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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management
Rank 347 418 411
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -7
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 326 230 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.52% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 130 114
Median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £300 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £630 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £408 £365
% change year-on-year
-7.97% +11.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £11.50 £42.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.94% +51.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £39.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-71.06% +28.22%

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
43626 44488 42241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.57% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29009 28650 26554
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1028 1199 1213
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +70 285 £400 -11.11% 49
London +7 82 £485 +2.10% 7
North East -3 54 £280 -42.56% 2
Tyne and Wear -9 50 £280 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 47 £281 - 1
South East +9 33 £475 +22.58% 15
North West -10 29 £350 -12.50% 2
Scotland -5 25 £310 -31.11% 2
Yorkshire +10 23 £400 -7.51% 3
West Yorkshire +18 21 £400 -7.51% 3
Leeds +15 21 £400 +212.85% 1
Manchester -7 17 £383 -45.35% 1
Renfrewshire -28 16 £320 -45.46%
Erskine -30 16 £320 -45.46%
Berkshire -3 15 £494 - 4
South West +13 14 £385 -1.28% 11
East of England +10 13 £450 -5.26% 1
East Midlands +8 13 £450 -14.28%
West Midlands -17 13 £385 -3.75% 7
City of London +32 11 £388 -21.51% 4
Reading +7 11 £488 -
Cheshire -1 9 £200 -40.29%
Wiltshire - 7 £450 -
Bristol +14 6 £370 -5.12% 6
Essex +8 6 £450 +146.57%
Chester -2 6 £200 -40.29%
Surrey -3 6 £380 - 3
Birmingham -5 5 £375 -22.27% 1
Hertfordshire +18 4 £350 -45.09%
Bradford +8 4 - - 2

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 196 (35.83%) Finance
2 117 (21.39%) Project Management
3 107 (19.56%) Data Quality
4 102 (18.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 101 (18.46%) Data Management
6 96 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
7 83 (15.17%) Degree
8 82 (14.99%) QMS
9 79 (14.44%) Change Management
9 79 (14.44%) ITIL
10 74 (13.53%) SAP
11 73 (13.35%) Microsoft
12 69 (12.61%) Data Modelling
12 69 (12.61%) Security Cleared
12 69 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
13 66 (12.07%) Change Control
14 62 (11.33%) SharePoint
15 61 (11.15%) PRINCE2
15 61 (11.15%) Risk Management
16 59 (10.79%) Oracle
16 59 (10.79%) MS Excel
17 58 (10.60%) Data Governance
18 57 (10.42%) SQL
19 55 (10.05%) Management Information System
20 51 (9.32%) SC Cleared
21 50 (9.14%) ISO 9001
22 48 (8.78%) HP
23 46 (8.41%) Data Warehouse
23 46 (8.41%) Business Analysis
24 45 (8.23%) Data Analysis

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 62 (11.33%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.29%) SAS
3 10 (1.83%) WebLogic
4 9 (1.65%) IIS
5 8 (1.46%) CMS
6 7 (1.28%) NetWeaver
7 5 (0.91%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.73%) Confluence
9 3 (0.55%) Alfresco
9 3 (0.55%) Apache
9 3 (0.55%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.55%) Jetty
10 2 (0.37%) LiveLink
10 2 (0.37%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.18%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.18%) nginx
Applications
1 59 (10.79%) MS Excel
2 45 (8.23%) MS Project
3 37 (6.76%) MS Office
4 27 (4.94%) MS Visio
5 22 (4.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (3.47%) SAP QM
2 10 (1.83%) SAP PP
3 9 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (1.46%) SAP MM
5 7 (1.28%) SAP MDM
5 7 (1.28%) SAP MII
6 5 (0.91%) SAP PP-PI
7 4 (0.73%) HFM
7 4 (0.73%) Hyperion Planning
7 4 (0.73%) SAP SRM
8 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.55%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.37%) CA PPM
9 2 (0.37%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.18%) SAP CCM
10 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
10 1 (0.18%) SAP LE
10 1 (0.18%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (1.10%) IaaS
1 6 (1.10%) Office 365
