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 29 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management
Rank 135 136 132
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 17 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.64% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.80% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 6
Median daily rate £360 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.79% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £700 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 £47.71 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.89% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £42.75 £31.63
% change year-on-year
-41.52% +35.17%
Quality Management
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
2845 3382 2378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.17% 80.58% 75.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1791 2057 1316
Median daily rate £400 £401 £372
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +7.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 134 107
Median hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.16 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £59.50 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 29 August 2016.

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 29 August 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
Cheshire - 9 £273 - 2
Manchester -12 5 £408 -30.93% 5
Cumbria +6 2 £360 +20.00%
Lancashire - 1 - -
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 15 (36.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (31.71%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (29.27%) Finance
4 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.95%) QA
4 9 (21.95%) Project Management
4 9 (21.95%) User Stories
5 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
5 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
5 8 (19.51%) Data Management
6 7 (17.07%) Manufacturing
6 7 (17.07%) Degree
6 7 (17.07%) Use Case
6 7 (17.07%) Data Structures
7 6 (14.63%) Conflict Management
7 6 (14.63%) Time Management
7 6 (14.63%) UML
7 6 (14.63%) SAP
8 5 (12.20%) MS Access
8 5 (12.20%) SQL
8 5 (12.20%) Data Quality
8 5 (12.20%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (12.20%) Coaching
9 4 (9.76%) Requirements Management
9 4 (9.76%) Web Development
9 4 (9.76%) Validation
9 4 (9.76%) Life Science
9 4 (9.76%) ETL
9 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
10 3 (7.32%) Telecoms

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 (4.88%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.88%) MS Office
4 1 (2.44%) MS Project
4 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.44%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) MS Access
2 3 (7.32%) Big Data
2 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.44%) DB2
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
1 2 (4.88%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.32%) Aerospace
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
4 2 (4.88%) French Language
4 2 (4.88%) German Language
4 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Front Office
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Analyst
2 12 (29.27%) Business Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Business Process Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Process Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Quality Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Compliance Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) ITSM Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) MI Manager
5 3 (7.32%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) SAP Business Process Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Big Data Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Telecoms Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.07%) Data Structures
3 4 (9.76%) Life Science
4 3 (7.32%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.88%) Data Integration
5 2 (4.88%) Informatics
5 2 (4.88%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.44%) PMI
6 1 (2.44%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.95%) Project Management
2 9 (21.95%) User Stories
3 8 (19.51%) Data Management
3 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
4 7 (17.07%) Use Case
5 6 (14.63%) Conflict Management
5 6 (14.63%) Time Management
5 6 (14.63%) UML
6 5 (12.20%) Coaching
6 5 (12.20%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) ETL
7 4 (9.76%) Requirements Management
7 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.76%) Validation
7 4 (9.76%) Web Development
8 3 (7.32%) CRM
8 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.32%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.44%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) QA
2 5 (12.20%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.44%) FATCA
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) SAP
2 2 (4.88%) Citrix
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Talend
2 2 (4.88%) Wyse
3 1 (2.44%) IBM
3 1 (2.44%) Teradata
Bolton, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago