The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Management
London / City of London
Rank 145 150 170
Rank change year-on-year +5 +20  
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 9 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.30% 0.24% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.27% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 22
Median daily rate £650 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £431 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £758 £550 £695
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £395 £425
% change year-on-year +5.37% -7.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £50.00 £34.83
% change year-on-year -45.00% +43.57%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2561 2922 4205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.54% 87.83% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2008 2335 3244
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.89 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.40% +2.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in the City of London

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Quality Management in the City of London

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Management in the City of London

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 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 City of London region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
3 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) Data Management
3 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Change Control
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) Project Governance
4 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (13.33%) Reference Data
4 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
4 2 (13.33%) SAP ERP
4 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (13.33%) GoldenSource
4 2 (13.33%) Netezza
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 2 (13.33%) ERP

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (6.67%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) SAP BW
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (6.67%) MOLAP
4 1 (6.67%) OLAP
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (6.67%) Publishing
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Business Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Business Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Data Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Data Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Head of Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Head of Data Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Reference Data Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Reference Data Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Head of Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Data Architect
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) PMI
2 2 (13.33%) Reference Data
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
1 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) Change Control
2 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) Data Management
2 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
3 2 (13.33%) Project Governance
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
1 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) GoldenSource
1 2 (13.33%) Netezza
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft