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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management
Rank 355 446 427
Rank change year-on-year
+91 -19
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 310 194 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.45% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 110 107
Median daily rate £400 £429 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +17.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £313 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 4
Median hourly rate £22.50 £42.36 £26.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% +59.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £42.36 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-46.87% +67.74%

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
43989 42942 40972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.91% 79.23% 77.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29145 27166 25895
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1025 1234 1230
Median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.71 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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
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 25 May 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 +67 271 £425 - 67
London +4 76 £485 +5.43% 16
North East - 38 £285 - 13
Tyne and Wear - 35 £285 - 5
Newcastle upon Tyne - 32 £285 - 5
South East -10 30 £481 +8.45% 12
South West +19 28 £360 +17.07% 5
Scotland +3 28 £320 -28.88% 2
East of England +22 24 £350 -12.50% 1
North West -9 24 £400 +14.28% 6
Yorkshire +22 23 £400 +47.36% 4
West Yorkshire +17 22 £400 +47.36% 1
Leeds +16 22 £400 +212.85% 1
Manchester +7 16 £408 -47.41% 2
Renfrewshire -27 14 £320 -45.46%
Erskine -29 14 £320 -45.46%
Berkshire +6 13 £500 +60.00% 4
City of London +39 12 £425 -10.52% 5
Bristol +12 12 £350 -10.25%
Wiltshire - 12 £450 - 3
East Midlands +9 11 £450 +15.38% 1
Hertfordshire +18 10 £350 -44.00%
Reading -1 10 £494 - 1
West Midlands -10 8 £375 -6.25% 9
Essex +2 7 £258 +123.91%
Swindon - 6 £450 - 2
Stevenage - 6 £350 -
Cambridgeshire +14 5 - - 1
Cambridge +9 5 - -
Hampshire +3 5 £550 +51.72%

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 194 (36.13%) Finance
2 123 (22.91%) Project Management
3 98 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (17.50%) Data Quality
5 91 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 89 (16.57%) Data Management
7 84 (15.64%) Degree
8 74 (13.78%) ITIL
8 74 (13.78%) Microsoft
9 70 (13.04%) Security Cleared
10 69 (12.85%) Change Control
10 69 (12.85%) Change Management
11 66 (12.29%) Data Modelling
11 66 (12.29%) QMS
11 66 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
12 65 (12.10%) Risk Management
13 64 (11.92%) SQL
14 63 (11.73%) SharePoint
15 61 (11.36%) SAP
16 60 (11.17%) PRINCE2
17 56 (10.43%) Oracle
18 55 (10.24%) MS Excel
18 55 (10.24%) Data Governance
19 52 (9.68%) Management Information System
20 50 (9.31%) QA
21 49 (9.12%) SC Cleared
21 49 (9.12%) Data Warehouse
22 48 (8.94%) Data Analysis
23 45 (8.38%) IBM
24 44 (8.19%) ISO 9001

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 63 (11.73%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.72%) SAS
3 13 (2.42%) IIS
4 9 (1.68%) CMS
4 9 (1.68%) Node.js
5 7 (1.30%) NetWeaver
6 5 (0.93%) Confluence
6 5 (0.93%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.56%) Alfresco
7 3 (0.56%) Apache
7 3 (0.56%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.56%) Jetty
8 2 (0.37%) LiveLink
8 2 (0.37%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.19%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.19%) nginx
Applications
1 55 (10.24%) MS Excel
2 44 (8.19%) MS Office
3 42 (7.82%) MS Project
4 20 (3.72%) MS Visio
5 19 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (3.54%) SAP QM
2 11 (2.05%) SAP PP
3 9 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (1.49%) SAP MM
5 7 (1.30%) SAP MDM
6 5 (0.93%) SAP PP-PI
7 4 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.74%) HFM
8 3 (0.56%) Primavera
8 3 (0.56%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.56%) SAP MII
8 3 (0.56%) SAP SRM
9 2 (0.37%) CA PPM
