The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 28 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 383 353 427
Rank change year-on-year -30 +74  
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 204 285 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.58% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.69% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 176 123
Median daily rate £435 £404 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.73% -10.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £255 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -1.29% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 5
Median hourly rate £47.00 £11.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +308.69% -72.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £11.25 £21.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £11.75 £52.53
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36606 41272 40599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.68% 83.46% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 92153 104845 92956
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2818 2673 2706
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £50.78 £51.25
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 England

Job postings citing Quality Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Quality Management in England

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in England

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Quality Management in England

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Management in England

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Quality Management in England

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
London +13 80 £450 -7.21% 14
North of England -7 37 £375 +19.04% 13
South East +21 31 £383 -19.47% 10
South West +11 27 £415 +7.79% 3
Yorkshire +12 16 £403 +0.62% 4
East of England 0 15 £400 -11.11% 6
North East +32 11 £330 +17.85% 7
Midlands +1 11 £375 -16.66% 6
North West +4 10 £523 +49.28% 2
West Midlands +18 6 £331 -13.96% 5
East Midlands -17 5 £450 - 1
Quality Management
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 104 (27.15%) Finance
2 82 (21.41%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (18.02%) QMS
4 65 (16.97%) Project Management
4 65 (16.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (15.93%) Degree
6 59 (15.40%) Change Management
6 59 (15.40%) SQL
6 59 (15.40%) ITIL
7 50 (13.05%) QA
7 50 (13.05%) Data Quality
8 49 (12.79%) Oracle
9 47 (12.27%) Microsoft
9 47 (12.27%) Management Information System
9 47 (12.27%) Validation
9 47 (12.27%) Change Control
10 44 (11.49%) SAP
11 43 (11.23%) Linux
11 43 (11.23%) Data Management
12 39 (10.18%) Migration
12 39 (10.18%) PRINCE2
13 37 (9.66%) SQL Server
13 37 (9.66%) PMO
14 34 (8.88%) SharePoint
15 33 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
16 32 (8.36%) Windows
16 32 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
16 32 (8.36%) Continuous Improvement
16 32 (8.36%) Security Cleared
16 32 (8.36%) Stakeholder Engagement

Quality Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 34 (8.88%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.87%) CMS
3 9 (2.35%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.83%) Apache
4 7 (1.83%) ATG Dynamo
4 7 (1.83%) JBoss
4 7 (1.83%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.57%) Documentum
6 5 (1.31%) EPiServer
6 5 (1.31%) SAS
6 5 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.78%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.52%) Drupal
9 2 (0.52%) IIS
9 2 (0.52%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 33 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (7.05%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (4.18%) MS Visio
4 12 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (3.66%) SAP QM
2 8 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.31%) Eloqua
3 5 (1.31%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.78%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle FAH
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.78%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.52%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.52%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.52%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.52%) TrackWise
5 2 (0.52%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.26%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.57%) PaaS
3 5 (1.31%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (1.31%) IBM Blueworks
4 4 (1.04%) SaaS
5 3 (0.78%) GitHub
5 3 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.52%) Office 365
7 1 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.26%) Slack
7 1 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.09%) Internet
2 7 (1.83%) Firewall
2 7 (1.83%) SAN
3 6 (1.57%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (1.31%) WLAN
5 4 (1.04%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.78%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.78%) LAN
6 3 (0.78%) WAN
7 2 (0.52%) Intranet
7 2 (0.52%) Skype
7 2 (0.52%) SSL
7 2 (0.52%) SWIFTNet
7 2 (0.52%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.26%) CTI
8 1 (0.26%) NAS
8 1 (0.26%) VLAN
8 1 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.66%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 16 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.31%) MS Access
9 5 (1.31%) SAP BW
9 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.04%) Couchbase
10 4 (1.04%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.04%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.04%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.78%) Big Data
11 3 (0.78%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 19 (4.96%) Subversion
2 15 (3.92%) JIRA
3 11 (2.87%) Selenium
3 11 (2.87%) TeamCity
4 9 (2.35%) Visual Studio
5 8 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.83%) Ant
6 7 (1.83%) Log4j
7 6 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (1.31%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.04%) Bower
9 4 (1.04%) gulp
9 4 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (1.04%) Mocha
9 4 (1.04%) Protractor
9 4 (1.04%) Sinon.JS
10 3 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.78%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.52%) Appium
11 2 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
General
1 104 (27.15%) Finance
2 28 (7.31%) Manufacturing
3 26 (6.79%) Banking
4 23 (6.01%) Retail
4 23 (6.01%) Telecoms
5 19 (4.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 17 (4.44%) Marketing
7 14 (3.66%) Front Office
8 10 (2.61%) Back Office
9 8 (2.09%) Investment Banking
9 8 (2.09%) Legal
10 7 (1.83%) Publishing
11 6 (1.57%) Advertising
12 4 (1.04%) Financial Institution
12 4 (1.04%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.78%) Electronics
13 3 (0.78%) Games
13 3 (0.78%) German Language
13 3 (0.78%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.78%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 73 (19.06%) Analyst
2 52 (13.58%) Project Manager
3 46 (12.01%) Developer
4 38 (9.92%) Consultant
5 22 (5.74%) Architect
6 18 (4.70%) PMO Analyst
7 17 (4.44%) SAP Consultant
8 15 (3.92%) IT Analyst
9 14 (3.66%) C++ Developer
10 13 (3.39%) Business Analyst
11 11 (2.87%) Data Analyst
11 11 (2.87%) Infrastructure Manager
11 11 (2.87%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 10 (2.61%) C++ Pricing Developer
12 10 (2.61%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 10 (2.61%) Front Office Developer
12 10 (2.61%) Linux Developer
12 10 (2.61%) Programme Analyst
12 10 (2.61%) Quantitative Developer
12 10 (2.61%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.18%) .NET
1 16 (4.18%) XML
2 14 (3.66%) Web Services
3 10 (2.61%) jQuery
4 9 (2.35%) HTML
4 9 (2.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (1.83%) J2EE
5 7 (1.83%) JDBC
5 7 (1.83%) JMS
5 7 (1.83%) JSP
5 7 (1.83%) Servlets
5 7 (1.83%) XSLT
6 6 (1.57%) ASP.NET
6 6 (1.57%) CSS
7 5 (1.31%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.31%) Dojo
7 5 (1.31%) DOM
7 5 (1.31%) Gherkin
7 5 (1.31%) HTML5
8 4 (1.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.27%) Management Information System
2 32 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.53%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.96%) User Experience
5 12 (3.13%) Fixed Income
6 8 (2.09%) Life Science
6 8 (2.09%) PMI
7 7 (1.83%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.57%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.57%) FMCG
9 5 (1.31%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.31%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.31%) Replication
10 4 (1.04%) Cloud Native
10 4 (1.04%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.04%) IVR
10 4 (1.04%) Reference Data
10 4 (1.04%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 43 (11.23%) Linux
2 32 (8.36%) Windows
3 27 (7.05%) Unix
4 7 (1.83%) AIX
4 7 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.57%) Solaris
5 6 (1.57%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.04%) CentOS
7 3 (0.78%) Android
7 3 (0.78%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.26%) HPUX
8 1 (0.26%) MVS
8 1 (0.26%) pSOS
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (21.41%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (18.02%) QMS
3 65 (16.97%) Project Management
3 65 (16.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (15.40%) Change Management
4 59 (15.40%) ITIL
5 47 (12.27%) Change Control
5 47 (12.27%) Validation
6 43 (11.23%) Data Management
7 39 (10.18%) Migration
7 39 (10.18%) PRINCE2
8 32 (8.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 32 (8.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 31 (8.09%) Risk Management
10 29 (7.57%) Analytics
10 29 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (7.05%) Service Management
12 24 (6.27%) SDLC
13 23 (6.01%) Programme Management
14 22 (5.74%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (15.40%) SQL
2 24 (6.27%) Java
3 23 (6.01%) JavaScript
4 21 (5.48%) C++
5 17 (4.44%) C#
6 14 (3.66%) C
7 12 (3.13%) Python
8 11 (2.87%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.61%) Perl
9 10 (2.61%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.83%) VBA
11 5 (1.31%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.04%) ABAP
12 4 (1.04%) Embedded C++
12 4 (1.04%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.04%) VB
13 3 (0.78%) AWK
13 3 (0.78%) Bourne shell
13 3 (0.78%) Korn
14 2 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 61 (15.93%) Degree
2 32 (8.36%) Security Cleared
3 22 (5.74%) SC Cleared
4 19 (4.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 15 (3.92%) ISEB
5 15 (3.92%) PMI Certification
6 9 (2.35%) PMP
7 7 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.57%) HNC
9 5 (1.31%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.31%) IRCA
10 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.78%) OCA
11 3 (0.78%) OCP
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.78%) RHCE
11 3 (0.78%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (13.05%) Data Quality
1 50 (13.05%) QA
2 37 (9.66%) PMO
3 18 (4.70%) ISO 9001
4 15 (3.92%) GMP
5 12 (3.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 11 (2.87%) GDPR
7 8 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (2.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (1.57%) ISO 9000
9 5 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (1.31%) GAMP
9 5 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 17025
10 4 (1.04%) EMIR
10 4 (1.04%) GxP
10 4 (1.04%) ISO 13485
10 4 (1.04%) ISO 14001
10 4 (1.04%) ISO17020
10 4 (1.04%) MiFID
10 4 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.78%) GlusterFS
1 3 (0.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.26%) Docker
3 1 (0.26%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.57%) NetBackup
2 3 (0.78%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (0.78%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (0.78%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (0.78%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 3 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (0.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.52%) Perfmon
3 2 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.26%) Ansible
4 1 (0.26%) MOM
4 1 (0.26%) Nagios
4 1 (0.26%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.26%) Oozie
4 1 (0.26%) SCOM
4 1 (0.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 49 (12.79%) Oracle
2 47 (12.27%) Microsoft
3 44 (11.49%) SAP
4 18 (4.70%) HP
5 15 (3.92%) IBM
6 14 (3.66%) Cisco
7 10 (2.61%) Informatica
8 8 (2.09%) Adobe
9 7 (1.83%) ATG
10 6 (1.57%) Brocade
10 6 (1.57%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.57%) EMC
10 6 (1.57%) Google
10 6 (1.57%) Pega
10 6 (1.57%) Veritas
11 5 (1.31%) Marketo
11 5 (1.31%) Nortel
11 5 (1.31%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.31%) Sitecore
11 5 (1.31%) webMethods
Altrincham, Cheshire
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Rate: £15000.00 - £16500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: 2 days ago
London
Network ITR
Rate: £25 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £370 - 400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Tec Partners
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Rate: £300 - £320 per day
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London
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Cambridge
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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NCC Group
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Posted: 12 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
England
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £534 - £535 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
AMS contingency
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Cambridge
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