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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management
Rank 408 403 383
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -20
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 256 272 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.47% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.58% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 162 174
Median daily rate £414 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £500 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £395 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.06% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.71 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.60% +7.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year
-41.86% -3.37%

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
44398 47091 44154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.09% 81.05% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29424 30767 27622
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1153 1296 1206
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.82 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +21 246 £418 +4.37% 37
London 0 75 £475 +6.14% 16
North East +20 43 £295 +47.50% 1
Tyne and Wear +6 41 £295 +47.50% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 40 £295 +47.50%
South East -3 37 £345 -8.00% 6
West Midlands -3 29 £500 +23.45% 2
Yorkshire +9 18 £378 -5.62% 1
West Yorkshire +17 17 £395 -1.25% 1
Leeds +18 16 £378 -5.62% 1
City of London +27 14 £550 +37.50% 2
Berkshire +9 13 £350 -16.16% 1
Hampshire +13 12 £275 -26.17% 1
South West +7 12 £325 -24.19% 4
North West -6 11 £381 +22.00% 3
Birmingham -1 8 £425 - 1
East Midlands -4 7 £433 +4.21% 1
East of England -17 7 £400 +6.66% 3
Coventry - 6 £525 -
Cheshire +7 5 £363 -14.50%
Scotland -5 5 £288 -11.30% 3
Warwickshire - 5 £585 - 1
Wiltshire +10 4 £371 +8.00%
Surrey -7 4 £531 +41.66% 1
Croydon -10 4 £475 -9.52%
Manchester -13 4 £400 -0.62% 2
Slough - 4 £333 -
Cambridgeshire +17 3 £325 - 2
Reading +14 3 £350 -16.16%
West Sussex 0 3 £345 -7.13%

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 180 (30.93%) Finance
2 122 (20.96%) Project Management
3 114 (19.59%) Change Management
4 112 (19.24%) ITIL
5 109 (18.73%) QMS
6 105 (18.04%) Data Management
7 100 (17.18%) Data Quality
8 95 (16.32%) Agile Software Development
9 93 (15.98%) Microsoft
10 85 (14.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 85 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
11 81 (13.92%) Security Cleared
12 80 (13.75%) Degree
13 78 (13.40%) SAP
14 74 (12.71%) PRINCE2
15 71 (12.20%) MS Excel
16 65 (11.17%) ISO 9001
16 65 (11.17%) HP
17 64 (11.00%) Risk Management
18 62 (10.65%) Service Delivery
18 62 (10.65%) SC Cleared
19 61 (10.48%) Data Modelling
20 60 (10.31%) SLA
21 57 (9.79%) Data Governance
22 56 (9.62%) Release Management
23 55 (9.45%) SharePoint
24 54 (9.28%) Windows
25 52 (8.93%) Change Control
26 51 (8.76%) Continuous Improvement
26 51 (8.76%) MS Office

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 55 (9.45%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.44%) WebLogic
3 12 (2.06%) nginx
4 10 (1.72%) Tomcat
5 8 (1.37%) SAS
6 7 (1.20%) Confluence
6 7 (1.20%) NetWeaver
7 5 (0.86%) Apache
7 5 (0.86%) CMS
8 3 (0.52%) Jetty
9 2 (0.34%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.34%) IIS
9 2 (0.34%) Liferay
9 2 (0.34%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.17%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.17%) JBoss
10 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.17%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 71 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 51 (8.76%) MS Office
3 37 (6.36%) MS Project
4 32 (5.50%) MS Visio
5 29 (4.98%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.75%) SAP QM
2 10 (1.72%) SAP MII
3 7 (1.20%) SAP MDM
4 6 (1.03%) SAP PP
5 4 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.69%) SAP SRM
6 3 (0.52%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.52%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.34%) Summit
8 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.17%) SAP LE
8 1 (0.17%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.20%) Office 365
2 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.34%) GitHub
5 1 (0.17%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.15%) Internet
2 17 (2.92%) Firewall
3 12 (2.06%) WAN
4 9 (1.55%) Network Security
5 7 (1.20%) SAN
6 6 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (1.03%) LAN
7 5 (0.86%) VoIP
8 4 (0.69%) DNS
8 4 (0.69%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.52%) DHCP
10 2 (0.34%) DMZ
10 2 (0.34%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.34%) FTP
10 2 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.34%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.34%) IPsec
10 2 (0.34%) MPLS
10 2 (0.34%) Skype
10 2 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (3.61%) IBM InfoSphere
3 20 (3.44%) BusinessObjects
4 17 (2.92%) SQL Server
5 13 (2.23%) Big Data
6 12 (2.06%) MongoDB
7 11 (1.89%) SAP Data Services
8 9 (1.55%) Star Schema
9 7 (1.20%) MS Access
10 6 (1.03%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 6 (1.03%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.69%) Base SAS
11 4 (0.69%) Data Lake
11 4 (0.69%) MySQL
11 4 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.52%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (3.44%) JIRA
2 13 (2.23%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.55%) Eclipse
3 9 (1.55%) IntelliJ
4 7 (1.20%) NetBeans
4 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (1.03%) LSMW
6 5 (0.86%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.52%) Subversion
8 2 (0.34%) Gradle
8 2 (0.34%) Selenium
8 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.17%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.17%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.17%) NUnit
9 1 (0.17%) PVCS
9 1 (0.17%) VectorCAST
9 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 180 (30.93%) Finance
2 42 (7.22%) Manufacturing
3 30 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 24 (4.12%) Banking
5 20 (3.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (2.58%) Retail
7 9 (1.55%) Legal
8 8 (1.37%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.03%) Aerospace
9 6 (1.03%) Back Office
9 6 (1.03%) Billing
10 5 (0.86%) Automotive
10 5 (0.86%) Front Office
10 5 (0.86%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.69%) German Language
12 3 (0.52%) Marketing
12 3 (0.52%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.34%) Advertising
13 2 (0.34%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 103 (17.70%) Analyst
2 71 (12.20%) Project Manager
3 48 (8.25%) Architect
4 45 (7.73%) Consultant
5 35 (6.01%) Developer
6 33 (5.67%) Business Analyst
7 23 (3.95%) Data Analyst
8 21 (3.61%) Quality Manager
9 20 (3.44%) IT Manager
9 20 (3.44%) PMO Analyst
9 20 (3.44%) Support Specialist
10 19 (3.26%) Software Engineer
11 18 (3.09%) Data Manager
11 18 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (2.58%) Data Architect
12 15 (2.58%) IT Project Manager
12 15 (2.58%) Management Consultant
12 15 (2.58%) Network Engineer
12 15 (2.58%) SAP Consultant
13 14 (2.41%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.09%) Node.js
2 16 (2.75%) HTML
2 16 (2.75%) XML
3 14 (2.41%) Middleware
4 13 (2.23%) .NET
4 13 (2.23%) CSS
5 11 (1.89%) jQuery
6 10 (1.72%) EDI
6 10 (1.72%) Spring
7 8 (1.37%) AngularJS
8 7 (1.20%) D3.js
9 5 (0.86%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.86%) XHTML
10 4 (0.69%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 3 (0.52%) Ajax
11 3 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.52%) VXML
12 2 (0.34%) ISPF
12 2 (0.34%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 85 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (7.90%) Management Information System
3 43 (7.39%) Computer Science
4 25 (4.30%) Data Centre
5 21 (3.61%) Data Structures
6 14 (2.41%) Replication
7 12 (2.06%) NHS
7 12 (2.06%) Virtual Team
8 11 (1.89%) Data Integration
9 10 (1.72%) PMI
10 9 (1.55%) Performance Metrics
11 8 (1.37%) e-Learning
11 8 (1.37%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.20%) Life Science
13 6 (1.03%) Celerra
13 6 (1.03%) CMDB
13 6 (1.03%) EMC VMAX
13 6 (1.03%) EMC VNX
13 6 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (1.03%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 54 (9.28%) Windows
2 41 (7.04%) Unix
3 40 (6.87%) Windows Server
4 37 (6.36%) AIX
4 37 (6.36%) Solaris
5 14 (2.41%) Linux
6 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.52%) CentOS
7 3 (0.52%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.34%) MVS
8 2 (0.34%) pSOS
8 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.34%) zOS
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (20.96%) Project Management
2 114 (19.59%) Change Management
3 112 (19.24%) ITIL
4 109 (18.73%) QMS
5 105 (18.04%) Data Management
6 95 (16.32%) Agile Software Development
7 85 (14.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 74 (12.71%) PRINCE2
9 64 (11.00%) Risk Management
10 62 (10.65%) Service Delivery
11 61 (10.48%) Data Modelling
12 57 (9.79%) Data Governance
13 56 (9.62%) Release Management
14 52 (8.93%) Change Control
15 51 (8.76%) Continuous Improvement
16 50 (8.59%) Validation
17 48 (8.25%) Problem Management
18 47 (8.08%) Incident Management
19 46 (7.90%) Coaching
20 44 (7.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (6.53%) SQL
2 28 (4.81%) JavaScript
3 18 (3.09%) Java
4 13 (2.23%) C#
5 8 (1.37%) C
6 6 (1.03%) T-SQL
7 5 (0.86%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.52%) ABAP
8 3 (0.52%) C++
9 2 (0.34%) Groovy
9 2 (0.34%) JCL
9 2 (0.34%) Perl
9 2 (0.34%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.34%) Python
9 2 (0.34%) REXX
9 2 (0.34%) Ruby
9 2 (0.34%) SAPscript
9 2 (0.34%) Scala
9 2 (0.34%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 81 (13.92%) Security Cleared
2 80 (13.75%) Degree
3 62 (10.65%) SC Cleared
4 37 (6.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 29 (4.98%) PMI Certification
6 21 (3.61%) ISEB
7 19 (3.26%) PMP
8 16 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 13 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 12 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (1.20%) CCNA
13 6 (1.03%) CISA
13 6 (1.03%) CISM
13 6 (1.03%) CISSP
13 6 (1.03%) CITP
13 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.86%) APMP
14 5 (0.86%) CAPM
14 5 (0.86%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (17.18%) Data Quality
2 65 (11.17%) ISO 9001
3 60 (10.31%) SLA
4 41 (7.04%) QA
5 34 (5.84%) Disclosure Scotland
6 14 (2.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.86%) COBIT
7 5 (0.86%) GAMP
8 4 (0.69%) Basel III
8 4 (0.69%) GxP
8 4 (0.69%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.69%) SAS 70
9 3 (0.52%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.34%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.34%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.34%) ISO27005
10 2 (0.34%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.17%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (0.69%) Corosync
1 4 (0.69%) Docker
1 4 (0.69%) Squid
2 3 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.52%) Dovecot
2 3 (0.52%) SpamAssassin
3 2 (0.34%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.17%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.17%) OpenSSH
4 1 (0.17%) Postfix
4 1 (0.17%) UAG
4 1 (0.17%) vCloud
4 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.03%) Perfmon
2 5 (0.86%) Puppet
3 4 (0.69%) Pacemaker
4 3 (0.52%) Ansible
4 3 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (0.52%) Control-M
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle EDQ
5 2 (0.34%) SCOM
5 2 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.17%) Icinga
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.17%) Nagios
6 1 (0.17%) OpenView
6 1 (0.17%) SCCM
6 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 93 (15.98%) Microsoft
2 78 (13.40%) SAP
3 65 (11.17%) HP
4 49 (8.42%) Oracle
5 42 (7.22%) ServiceNow
6 31 (5.33%) Cisco
7 23 (3.95%) CA
7 23 (3.95%) IBM
8 15 (2.58%) CheckPoint
9 13 (2.23%) Informatica
10 8 (1.37%) Cognos
10 8 (1.37%) Juniper
11 7 (1.20%) Hyperion
12 6 (1.03%) 3PAR
12 6 (1.03%) Brocade
12 6 (1.03%) EMC
12 6 (1.03%) Isilon
13 5 (0.86%) F5
13 5 (0.86%) Meridio
14 4 (0.69%) Citrix
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £280.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Essex
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Montash Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 26 days ago