire -5 5 £401 +7.00%
Hampshire -5 5 £363 +11.53%
Northamptonshire - 5 £525 - 2
Reigate - 5 £450 -
Erskine +2 4 £587 +67.66%
Renfrewshire +2 4 £587 +67.66%
Hertfordshire -4 4 £625 -3.84% 1
Derbyshire - 4 £403 - 3
Bedfordshire +2 3 £400 +158.06% 1
South West +2 3 £308 -12.14% 8
Brentford +2 3 £450 -
Berkshire -5 3 - -
Manchester -16 3 £775 +93.75% 5
West Yorkshire -22 3 £271 +5.61% 1

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 140 (32.86%) Finance
2 111 (26.06%) Project Management
3 68 (15.96%) QMS
4 67 (15.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 66 (15.49%) SAP
6 60 (14.08%) QA
7 58 (13.62%) Microsoft
8 57 (13.38%) Data Quality
9 52 (12.21%) MS Excel
10 51 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (11.50%) MS Office
11 49 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
12 48 (11.27%) Data Governance
13 46 (10.80%) SQL
14 43 (10.09%) Risk Management
15 42 (9.86%) Telecoms
15 42 (9.86%) Data Management
16 40 (9.39%) Security Cleared
16 40 (9.39%) Oracle
16 40 (9.39%) PRINCE2
16 40 (9.39%) Change Control
17 39 (9.15%) Change Management
18 33 (7.75%) SC Cleared
19 32 (7.51%) MS Visio
20 31 (7.28%) ITIL
20 31 (7.28%) Management Information System
21 30 (7.04%) Degree
21 30 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
22 29 (6.81%) Retail
22 29 (6.81%) Business Analysis

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 19 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.29%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (1.64%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.64%) Confluence
4 5 (1.17%) CMS
5 4 (0.94%) SAS
6 3 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.70%) GroupWise
6 3 (0.70%) Lync
6 3 (0.70%) WorkSite
7 2 (0.47%) FileNet
7 2 (0.47%) IIS
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.23%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 52 (12.21%) MS Excel
2 49 (11.50%) MS Office
3 32 (7.51%) MS Visio
4 25 (5.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (5.16%) MS Project
6 3 (0.70%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.23%) FastStats
8 1 (0.23%) SPSS
8 1 (0.23%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 11 (2.58%) Oracle TCA
2 10 (2.35%) SAP QM
3 6 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.41%) SAP PLM
4 5 (1.17%) SAP EWM
4 5 (1.17%) SAP MDM
5 4 (0.94%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.94%) Primavera
6 3 (0.70%) SAP PM
7 2 (0.47%) TrackWise
7 2 (0.47%) HFM
7 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.47%) Maximo
7 2 (0.47%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.47%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.47%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.47%) Magento
8 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.23%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.70%) Office 365
2 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.35%) Firewall
2 9 (2.11%) Network Security
3 7 (1.64%) 4G
3 7 (1.64%) Internet
4 6 (1.41%) LAN
4 6 (1.41%) WAN
5 5 (1.17%) SDH
5 5 (1.17%) MPLS
6 4 (0.94%) H.323
6 4 (0.94%) 2G
6 4 (0.94%) 3G
6 4 (0.94%) VPN
6 4 (0.94%) Cisco ICM
7 3 (0.70%) SAN
7 3 (0.70%) DAB
8 2 (0.47%) Intranet
8 2 (0.47%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.23%) Modbus
9 1 (0.23%) GSM
9 1 (0.23%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.40%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (3.52%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (1.64%) Oracle ODI
4 7 (1.64%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.41%) MS Access
5 6 (1.41%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.17%) TKPROF
7 4 (0.94%) Big Data
7 4 (0.94%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (0.70%) QlikView
8 3 (0.70%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (0.94%) Axure RP
2 3 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.70%) PVCS
2 3 (0.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.47%) Subversion
3 2 (0.47%) MSBuild
3 2 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.47%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.23%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.23%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.23%) Hudson
4 1 (0.23%) Maven
4 1 (0.23%) JIRA
4 1 (0.23%) jMock
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.23%) JUnit
4 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 140 (32.86%) Finance
2 42 (9.86%) Telecoms
3 29 (6.81%) Retail
4 26 (6.10%) Banking
4 26 (6.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 16 (3.76%) Legal
5 16 (3.76%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.64%) Marketing
7 5 (1.17%) German Language
7 5 (1.17%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.94%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.94%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.70%) Publishing
10 2 (0.47%) Games
10 2 (0.47%) Front Office
10 2 (0.47%) Back Office
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 82 (19.25%) Analyst
2 69 (16.20%) Project Manager
3 59 (13.85%) Consultant
4 38 (8.92%) Data Analyst
5 37 (8.69%) Business Analyst
6 27 (6.34%) SAP Consultant
7 22 (5.16%) Developer
8 19 (4.46%) Architect
9 16 (3.76%) Data Manager
10 15 (3.52%) Quality Manager
11 12 (2.82%) Delivery Manager
11 12 (2.82%) Business Manager
11 12 (2.82%) Quality Analyst
11 12 (2.82%) Telecoms Project Manager
11 12 (2.82%) Data Quality Analyst
12 11 (2.58%) Oracle Consultant
13 9 (2.11%) SAP QM Consultant
13 9 (2.11%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (2.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
14 8 (1.88%) Governance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.35%) XML
2 6 (1.41%) .NET
2 6 (1.41%) Flash
3 5 (1.17%) HTML
4 4 (0.94%) Web Services
4 4 (0.94%) 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%) SAP PI
6 2 (0.47%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.47%) JSON
6 2 (0.47%) Velocity
6 2 (0.47%) Middleware
6 2 (0.47%) Silverlight
6 2 (0.47%) ActiveX
6 2 (0.47%) DHTML
6 2 (0.47%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.28%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.46%) Data Structures
4 15 (3.52%) Data Integration
5 14 (3.29%) NHS
6 11 (2.58%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.11%) Visualisation
7 9 (2.11%) LIMS
8 8 (1.88%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.64%) Statistics
10 6 (1.41%) Taxonomies
10 6 (1.41%) iSeries
11 5 (1.17%) Ontologies
12 4 (0.94%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.94%) FMCG
13 3 (0.70%) CCTV
13 3 (0.70%) PMI
13 3 (0.70%) User Experience
14 2 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 2 (0.47%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.40%) Windows
2 10 (2.35%) UNIX
3 7 (1.64%) Linux
4 5 (1.17%) Solaris
5 3 (0.70%) NetWare
5 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.47%) Android
6 2 (0.47%) AIX
6 2 (0.47%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (26.06%) Project Management
2 68 (15.96%) QMS
3 67 (15.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (11.27%) Data Governance
6 43 (10.09%) Risk Management
7 42 (9.86%) Data Management
8 40 (9.39%) PRINCE2
8 40 (9.39%) Change Control
9 39 (9.15%) Change Management
10 31 (7.28%) ITIL
11 30 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 29 (6.81%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (6.81%) Business Analysis
12 29 (6.81%) Migration
13 28 (6.57%) Validation
14 26 (6.10%) Data Modelling
15 24 (5.63%) Six Sigma
16 21 (4.93%) Programme Management
16 21 (4.93%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (10.80%) SQL
2 10 (2.35%) C
3 9 (2.11%) C#
4 6 (1.41%) Java
5 5 (1.17%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.17%) VBA
6 4 (0.94%) VB
6 4 (0.94%) ABAP
6 4 (0.94%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.70%) PHP
7 3 (0.70%) VBScript
7 3 (0.70%) SAPscript
7 3 (0.70%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.70%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.47%) VB6
8 2 (0.47%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.47%) Ada
9 1 (0.23%) Python
9 1 (0.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 40 (9.39%) Security Cleared
2 33 (7.75%) SC Cleared
3 30 (7.04%) Degree
4 13 (3.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (2.58%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.11%) MCTS
7 7 (1.64%) PMP
7 7 (1.64%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.41%) CCNP
9 5 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.94%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 4 (0.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 4 (0.94%) APMP
10 4 (0.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 3 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.70%) HNC
11 3 (0.70%) CCIP
11 3 (0.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (14.08%) QA
2 57 (13.38%) Data Quality
3 17 (3.99%) Solvency II
4 15 (3.52%) GMP
4 15 (3.52%) SLA
5 13 (3.05%) GxP
6 12 (2.82%) ISO 9001
6 12 (2.82%) GAMP
7 9 (2.11%) ISO 9000
8 7 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (1.41%) COBIT
9 6 (1.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.47%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.23%) HL7
11 1 (0.23%) BS25999
11 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 7 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.70%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.70%) XenServer
2 3 (0.70%) vSphere
3 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.23%) Docker
4 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (0.94%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (0.70%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.23%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 66 (15.49%) SAP
2 58 (13.62%) Microsoft
3 40 (9.39%) Oracle
4 14 (3.29%) HP
5 11 (2.58%) Cisco
5 11 (2.58%) IBM
6 8 (1.88%) Business Objects
7 6 (1.41%) Juniper
7 6 (1.41%) CheckPoint
7 6 (1.41%) DataFlux
8 5 (1.17%) Trillium
8 5 (1.17%) Nokia
8 5 (1.17%) Novell
9 4 (0.94%) Remedy
9 4 (0.94%) Citrix
9 4 (0.94%) Planview
9 4 (0.94%) Verint
10 3 (0.70%) TippingPoint
10 3 (0.70%) BMC
10 3 (0.70%) OpenText
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Optimus Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Montash
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Fusion Experience
Rate: £467 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 19 days ago