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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management
Rank 395 405 391
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 238 208 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.40% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.52% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 126 112
Average daily rate £413 £425 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £575 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £37.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% +105.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.61 £36.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.60 £45.70 £62.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £37.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+35.13% +131.25%

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
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +21 206 £425 -4.49% 57
London -3 68 £500 +9.28% 24
South East +20 45 £450 +5.88% 14
North West -9 30 £325 -37.31% 6
South West +18 20 £425 +18.05% 5
Scotland +2 20 £350 -7.89% 2
Yorkshire -5 20 £328 +31.00% 2
Hampshire +9 16 £563 +2.27% 3
Surrey -8 14 £475 +7.95% 3
Cheshire +3 12 £300 -14.28% 1
Manchester -17 11 £500 -6.89% 5
West Yorkshire - 11 £360 - 1
Bristol +7 10 £470 +39.25% 1
Edinburgh -11 10 £375 -1.31%
City of London +15 8 £550 +18.91% 6
Glasgow +13 8 £350 - 2
Leeds - 8 £360 - 1
Berkshire +10 7 £413 +10.00% 3
Redhill -11 7 £370 -26.00%
Wiltshire -1 6 £285 -25.97%
South Yorkshire -4 6 £294 +17.50% 1
Warrington - 6 £313 -
Sheffield -8 5 £288 +15.00% 1
East of England -8 5 £400 -10.61% 3
North East -14 5 £650 +44.44%
East Midlands -15 5 £423 +5.62%
Havant - 5 £1,000 -
Oxfordshire +8 4 £288 -4.08% 1
Oxford +4 4 £288 -4.08%
Nottinghamshire -7 4 £420 -1.17%

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 169 (35.50%) Finance
2 119 (25.00%) Project Management
3 92 (19.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 90 (18.91%) Microsoft
5 77 (16.18%) Security Cleared
6 74 (15.55%) SAP
7 69 (14.50%) Change Control
8 66 (13.87%) MS Excel
9 62 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
10 58 (12.18%) PRINCE2
11 57 (11.97%) Risk Management
12 55 (11.55%) QA
12 55 (11.55%) SC Cleared
13 54 (11.34%) Degree
14 53 (11.13%) Change Management
14 53 (11.13%) SQL
15 50 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
16 48 (10.08%) ITIL
17 47 (9.87%) Data Quality
17 47 (9.87%) QMS
18 44 (9.24%) Management Information System
19 43 (9.03%) Banking
20 42 (8.82%) Oracle
21 38 (7.98%) MS Office
22 35 (7.35%) Validation
22 35 (7.35%) Manufacturing
23 34 (7.14%) MS Project
23 34 (7.14%) Windows
23 34 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
24 32 (6.72%) Telecoms

