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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Management
UK
Rank 381 390 425
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +35
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 211 247 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.49% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.60% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 142 108
Median daily rate £419 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £275 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £625 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £420
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 7
Median hourly rate £43.75 £50.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +35.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £20.00 £35.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.40 £55.00 £52.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +35.13%

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
36868 40843 39798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.19% 81.72% 78.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24443 26520 25648
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 £290 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 930 1195 1050
Median hourly rate £34.50 £38.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% +54.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +15 193 £420 -6.66% 28
London +21 82 £519 +3.75% 8
South East +25 40 £350 -23.91% 6
Hampshire +10 15 £399 -29.11% 1
Scotland +15 13 £400 +14.28% 2
North West +7 13 £400 +23.07% 3
Surrey +24 12 £450 +10.42% 1
North East -7 12 £400 -38.46% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 12 £400 -36.00%
Tyne and Wear -10 12 £400 -36.00% 2
East of England +3 11 £413 +13.79%
Manchester +12 10 £400 -20.00% 3
East Midlands +6 9 £165 -62.35%
Aberdeen -3 9 £450 +27.65%
Yorkshire +3 8 £363 +2.11% 1
West Midlands -7 8 £363 -9.37% 6
South West -9 8 £400 -13.97% 2
Berkshire +25 7 £320 -8.71% 2
West Yorkshire +10 6 £375 +4.16%
Leeds +9 6 £375 +4.16%
Derbyshire +1 6 £147 -73.31%
Woking - 5 £450 -
Coventry - 5 £410 - 1
Maidenhead +1 4 - -
City of London -6 4 £518 -5.90% 6
Hertfordshire -7 4 £375 -14.28%
Derby - 4 £147 -
Glasgow +4 3 £400 +14.28%
Croydon -8 3 £488 -
Bolton - 3 £405 -

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 129 (28.60%) Finance
2 99 (21.95%) Project Management
3 78 (17.29%) QMS
4 75 (16.63%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (14.41%) Change Management
6 64 (14.19%) ITIL
7 60 (13.30%) QA
8 57 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 57 (12.64%) Data Quality
9 56 (12.42%) Security Cleared
10 55 (12.20%) PRINCE2
10 55 (12.20%) MS Excel
11 54 (11.97%) Microsoft
12 51 (11.31%) Windows
13 50 (11.09%) Oracle
14 49 (10.86%) Linux
15 48 (10.64%) Management Information System
15 48 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
15 48 (10.64%) Change Control
16 46 (10.20%) Migration
17 41 (9.09%) Risk Management
18 40 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
19 39 (8.65%) SC Cleared
19 39 (8.65%) SAP
20 38 (8.43%) SQL
20 38 (8.43%) Validation
20 38 (8.43%) Data Management
21 36 (7.98%) MS Office
21 36 (7.98%) Unix
22 35 (7.76%) Java

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 29 (6.43%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.99%) nginx
3 15 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 13 (2.88%) Apache
5 12 (2.66%) WebLogic
6 9 (2.00%) JBoss
7 8 (1.77%) ATG Dynamo
7 8 (1.77%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.55%) Confluence
9 5 (1.11%) Alfresco
9 5 (1.11%) Liferay
9 5 (1.11%) SAS
9 5 (1.11%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.22%) CMS
11 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.22%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 55 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 36 (7.98%) MS Office
3 26 (5.76%) MS Visio
4 23 (5.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (4.43%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (2.88%) SAP QM
2 4 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.67%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (0.67%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.67%) SAP MII
3 3 (0.67%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.44%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.22%) Demantra
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP EHS
5 1 (0.22%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.55%) GitHub
2 6 (1.33%) Office 365
3 1 (0.22%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.22%) IaaS
3 1 (0.22%) PaaS
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.43%) Internet
1 20 (4.43%) TCP/IP
2 16 (3.55%) WAN
3 12 (2.66%) LAN
4 9 (2.00%) BGP
4 9 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (2.00%) MPLS
4 9 (2.00%) Multicast
4 9 (2.00%) OSPF
4 9 (2.00%) Wireless
5 7 (1.55%) Firewall
6 5 (1.11%) Skype
7 4 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (0.89%) Network Security
7 4 (0.89%) SAN
8 3 (0.67%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.44%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.22%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.22%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.32%) Oracle Database
2 18 (3.99%) SQL Server
3 16 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (3.10%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (1.55%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (0.67%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (0.67%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (0.67%) MS Access
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.44%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 2 (0.44%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (0.44%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (0.44%) QlikView
10 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (7.76%) Subversion
2 22 (4.88%) JIRA
3 20 (4.43%) Jenkins
4 15 (3.33%) TeamCity
5 12 (2.66%) Eclipse
5 12 (2.66%) IntelliJ
6 8 (1.77%) Ant
6 8 (1.77%) Log4j
7 7 (1.55%) Gradle
7 7 (1.55%) NetBeans
7 7 (1.55%) Selenium
8 4 (0.89%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.22%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.22%) JDeveloper
11 1 (0.22%) JMeter
11 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 129 (28.60%) Finance
2 33 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 27 (5.99%) Manufacturing
4 25 (5.54%) Retail
5 19 (4.21%) Telecoms
6 18 (3.99%) Banking
7 16 (3.55%) Front Office
8 7 (1.55%) Legal
8 7 (1.55%) Publishing
9 5 (1.11%) Billing
9 5 (1.11%) Law
10 3 (0.67%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.67%) Automotive
10 3 (0.67%) Back Office
10 3 (0.67%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.44%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.44%) German Language
11 2 (0.44%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.44%) Marketing
11 2 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 74 (16.41%) Analyst
2 60 (13.30%) Project Manager
3 52 (11.53%) Developer
4 35 (7.76%) Consultant
5 18 (3.99%) Quality Manager
6 17 (3.77%) Architect
7 15 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 15 (3.33%) Project Analyst
8 14 (3.10%) C# Developer
8 14 (3.10%) C++ Developer
8 14 (3.10%) IT Manager
8 14 (3.10%) Linux Developer
9 13 (2.88%) PMO Analyst
9 13 (2.88%) Python Developer
9 13 (2.88%) SAP Consultant
10 12 (2.66%) Business Analyst
10 12 (2.66%) Network Engineer
10 12 (2.66%) Senior Manager
11 11 (2.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 11 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.54%) XML
2 19 (4.21%) .NET
3 16 (3.55%) HTML
4 15 (3.33%) J2EE
4 15 (3.33%) Servlets
4 15 (3.33%) Spring
5 13 (2.88%) XSLT
6 11 (2.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 9 (2.00%) CSS
7 9 (2.00%) JMS
7 9 (2.00%) Middleware
7 9 (2.00%) Node.js
8 8 (1.77%) AngularJS
8 8 (1.77%) JDBC
8 8 (1.77%) JSP
8 8 (1.77%) Web Services
9 7 (1.55%) D3.js
9 7 (1.55%) jQuery
9 7 (1.55%) Velocity
10 5 (1.11%) JSR 168
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.64%) Management Information System
2 40 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.66%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.99%) Fixed Income
5 15 (3.33%) e-Learning
6 13 (2.88%) Data Centre
6 13 (2.88%) NHS
7 11 (2.44%) Life Science
8 9 (2.00%) CMDB
8 9 (2.00%) Data Integration
8 9 (2.00%) FMCG
8 9 (2.00%) Learning Management System
9 8 (1.77%) User Experience
9 8 (1.77%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.55%) PMI
11 5 (1.11%) IBM Mainframe
11 5 (1.11%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.11%) Replication
12 4 (0.89%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 51 (11.31%) Windows
2 49 (10.86%) Linux
3 36 (7.98%) Unix
4 20 (4.43%) Windows Server
5 19 (4.21%) Solaris
6 16 (3.55%) AIX
7 9 (2.00%) CatOS
8 5 (1.11%) zOS
9 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.44%) HPUX
10 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.22%) pSOS
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (21.95%) Project Management
2 78 (17.29%) QMS
3 75 (16.63%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (14.41%) Change Management
5 64 (14.19%) ITIL
6 57 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 55 (12.20%) PRINCE2
8 48 (10.64%) Change Control
8 48 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 46 (10.20%) Migration
10 41 (9.09%) Risk Management
11 38 (8.43%) Data Management
11 38 (8.43%) Validation
12 35 (7.76%) Problem Management
12 35 (7.76%) Service Delivery
13 31 (6.87%) SDLC
14 29 (6.43%) Configuration Management
15 28 (6.21%) Data Governance
16 26 (5.76%) Incident Management
17 24 (5.32%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (8.43%) SQL
2 35 (7.76%) Java
3 30 (6.65%) C#
4 29 (6.43%) JavaScript
5 24 (5.32%) Python
6 20 (4.43%) Shell Script
7 17 (3.77%) C
7 17 (3.77%) C++
7 17 (3.77%) Perl
8 11 (2.44%) VB
9 7 (1.55%) Groovy
9 7 (1.55%) Ruby
9 7 (1.55%) Scala
10 6 (1.33%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.89%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.67%) ABAP
12 3 (0.67%) VBA
13 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.22%) VB6
13 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (12.42%) Security Cleared
2 39 (8.65%) SC Cleared
3 34 (7.54%) Degree
4 19 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 15 (3.33%) ISEB
6 14 (3.10%) BPSS Clearance
7 13 (2.88%) PMI Certification
8 11 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (2.00%) IRCA
10 8 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.77%) Oracle Certification
11 7 (1.55%) CLAS
11 7 (1.55%) PMP
12 5 (1.11%) APMP
12 5 (1.11%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.89%) CISA
13 4 (0.89%) CISM
13 4 (0.89%) CISSP
13 4 (0.89%) CRISC
14 3 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (13.30%) QA
2 57 (12.64%) Data Quality
3 22 (4.88%) ISO 9001
4 18 (3.99%) SLA
5 15 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 9 (2.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 9 (2.00%) GMP
6 9 (2.00%) GxP
6 9 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (1.33%) COBIT
8 4 (0.89%) Basel III
8 4 (0.89%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.67%) GAMP
9 3 (0.67%) GCP
9 3 (0.67%) GLP
9 3 (0.67%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.67%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.44%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.22%) SEPA
System Software
1 11 (2.44%) Corosync
1 11 (2.44%) Docker
1 11 (2.44%) Squid
2 3 (0.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (2.44%) Pacemaker
1 11 (2.44%) Puppet
2 8 (1.77%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (1.11%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.67%) SCOM
5 2 (0.44%) Control-M
5 2 (0.44%) MOM
5 2 (0.44%) Nagios
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.22%) vMotion
Vendors
1 54 (11.97%) Microsoft
2 50 (11.09%) Oracle
3 39 (8.65%) SAP
4 33 (7.32%) HP
5 21 (4.66%) Cisco
6 11 (2.44%) ServiceNow
7 10 (2.22%) IBM
8 9 (2.00%) BT
9 8 (1.77%) ATG
9 8 (1.77%) CA
10 7 (1.55%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.33%) Siemens
12 5 (1.11%) GigaSpaces
13 4 (0.89%) 3PAR
13 4 (0.89%) Brocade
13 4 (0.89%) EMC
13 4 (0.89%) Isilon
14 3 (0.67%) Cognos
14 3 (0.67%) Hyperion
14 3 (0.67%) Juniper
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £20.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £28 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Rate: £Market
Posted: 3 days ago