The table below looks at the statistics for Quality Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Management
UK
Rank 404 412 399
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 200 222 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.43% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.52% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 134 134
Median daily rate £431 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £635 £592
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £40.00 £30.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £55.00 £51.50
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 across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37065 42986 41665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.79% 82.74% 79.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24644 28105 26278
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1180 1114
Median hourly rate £35.75 £38.75 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.74% +41.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Quality Management within the UK.

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Quality Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Quality Management within the UK.

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Quality Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Quality Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Quality Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England +5 179 £425 -1.73% 35
London +23 73 £521 +5.83% 19
South East +5 40 £350 -22.22% 4
South West +8 19 £420 +6.66% 4
Hampshire +14 17 £538 -40.27% 2
West Midlands +17 14 £393 - 3
East Midlands +18 13 £216 -48.57% 2
Surrey -2 11 £380 -18.93% 1
Scotland +16 10 £360 +2.71% 2
North West -3 10 £413 +26.92% 1
Manchester +8 8 £413 -17.50%
Aberdeen 0 8 £450 -
Derbyshire - 8 £161 -
South Wales +23 7 £500 -
Wales +15 7 £500 -
Coventry - 7 £424 - 1
Cardiff - 7 £500 -
Berkshire +6 6 £488 +10.16%
Derby - 6 £161 -
Birmingham +4 5 £375 -
Wiltshire +2 5 £288 +1.76% 1
Bristol +1 5 £450 -3.22% 1
Devon - 5 £400 - 2
City of London -1 4 £641 +16.59% 7
North East -8 4 £406 -37.50%
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 4 £406 -35.00%
Tyne and Wear -14 4 £406 -35.00%
Reading +21 3 - -
Nottingham +7 3 £340 -19.04%
Guildford +2 3 £540 +13.68%

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 110 (26.13%) Finance
2 85 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (19.95%) Project Management
4 76 (18.05%) QMS
5 65 (15.44%) QA
6 61 (14.49%) Linux
7 58 (13.78%) Oracle
8 56 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 55 (13.06%) Migration
10 54 (12.83%) Management Information System
11 53 (12.59%) Change Control
11 53 (12.59%) Data Quality
12 50 (11.88%) PRINCE2
13 49 (11.64%) ITIL
14 48 (11.40%) Windows
14 48 (11.40%) MS Excel
14 48 (11.40%) Change Management
15 47 (11.16%) Security Cleared
16 45 (10.69%) Data Management
17 44 (10.45%) Java
18 43 (10.21%) Subversion
19 42 (9.98%) SDLC
20 41 (9.74%) Degree
20 41 (9.74%) Microsoft
21 40 (9.50%) SQL
21 40 (9.50%) Risk Management
22 38 (9.03%) Continuous Improvement
23 37 (8.79%) JavaScript
24 36 (8.55%) XML
25 35 (8.31%) C#

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills 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 27 (6.41%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.80%) Apache
3 14 (3.33%) nginx
3 14 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 13 (3.09%) JBoss
4 13 (3.09%) SAS
5 12 (2.85%) ATG Dynamo
5 12 (2.85%) WebLogic
5 12 (2.85%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.66%) Confluence
7 5 (1.19%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.95%) Alfresco
8 4 (0.95%) Liferay
9 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.24%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 48 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.18%) MS Office
3 22 (5.23%) MS Visio
4 17 (4.04%) MS Project
5 14 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.61%) SAP QM
2 5 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.95%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.95%) SAP PP
4 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.48%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.48%) Loan IQ