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 31 (6.51%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.10%) SAS
3 8 (1.68%) Confluence
4 7 (1.47%) CMS
4 7 (1.47%) IIS
5 5 (1.05%) Apache
5 5 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.63%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.42%) LiveLink
7 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.21%) Drupal
Applications
1 66 (13.87%) MS Excel
2 38 (7.98%) MS Office
3 34 (7.14%) MS Project
4 25 (5.25%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (5.88%) SAP QM
2 11 (2.31%) SAP PP
3 8 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (1.68%) SAP PM
4 5 (1.05%) SAP ERP
4 5 (1.05%) SAP MM
5 4 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.84%) SAP EHS
6 3 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.63%) Cognos Planning
6 3 (0.63%) HFM
6 3 (0.63%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.63%) Primavera
6 3 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.63%) SAP PP-PI
7 2 (0.42%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (0.42%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.42%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.21%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.21%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.42%) SaaS
3 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.26%) SAN
3 5 (1.05%) Firewall
3 5 (1.05%) WAN
4 4 (0.84%) Broadband
5 3 (0.63%) Internet
5 3 (0.63%) LAN
5 3 (0.63%) MPLS
5 3 (0.63%) Wireless
6 2 (0.42%) BGP
6 2 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.42%) DHCP
6 2 (0.42%) DNS
6 2 (0.42%) DOCSIS
6 2 (0.42%) Multicast
6 2 (0.42%) Network Security
6 2 (0.42%) OSPF
6 2 (0.42%) SNMP
6 2 (0.42%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.42%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (2.31%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.89%) MS Access
4 8 (1.68%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.68%) Oracle ODI
5 7 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.26%) Star Schema
7 5 (1.05%) Data Mining
7 5 (1.05%) IBM InfoSphere
8 4 (0.84%) Essbase
8 4 (0.84%) SAP BW
8 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.42%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.42%) GIS
9 2 (0.42%) MySQL
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.42%) QlikView
9 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.31%) JIRA
2 7 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.26%) Subversion
4 5 (1.05%) FishEye
4 5 (1.05%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.84%) ERwin
5 4 (0.84%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.63%) JDeveloper
6 3 (0.63%) PVCS
6 3 (0.63%) Selenium
6 3 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.42%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.42%) JBehave
7 2 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.42%) Ranorex
7 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.21%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
General
1 169 (35.50%) Finance
2 43 (9.03%) Banking
3 35 (7.35%) Manufacturing
4 32 (6.72%) Telecoms
5 27 (5.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 21 (4.41%) Retail
7 14 (2.94%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.68%) Legal
9 7 (1.47%) Marketing
10 4 (0.84%) Billing
11 3 (0.63%) Advertising
11 3 (0.63%) Local Government
12 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.42%) Automotive
12 2 (0.42%) Electronics
12 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.42%) Games
12 2 (0.42%) International Banking
12 2 (0.42%) Military
12 2 (0.42%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (18.28%) Analyst
2 70 (14.71%) Project Manager
3 61 (12.82%) Consultant
4 39 (8.19%) Developer
5 30 (6.30%) SAP Consultant
6 28 (5.88%) Architect
6 28 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 25 (5.25%) SAP QM Consultant
8 20 (4.20%) PMO Analyst
9 19 (3.99%) Quality Manager
10 14 (2.94%) Financial Analyst
10 14 (2.94%) Service Analyst
11 13 (2.73%) PMO Manager
12 12 (2.52%) Data Analyst
12 12 (2.52%) IT Manager
12 12 (2.52%) Senior Manager
12 12 (2.52%) Service Manager
13 11 (2.31%) Development Manager
13 11 (2.31%) Software Developer
14 10 (2.10%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.47%) .NET
1 7 (1.47%) WinForms
1 7 (1.47%) XML
2 5 (1.05%) Grails
2 5 (1.05%) Middleware
2 5 (1.05%) REST
3 4 (0.84%) HTML
3 4 (0.84%) NumPy
3 4 (0.84%) SAP TM
3 4 (0.84%) SciPy
4 3 (0.63%) J2EE
4 3 (0.63%) TopLink
4 3 (0.63%) Web Services
5 2 (0.42%) jQuery
5 2 (0.42%) XMPP
6 1 (0.21%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.21%) Java EE
6 1 (0.21%) MDX
6 1 (0.21%) Spring
6 1 (0.21%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (9.24%) Management Information System
3 28 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 14 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.52%) PMI
6 9 (1.89%) Smart Meter
7 8 (1.68%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.68%) Driving Licence
7 8 (1.68%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (1.47%) Ontologies
8 7 (1.47%) Smartcard
8 7 (1.47%) Taxonomies
8 7 (1.47%) User Experience
9 6 (1.26%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.26%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.26%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.05%) CMDB
10 5 (1.05%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (0.84%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 34 (7.14%) Windows
2 22 (4.62%) Linux
3 13 (2.73%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.47%) Unix
5 7 (1.47%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.26%) AIX
7 4 (0.84%) pSOS
7 4 (0.84%) Solaris
7 4 (0.84%) zOS
8 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.42%) CatOS
10 1 (0.21%) Android
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (25.00%) Project Management
2 92 (19.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 69 (14.50%) Change Control
4 62 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (12.18%) PRINCE2
6 57 (11.97%) Risk Management
7 53 (11.13%) Change Management
8 48 (10.08%) ITIL
9 47 (9.87%) QMS
10 35 (7.35%) Validation
11 34 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 30 (6.30%) Business Analysis
12 30 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (6.30%) Programme Management
13 28 (5.88%) Project Planning
13 28 (5.88%) Waterfall
14 27 (5.67%) Data Management
15 26 (5.46%) Configuration Management
15 26 (5.46%) SDLC
16 22 (4.62%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 53 (11.13%) SQL
2 17 (3.57%) Java
3 12 (2.52%) C#
3 12 (2.52%) PL/SQL
4 10 (2.10%) C
5 6 (1.26%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.26%) Python
6 5 (1.05%) Groovy
6 5 (1.05%) Perl
6 5 (1.05%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.05%) VBA
7 4 (0.84%) VB
8 3 (0.63%) ABAP
8 3 (0.63%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.21%) Ada
10 1 (0.21%) COBOL
10 1 (0.21%) JCL
10 1 (0.21%) Ruby
10 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (16.18%) Security Cleared
2 55 (11.55%) SC Cleared
3 54 (11.34%) Degree
4 20 (4.20%) PMI Certification
5 19 (3.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 17 (3.57%) DV Cleared
7 14 (2.94%) ISEB
8 13 (2.73%) MCTS
8 13 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (1.89%) PMP
10 8 (1.68%) APMP
10 8 (1.68%) CISA
10 8 (1.68%) CISM
10 8 (1.68%) CISSP
11 7 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (1.47%) IISP
12 5 (1.05%) HND
12 5 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.84%) HNC
13 4 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (11.55%) QA
2 47 (9.87%) Data Quality
3 21 (4.41%) ISO 9001
4 18 (3.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (2.31%) GxP
5 11 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (1.68%) CRD IV
6 8 (1.68%) GAMP
6 8 (1.68%) PCI DSS
7 7 (1.47%) Basel II
7 7 (1.47%) FATCA
7 7 (1.47%) ISAE 3402
7 7 (1.47%) ISO27005
7 7 (1.47%) MiFID
8 6 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (1.05%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 4 (0.84%) GMP
11 2 (0.42%) BS7799
11 2 (0.42%) P3O
11 2 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.26%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.84%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.05%) Cisco IPCC
1 5 (1.05%) Oracle EDQ
2 4 (0.84%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.21%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 90 (18.91%) Microsoft
2 74 (15.55%) SAP
3 42 (8.82%) Oracle
4 20 (4.20%) Cisco
4 20 (4.20%) IBM
5 12 (2.52%) HP
6 10 (2.10%) Cognos
7 9 (1.89%) Citrix
7 9 (1.89%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.89%) VMware
8 7 (1.47%) ArcSight
8 7 (1.47%) Barracuda Networks
8 7 (1.47%) Intel Security
8 7 (1.47%) Qualys
8 7 (1.47%) Tripwire
9 6 (1.26%) DataFlux
9 6 (1.26%) Genesys
9 6 (1.26%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (1.26%) Sun
9 6 (1.26%) Verint
London
Sandhata Technologies Limited
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day 6 month initial
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Worcester
G2 Recruitment
Rate: NEG
Posted: 7 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: NEG
Posted: 9 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £300 per day + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago