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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management
Rank 394 417 418
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 281 220 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.39% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.50% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 124 112
Average daily rate £440 £450 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £290 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £34.83 £26.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.21% +30.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £21.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £60.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.65 £20.63
% change year-on-year
+37.82% +58.30%

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
45575 43990 42356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.54% 78.77% 77.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 30098 27401 26461
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1276 1199
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £47.83 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +17 260 £441 -1.94% 50
London 0 80 £485 +7.77% 22
South East -31 47 £473 +5.16% 7
South West +29 27 £350 -2.77% 2
Berkshire +20 23 £488 +21.87% 2
North East - 22 £284 - 3
East of England +16 21 £350 +50.53% 1
North West -2 21 £425 +21.42% 4
Tyne and Wear - 20 £284 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 19 £284 - 2
Yorkshire +14 18 £415 +24.81% 4
West Yorkshire +14 17 £400 -3.61% 3
Leeds +10 17 £400 - 3
Scotland -2 17 £325 - 4
Reading -4 14 £488 - 1
Wiltshire - 13 £450 -
City of London +29 11 £430 -9.47% 6
Bristol +6 11 £350 -6.66%
Cheshire +1 11 £433 +23.57% 1
Hertfordshire +11 9 £350 -
East Midlands 0 9 £450 +15.38% 1
Surrey -21 8 £475 +5.55% 3
Manchester -4 7 £425 -32.80% 2
Cambridgeshire +12 6 - -
Cambridge -1 6 - -
Renfrewshire -26 6 £320 - 1
Erskine -32 6 £320 -
Stevenage - 6 £350 -
Swindon - 6 £450 -
Essex +5 5 £258 +123.91% 1

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 174 (34.12%) Finance
2 117 (22.94%) Project Management
3 93 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (17.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 84 (16.47%) Data Quality
6 83 (16.27%) Degree
7 82 (16.08%) Microsoft
8 70 (13.73%) Data Management
9 69 (13.53%) Security Cleared
10 66 (12.94%) SAP
11 62 (12.16%) Risk Management
12 60 (11.76%) SQL
12 60 (11.76%) Change Control
13 59 (11.57%) PRINCE2
14 58 (11.37%) ITIL
14 58 (11.37%) Change Management
14 58 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
15 53 (10.39%) Data Modelling
16 52 (10.20%) SharePoint
17 51 (10.00%) Management Information System
17 51 (10.00%) QMS
18 50 (9.80%) SC Cleared
18 50 (9.80%) QA
19 49 (9.61%) Oracle
20 46 (9.02%) MS Excel
21 45 (8.82%) Data Governance
22 44 (8.63%) MS Office
23 41 (8.04%) Data Warehouse
23 41 (8.04%) IBM
24 40 (7.84%) ISO 9001

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 52 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.73%) SAS
3 13 (2.55%) IIS
4 9 (1.76%) CMS
4 9 (1.76%) Confluence
5 8 (1.57%) Apache
6 6 (1.18%) Node.js
6 6 (1.18%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.98%) NetWeaver
7 5 (0.98%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.59%) Alfresco
8 3 (0.59%) Jetty
8 3 (0.59%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.39%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.39%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.20%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.20%) MTS
10 1 (0.20%) nginx
Applications
1 46 (9.02%) MS Excel
2 44 (8.63%) MS Office
3 35 (6.86%) MS Project
4 16 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (3.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (4.71%) SAP QM
2 13 (2.55%) SAP PP
3 9 (1.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (1.76%) SAP MM
4 8 (1.57%) SAP PM
5 5 (0.98%) HFM
5 5 (0.98%) SAP MDM
5 5 (0.98%) SAP PP-PI
6 4 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.59%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.59%) Primavera
7 3 (0.59%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.39%) CA PPM
9 1 (0.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 1 (0.20%) SAP CCM
9 1 (0.20%) SAP CS
9 1 (0.20%) SAP LE
9 1 (0.20%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.20%) SAP WM
9 1 (0.20%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.18%) IaaS
2 5 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.78%) SaaS
4 3 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.59%) Office 365
5 2 (0.39%) PaaS
6 1 (0.20%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.35%) Internet
2 11 (2.16%) Wireless
3 10 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.96%) WAN
4 8 (1.57%) BGP
4 8 (1.57%) LAN
4 8 (1.57%) OSPF
5 7 (1.37%) SAN
6 5 (0.98%) Broadband
6 5 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (0.98%) DNS
6 5 (0.98%) Firewall
6 5 (0.98%) MPLS
6 5 (0.98%) Multicast
7 4 (0.78%) DHCP
8 3 (0.59%) EIGRP
8 3 (0.59%) IP Telephony
8 3 (0.59%) IPsec
8 3 (0.59%) Network Security
8 3 (0.59%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (8.04%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (3.33%) IBM InfoSphere
3 15 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
3 15 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 12 (2.35%) Star Schema
5 10 (1.96%) Data Mining
6 9 (1.76%) MS Access
7 8 (1.57%) Big Data
7 8 (1.57%) Oracle ODI
8 7 (1.37%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.18%) Base SAS
9 6 (1.18%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.98%) MySQL
10 5 (0.98%) SAP BW
10 5 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.78%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 4 (0.78%) Essbase
11 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (3.53%) JIRA
2 9 (1.76%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.98%) FishEye
3 5 (0.98%) MSBuild
3 5 (0.98%) Selenium
3 5 (0.98%) SoapUI
3 5 (0.98%) Subversion
3 5 (0.98%) TeamCity
4 4 (0.78%) ERwin
4 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.59%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.59%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.39%) LSMW
6 2 (0.39%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.39%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.20%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
General
1 174 (34.12%) Finance
2 32 (6.27%) Banking
3 30 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.51%) Pharmaceutical
5 20 (3.92%) Manufacturing
6 18 (3.53%) Retail
7 13 (2.55%) Legal
8 9 (1.76%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.78%) Marketing
10 3 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.59%) Local Government
11 2 (0.39%) Advertising
11 2 (0.39%) Automotive
11 2 (0.39%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.20%) German Language
12 1 (0.20%) Greek Language
12 1 (0.20%) International Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 98 (19.22%) Analyst
2 75 (14.71%) Consultant
3 56 (10.98%) Architect
4 54 (10.59%) Project Manager
5 35 (6.86%) Developer
6 30 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 28 (5.49%) SAP Consultant
8 24 (4.71%) PMO Analyst
9 23 (4.51%) Data Analyst
10 22 (4.31%) SAP QM Consultant
11 17 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
11 17 (3.33%) Programme Manager
12 16 (3.14%) Service Analyst
13 14 (2.75%) Data Architect
13 14 (2.75%) IT Manager
14 13 (2.55%) Security Architect
15 12 (2.35%) Service Manager
16 11 (2.16%) IT Analyst
16 11 (2.16%) Quality Manager
16 11 (2.16%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.35%) .NET
2 10 (1.96%) Middleware
3 7 (1.37%) Web Services
3 7 (1.37%) XML
4 5 (0.98%) Grails
4 5 (0.98%) REST
5 3 (0.59%) HTML
5 3 (0.59%) J2EE
6 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.39%) BAPI
6 2 (0.39%) EDI
6 2 (0.39%) ISPF
6 2 (0.39%) jQuery
6 2 (0.39%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (0.39%) SOAP
6 2 (0.39%) Spring
6 2 (0.39%) XMPP
7 1 (0.20%) HTML5
7 1 (0.20%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 29 (5.69%) Data Centre
4 28 (5.49%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.55%) Data Structures
5 13 (2.55%) Embedded Systems
5 13 (2.55%) Smart Meter
5 13 (2.55%) Smartcard
6 11 (2.16%) Mathematics
7 10 (1.96%) CMDB
8 9 (1.76%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.57%) Data Integration
9 8 (1.57%) Life Science
10 7 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (1.37%) PMI
10 7 (1.37%) Taxonomies
10 7 (1.37%) User Experience
11 6 (1.18%) Ontologies
11 6 (1.18%) Reference Data
12 5 (0.98%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.08%) Windows
2 16 (3.14%) Windows Server
3 12 (2.35%) Linux
4 6 (1.18%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.98%) AIX
5 5 (0.98%) CatOS
5 5 (0.98%) Solaris
5 5 (0.98%) Unix
6 3 (0.59%) CentOS
6 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.39%) MVS
7 2 (0.39%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.39%) zOS
8 1 (0.20%) Android
8 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (22.94%) Project Management
2 93 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (17.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 70 (13.73%) Data Management
5 62 (12.16%) Risk Management
6 60 (11.76%) Change Control
7 59 (11.57%) PRINCE2
8 58 (11.37%) Change Management
8 58 (11.37%) ITIL
9 53 (10.39%) Data Modelling
10 51 (10.00%) QMS
11 45 (8.82%) Data Governance
12 39 (7.65%) Programme Management
13 38 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
14 37 (7.25%) Data Analysis
15 35 (6.86%) Configuration Management
15 35 (6.86%) Release Management
15 35 (6.86%) Waterfall
16 34 (6.67%) Project Planning
17 33 (6.47%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (11.76%) SQL
2 17 (3.33%) Java
3 13 (2.55%) C
4 10 (1.96%) C#
5 9 (1.76%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.37%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.18%) PL/SQL
7 6 (1.18%) VBA
8 5 (0.98%) Groovy
9 4 (0.78%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.78%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.39%) ABAP
10 2 (0.39%) JCL
10 2 (0.39%) Python
10 2 (0.39%) REXX
10 2 (0.39%) SAPscript
11 1 (0.20%) Ada
11 1 (0.20%) Perl
11 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 83 (16.27%) Degree
2 69 (13.53%) Security Cleared
3 50 (9.80%) SC Cleared
4 21 (4.12%) PMI Certification
5 16 (3.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (2.94%) CISA
6 15 (2.94%) CISM
6 15 (2.94%) CISSP
7 14 (2.75%) PMP
8 13 (2.55%) IISP
8 13 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 11 (2.16%) ISEB
10 10 (1.96%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.98%) APMP
11 5 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.78%) CITP
12 4 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.59%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (16.47%) Data Quality
2 50 (9.80%) QA
3 40 (7.84%) ISO 9001
4 17 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (2.94%) PCI DSS
6 13 (2.55%) Disclosure Scotland
6 13 (2.55%) ISAE 3402
6 13 (2.55%) ISO27005
7 12 (2.35%) SLA
8 10 (1.96%) GxP
9 8 (1.57%) CRD IV
9 8 (1.57%) FATCA
10 7 (1.37%) Basel II
10 7 (1.37%) MiFID
11 5 (0.98%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 5 (0.98%) GAMP
12 4 (0.78%) GMP
13 2 (0.39%) COBIT
14 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (1.57%) Active Directory
1 8 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.37%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.59%) Dovecot
3 3 (0.59%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (0.39%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (0.39%) vSphere
5 1 (0.20%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.20%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.20%) Postfix
5 1 (0.20%) UAG
5 1 (0.20%) vCloud
5 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (0.98%) Cisco IPCC
1 5 (0.98%) Oracle EDQ
2 4 (0.78%) Control-M
2 4 (0.78%) Perfmon
3 3 (0.59%) Ansible
4 2 (0.39%) SCOM
5 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.20%) Icinga
5 1 (0.20%) OpenView
5 1 (0.20%) Puppet
5 1 (0.20%) SCCM
5 1 (0.20%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 82 (16.08%) Microsoft
2 66 (12.94%) SAP
3 49 (9.61%) Oracle
4 41 (8.04%) IBM
5 30 (5.88%) Cisco
6 22 (4.31%) HP
7 16 (3.14%) Informatica
8 13 (2.55%) ArcSight
8 13 (2.55%) Barracuda Networks
8 13 (2.55%) Intel Security
8 13 (2.55%) Qualys
8 13 (2.55%) Tripwire
9 12 (2.35%) Citrix
9 12 (2.35%) ServiceNow
10 11 (2.16%) VMware
11 10 (1.96%) Cognos
12 8 (1.57%) Sun
13 7 (1.37%) MicroStrategy
13 7 (1.37%) Verint
14 6 (1.18%) CA
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