2 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.73%) SaaS
4 2 (0.37%) PaaS
5 1 (0.18%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.47%) Internet
2 15 (2.74%) Firewall
3 12 (2.19%) Network Security
4 10 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.83%) WAN
5 9 (1.65%) Wireless
6 8 (1.46%) LAN
7 7 (1.28%) DNS
8 6 (1.10%) BGP
8 6 (1.10%) DHCP
8 6 (1.10%) OSPF
9 5 (0.91%) IPsec
9 5 (0.91%) MPLS
9 5 (0.91%) SAN
10 3 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (0.55%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (0.55%) GLBP
10 3 (0.55%) HSRP
10 3 (0.55%) Multicast
10 3 (0.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (8.41%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (4.39%) IBM InfoSphere
3 21 (3.84%) SQL Server
4 20 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
5 16 (2.93%) Big Data
6 11 (2.01%) Data Mining
6 11 (2.01%) SAP Data Services
7 10 (1.83%) Star Schema
8 8 (1.46%) MS Access
8 8 (1.46%) Oracle ODI
9 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.10%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 6 (1.10%) MySQL
10 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.91%) Base SAS
12 4 (0.73%) Essbase
12 4 (0.73%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (2.56%) JIRA
2 7 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (0.91%) LSMW
3 5 (0.91%) SoapUI
4 4 (0.73%) ERwin
4 4 (0.73%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.73%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.73%) Selenium
5 3 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.37%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.37%) NUnit
6 2 (0.37%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.37%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.18%) Appium
7 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.18%) PVCS
7 1 (0.18%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
General
1 196 (35.83%) Finance
2 34 (6.22%) Manufacturing
3 33 (6.03%) Banking
4 32 (5.85%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.29%) Retail
6 17 (3.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 15 (2.74%) Legal
8 7 (1.28%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.91%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.73%) Automotive
10 4 (0.73%) Back Office
10 4 (0.73%) French Language
10 4 (0.73%) Marketing
11 3 (0.55%) Front Office
11 3 (0.55%) German Language
12 2 (0.37%) Advertising
12 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.37%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.37%) Military
12 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 105 (19.20%) Analyst
2 69 (12.61%) Architect
3 66 (12.07%) Consultant
4 55 (10.05%) Project Manager
5 38 (6.95%) Developer
6 34 (6.22%) Business Analyst
7 28 (5.12%) Data Analyst
8 22 (4.02%) PMO Analyst
9 21 (3.84%) SAP Consultant
10 19 (3.47%) Data Architect
11 18 (3.29%) Programme Manager
12 16 (2.93%) SAP QM Consultant
12 16 (2.93%) Service Analyst
12 16 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
13 14 (2.56%) Financial Analyst
13 14 (2.56%) Software Engineer
14 13 (2.38%) Data Manager
14 13 (2.38%) IT Manager
14 13 (2.38%) Management Consultant
14 13 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.19%) Middleware
2 11 (2.01%) .NET
2 11 (2.01%) XML
3 9 (1.65%) Node.js
4 8 (1.46%) EDI
4 8 (1.46%) Web Services
5 6 (1.10%) HTML
6 5 (0.91%) CSS
6 5 (0.91%) jQuery
7 4 (0.73%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.55%) Ajax
8 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.55%) J2EE
8 3 (0.55%) XHTML
9 2 (0.37%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.37%) BAPI
9 2 (0.37%) ISPF
9 2 (0.37%) SAP Smart Forms
9 2 (0.37%) SOAP
9 2 (0.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 69 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (10.05%) Management Information System
3 41 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 24 (4.39%) Data Centre
5 23 (4.20%) Data Structures
6 11 (2.01%) Data Integration
7 10 (1.83%) CMDB
7 10 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (1.83%) Mathematics
7 10 (1.83%) Replication
8 9 (1.65%) Performance Metrics
8 9 (1.65%) Smartcard
9 8 (1.46%) Life Science
9 8 (1.46%) Smart Meter
9 8 (1.46%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.28%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.28%) PMI
