The table below looks at the statistics for QMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QMS over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 162 149 130
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Contract jobs citing QMS 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.053% 0.054% 0.033%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.070% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £376 £306
% change year-on-year
-21.59% +22.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £24.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+48.45% -48.94%
QMS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3043 2858 2275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.95% 77.14% 74.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1928 1694 1213
Median daily rate £413 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 123 94
Median hourly rate £31.25 £34.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +18.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £52.13 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

QMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing QMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

QMS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

QMS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QMS across the North West region.

QMS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

QMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QMS across the North West region.

QMS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

QMS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 2 - -
QMS
England

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing QMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for QMS.

1 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) FMCG
3 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Military
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) AquaLogic
1 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (20.00%) Tuxedo
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) OpenText MBPM
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (20.00%) Military
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Ada Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Ada Programmer
1 1 (20.00%) Ada Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) AIX Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (20.00%) Process Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Process Mapping Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Programmer
1 1 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Software Programmer
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) OS/390
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Ada
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Axway
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sun