Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 508 447 460
Rank change year-on-year -61 +13 -6
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 382 469 472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.48% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.57% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 319 285
England median daily rate £425 £415 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% -1.19% +0.30%
10th Percentile £250 £244 £275
90th Percentile £620 £620 £624
UK median daily rate £400 £413 £415
% change year-on-year -2.97% -0.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 17
England median hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.22% -47.06% +6.92%
10th Percentile £15.26 £15.00 £20.75
90th Percentile £50.25 £43.62 £108.45
UK median hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +44.00% -41.86% +8.18%

Quality Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80234 82084 85790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.63% 84.15% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 53987 54693 56513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 2155 2533
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.72 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.15% +5.40% +18.42%

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -14 143 £488 -2.50% 21
South East 0 71 £450 +25.00% 11
North of England -27 52 £325 -9.72% 4
South West +27 48 £385 +18.46% 4
Midlands +8 31 £313 -28.57% 9
East of England 0 26 £500 +11.11% 4
North East +15 25 £320 +8.47% 2
North West +24 24 £325 -9.72% 2
East Midlands +2 16 £225 -45.78% 6
West Midlands -5 13 £313 -37.50% 3
Yorkshire -6 3 £280 -25.33%
Quality Management
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 96 (25.13%) Finance
2 75 (19.63%) ITIL
3 71 (18.59%) Project Management
4 67 (17.54%) QMS
5 65 (17.02%) Microsoft
6 64 (16.75%) Windows
7 57 (14.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 57 (14.92%) Change Management
8 55 (14.40%) SQL
9 51 (13.35%) Data Quality
10 50 (13.09%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (13.09%) Degree
11 48 (12.57%) Linux
11 48 (12.57%) Security Cleared
12 44 (11.52%) Oracle
12 44 (11.52%) Risk Management
13 39 (10.21%) Validation
13 39 (10.21%) SAP
13 39 (10.21%) SharePoint
14 38 (9.95%) Microsoft Excel
14 38 (9.95%) Migration
15 37 (9.69%) PMO
16 36 (9.42%) Microsoft Office
16 36 (9.42%) Data Analysis
17 35 (9.16%) Change Control
18 34 (8.90%) QA
19 33 (8.64%) Microsoft Project
19 33 (8.64%) SC Cleared
20 32 (8.38%) Continuous Improvement
21 31 (8.12%) Computer Science

