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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management
Rank 407 410 431
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 228 241 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.43% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.53% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 132 135
Median daily rate £417 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £399
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £29.00 £33.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £21.25 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £45.36 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+38.18% -50.00%

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
41428 45059 44386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.57% 81.10% 76.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27562 29248 28857
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 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1345 1237
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £48.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +19 215 £419 +4.68% 37
London -6 63 £510 +4.61% 11
South East +23 38 £400 - 12
North East -4 35 £435 +24.28%
Tyne and Wear -9 33 £435 +24.28%
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 33 £435 +24.28%
Yorkshire +33 20 £438 +12.90% 1
East of England +9 17 £450 +28.57% 4
West Yorkshire +27 16 £450 +16.12% 1
Berkshire +13 16 £320 -24.82% 1
North West -15 16 £400 +23.07%
Leeds +25 14 £438 +9.37% 1
Manchester +10 11 £400 +77.77%
South West +4 11 £359 -22.84% 5
Hampshire +21 10 £556 +30.88% 2
City of London -2 9 £550 - 4
Slough - 9 £320 -
Surrey +19 8 £450 +20.00% 6
Scotland +8 6 £350 +28.91% 2
East Midlands -13 6 £415 -1.77% 2
Bristol +2 5 £418 -11.64% 1
Essex +2 5 £450 +24.13%
Hertfordshire 0 5 £375 -14.28% 1
West Midlands -23 5 £325 -27.77% 2
Southampton - 5 £575 - 1
Maidenhead +6 4 - -
Nottinghamshire -1 4 £415 -1.77% 1
Nottingham -9 4 £415 -1.77% 1
Woking -13 4 £450 +20.00% 4
Wales - 4 £418 - 1

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 148 (29.54%) Finance
2 104 (20.76%) Project Management
3 96 (19.16%) QMS
4 88 (17.56%) Change Management
5 80 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (15.77%) ITIL
7 78 (15.57%) Data Quality
8 74 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 69 (13.77%) Microsoft
10 63 (12.57%) PRINCE2
10 63 (12.57%) MS Excel
11 60 (11.98%) Data Management
12 58 (11.58%) Change Control
13 57 (11.38%) Security Cleared
14 56 (11.18%) QA
14 56 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
15 55 (10.98%) Windows
16 54 (10.78%) SAP
17 53 (10.58%) Degree
18 52 (10.38%) Continuous Improvement
19 49 (9.78%) Service Delivery
20 47 (9.38%) Risk Management
20 47 (9.38%) Oracle
21 45 (8.98%) Validation
22 43 (8.58%) HP
22 43 (8.58%) SC Cleared
23 42 (8.38%) Problem Management
23 42 (8.38%) Unix
23 42 (8.38%) Migration
24 41 (8.18%) 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 32 (6.39%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.39%) WebLogic
3 14 (2.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (2.79%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.20%) nginx
5 8 (1.60%) Apache
6 7 (1.40%) Confluence
7 6 (1.20%) SAS
8 5 (1.00%) Alfresco
8 5 (1.00%) Liferay
9 4 (0.80%) JBoss
9 4 (0.80%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.60%) ATG Dynamo
10 3 (0.60%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.40%) CMS
12 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.20%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 63 (12.57%) MS Excel
2 41 (8.18%) MS Office
3 29 (5.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (4.79%) MS Project
5 22 (4.39%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 12 (2.40%) SAP QM
2 7 (1.40%) SAP MII
3 5 (1.00%) Hyperion Planning
3 5 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.80%) SAP PP
5 3 (0.60%) Summit
6 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.40%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.20%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.40%) GitHub
2 6 (1.20%) Office 365
3 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.20%) IaaS
4 1 (0.20%) PaaS
4 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.99%) Internet
2 10 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.80%) WAN
4 6 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (1.20%) Firewall
4 6 (1.20%) SAN
4 6 (1.20%) VoIP
5 5 (1.00%) LAN
6 4 (0.80%) Network Security
6 4 (0.80%) Skype
7 3 (0.60%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.40%) BGP
8 2 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.40%) MPLS
8 2 (0.40%) Multicast
8 2 (0.40%) OSPF
8 2 (0.40%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.40%) Wireless
9 1 (0.20%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.20%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (3.59%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.79%) BusinessObjects
3 14 (2.79%) MongoDB
4 11 (2.20%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.40%) MS Access
6 6 (1.20%) Big Data
6 6 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.20%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.80%) Data Lake
8 4 (0.80%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (0.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (0.60%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (0.60%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.40%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.40%) GIS
10 2 (0.40%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (0.40%) MySQL
10 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (4.59%) JIRA
2 20 (3.99%) Subversion
3 15 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.40%) Eclipse
4 12 (2.40%) IntelliJ
5 7 (1.40%) Gradle
5 7 (1.40%) NetBeans
5 7 (1.40%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.20%) Selenium
7 4 (0.80%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.60%) Ant
8 3 (0.60%) Log4j
8 3 (0.60%) LSMW
8 3 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.20%) PVCS
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.20%) VectorCAST
General
1 148 (29.54%) Finance
2 37 (7.39%) Manufacturing
2 37 (7.39%) Pharmaceutical
3 25 (4.99%) Banking
3 25 (4.99%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.59%) Retail
5 11 (2.20%) Front Office
6 8 (1.60%) Legal
7 7 (1.40%) Aerospace
7 7 (1.40%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.20%) Billing
9 5 (1.00%) Back Office
10 4 (0.80%) Automotive
10 4 (0.80%) Law
10 4 (0.80%) Publishing
11 3 (0.60%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.60%) German Language
11 3 (0.60%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.60%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.40%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 84 (16.77%) Analyst
2 70 (13.97%) Project Manager
3 36 (7.19%) Consultant
3 36 (7.19%) Developer
4 27 (5.39%) Architect
5 22 (4.39%) Quality Manager
6 19 (3.79%) IT Manager
7 16 (3.19%) Business Analyst
8 15 (2.99%) PMO Analyst
9 14 (2.79%) Data Manager
9 14 (2.79%) Support Engineer
10 13 (2.59%) IT Project Manager
10 13 (2.59%) Network Engineer
10 13 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (2.59%) Support Specialist
11 12 (2.40%) Data Analyst
11 12 (2.40%) Project Analyst
12 11 (2.20%) C# Developer
12 11 (2.20%) Infrastructure Manager
12 11 (2.20%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.99%) XML
2 19 (3.79%) .NET
3 17 (3.39%) HTML
4 15 (2.99%) Spring
5 13 (2.59%) Middleware
6 10 (2.00%) CSS
6 10 (2.00%) J2EE
6 10 (2.00%) jQuery
6 10 (2.00%) Servlets
7 9 (1.80%) Node.js
8 8 (1.60%) AngularJS
8 8 (1.60%) XSLT
9 7 (1.40%) D3.js
9 7 (1.40%) Velocity
10 6 (1.20%) ASP.NET
10 6 (1.20%) EDI
11 5 (1.00%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.00%) JSR 168
11 5 (1.00%) Struts
11 5 (1.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (8.18%) Management Information System
3 28 (5.59%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.59%) Data Centre
5 16 (3.19%) e-Learning
6 15 (2.99%) Fixed Income
7 14 (2.79%) Data Integration
8 13 (2.59%) Life Science
9 12 (2.40%) NHS
10 10 (2.00%) Data Structures
10 10 (2.00%) Virtual Team
11 9 (1.80%) Replication
12 8 (1.60%) FMCG
12 8 (1.60%) Learning Management System
13 7 (1.40%) PMI
14 6 (1.20%) Celerra
14 6 (1.20%) EMC VMAX
14 6 (1.20%) EMC VNX
14 6 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (1.20%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 55 (10.98%) Windows
2 42 (8.38%) Unix
3 34 (6.79%) Linux
4 33 (6.59%) Solaris
5 32 (6.39%) Windows Server
6 30 (5.99%) AIX
7 5 (1.00%) zOS
8 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.40%) CatOS
9 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (20.76%) Project Management
2 96 (19.16%) QMS
3 88 (17.56%) Change Management
4 80 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (15.77%) ITIL
6 74 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 63 (12.57%) PRINCE2
8 60 (11.98%) Data Management
9 58 (11.58%) Change Control
10 52 (10.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 49 (9.78%) Service Delivery
12 47 (9.38%) Risk Management
13 45 (8.98%) Validation
14 42 (8.38%) Migration
14 42 (8.38%) Problem Management
15 39 (7.78%) Data Governance
16 38 (7.58%) Incident Management
17 33 (6.59%) Release Management
18 31 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
18 31 (6.19%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (7.78%) SQL
2 32 (6.39%) Java
3 26 (5.19%) JavaScript
4 24 (4.79%) C#
5 18 (3.59%) Shell Script
6 15 (2.99%) Perl
7 14 (2.79%) Python
8 11 (2.20%) C
9 10 (2.00%) C++
10 9 (1.80%) VB
11 7 (1.40%) Groovy
11 7 (1.40%) Ruby
11 7 (1.40%) Scala
12 5 (1.00%) ABAP
13 4 (0.80%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.60%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 57 (11.38%) Security Cleared
2 53 (10.58%) Degree
3 43 (8.58%) SC Cleared
4 24 (4.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 19 (3.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 17 (3.39%) ISEB
7 15 (2.99%) PMI Certification
8 12 (2.40%) IRCA
8 12 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.80%) PMP
10 7 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.20%) CCNA
12 5 (1.00%) APMP
12 5 (1.00%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.80%) CAPM
13 4 (0.80%) CISA
13 4 (0.80%) CISSP
13 4 (0.80%) CRISC
13 4 (0.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (15.57%) Data Quality
2 56 (11.18%) QA
3 36 (7.19%) SLA
4 32 (6.39%) ISO 9001
5 23 (4.59%) Disclosure Scotland
6 16 (3.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (2.20%) GxP
8 9 (1.80%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 7 (1.40%) GAMP
10 6 (1.20%) COBIT
10 6 (1.20%) GMP
11 4 (0.80%) Basel III
11 4 (0.80%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.80%) SAS 70
12 3 (0.60%) GCP
12 3 (0.60%) GLP
13 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
13 2 (0.40%) PMBOK
14 1 (0.20%) EMIR
14 1 (0.20%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (0.80%) Corosync
1 4 (0.80%) Docker
1 4 (0.80%) Squid
2 3 (0.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.20%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.20%) HP SiteScope
2 5 (1.00%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.80%) Pacemaker
3 4 (0.80%) Puppet
4 3 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.60%) SCOM
5 2 (0.40%) Control-M
5 2 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.40%) MOM
5 2 (0.40%) Nagios
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.20%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.20%) vMotion
Vendors
1 69 (13.77%) Microsoft
2 54 (10.78%) SAP
3 47 (9.38%) Oracle
4 43 (8.58%) HP
5 26 (5.19%) ServiceNow
6 21 (4.19%) Cisco
7 18 (3.59%) CA
8 11 (2.20%) IBM
9 9 (1.80%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.20%) 3PAR
10 6 (1.20%) Brocade
10 6 (1.20%) EMC
10 6 (1.20%) Hyperion
10 6 (1.20%) Isilon
11 5 (1.00%) F5
11 5 (1.00%) GigaSpaces
12 3 (0.60%) ATG
12 3 (0.60%) Juniper
12 3 (0.60%) Teradata
13 2 (0.40%) BT
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