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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Management
England / North West
Rank 123 129 129
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 10 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.77% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.93% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 9
Median daily rate £413 £325 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -33.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £265 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £28.25 - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £51.25 £32.65
% change year-on-year
-21.95% +56.96%

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
2157 3106 2625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.11% 82.21% 77.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1866 1500
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 142 112
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.83 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Quality Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 February 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 +9 8 £413 -17.50%
Lancashire +13 1 - -
Cumbria +5 1 - -
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 8 (30.77%) Finance
1 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 7 (26.92%) QA
2 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
4 5 (19.23%) UML
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle
4 5 (19.23%) Data Governance
4 5 (19.23%) Data Quality
4 5 (19.23%) User Stories
4 5 (19.23%) Dependency Management
4 5 (19.23%) Data Structures
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (15.38%) Use Case
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 4 (15.38%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Data Management
5 4 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (15.38%) Change Management
6 3 (11.54%) ITSM
6 3 (11.54%) SAP
6 3 (11.54%) C
6 3 (11.54%) Java
6 3 (11.54%) ISEB
6 3 (11.54%) Internet
6 3 (11.54%) DSDM
6 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
6 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared

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 1 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.85%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) IaaS
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
1 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
2 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
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
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Avionics
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Data Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Migration Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Migration Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Telephony Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Telephony Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) E-Business Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Services 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 Infrastructure 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
2 1 (3.85%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Structures
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
1 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Data Governance
3 5 (19.23%) Dependency Management
3 5 (19.23%) UML
3 5 (19.23%) User Stories
4 4 (15.38%) Change Management
4 4 (15.38%) Data Management
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) Migration
4 4 (15.38%) Use Case
5 3 (11.54%) DSDM
5 3 (11.54%) ITSM
6 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) ERP
6 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) C
1 3 (11.54%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) C#
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
3 1 (3.85%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) VBA
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%) ECDL
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
2 5 (19.23%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.85%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.85%) Workday