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 39 (10.21%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.88%) WebSphere
3 9 (2.36%) Apache
3 9 (2.36%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.83%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.57%) CMS
5 6 (1.57%) WebSphere Portal
6 5 (1.31%) Confluence
6 5 (1.31%) IIS
7 4 (1.05%) EPiServer
7 4 (1.05%) nginx
7 4 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.79%) Documentum
9 2 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.52%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.52%) SAS
9 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 38 (9.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (9.42%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (8.64%) Microsoft Project
4 16 (4.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (3.93%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.79%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.26%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.14%) SAP QM
2 8 (2.09%) SAP PP
3 6 (1.57%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (1.57%) SAP MM
4 5 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.31%) SAP GRC
4 5 (1.31%) SAP SD
5 4 (1.05%) Eloqua
5 4 (1.05%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.79%) SAP PM
6 3 (0.79%) SAP SCM
7 2 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.52%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.52%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.26%) HFM
8 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.26%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.09%) Office 365
2 7 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.57%) Slack
3 6 (1.57%) Trello
4 3 (0.79%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.79%) npm
5 2 (0.52%) GitHub
5 2 (0.52%) PaaS
5 2 (0.52%) SaaS
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.19%) SAN
2 15 (3.93%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (2.62%) LAN
3 10 (2.62%) WAN
3 10 (2.62%) WLAN
4 8 (2.09%) Firewall
5 5 (1.31%) LDAP
5 5 (1.31%) Network Security
5 5 (1.31%) Skype
5 5 (1.31%) SSL
6 4 (1.05%) Internet
6 4 (1.05%) Kerberos
6 4 (1.05%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (1.05%) Unified Communications
6 4 (1.05%) VPN
6 4 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.79%) HTTP
7 3 (0.79%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.79%) VLAN
8 2 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.45%) Oracle Database
3 15 (3.93%) Oracle Database 10g
4 12 (3.14%) Big Data
4 12 (3.14%) GIS
5 11 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (2.09%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.57%) Geospatial Data
8 6 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.31%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.05%) SAP HANA
10 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.79%) Couchbase
11 3 (0.79%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.79%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (4.45%) JIRA
2 12 (3.14%) Subversion
3 9 (2.36%) TeamCity
4 8 (2.09%) Selenium
5 6 (1.57%) SonarQube
6 5 (1.31%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.31%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.05%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.05%) Zephyr
8 3 (0.79%) Bower
8 3 (0.79%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (0.79%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.79%) gulp
8 3 (0.79%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (0.79%) Maven
8 3 (0.79%) Mocha
8 3 (0.79%) Protractor
8 3 (0.79%) Sinon.JS
9 2 (0.52%) JMeter
General
1 96 (25.13%) Finance
2 30 (7.85%) Telecoms
3 28 (7.33%) Manufacturing
4 26 (6.81%) Banking
5 21 (5.50%) Retail
6 14 (3.66%) Investment Banking
7 13 (3.40%) Front Office
8 12 (3.14%) Marketing
9 8 (2.09%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.83%) Publishing
11 6 (1.57%) Back Office
12 5 (1.31%) Automotive
13 4 (1.05%) Advertising
13 4 (1.05%) German Language
14 3 (0.79%) Billing
14 3 (0.79%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.79%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.79%) Korean Language
14 3 (0.79%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 84 (21.99%) Analyst
2 34 (8.90%) Project Manager
3 28 (7.33%) Developer
4 23 (6.02%) Consultant
5 18 (4.71%) Business Analyst
5 18 (4.71%) Data Analyst
6 15 (3.93%) PMO Analyst
6 15 (3.93%) SAP Consultant
7 12 (3.14%) Architect
7 12 (3.14%) Support Analyst
8 11 (2.88%) Backup Engineer
9 9 (2.36%) IT Analyst
10 8 (2.09%) Applications Support
10 8 (2.09%) Integration Engineer
10 8 (2.09%) Service Manager
10 8 (2.09%) Support Engineer
11 7 (1.83%) Applications Support Analyst
11 7 (1.83%) Desktop Engineer
11 7 (1.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 7 (1.83%) SAP QM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.54%) XML
2 17 (4.45%) J2EE
3 15 (3.93%) .NET
3 15 (3.93%) Web Services
4 9 (2.36%) JSF
5 6 (1.57%) AngularJS
5 6 (1.57%) HTML
5 6 (1.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (1.05%) Gherkin
6 4 (1.05%) Hibernate
6 4 (1.05%) SailPoint
6 4 (1.05%) SAML
6 4 (1.05%) SPNEGO
6 4 (1.05%) WCF
6 4 (1.05%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 3 (0.79%) CSS
7 3 (0.79%) JDBC
7 3 (0.79%) jQuery
7 3 (0.79%) Spring
7 3 (0.79%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.12%) Computer Science
2 29 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (6.81%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.14%) Virtual Team
5 11 (2.88%) Replication
6 10 (2.62%) Fixed Income
7 8 (2.09%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.09%) Reference Data
8 7 (1.83%) NHS
9 6 (1.57%) Optoelectronics
9 6 (1.57%) User Experience
10 5 (1.31%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.31%) e-Learning
11 4 (1.05%) HP Storage
11 4 (1.05%) IVR
11 4 (1.05%) Life Science
11 4 (1.05%) PKI
11 4 (1.05%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.79%) FMCG
12 3 (0.79%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 64 (16.75%) Windows
2 48 (12.57%) Linux
3 23 (6.02%) Unix
4 15 (3.93%) Solaris
5 14 (3.66%) AIX
6 11 (2.88%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.05%) HPUX
8 3 (0.79%) CentOS
9 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.52%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.26%) Android
10 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (19.63%) ITIL
2 71 (18.59%) Project Management
3 67 (17.54%) QMS
4 57 (14.92%) Change Management
4 57 (14.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 50 (13.09%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (11.52%) Risk Management
7 39 (10.21%) Validation
8 38 (9.95%) Migration
9 36 (9.42%) Data Analysis
10 35 (9.16%) Change Control
11 32 (8.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 27 (7.07%) ERP
13 26 (6.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 26 (6.81%) Test Automation
14 25 (6.54%) Information Security
14 25 (6.54%) PRINCE2
14 25 (6.54%) Root Cause Analysis
15 24 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (6.28%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 55 (14.40%) SQL
2 22 (5.76%) C
2 22 (5.76%) Java
3 20 (5.24%) PL/SQL
4 16 (4.19%) C#
5 14 (3.66%) JavaScript
5 14 (3.66%) Python
6 10 (2.62%) C++
7 6 (1.57%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.05%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.05%) VBA
9 3 (0.79%) Perl
9 3 (0.79%) Scala
10 2 (0.52%) AWK
10 2 (0.52%) Bourne shell
10 2 (0.52%) Korn
11 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.26%) VB
11 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (13.09%) Degree
2 48 (12.57%) Security Cleared
3 33 (8.64%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.40%) DV Cleared
4 13 (3.40%) ISEB
5 12 (3.14%) PMI Certification
6 10 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (2.36%) PMP
8 8 (2.09%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (1.57%) PhD
11 4 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.79%) CIPD
12 3 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.52%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.52%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (13.35%) Data Quality
2 37 (9.69%) PMO
3 34 (8.90%) QA
4 30 (7.85%) ISO 9001
5 25 (6.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (3.14%) SLA
7 8 (2.09%) GDPR
7 8 (2.09%) PCI DSS
8 7 (1.83%) COSO
8 7 (1.83%) GMP
9 6 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (1.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 5 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (1.05%) EMIR
11 4 (1.05%) GAMP
11 4 (1.05%) ISO 13485
11 4 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (1.05%) MiFID
12 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 17025
13 1 (0.26%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.52%) GlusterFS
2 2 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (3.93%) NetBackup
2 13 (3.40%) EMC NetWorker
2 13 (3.40%) HP Data Protector
3 11 (2.88%) Backup Exec
3 11 (2.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 7 (1.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (1.05%) CA Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.79%) MOM
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (0.52%) SCCM
7 2 (0.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.26%) Control-M
8 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.26%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.26%) SCOM
8 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 65 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 44 (11.52%) Oracle
3 39 (10.21%) SAP
4 28 (7.33%) Cisco
5 27 (7.07%) HP
6 20 (5.24%) IBM
7 15 (3.93%) Brocade
7 15 (3.93%) EMC
8 13 (3.40%) Symantec
8 13 (3.40%) Veritas
9 12 (3.14%) Adobe
10 11 (2.88%) Veeam
11 7 (1.83%) Google
11 7 (1.83%) Huawei
12 6 (1.57%) Fujitsu
13 5 (1.31%) ServiceNow
14 4 (1.05%) Axway
14 4 (1.05%) ForgeRock
14 4 (1.05%) Marketo
14 4 (1.05%) Sitecore