The table below looks at the statistics for QMS 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 QMS over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Management System (QMS)
England / South West
Rank 132 146 145
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing QMS 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.17% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.20% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £343 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £268 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
-28.66% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.81 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +29.22%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2237 2445 2510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.49% 81.69% 78.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1476 1669 1643
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 124 87
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

QMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South West

QMS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

QMS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

QMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

QMS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

QMS
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 QMS within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bristol +3 4 £450 +5.88%
QMS
England

QMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 South West region with a requirement for QMS.

1 8 (66.67%) Quality Management
1 8 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
4 4 (33.33%) C
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) DOM
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (25.00%) SOA
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) webMethods
5 3 (25.00%) Back Office
5 3 (25.00%) Process Management
5 3 (25.00%) Banking
5 3 (25.00%) Retail
5 3 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) IBM Blueworks
5 3 (25.00%) Robotic Process Automation
5 3 (25.00%) Analytics
5 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
5 3 (25.00%) Dojo
5 3 (25.00%) jQuery

QMS
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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (25.00%) Back Office
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
1 3 (25.00%) Marketing
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Quality Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) BPM Designer
2 3 (25.00%) Designer
2 3 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Governance Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Installation Technician
3 2 (16.67%) IT Governance Manager
3 2 (16.67%) PMO Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Project Governance Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Dojo
1 3 (25.00%) DOM
1 3 (25.00%) jQuery
1 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) CCTV
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 6 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Process Management
3 3 (25.00%) Robotic Process Automation
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Project Governance
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 14001
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Pega
1 3 (25.00%) webMethods