The table below looks at the statistics for Quality Management 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 Quality Management over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Management
England / North West
Rank 118 118 125
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 14 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.91% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 1.13% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 5
Median daily rate £400 £325 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £248 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £500 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £50.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-17.00% +35.13%

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
2172 3100 2403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.02% 80.56% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1421 1888 1439
Median daily rate £413 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 107 103
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +39.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Quality Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Quality Management
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 Quality Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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 +13 10 £400 -20.00% 3
Cheshire +14 1 £225 -28.00%
Lancashire +2 1 - -
Cumbria +1 1 - - 1
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Quality Management 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 Quality Management.

1 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (23.08%) QA
4 6 (23.08%) Project Management
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle
5 5 (19.23%) Migration
5 5 (19.23%) Data Quality
5 5 (19.23%) Dependency Management
5 5 (19.23%) Data Governance
6 4 (15.38%) User Stories
6 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (15.38%) Data Structures
6 4 (15.38%) Time Management
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (15.38%) Change Management
6 4 (15.38%) SAP
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
7 3 (11.54%) C
7 3 (11.54%) DSDM
7 3 (11.54%) ISEB
7 3 (11.54%) ITSM
7 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
7 3 (11.54%) Data Management
7 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) Use Case
7 3 (11.54%) APMP

Quality Management
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 2 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (7.69%) SAP QM
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
2 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.85%) MS Access
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Project Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Data Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Migration Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Migration Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Telephony Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Telephony Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) E-Business Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Service Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (15.38%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) Data Governance
4 5 (19.23%) Dependency Management
4 5 (19.23%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) Change Management
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) Time Management
5 4 (15.38%) User Stories
6 3 (11.54%) Data Management
6 3 (11.54%) DSDM
6 3 (11.54%) ITSM
6 3 (11.54%) Use Case
7 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Kanban
7 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
7 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) C
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) Perl
2 2 (7.69%) Python
2 2 (7.69%) Ruby
2 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (11.54%) APMP
2 3 (11.54%) ISEB
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) ECDL
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
2 5 (19.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.85%) Workday