The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for QMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QMS 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 System (QMS)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 43 36
Contract jobs citing QMS 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - 1.46% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.79% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £210
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £506
% change year-on-year +8.10% -26.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £44.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year -0.56% -26.66%  

QMS 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 Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 265 336 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 83.60% 81.75% 76.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 210 161
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 15
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

QMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for QMS in Cambridge

QMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing QMS in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for QMS in Cambridge

QMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing QMS in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for QMS in Cambridge