The first table below looks at the demand for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 18 April 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 for the Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 121 96 99
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 8 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.31% 0.63% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.89% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 12
Average daily rate £425 £200 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -49.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £188 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £231 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -15.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1852 1464 1814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 72.09% 71.31% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1200 759 941
Average daily rate £345 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.98% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £441 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 56 43
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £12.44 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Quality Management across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Quality Management across the Yorkshire region.

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Quality Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Quality Management across the Yorkshire region.

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -20 7 £425 +112.50% 3
North Yorkshire - 1 £225 - 3
South Yorkshire - - - -
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region 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 6 (37.50%) NHS
2 5 (31.25%) QMS
3 4 (25.00%) CentOS
3 4 (25.00%) nginx
3 4 (25.00%) Puppet
3 4 (25.00%) Splunk
3 4 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 4 (25.00%) QA
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) Apache
3 4 (25.00%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (25.00%) Workflow
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
4 3 (18.75%) MS Office
4 3 (18.75%) ISO 9000
4 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Test Management
5 2 (12.50%) Release Management
5 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region 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 4 (25.00%) nginx
1 4 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Project
3 1 (6.25%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
General
1 4 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) QA Manager
1 3 (18.75%) PMO Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 2 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Defect Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) NHS
2 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) CentOS
1 4 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) QMS
2 4 (25.00%) Service Management
2 4 (25.00%) Workflow
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Test Management
4 2 (12.50%) Release Management
4 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Process Management
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (18.75%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Splunk
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Fujitsu