5 2 (0.48%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.48%) TrackWise
6 1 (0.24%) Demantra
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.24%) Q-Pulse
6 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.24%) SAP PLM
6 1 (0.24%) SAP PP-PI
6 1 (0.24%) SnowdropKCS
6 1 (0.24%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.43%) GitHub
1 6 (1.43%) Office 365
2 3 (0.71%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.24%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.24%) IaaS
3 1 (0.24%) PaaS
3 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.46%) Internet
2 21 (4.99%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.38%) BGP
3 10 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (2.38%) LAN
3 10 (2.38%) MPLS
3 10 (2.38%) OSPF
3 10 (2.38%) WAN
4 9 (2.14%) Multicast
4 9 (2.14%) Wireless
5 7 (1.66%) Firewall
6 5 (1.19%) Skype
7 4 (0.95%) Network Security
8 3 (0.71%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.48%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.48%) SAN
9 2 (0.48%) SWIFTNet
9 2 (0.48%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.24%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.65%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.18%) Oracle Database
3 24 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (3.09%) MongoDB
5 13 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (2.38%) QlikView
7 10 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.14%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.43%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.95%) MS Access
11 4 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 3 (0.71%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (0.71%) SAP BW
13 2 (0.48%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 43 (10.21%) Subversion
2 21 (4.99%) JIRA
3 20 (4.75%) TeamCity
4 15 (3.56%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.85%) Ant
5 12 (2.85%) Log4j
6 11 (2.61%) Eclipse
6 11 (2.61%) IntelliJ
7 7 (1.66%) ERwin
7 7 (1.66%) NetBeans
7 7 (1.66%) Selenium
8 6 (1.43%) Gradle
9 4 (0.95%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.71%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.48%) Rational Software Modeler
11 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
General
1 110 (26.13%) Finance
2 31 (7.36%) Pharmaceutical
3 27 (6.41%) Retail
4 24 (5.70%) Banking
5 21 (4.99%) Front Office
6 20 (4.75%) Manufacturing
7 19 (4.51%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.43%) Legal
8 6 (1.43%) Marketing
8 6 (1.43%) Publishing
9 5 (1.19%) Back Office
10 4 (0.95%) Law
11 3 (0.71%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.71%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.48%) Automotive
12 2 (0.48%) Electronics
12 2 (0.48%) Games
12 2 (0.48%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.48%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 72 (17.10%) Analyst
2 61 (14.49%) Developer
3 53 (12.59%) Project Manager
4 33 (7.84%) Consultant
5 21 (4.99%) Architect
6 19 (4.51%) C# Developer
6 19 (4.51%) C++ Developer
6 19 (4.51%) Linux Developer
7 16 (3.80%) C++/C# Developer
8 14 (3.33%) SAP Consultant
9 13 (3.09%) C++ Pricing Developer
9 13 (3.09%) Python Developer
10 12 (2.85%) Infrastructure Manager
10 12 (2.85%) Network Engineer
10 12 (2.85%) Quality Manager
11 11 (2.61%) Business Analyst
11 11 (2.61%) Data Architect
11 11 (2.61%) IT Analyst
11 11 (2.61%) PMO Analyst
11 11 (2.61%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.55%) XML
2 20 (4.75%) .NET
3 18 (4.28%) J2EE
3 18 (4.28%) Servlets
4 16 (3.80%) XSLT
5 15 (3.56%) HTML
6 14 (3.33%) Spring
7 13 (3.09%) JMS
8 12 (2.85%) JDBC
8 12 (2.85%) JSP
8 12 (2.85%) Web Services
9 10 (2.38%) jQuery
10 9 (2.14%) CSS
10 9 (2.14%) Node.js
11 8 (1.90%) AngularJS
12 7 (1.66%) ASP.NET
12 7 (1.66%) D3.js
12 7 (1.66%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 6 (1.43%) Velocity
14 5 (1.19%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.83%) Management Information System
2 34 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (6.89%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.51%) Fixed Income
5 13 (3.09%) e-Learning
