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 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Management
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 68 81 78
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3  
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 4 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.66% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.80% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 1
Median daily rate £311 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.13% +10.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £428
% change year-on-year +3.12% -6.43%  
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 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 762 1250 1151
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.67% 82.78% 81.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 700 648
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 11
Median hourly rate £15.86 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £40.00 £47.50
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 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

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

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

1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Process Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) API Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2

Quality Management
Top Related 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (40.00%) IT Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Operations Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Strategy Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 2 (40.00%) Process Management
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) API Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle