The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 357 343 331
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 254 245 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.48% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.66% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 118 137
Average daily rate
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£400 £378 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% -11.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £262 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £423
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -13.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 4
Average hourly rate £31.63 £40.00 £47.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% -15.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £16.20 £39.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.93 £56.16 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.63 £44.60 £47.40
% change year-on-year
-29.09% -5.90%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40505 37197 40742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.09% 72.90% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25086 22561 23430
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1158 1066 1445
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.84 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 -16 222 £400 +5.96% 65
London -10 92 £425 +4.61% 17
South East +10 56 £390 +6.84% 15
East of England -14 25 £434 +2.05% 2
City of London +15 21 £425 +25.00% 7
Hampshire 0 20 £463 +32.14% 3
Scotland -8 18 £425 +21.42% 4
North West -1 15 £338 -5.26% 5
Yorkshire +4 12 £257 +4.89% 6
West Midlands -6 12 £400 -11.11% 7
West Yorkshire +10 11 £251 -33.94% 2
Essex +2 10 £376 -11.47%
Berkshire -1 10 £425 +254.16% 3
Surrey - 8 £360 - 3
Cheshire +10 7 £298 - 2
Hertfordshire +3 7 £440 -11.11%
Coventry -10 7 £500 +11.11%
Glasgow - 7 - -
Bradford +10 5 £329 +34.08%
Leeds +5 5 £220 - 2
Buckinghamshire -6 5 £425 +14.47% 3
Manchester -7 5 £400 +6.66%
Edinburgh -14 5 £450 +12.50% 1
Bedfordshire - 5 £318 - 1
Reading +5 4 £425 -
Oxfordshire 0 4 £320 +3.22%
South Wales -16 4 - -
Wales -18 4 - -
Newport - 4 - -
Middlesex -1 3 - - 1

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 173 (37.12%) Finance
2 142 (30.47%) Project Management
3 118 (25.32%) QA
4 102 (21.89%) Microsoft
5 91 (19.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 85 (18.24%) MS Excel
7 78 (16.74%) PRINCE2
8 67 (14.38%) MS Office
9 63 (13.52%) SAP
10 60 (12.88%) Risk Management
11 59 (12.66%) Banking
12 57 (12.23%) QMS
13 56 (12.02%) SQL
13 56 (12.02%) Security Cleared
14 42 (9.01%) SC Cleared
15 41 (8.80%) Degree
15 41 (8.80%) ITIL
15 41 (8.80%) Change Management
16 40 (8.58%) VBA
17 39 (8.37%) SQL Server
17 39 (8.37%) Change Control
18 38 (8.15%) HP
19 36 (7.73%) MS Project
20 35 (7.51%) Agile Software Development
21 34 (7.30%) Business Analysis
21 34 (7.30%) Management Information System
21 34 (7.30%) SharePoint
22 33 (7.08%) Oracle
22 33 (7.08%) Telecoms
23 31 (6.65%) Data Management

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (7.30%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.79%) SAS
3 8 (1.72%) CMS
4 5 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (1.07%) OpenROAD
4 5 (1.07%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.86%) Apache
6 3 (0.64%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.64%) FileNet
6 3 (0.64%) nginx
7 2 (0.43%) Confluence
7 2 (0.43%) Documentum
7 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.21%) Lync
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.21%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.21%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.21%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 85 (18.24%) MS Excel
2 67 (14.38%) MS Office
3 36 (7.73%) MS Project
4 9 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.07%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.64%) SPSS
7 2 (0.43%) Stata
8 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (4.08%) SAP QM
2 5 (1.07%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.86%) SAP PM
3 4 (0.86%) HFM
3 4 (0.86%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.64%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.64%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.43%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.43%) Maximo
5 2 (0.43%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.43%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.43%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.21%) TRIRIGA
6 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.21%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.21%) GitHub
1 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.36%) Firewall
2 8 (1.72%) Internet
3 6 (1.29%) VPN
3 6 (1.29%) WAN
3 6 (1.29%) Wireless
4 5 (1.07%) LAN
4 5 (1.07%) VoIP
5 4 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.86%) MPLS
6 3 (0.64%) SAN
7 2 (0.43%) DNS
7 2 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.43%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.43%) DHCP
7 2 (0.43%) 4G
8 1 (0.21%) VDSL
8 1 (0.21%) WiMAX
8 1 (0.21%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.21%) MIMO
8 1 (0.21%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.37%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (3.22%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.50%) Ingres
5 7 (1.50%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.29%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.64%) QlikView
8 3 (0.64%) MySQL
8 3 (0.64%) DTS
8 3 (0.64%) EDRMS
8 3 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.43%) MS Access
9 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.43%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (3.86%) JIRA
2 12 (2.58%) Selenium
3 10 (2.15%) SoapUI
4 6 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.07%) Subversion
6 4 (0.86%) WebDriver
6 4 (0.86%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.86%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.43%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.43%) FishEye
7 2 (0.43%) TestComplete
7 2 (0.43%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.21%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.21%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
General
1 173 (37.12%) Finance
2 59 (12.66%) Banking
3 33 (7.08%) Telecoms
4 27 (5.79%) Retail
5 25 (5.36%) Investment Banking
6 20 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (3.00%) Manufacturing
8 11 (2.36%) Marketing
9 9 (1.93%) Legal
10 8 (1.72%) German Language
11 7 (1.50%) Front Office
12 6 (1.29%) Publishing
12 6 (1.29%) Military
13 5 (1.07%) Back Office
14 4 (0.86%) Automotive
14 4 (0.86%) Games
14 4 (0.86%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.64%) Billing
16 1 (0.21%) International Banking
16 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 85 (18.24%) Project Manager
2 81 (17.38%) Analyst
3 35 (7.51%) Consultant
4 26 (5.58%) Business Analyst
5 24 (5.15%) Developer
6 21 (4.51%) Tester
6 21 (4.51%) SAP Consultant
7 18 (3.86%) Quality Manager
8 15 (3.22%) Test Leader
9 14 (3.00%) Senior Manager
10 13 (2.79%) QA Engineer
11 12 (2.58%) SAP Manager
11 12 (2.58%) PMO Manager
12 11 (2.36%) Delivery Manager
12 11 (2.36%) IT Project Manager
12 11 (2.36%) QA Tester
12 11 (2.36%) Programme Manager
12 11 (2.36%) Test Analyst
13 10 (2.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 10 (2.15%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.22%) .NET
2 12 (2.58%) Web Services
3 4 (0.86%) XML
3 4 (0.86%) .NET Framework
3 4 (0.86%) HTML
4 3 (0.64%) REST
5 2 (0.43%) Velocity
5 2 (0.43%) Silverlight
5 2 (0.43%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.43%) BAPI
5 2 (0.43%) Spring
5 2 (0.43%) XHTML
5 2 (0.43%) Middleware
5 2 (0.43%) J2EE
5 2 (0.43%) COM
5 2 (0.43%) CSS
5 2 (0.43%) JSP
5 2 (0.43%) Servlets
5 2 (0.43%) SOAP
5 2 (0.43%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.30%) Management Information System
2 14 (3.00%) PMI
2 14 (3.00%) NHS
3 11 (2.36%) Statistics
4 9 (1.93%) Mathematics
5 8 (1.72%) Data Integration
5 8 (1.72%) Reference Data
6 7 (1.50%) Economics
7 6 (1.29%) Data Extraction
7 6 (1.29%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.29%) CMDB
8 5 (1.07%) Replication
9 4 (0.86%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.86%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (0.86%) FMCG
9 4 (0.86%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.64%) Open Source
10 3 (0.64%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.64%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.64%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.58%) Windows
2 13 (2.79%) Linux
3 12 (2.58%) UNIX
3 12 (2.58%) Windows 7
4 9 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.50%) AIX
6 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.86%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.86%) CentOS
7 3 (0.64%) Solaris
8 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.21%) pSOS
9 1 (0.21%) Android
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (30.47%) Project Management
2 91 (19.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 78 (16.74%) PRINCE2
4 60 (12.88%) Risk Management
5 57 (12.23%) QMS
6 41 (8.80%) Change Management
6 41 (8.80%) ITIL
7 39 (8.37%) Change Control
8 35 (7.51%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (7.30%) Business Analysis
10 31 (6.65%) Data Management
11 29 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 29 (6.22%) Project Planning
12 26 (5.58%) Resource Management
12 26 (5.58%) User Acceptance Testing
12 26 (5.58%) Data Modelling
13 25 (5.36%) Service Management
14 24 (5.15%) Service Delivery
14 24 (5.15%) Document Management
15 23 (4.94%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (12.02%) SQL
2 40 (8.58%) VBA
3 12 (2.58%) VB
4 11 (2.36%) Java
5 10 (2.15%) T-SQL
6 7 (1.50%) C
6 7 (1.50%) VB6
7 5 (1.07%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.86%) ABAP
8 4 (0.86%) Python
8 4 (0.86%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.64%) MATLAB
9 3 (0.64%) C#
9 3 (0.64%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.43%) C++
10 2 (0.43%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.43%) R
11 1 (0.21%) Scala
11 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 56 (12.02%) Security Cleared
2 42 (9.01%) SC Cleared
3 41 (8.80%) Degree
4 31 (6.65%) ISTQB
5 25 (5.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 21 (4.51%) MOS
7 19 (4.08%) PMI Certification
7 19 (4.08%) ISEB
8 15 (3.22%) DV Cleared
9 12 (2.58%) PMP
9 12 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 10 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.86%) APMP
13 3 (0.64%) SAP Certification
13 3 (0.64%) EXIN
14 1 (0.21%) CISA
14 1 (0.21%) CISM
14 1 (0.21%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (25.32%) QA
2 26 (5.58%) Data Quality
2 26 (5.58%) ISO 9001
3 11 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.72%) ISO 9000
4 8 (1.72%) SLA
5 7 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.29%) GMP
7 5 (1.07%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 4 (0.86%) GxP
9 2 (0.43%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.43%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.21%) COBIT
10 1 (0.21%) FATCA
10 1 (0.21%) EMIR
10 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.86%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (0.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (2.58%) Control-M
2 9 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.64%) Puppet
3 3 (0.64%) SCCM
4 2 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.43%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.21%) WMI
5 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.21%) SCOM
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 102 (21.89%) Microsoft
2 63 (13.52%) SAP
3 38 (8.15%) HP
4 33 (7.08%) Oracle
5 13 (2.79%) Business Objects
5 13 (2.79%) Informatica
6 11 (2.36%) GoldenSource
7 9 (1.93%) hybris
7 9 (1.93%) Citrix
7 9 (1.93%) Cisco
7 9 (1.93%) IBM
8 5 (1.07%) Ab Initio
8 5 (1.07%) VMware
8 5 (1.07%) Splunk
9 4 (0.86%) 3PAR
9 4 (0.86%) Tandberg
9 4 (0.86%) Planview
9 4 (0.86%) Teradata
9 4 (0.86%) Hyperion
9 4 (0.86%) Remedy
Cumbria
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 7 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Nexere Consulting Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Capita Resourcing
Rate: LTD
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
North West London
DP Connect
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Milton Keynes
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Farnborough
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 23 days ago