6 11 (2.61%) Life Science
6 11 (2.61%) User Experience
7 10 (2.38%) CMDB
8 9 (2.14%) NHS
9 8 (1.90%) FMCG
9 8 (1.90%) PMI
10 7 (1.66%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.66%) Learning Management System
11 5 (1.19%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.19%) IBM Mainframe
11 5 (1.19%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.95%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.71%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.71%) Reference Data
13 3 (0.71%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 61 (14.49%) Linux
2 48 (11.40%) Windows
3 32 (7.60%) Unix
4 13 (3.09%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.61%) Solaris
6 10 (2.38%) CatOS
7 7 (1.66%) AIX
8 5 (1.19%) zOS
9 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.48%) HPUX
10 2 (0.48%) pSOS
10 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (19.95%) Project Management
3 76 (18.05%) QMS
4 56 (13.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 55 (13.06%) Migration
6 53 (12.59%) Change Control
7 50 (11.88%) PRINCE2
8 49 (11.64%) ITIL
9 48 (11.40%) Change Management
10 45 (10.69%) Data Management
11 42 (9.98%) SDLC
12 40 (9.50%) Risk Management
13 38 (9.03%) Continuous Improvement
14 35 (8.31%) Validation
15 33 (7.84%) Configuration Management
16 29 (6.89%) Problem Management
17 28 (6.65%) Business Intelligence
18 27 (6.41%) Software Testing
19 26 (6.18%) Service Delivery
20 25 (5.94%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (10.45%) Java
2 40 (9.50%) SQL
3 37 (8.79%) JavaScript
4 35 (8.31%) C#
5 29 (6.89%) Python
6 23 (5.46%) C++
7 21 (4.99%) Shell Script
8 17 (4.04%) Perl
9 16 (3.80%) C
10 11 (2.61%) VB
11 8 (1.90%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.66%) Ruby
13 6 (1.43%) Groovy
13 6 (1.43%) Scala
14 4 (0.95%) ABAP
14 4 (0.95%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.71%) VBA
16 1 (0.24%) SAS Macro
16 1 (0.24%) VB6
16 1 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (11.16%) Security Cleared
2 41 (9.74%) Degree
3 30 (7.13%) SC Cleared
4 19 (4.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 15 (3.56%) ISEB
6 14 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (2.61%) PMI Certification
8 10 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.66%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (1.19%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.19%) PMP
11 4 (0.95%) APMP
11 4 (0.95%) CLAS
11 4 (0.95%) HNC
11 4 (0.95%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 2 (0.48%) HND
14 1 (0.24%) MCSE
14 1 (0.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (15.44%) QA
2 53 (12.59%) Data Quality
3 29 (6.89%) PMO
4 19 (4.51%) ISO 9001
5 12 (2.85%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 12 (2.85%) GMP
6 11 (2.61%) Disclosure Scotland
7 10 (2.38%) GxP
7 10 (2.38%) SLA
8 7 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (1.43%) ISO 9000
9 6 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.95%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.71%) GCP
11 3 (0.71%) GLP
11 3 (0.71%) ISO19770
11 3 (0.71%) SEPA
11 3 (0.71%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.48%) GAMP
12 2 (0.48%) ISO20022
System Software
1 7 (1.66%) Corosync
1 7 (1.66%) Docker
1 7 (1.66%) Squid
2 3 (0.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.90%) HP SiteScope
2 7 (1.66%) Pacemaker
2 7 (1.66%) Puppet
3 5 (1.19%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.71%) SCOM
5 2 (0.48%) Control-M
5 2 (0.48%) MOM
5 2 (0.48%) Nagios
6 1 (0.24%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.24%) vMotion
Vendors
1 58 (13.78%) Oracle
2 41 (9.74%) Microsoft
3 35 (8.31%) SAP
4 27 (6.41%) HP
5 19 (4.51%) Cisco
6 12 (2.85%) ATG
6 12 (2.85%) IBM
7 11 (2.61%) Teradata
8 9 (2.14%) BT
8 9 (2.14%) Informatica
9 8 (1.90%) Ab Initio
9 8 (1.90%) MicroStrategy
9 8 (1.90%) Netezza
9 8 (1.90%) Tableau
10 6 (1.43%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.43%) Siemens
11 4 (0.95%) CA
11 4 (0.95%) GigaSpaces
11 4 (0.95%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.71%) Pega
London
Montash
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £41709.00 - £52793.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago