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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management
Rank 383 415 383
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -32
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 298 265 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.46% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.58% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 157 141
Median daily rate £375 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £286 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £615 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £411 £375
% change year-on-year
-14.43% +9.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 2
Median hourly rate £31.25 £47.71 £31.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.50% +50.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £26.54 £21.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.71 £79.40 £41.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £31.63
% change year-on-year
-47.05% +34.38%

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
44685 45554 42380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.75% 79.85% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29541 29536 26295
Median daily rate £435 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1045 1193 1184
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 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
England +12 264 £400 -11.11% 46
London -19 71 £500 +5.26% 13
North East 0 52 £280 -18.54% 2
Tyne and Wear -3 50 £280 +40.00% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 47 £280 +40.00% 2
South East -4 36 £388 +3.33% 14
North West -11 26 £354 -11.56% 6
Yorkshire +5 22 £400 -7.51% 3
Leeds +18 21 £400 +212.85% 1
West Yorkshire +4 21 £400 -11.11% 2
Scotland 0 21 £273 -39.44% 2
West Midlands -20 20 £405 +24.61% 5
Manchester -3 15 £375 -46.42% 2
East of England +11 12 £475 +18.75% 1
Berkshire +5 12 £475 +38.68% 5
South West +6 11 £400 -10.11%
Renfrewshire -15 11 £247 -51.17%
Erskine -18 11 £247 -51.17%
Cheshire +9 8 £273 -5.21% 3
Surrey -1 8 £374 +68.92% 1
Hampshire -2 8 £281 -25.20% 1
City of London +33 7 £430 -9.47% 4
Birmingham -8 7 £350 -
Coventry - 7 £500 - 2
Essex +5 6 £450 +80.00%
Wiltshire -4 6 £450 +12.50%
East Midlands -6 6 £463 -9.75% 2
Reading +8 5 £415 +21.16% 1
Chester - 5 £200 -
West Sussex -9 4 £295 -22.67% 2

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 202 (35.88%) Finance
2 119 (21.14%) Project Management
3 110 (19.54%) Data Quality
4 106 (18.83%) Data Management
5 104 (18.47%) QMS
6 99 (17.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 94 (16.70%) Change Management
8 93 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
9 90 (15.99%) Degree
9 90 (15.99%) ITIL
10 80 (14.21%) Microsoft
11 79 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
12 76 (13.50%) Security Cleared
13 74 (13.14%) SAP
14 72 (12.79%) Data Modelling
15 66 (11.72%) PRINCE2
15 66 (11.72%) Change Control
16 64 (11.37%) MS Excel
17 62 (11.01%) Risk Management
18 61 (10.83%) Data Governance
19 59 (10.48%) SharePoint
19 59 (10.48%) ISO 9001
19 59 (10.48%) HP
20 56 (9.95%) SC Cleared
21 54 (9.59%) Release Management
21 54 (9.59%) Oracle
22 51 (9.06%) Management Information System
23 50 (8.88%) Validation
24 48 (8.53%) SQL
25 47 (8.35%) Computer Science

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 59 (10.48%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.02%) WebLogic
3 14 (2.49%) SAS
4 7 (1.24%) NetWeaver
5 6 (1.07%) IIS
6 5 (0.89%) CMS
6 5 (0.89%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.53%) Apache
7 3 (0.53%) Confluence
7 3 (0.53%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.53%) Jetty
8 2 (0.36%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.18%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.18%) MTS
9 1 (0.18%) nginx
9 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 64 (11.37%) MS Excel
2 44 (7.82%) MS Project
3 43 (7.64%) MS Office
4 28 (4.97%) MS Visio
5 25 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (3.02%) SAP QM
2 11 (1.95%) SAP PP
3 7 (1.24%) SAP MDM
3 7 (1.24%) SAP MII
3 7 (1.24%) SAP MM
4 5 (0.89%) SAP PP-PI
5 4 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.71%) SAP SRM
6 3 (0.53%) HFM
6 3 (0.53%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.36%) CA PPM
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.36%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.36%) Summit
8 1 (0.18%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.18%) SAP LE
8 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.18%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.18%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.42%) Office 365
2 6 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.07%) IaaS
3 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.71%) SaaS
5 2 (0.36%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.37%) Internet
2 16 (2.84%) Firewall
3 12 (2.13%) Network Security
4 11 (1.95%) WAN
5 10 (1.78%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.60%) LAN
6 9 (1.60%) Wireless
7 7 (1.24%) DNS
8 6 (1.07%) BGP
8 6 (1.07%) DHCP
8 6 (1.07%) OSPF
9 5 (0.89%) IPsec
9 5 (0.89%) MPLS
9 5 (0.89%) SAN
9 5 (0.89%) VoIP
10 4 (0.71%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.53%) GLBP
11 3 (0.53%) HSRP
11 3 (0.53%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (7.99%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (3.55%) IBM InfoSphere
2 20 (3.55%) SQL Server
3 17 (3.02%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (2.84%) Big Data
5 10 (1.78%) SAP Data Services
5 10 (1.78%) Star Schema
6 7 (1.24%) Base SAS
6 7 (1.24%) Data Mining
6 7 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.07%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 6 (1.07%) Data Lake
7 6 (1.07%) MS Access
7 6 (1.07%) MySQL
7 6 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.71%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (2.66%) JIRA
2 7 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (1.07%) LSMW
4 5 (0.89%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.89%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.89%) SoapUI
5 4 (0.71%) Selenium
6 3 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.36%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.36%) NUnit
7 2 (0.36%) PVCS
7 2 (0.36%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.36%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.18%) Appium
8 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.18%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.18%) VectorCAST
General
1 202 (35.88%) Finance
2 36 (6.39%) Manufacturing
3 35 (6.22%) Telecoms
4 34 (6.04%) Banking
5 20 (3.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 16 (2.84%) Legal
7 14 (2.49%) Retail
8 8 (1.42%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.07%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.71%) Automotive
10 4 (0.71%) Back Office
10 4 (0.71%) French Language
10 4 (0.71%) Front Office
11 3 (0.53%) Billing
11 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.53%) German Language
11 3 (0.53%) Marketing
11 3 (0.53%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.36%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 104 (18.47%) Analyst
2 62 (11.01%) Consultant
3 61 (10.83%) Project Manager
4 60 (10.66%) Architect
5 33 (5.86%) Business Analyst
6 29 (5.15%) Developer
7 26 (4.62%) Data Analyst
8 22 (3.91%) PMO Analyst
9 20 (3.55%) Data Architect
10 18 (3.20%) Programme Manager
10 18 (3.20%) SAP Consultant
11 17 (3.02%) Network Engineer
12 16 (2.84%) Data Manager
12 16 (2.84%) Support Specialist
13 15 (2.66%) Coordinator
13 15 (2.66%) IT Manager
13 15 (2.66%) Management Consultant
13 15 (2.66%) Software Engineer
14 14 (2.49%) Quality Manager
14 14 (2.49%) SAP QM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.84%) Middleware
2 12 (2.13%) .NET
3 9 (1.60%) Node.js
3 9 (1.60%) XML
4 8 (1.42%) EDI
4 8 (1.42%) Web Services
5 6 (1.07%) HTML
6 5 (0.89%) CSS
6 5 (0.89%) jQuery
7 4 (0.71%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.53%) Ajax
8 3 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.53%) J2EE
8 3 (0.53%) XHTML
9 2 (0.36%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.36%) BAPI
9 2 (0.36%) ISPF
9 2 (0.36%) SAP Smart Forms
9 2 (0.36%) SOAP
9 2 (0.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 79 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (9.06%) Management Information System
3 47 (8.35%) Computer Science
4 23 (4.09%) Data Centre
5 21 (3.73%) Data Structures
6 13 (2.31%) Data Integration
7 11 (1.95%) Replication
8 10 (1.78%) Life Science
8 10 (1.78%) Mathematics
9 9 (1.60%) CMDB
9 9 (1.60%) Performance Metrics
10 8 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (1.42%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.24%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.07%) Clustering
12 6 (1.07%) Data Conversion
12 6 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (1.07%) PMI
12 6 (1.07%) Reference Data
12 6 (1.07%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 44 (7.82%) Windows
2 34 (6.04%) Windows Server
3 28 (4.97%) Unix
4 27 (4.80%) AIX
4 27 (4.80%) Solaris
5 11 (1.95%) Linux
6 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.71%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.53%) CatOS
8 3 (0.53%) CentOS
9 2 (0.36%) MVS
9 2 (0.36%) pSOS
9 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.36%) zOS
10 1 (0.18%) Android
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (21.14%) Project Management
2 106 (18.83%) Data Management
3 104 (18.47%) QMS
4 99 (17.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 94 (16.70%) Change Management
6 93 (16.52%) Agile Software Development
7 90 (15.99%) ITIL
8 72 (12.79%) Data Modelling
9 66 (11.72%) Change Control
9 66 (11.72%) PRINCE2
10 62 (11.01%) Risk Management
11 61 (10.83%) Data Governance
12 54 (9.59%) Release Management
13 50 (8.88%) Validation
14 46 (8.17%) Data Analysis
15 45 (7.99%) Service Delivery
16 43 (7.64%) Coaching
16 43 (7.64%) Continuous Improvement
17 41 (7.28%) Problem Management
18 40 (7.10%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (8.53%) SQL
2 18 (3.20%) JavaScript
3 15 (2.66%) Java
4 11 (1.95%) C#
5 9 (1.60%) C
6 6 (1.07%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.53%) ABAP
7 3 (0.53%) C++
7 3 (0.53%) VBA
8 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.36%) JCL
8 2 (0.36%) REXX
8 2 (0.36%) SAPscript
8 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.18%) Ada
9 1 (0.18%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 90 (15.99%) Degree
2 76 (13.50%) Security Cleared
3 56 (9.95%) SC Cleared
4 32 (5.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 23 (4.09%) PMI Certification
6 18 (3.20%) PMP
7 15 (2.66%) ISEB
8 14 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (1.42%) CISA
10 8 (1.42%) CISM
10 8 (1.42%) CISSP
11 7 (1.24%) CCNA
11 7 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.07%) CITP
12 6 (1.07%) IISP
13 5 (0.89%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.89%) MCDBA
14 4 (0.71%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (19.54%) Data Quality
2 59 (10.48%) ISO 9001
3 43 (7.64%) SLA
4 38 (6.75%) QA
5 25 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
6 13 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (1.60%) GxP
7 9 (1.60%) PCI DSS
8 8 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (1.07%) ISAE 3402
9 6 (1.07%) ISO27005
10 5 (0.89%) GAMP
11 4 (0.71%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 4 (0.71%) SAS 70
12 2 (0.36%) COBIT
13 1 (0.18%) Def Stans
13 1 (0.18%) EFQM
13 1 (0.18%) GMP
13 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.18%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.53%) Dovecot
2 3 (0.53%) SpamAssassin
3 2 (0.36%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.36%) vSphere
4 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.18%) OpenSSH
4 1 (0.18%) Postfix
4 1 (0.18%) UAG
4 1 (0.18%) vCloud
4 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (1.07%) Perfmon
2 5 (0.89%) Control-M
3 3 (0.53%) Ansible
3 3 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (0.53%) Oracle EDQ
4 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.36%) SCOM
4 2 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.18%) Icinga
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.18%) OpenView
5 1 (0.18%) Puppet
5 1 (0.18%) SCCM
5 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 80 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 74 (13.14%) SAP
3 59 (10.48%) HP
4 54 (9.59%) Oracle
5 37 (6.57%) IBM
6 36 (6.39%) Cisco
7 33 (5.86%) ServiceNow
8 20 (3.55%) CA
9 19 (3.37%) Informatica
10 15 (2.66%) CheckPoint
11 10 (1.78%) Cognos
11 10 (1.78%) Hyperion
12 9 (1.60%) Juniper
13 6 (1.07%) ArcSight
13 6 (1.07%) Barracuda Networks
13 6 (1.07%) Citrix
13 6 (1.07%) Intel Security
13 6 (1.07%) Qualys
13 6 (1.07%) Tripwire
14 5 (0.89%) Meridio
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Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwickshire
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Rate: £500.00 - £670.00 per day
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Greater Manchester
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Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
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City, London
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Rate: £600 - £625 per day
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London
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Croydon
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Rate: Up to £245 per day
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