11 6 (1.10%) Data Conversion
11 6 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (1.10%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 34 (6.22%) Windows
2 25 (4.57%) Windows Server
3 18 (3.29%) Unix
4 17 (3.11%) AIX
4 17 (3.11%) Solaris
5 11 (2.01%) Linux
6 4 (0.73%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.55%) CatOS
7 3 (0.55%) CentOS
8 2 (0.37%) MVS
8 2 (0.37%) pSOS
8 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.37%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.37%) zOS
9 1 (0.18%) Android
9 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (21.39%) Project Management
2 102 (18.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 101 (18.46%) Data Management
4 96 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (14.99%) QMS
6 79 (14.44%) Change Management
6 79 (14.44%) ITIL
7 69 (12.61%) Data Modelling
8 66 (12.07%) Change Control
9 61 (11.15%) PRINCE2
9 61 (11.15%) Risk Management
10 58 (10.60%) Data Governance
11 46 (8.41%) Business Analysis
12 45 (8.23%) Data Analysis
13 43 (7.86%) Release Management
14 41 (7.50%) Coaching
15 40 (7.31%) Programme Management
16 39 (7.13%) Business Intelligence
17 38 (6.95%) Validation
18 37 (6.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (10.42%) SQL
2 18 (3.29%) JavaScript
3 13 (2.38%) Java
4 11 (2.01%) C#
5 8 (1.46%) C
6 6 (1.10%) T-SQL
7 5 (0.91%) ABAP
7 5 (0.91%) VBA
8 2 (0.37%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.37%) JCL
8 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.37%) REXX
8 2 (0.37%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.18%) Ada
9 1 (0.18%) C++
9 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 83 (15.17%) Degree
2 69 (12.61%) Security Cleared
3 51 (9.32%) SC Cleared
4 23 (4.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 20 (3.66%) PMI Certification
6 14 (2.56%) ISEB
7 13 (2.38%) PMP
7 13 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 11 (2.01%) CISA
8 11 (2.01%) CISM
8 11 (2.01%) CISSP
9 10 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (1.65%) IISP
11 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.91%) CITP
13 5 (0.91%) MCDBA
14 4 (0.73%) CCNA
14 4 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (19.56%) Data Quality
2 50 (9.14%) ISO 9001
3 35 (6.40%) QA
4 30 (5.48%) SLA
5 17 (3.11%) Disclosure Scotland
6 11 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (2.01%) PCI DSS
6 11 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (1.65%) ISAE 3402
7 9 (1.65%) ISO27005
8 7 (1.28%) GxP
9 3 (0.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 3 (0.55%) GAMP
10 2 (0.37%) COBIT
11 1 (0.18%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.18%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.18%) RMADS
11 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.55%) Dovecot
2 3 (0.55%) SpamAssassin
2 3 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (0.37%) vSphere
4 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.18%) OpenSSH
4 1 (0.18%) Postfix
4 1 (0.18%) UAG
4 1 (0.18%) vCloud
4 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (1.28%) Oracle EDQ
2 6 (1.10%) Perfmon
3 5 (0.91%) Control-M
4 3 (0.55%) Ansible
5 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.37%) SCOM
5 2 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.18%) Icinga
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.18%) OpenView
6 1 (0.18%) Puppet
6 1 (0.18%) SCCM
6 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 74 (13.53%) SAP
2 73 (13.35%) Microsoft
3 59 (10.79%) Oracle
4 48 (8.78%) HP
5 42 (7.68%) IBM
6 34 (6.22%) Cisco
7 24 (4.39%) ServiceNow
8 20 (3.66%) Informatica
9 13 (2.38%) CA
9 13 (2.38%) CheckPoint
10 11 (2.01%) Hyperion
11 10 (1.83%) Cognos
12 9 (1.65%) ArcSight
12 9 (1.65%) Barracuda Networks
12 9 (1.65%) Intel Security
12 9 (1.65%) Juniper
12 9 (1.65%) Qualys
12 9 (1.65%) Tripwire
13 7 (1.28%) Citrix
14 6 (1.10%) VMware
Warwickshire
Venn Group
Rate: £20 - £23 Per Hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £222 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £280.00 - £296 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West England
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Amoria Bond
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
South East England
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago