The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Quality Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Quality Management
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 107 134
Rank change year-on-year +27 +27  
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 15 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.83% 0.57% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.71% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Median daily rate £475 £434 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.51% +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £388 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £481 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £395 £425
% change year-on-year +6.32% -7.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £30.50 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.54% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £46.50 £34.83
% change year-on-year -40.86% +33.52%  

Quality Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1460 1981 2226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.35% 80.46% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 1024 1163
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 48 55
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Quality Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Quality Management in Berkshire

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Quality Management in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in Berkshire

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management in Berkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Quality Management in Berkshire

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Management in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Management in Berkshire

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management in Berkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Quality Management in Berkshire

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Reading +18 6 - -
Bracknell +3 2 £293 -
Maidenhead -5 1 £500 - 2
Newbury - 1 £375 - 1
Quality Management
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 8 (29.63%) HTML
2 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 6 (22.22%) C#
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 6 (22.22%) SAP
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) TDD
3 6 (22.22%) Degree
3 6 (22.22%) Open Source
3 6 (22.22%) Data Quality
4 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
4 5 (18.52%) Web Application Development
4 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
4 5 (18.52%) GitHub
4 5 (18.52%) Gradle
4 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
4 5 (18.52%) IT Strategy
4 5 (18.52%) Groovy
4 5 (18.52%) Scala
4 5 (18.52%) JIRA
4 5 (18.52%) QA
4 5 (18.52%) Velocity
4 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (18.52%) Spring
4 5 (18.52%) Pair Programming
4 5 (18.52%) Subversion
4 5 (18.52%) Servlets
4 5 (18.52%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) .NET
4 5 (18.52%) J2EE

Quality Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.11%) Alfresco
2 3 (11.11%) Apache
2 3 (11.11%) Liferay
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
1 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (7.41%) SAP MDG
1 2 (7.41%) SAP MDM
1 2 (7.41%) SAP QM
1 2 (7.41%) TrackWise
2 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) GitHub
2 3 (11.11%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Gradle
1 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
1 5 (18.52%) JIRA
1 5 (18.52%) Subversion
2 4 (14.81%) Selenium
2 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
3 3 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 3 (11.11%) IntelliJ
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) German Language
1 3 (11.11%) Italian Language
1 3 (11.11%) Japanese Language
1 3 (11.11%) Korean Language
1 3 (11.11%) Publishing
1 3 (11.11%) Russian Language
1 3 (11.11%) Spanish Language
2 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) QA Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) QA Automation Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Web Producer
5 2 (7.41%) Pricing Manager
6 1 (3.70%) GUI Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) SAP QM Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) HTML
2 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) J2EE
2 5 (18.52%) Servlets
2 5 (18.52%) Spring
2 5 (18.52%) Velocity
2 5 (18.52%) XML
3 3 (11.11%) JSR 168
3 3 (11.11%) Struts
3 3 (11.11%) WebCenter
3 3 (11.11%) XHTML
3 3 (11.11%) XSLT
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.41%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) SOAP
5 1 (3.70%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 3 (11.11%) W3C
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (22.22%) Open Source
1 6 (22.22%) TDD
2 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
2 5 (18.52%) Extreme Programming
2 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
2 5 (18.52%) IT Strategy
2 5 (18.52%) MVC
2 5 (18.52%) Pair Programming
2 5 (18.52%) Web Application Development
3 4 (14.81%) QA Automation
3 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
3 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
4 3 (11.11%) Analytics
4 3 (11.11%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 3 (11.11%) Content Management
4 3 (11.11%) Data Transformation
4 3 (11.11%) Web Development
5 2 (7.41%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 6 (22.22%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) Groovy
3 5 (18.52%) Java
3 5 (18.52%) Scala
4 2 (7.41%) C
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) HNC
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) Data Quality
2 5 (18.52%) QA
3 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.70%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
1 6 (22.22%) SAP
2 3 (11.11%) Adobe
2 3 (11.11%) Apttus
2 3 (11.11%) GigaSpaces
2 3 (11.11%) Google
2 3 (11.11%) JD Edwards
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) Serena
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) MuleSoft
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