9 2 (0.37%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.37%) SAP PM
10 1 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 1 (0.19%) SAP CCM
10 1 (0.19%) SAP CS
10 1 (0.19%) SAP WM
10 1 (0.19%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.12%) IaaS
1 6 (1.12%) Office 365
2 5 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.74%) SaaS
4 3 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.37%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.35%) Internet
2 15 (2.79%) Firewall
3 11 (2.05%) Network Security
4 10 (1.86%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.86%) WAN
5 9 (1.68%) Wireless
6 8 (1.49%) LAN
7 7 (1.30%) DNS
8 6 (1.12%) BGP
8 6 (1.12%) DHCP
8 6 (1.12%) OSPF
9 5 (0.93%) IPsec
9 5 (0.93%) MPLS
10 3 (0.56%) EIGRP
10 3 (0.56%) GLBP
10 3 (0.56%) HSRP
10 3 (0.56%) Multicast
10 3 (0.56%) SAN
10 3 (0.56%) VLAN
10 3 (0.56%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (9.12%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (4.28%) IBM InfoSphere
3 17 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (2.98%) SQL Server
4 16 (2.98%) Star Schema
5 11 (2.05%) Big Data
6 10 (1.86%) Data Mining
6 10 (1.86%) MS Access
7 8 (1.49%) Oracle ODI
8 7 (1.30%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.12%) Base SAS
9 6 (1.12%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.12%) SAP Data Services
9 6 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.93%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 5 (0.93%) MySQL
10 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.56%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (2.61%) JIRA
2 5 (0.93%) MSBuild
2 5 (0.93%) Selenium
2 5 (0.93%) SoapUI
2 5 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (0.74%) ERwin
3 4 (0.74%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.56%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (0.56%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.37%) LSMW
5 2 (0.37%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.37%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.19%) Appium
6 1 (0.19%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.19%) PVCS
6 1 (0.19%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
General
1 194 (36.13%) Finance
2 32 (5.96%) Banking
3 30 (5.59%) Telecoms
4 25 (4.66%) Manufacturing
5 19 (3.54%) Retail
6 18 (3.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 15 (2.79%) Legal
8 5 (0.93%) Marketing
9 4 (0.74%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.56%) French Language
11 2 (0.37%) Advertising
11 2 (0.37%) Automotive
11 2 (0.37%) Back Office
11 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.37%) German Language
11 2 (0.37%) Military
11 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
12 1 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 112 (20.86%) Analyst
2 65 (12.10%) Architect
3 64 (11.92%) Consultant
4 52 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 37 (6.89%) Developer
6 33 (6.15%) Business Analyst
7 30 (5.59%) Data Analyst
8 25 (4.66%) PMO Analyst
9 22 (4.10%) SAP Consultant
10 18 (3.35%) IT Manager
10 18 (3.35%) Programme Manager
11 17 (3.17%) Financial Analyst
11 17 (3.17%) SAP QM Consultant
11 17 (3.17%) Service Analyst
12 16 (2.98%) Data Architect
13 14 (2.61%) Quality Manager
13 14 (2.61%) Software Engineer
14 13 (2.42%) Security Architect
14 13 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
15 12 (2.23%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.23%) .NET
2 11 (2.05%) Middleware
2 11 (2.05%) XML
3 7 (1.30%) Web Services
4 5 (0.93%) HTML
5 4 (0.74%) CSS
5 4 (0.74%) EDI
6 3 (0.56%) Ajax
6 3 (0.56%) J2EE
6 3 (0.56%) XHTML
7 2 (0.37%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.37%) BAPI
7 2 (0.37%) ISPF
7 2 (0.37%) jQuery
7 2 (0.37%) SAP Smart Forms
7 2 (0.37%) SOAP
7 2 (0.37%) Spring
8 1 (0.19%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 66 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 34 (6.33%) Computer Science
4 28 (5.21%) Data Centre
5 19 (3.54%) Data Structures
6 14 (2.61%) Smart Meter
7 13 (2.42%) Embedded Systems
7 13 (2.42%) Smartcard
8 12 (2.23%) CMDB
9 11 (2.05%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.49%) Data Integration
10 8 (1.49%) Driving Licence
10 8 (1.49%) Life Science
10 8 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
11 7 (1.30%) Taxonomies
12 6 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (1.12%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.12%) Ontologies
12 6 (1.12%) PMI
12 6 (1.12%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (5.96%) Windows
2 17 (3.17%) Windows Server
3 11 (2.05%) Linux
4 8 (1.49%) AIX
4 8 (1.49%) Solaris
4 8 (1.49%) Unix
5 6 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.74%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.56%) CatOS
7 3 (0.56%) CentOS
7 3 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.37%) MVS
8 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.37%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.37%) zOS
9 1 (0.19%) Android
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (22.91%) Project Management
2 98 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 89 (16.57%) Data Management
5 74 (13.78%) ITIL
6 69 (12.85%) Change Control
6 69 (12.85%) Change Management
7 66 (12.29%) Data Modelling
7 66 (12.29%) QMS
8 65 (12.10%) Risk Management
9 60 (11.17%) PRINCE2
10 55 (10.24%) Data Governance
11 48 (8.94%) Data Analysis
12 43 (8.01%) Programme Management
13 42 (7.82%) Business Analysis
14 40 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
15 38 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
15 38 (7.08%) Release Management
16 37 (6.89%) Coaching
16 37 (6.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 64 (11.92%) SQL
2 15 (2.79%) JavaScript
3 12 (2.23%) Java
4 10 (1.86%) C#
5 9 (1.68%) C
6 6 (1.12%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.12%) VBA
7 5 (0.93%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.74%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.37%) ABAP
9 2 (0.37%) JCL
9 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.37%) REXX
9 2 (0.37%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.19%) Ada
10 1 (0.19%) Perl
10 1 (0.19%) Python
10 1 (0.19%) Ruby
10 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 84 (15.64%) Degree
2 70 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 49 (9.12%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 18 (3.35%) PMI Certification
6 15 (2.79%) CISA
6 15 (2.79%) CISM
6 15 (2.79%) CISSP
7 13 (2.42%) IISP
7 13 (2.42%) ISEB
7 13 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (2.23%) PMP
9 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.93%) CITP
10 5 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.74%) MCDBA
12 3 (0.56%) APMP
12 3 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (17.50%) Data Quality
2 50 (9.31%) QA
3 44 (8.19%) ISO 9001
4 20 (3.72%) SLA
5 15 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (2.79%) PCI DSS
5 15 (2.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (2.42%) Disclosure Scotland
6 13 (2.42%) ISAE 3402
6 13 (2.42%) ISO27005
7 8 (1.49%) GxP
8 5 (0.93%) FATCA
9 4 (0.74%) Basel II
9 4 (0.74%) CRD IV
9 4 (0.74%) MiFID
10 3 (0.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 3 (0.56%) GAMP
11 2 (0.37%) COBIT
11 2 (0.37%) GMP
12 1 (0.19%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.56%) Dovecot
2 3 (0.56%) SpamAssassin
2 3 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (0.37%) vSphere
4 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.19%) OpenSSH
4 1 (0.19%) Postfix
4 1 (0.19%) UAG
4 1 (0.19%) vCloud
4 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (1.12%) Oracle EDQ
2 5 (0.93%) Cisco IPCC
2 5 (0.93%) Perfmon
3 4 (0.74%) Control-M
4 3 (0.56%) Ansible
5 2 (0.37%) SCOM
5 2 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.19%) Icinga
6 1 (0.19%) OpenView
6 1 (0.19%) Puppet
6 1 (0.19%) SCCM
6 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 74 (13.78%) Microsoft
2 61 (11.36%) SAP
3 56 (10.43%) Oracle
4 45 (8.38%) IBM
5 36 (6.70%) HP
6 33 (6.15%) Cisco
7 20 (3.72%) Informatica
8 16 (2.98%) ServiceNow
9 13 (2.42%) ArcSight
9 13 (2.42%) Barracuda Networks
9 13 (2.42%) Intel Security
9 13 (2.42%) Qualys
9 13 (2.42%) Tripwire
10 11 (2.05%) CheckPoint
10 11 (2.05%) Cognos
11 9 (1.68%) Juniper
12 8 (1.49%) CA
12 8 (1.49%) Citrix
12 8 (1.49%) Hyperion
12 8 (1.49%) Sun
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