The table below looks at the statistics for ISO 9000 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO 9000 over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO 9000
Rank 134 145 144
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing ISO 9000 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% 0.032% 0.060%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.98% 0.25% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £275 - £463
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 - £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £47.50
ISO 9000
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
305 405 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.11% 12.84% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 295 281
Median daily rate £400 £390 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £546 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -4.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £30.15 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £67.85 £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.45 £25.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-10.20% +12.35%

ISO 9000
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing ISO 9000 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO 9000 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ISO 9000
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISO 9000 across the South West region.

ISO 9000 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ISO 9000
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO 9000 across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

ISO 9000 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

ISO 9000
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO 9000 across the South West region.

ISO 9000 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

ISO 9000
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 9000 within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Gloucestershire - 3 £275 -
ISO 9000
England

ISO 9000
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISO 9000 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 South West region with a requirement for ISO 9000.

1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) Teradata
2 3 (75.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) SAS
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Degree

ISO 9000
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 3 (75.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 3 (75.00%) Quality Management
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Basel II
2 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (25.00%) TickIT
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Teradata