The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Management
England / East Midlands
Rank 87 95 77
Rank change year-on-year +8 -18  
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 12 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.81% 0.12% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.15% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 16
Median daily rate £220 £408 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.01% +4.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £398 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £418 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £414 £430
% change year-on-year -0.30% -3.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1190 1296 1239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 80.41% 80.35% 76.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 802 701
Median daily rate £380 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 40
Median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.57% +118.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £43.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in the East Midlands

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Quality Management in the East Midlands

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Management in the East Midlands

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Derbyshire - 6 £165 -
Nottinghamshire +4 4 £375 -7.97%
Leicestershire - 2 £338 - 2
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 11 (57.89%) QMS
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
4 8 (42.11%) Unix
4 8 (42.11%) Manufacturing
4 8 (42.11%) Retail
4 8 (42.11%) Business Analysis
5 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 7 (36.84%) Linux
6 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (26.32%) ISO 9001
7 5 (26.32%) Change Control
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
8 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (21.05%) PMI
8 4 (21.05%) PMI Certification
8 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
8 4 (21.05%) Project Management
8 4 (21.05%) ISEB
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) Publishing
8 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (5.26%) Demantra
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (5.26%) Q-Pulse
2 1 (5.26%) SAP EHS
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Retail
2 1 (5.26%) SnowdropKCS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.26%) DTS
5 1 (5.26%) MS Access
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.26%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.26%) JDeveloper
General
1 8 (42.11%) Manufacturing
1 8 (42.11%) Retail
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Applications Support
2 6 (31.58%) Support Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
5 3 (15.79%) Development Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Development Support Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (10.53%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Smart Metering Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Report Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Software Packaging
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) PMI
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Smart Meter
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) EPoS
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Unix
2 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) HPUX
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) QMS
2 8 (42.11%) Business Analysis
3 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
4 5 (26.32%) Change Control
5 4 (21.05%) Change Management
5 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.79%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
7 2 (10.53%) BPR
7 2 (10.53%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement Process
7 2 (10.53%) Logistics
7 2 (10.53%) Presales
7 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISEB
1 4 (21.05%) PMI Certification
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO 9001
2 2 (10.53%) PMO
3 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) HP