The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 24 June 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 95 84
Rank change year-on-year +19 -11  
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.22% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.26% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £349 £280 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.55% -37.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +2.00% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £11.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year +247.82% -71.06%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 997 1148 1196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.64% 85.23% 82.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 629 636
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
Median hourly rate £15.86 £15.82 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -54.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.61 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 4 (50.00%) Process Management
3 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) ITSM
3 4 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 4 (50.00%) Release Management
3 4 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) Information Security
6 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) Records Management
6 1 (12.50%) Programme Governance
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (12.50%) ISO 9000
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (12.50%) PMO
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control

Quality Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Operations Manager
2 3 (37.50%) IT Manager
2 3 (37.50%) IT Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) IT Operations Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Operations Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Service Operations Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Strategy Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) ITSM
3 4 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 4 (50.00%) Process Management
3 4 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 4 (50.00%) Release Management
3 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Records Management
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) ISO 9000
2 1 (12.50%) PMO
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
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