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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management
Rank 393 399 381
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 271 285 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.50% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.62% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 163 175
Median daily rate £398 £416 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.50% -2.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £282 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.71 £31.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.60% +50.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £30.30 £21.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.59 £152.50 £41.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £42.75 £31.63
% change year-on-year
-41.52% +35.17%

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
44775 46207 43715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.82% 80.33% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29547 30038 27060
Median daily rate £438 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1127 1253 1181
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +5 254 £408 -2.54% 47
London -15 84 £500 +5.26% 19
South East +2 38 £360 -2.70% 5
North East +11 36 £280 -18.54%
Tyne and Wear +1 35 £280 +40.00%
West Midlands -10 35 £500 +23.45% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 34 £280 +40.00%
North West +1 17 £360 -6.79% 8
Yorkshire -7 14 £360 -20.00% 3
City of London +23 13 £506 +6.57% 4
Leeds +10 12 £360 -10.00% 2
Berkshire 0 12 £438 +34.61%
West Yorkshire -4 12 £360 -20.00% 3
Hampshire -3 10 £220 -41.33% 2
Birmingham 0 9 £385 - 2
Coventry - 9 £500 -
Cheshire - 9 £273 - 2
Scotland +2 8 £288 -32.17% 3
Surrey 0 8 £374 +1.01% 1
East of England -2 8 £475 +35.71% 2
East Midlands -2 7 £450 +8.43% 3
South West +3 6 £325 -26.96% 2
Warwickshire - 6 £593 - 1
Chester - 6 £200 - 1
Manchester -15 5 £408 -30.93% 5
Reading +10 4 £400 +23.07%
Wiltshire +4 4 £373 -6.87% 1
West Sussex -2 4 £320 +23.19%
Staffordshire +5 3 £313 -23.78%
Bedfordshire +1 3 £475 -

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 195 (33.28%) Finance
2 123 (20.99%) Project Management
3 112 (19.11%) Data Quality
4 109 (18.60%) QMS
5 107 (18.26%) Change Management
6 103 (17.58%) ITIL
6 103 (17.58%) Data Management
7 89 (15.19%) Microsoft
8 88 (15.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 84 (14.33%) Agile Software Development
10 83 (14.16%) Security Cleared
11 81 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
11 81 (13.82%) Degree
12 75 (12.80%) SAP
13 70 (11.95%) PRINCE2
14 69 (11.77%) MS Excel
15 67 (11.43%) Data Modelling
16 65 (11.09%) ISO 9001
16 65 (11.09%) Risk Management
17 64 (10.92%) HP
17 64 (10.92%) SC Cleared
18 61 (10.41%) Data Governance
19 60 (10.24%) Change Control
20 57 (9.73%) SharePoint
21 56 (9.56%) Oracle
22 55 (9.39%) Service Delivery
22 55 (9.39%) Release Management
23 54 (9.22%) Validation
24 53 (9.04%) MS Office
24 53 (9.04%) Continuous Improvement

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 57 (9.73%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.41%) WebLogic
3 13 (2.22%) SAS
4 7 (1.19%) NetWeaver
5 5 (0.85%) CMS
5 5 (0.85%) nginx
6 4 (0.68%) Apache
6 4 (0.68%) IIS
7 3 (0.51%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.51%) Jetty
8 2 (0.34%) Confluence
8 2 (0.34%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.17%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.17%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.17%) MTS
Applications
1 69 (11.77%) MS Excel
2 53 (9.04%) MS Office
3 42 (7.17%) MS Project
4 32 (5.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (5.29%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.56%) SAP QM
2 10 (1.71%) SAP MII
3 7 (1.19%) SAP MDM
3 7 (1.19%) SAP PP
4 4 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.68%) SAP SRM
5 3 (0.51%) HFM
5 3 (0.51%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.34%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.34%) Summit
7 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.17%) SAP LE
7 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.17%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.17%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.37%) Office 365
2 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.34%) IaaS
5 1 (0.17%) GitHub
5 1 (0.17%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.17%) PaaS
5 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.90%) Firewall
2 16 (2.73%) Internet
3 13 (2.22%) WAN
4 9 (1.54%) Network Security
5 7 (1.19%) LAN
5 7 (1.19%) SAN
6 6 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (0.85%) VoIP
8 4 (0.68%) DNS
8 4 (0.68%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.51%) 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%) IPsec
10 2 (0.34%) MPLS
10 2 (0.34%) Skype
10 2 (0.34%) VLAN
11 1 (0.17%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.17%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (3.58%) IBM InfoSphere
3 19 (3.24%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (2.73%) Big Data
4 16 (2.73%) SQL Server
5 11 (1.88%) SAP Data Services
6 10 (1.71%) Star Schema
7 7 (1.19%) Base SAS
7 7 (1.19%) Data Mining
7 7 (1.19%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.02%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 6 (1.02%) MS Access
8 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.85%) MySQL
10 4 (0.68%) Data Lake
10 4 (0.68%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.51%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (2.22%) JIRA
2 10 (1.71%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (1.02%) LSMW
5 5 (0.85%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.68%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.51%) Selenium
8 2 (0.34%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.34%) PVCS
8 2 (0.34%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.34%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.17%) Gradle
9 1 (0.17%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.17%) NUnit
9 1 (0.17%) Subversion
9 1 (0.17%) VectorCAST
General
1 195 (33.28%) Finance
2 42 (7.17%) Manufacturing
3 31 (5.29%) Telecoms
4 27 (4.61%) Banking
5 20 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (2.22%) Retail
7 10 (1.71%) Legal
8 7 (1.19%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.02%) Billing
10 5 (0.85%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.85%) Automotive
10 5 (0.85%) Back Office
10 5 (0.85%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.68%) Front Office
11 4 (0.68%) German Language
12 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.51%) Marketing
13 2 (0.34%) Advertising
13 2 (0.34%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (18.09%) Analyst
2 70 (11.95%) Project Manager
3 59 (10.07%) Architect
4 58 (9.90%) Consultant
5 32 (5.46%) Business Analyst
6 25 (4.27%) Data Analyst
6 25 (4.27%) Developer
7 22 (3.75%) IT Manager
8 21 (3.58%) PMO Analyst
8 21 (3.58%) Quality Manager
9 20 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (3.24%) Data Manager
10 19 (3.24%) Support Specialist
11 17 (2.90%) IT Project Manager
12 16 (2.73%) Management Consultant
13 15 (2.56%) Coordinator
13 15 (2.56%) Data Architect
13 15 (2.56%) Network Engineer
13 15 (2.56%) Programme Manager
14 14 (2.39%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.39%) Middleware
2 12 (2.05%) .NET
3 10 (1.71%) EDI
4 9 (1.54%) Node.js
5 8 (1.37%) XML
6 6 (1.02%) HTML
7 5 (0.85%) Web Services
8 4 (0.68%) CSS
8 4 (0.68%) jQuery
8 4 (0.68%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 4 (0.68%) XHTML
9 3 (0.51%) Ajax
9 3 (0.51%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.51%) VXML
10 2 (0.34%) 802.1X
10 2 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.34%) BAPI
10 2 (0.34%) ISPF
10 2 (0.34%) SAP Smart Forms
10 2 (0.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 81 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (8.19%) Management Information System
3 44 (7.51%) Computer Science
4 26 (4.44%) Data Centre
5 22 (3.75%) Data Structures
6 13 (2.22%) Data Integration
6 13 (2.22%) Replication
7 12 (2.05%) Virtual Team
8 9 (1.54%) NHS
8 9 (1.54%) Performance Metrics
8 9 (1.54%) PMI
9 8 (1.37%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.37%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.19%) e-Learning
11 6 (1.02%) Celerra
11 6 (1.02%) CMDB
11 6 (1.02%) Data Conversion
11 6 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (1.02%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 52 (8.87%) Windows
2 39 (6.66%) Windows Server
3 37 (6.31%) Unix
4 35 (5.97%) AIX
5 34 (5.80%) Solaris
6 11 (1.88%) Linux
7 4 (0.68%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.51%) CentOS
9 2 (0.34%) MVS
9 2 (0.34%) pSOS
9 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.34%) zOS
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (20.99%) Project Management
2 109 (18.60%) QMS
3 107 (18.26%) Change Management
4 103 (17.58%) Data Management
4 103 (17.58%) ITIL
5 88 (15.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 84 (14.33%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (11.95%) PRINCE2
8 67 (11.43%) Data Modelling
9 65 (11.09%) Risk Management
10 61 (10.41%) Data Governance
11 60 (10.24%) Change Control
12 55 (9.39%) Release Management
12 55 (9.39%) Service Delivery
13 54 (9.22%) Validation
14 53 (9.04%) Continuous Improvement
15 47 (8.02%) Incident Management
16 45 (7.68%) Problem Management
17 44 (7.51%) Coaching
17 44 (7.51%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (7.68%) SQL
2 18 (3.07%) JavaScript
3 13 (2.22%) C#
4 9 (1.54%) Java
5 8 (1.37%) C
6 6 (1.02%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.51%) ABAP
7 3 (0.51%) C++
8 2 (0.34%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.34%) JCL
8 2 (0.34%) REXX
8 2 (0.34%) SAPscript
8 2 (0.34%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.34%) VBA
9 1 (0.17%) Groovy
9 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.17%) Scala
9 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 83 (14.16%) Security Cleared
2 81 (13.82%) Degree
3 64 (10.92%) SC Cleared
4 33 (5.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 28 (4.78%) PMI Certification
6 19 (3.24%) ISEB
6 19 (3.24%) PMP
7 14 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.37%) CISA
9 8 (1.37%) CISM
9 8 (1.37%) CISSP
10 7 (1.19%) CCNA
10 7 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (1.02%) CITP
11 6 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.85%) CAPM
12 5 (0.85%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.85%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (19.11%) Data Quality
2 65 (11.09%) ISO 9001
3 51 (8.70%) SLA
4 37 (6.31%) QA
5 28 (4.78%) Disclosure Scotland
6 16 (2.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (1.02%) GAMP
7 6 (1.02%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.85%) COBIT
8 5 (0.85%) GxP
9 4 (0.68%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 4 (0.68%) Basel III
9 4 (0.68%) ISAE 3402
9 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.68%) ISO27005
9 4 (0.68%) SAS 70
10 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.34%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.17%) FATCA
11 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (0.68%) Corosync
1 4 (0.68%) Docker
1 4 (0.68%) Squid
2 3 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.51%) Dovecot
2 3 (0.51%) 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 (1.02%) Perfmon
2 5 (0.85%) Puppet
3 4 (0.68%) Control-M
3 4 (0.68%) Pacemaker
4 3 (0.51%) Ansible
4 3 (0.51%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle EDQ
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%) Icinga
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.17%) OpenView
6 1 (0.17%) SCCM
6 1 (0.17%) SCOM
6 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 89 (15.19%) Microsoft
2 75 (12.80%) SAP
3 64 (10.92%) HP
4 56 (9.56%) Oracle
5 39 (6.66%) ServiceNow
6 34 (5.80%) IBM
7 33 (5.63%) Cisco
8 23 (3.92%) CA
9 16 (2.73%) Informatica
10 15 (2.56%) CheckPoint
11 10 (1.71%) Hyperion
12 9 (1.54%) Cognos
13 8 (1.37%) Juniper
14 6 (1.02%) 3PAR
14 6 (1.02%) Brocade
14 6 (1.02%) EMC
14 6 (1.02%) Isilon
15 5 (0.85%) F5
15 5 (0.85%) Meridio
15 5 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Interserve plc
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago