The table below looks at the statistics for TQM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TQM 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
Total Quality Managment (TQM)
Rank 643 - 633
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TQM 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% - 0.003%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.011% - 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £469 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £556 - £313
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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%

TQM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing TQM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

TQM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

TQM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TQM within the UK.

TQM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

TQM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TQM within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

TQM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

TQM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TQM within the UK.

TQM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

TQM
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TQM 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 - 5 £469 -
London - 2 £450 -
Leicester - 1 £463 -
Leicestershire - 1 £463 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Sunderland - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £650 -
East Midlands - 1 £463 -
North East - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £650 -

TQM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TQM 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 TQM.

1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Six Sigma
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 3 (42.86%) C
4 3 (42.86%) Process Management
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) Retail
4 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 3 (42.86%) Document Management
4 3 (42.86%) Retail Banking
4 3 (42.86%) Pega
4 3 (42.86%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (42.86%) Software Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) Blue Prism
4 3 (42.86%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) SAP
6 1 (14.29%) ODBC
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2

TQM
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:

Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) DataStage
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) OLAP
1 1 (14.29%) OLTP
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Retail Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Automation Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Performance Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Cost Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Head of Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Performance Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Six Sigma
2 3 (42.86%) Document Management
2 3 (42.86%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (42.86%) Process Management
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) Software Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Balanced Scorecard
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9000
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Blue Prism
2 3 (42.86%) Pega
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Alteryx
4 1 (14.29%) Informatica
4 1 (14.29%) Sybase