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 30 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.

Quality Management
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 396 418 397
Rank change year-on-year +22 -21  
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 182 211 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.42% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.51% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 119 125
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 10
Median hourly rate £27.50 £32.75 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.03% -10.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.27 £31.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.40 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £43.00 £34.83
% change year-on-year -36.04% +23.47%  

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 34952 41419 38984
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.24% 82.90% 79.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23201 27556 24587
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 871 989 1142
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 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
London +27 69 £525 +8.24% 14
South East +15 40 £475 +2.70% 10
South West +4 26 £413 +17.85% 1
West Midlands +30 14 £450 - 2
East Midlands +4 11 £218 -44.81% 1
North West +17 10 £413 -4.62% 1
Yorkshire +10 4 £465 +40.90% 1
North East -10 3 £613 +36.11% 6
Midlands +8 2 £413 +65.00%
East of England -14 1 - - 1
South Coast - 1 - -
Quality Management
UK

For the 6 months to 30 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 England region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 103 (26.89%) Finance
2 72 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (16.97%) Project Management
4 63 (16.45%) Linux
4 63 (16.45%) QMS
5 59 (15.40%) QA
6 58 (15.14%) Oracle
7 56 (14.62%) Change Control
8 53 (13.84%) Management Information System
8 53 (13.84%) Migration
9 51 (13.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 49 (12.79%) Data Quality
10 49 (12.79%) Security Cleared
11 47 (12.27%) Windows
12 46 (12.01%) Change Management
13 45 (11.75%) Degree
14 44 (11.49%) Validation
14 44 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
15 43 (11.23%) Subversion
16 42 (10.97%) Microsoft
17 40 (10.44%) PRINCE2
18 39 (10.18%) Risk Management
19 37 (9.66%) SQL
20 35 (9.14%) SAP
20 35 (9.14%) MS Excel
20 35 (9.14%) SDLC
21 34 (8.88%) ITIL
21 34 (8.88%) Java
22 33 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
22 33 (8.62%) SC Cleared

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 26 (6.79%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.92%) Apache
3 12 (3.13%) ATG Dynamo
3 12 (3.13%) JBoss
3 12 (3.13%) WebLogic
3 12 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.83%) nginx
5 6 (1.57%) SAS
5 6 (1.57%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.57%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.78%) Alfresco
6 3 (0.78%) Liferay
7 2 (0.52%) CMS
8 1 (0.26%) Confluence
8 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 35 (9.14%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.27%) MS Office
3 14 (3.66%) MS Project
4 10 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.61%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.04%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.35%) SAP QM
2 5 (1.31%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle FAH
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.78%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.78%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.52%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.52%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.52%) TrackWise
6 1 (0.26%) Demantra
6 1 (0.26%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.26%) SAP EHS
6 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.26%) SAP PP-PI
6 1 (0.26%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.57%) Office 365
2 5 (1.31%) GitHub
2 5 (1.31%) IBM Blueworks
3 4 (1.04%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.78%) PaaS
4 3 (0.78%) SaaS
5 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.26%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.26%) Slack
5 1 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.87%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.35%) Firewall
2 9 (2.35%) Internet
3 5 (1.31%) Skype
4 4 (1.04%) IP Telephony
4 4 (1.04%) Network Security
5 3 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.52%) SWIFTNet
6 2 (0.52%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.52%) WLAN
7 1 (0.26%) Broadband
7 1 (0.26%) DNS
7 1 (0.26%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.26%) LAN
7 1 (0.26%) SAN
7 1 (0.26%) VoIP
7 1 (0.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.53%) Oracle Database
2 21 (5.48%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (2.09%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.31%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.78%) MS Access
9 3 (0.78%) OLAP
9 3 (0.78%) QlikView
9 3 (0.78%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (0.52%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 43 (11.23%) Subversion
2 22 (5.74%) TeamCity
3 12 (3.13%) Ant
3 12 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.13%) Log4j
4 11 (2.87%) JIRA
5 5 (1.31%) Gradle
5 5 (1.31%) Selenium
6 4 (1.04%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (0.78%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.78%) IntelliJ
7 3 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.78%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.52%) Rational Software Modeler
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.26%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.26%) SoapUI
General
1 103 (26.89%) Finance
2 30 (7.83%) Pharmaceutical
3 27 (7.05%) Banking
4 26 (6.79%) Retail
5 22 (5.74%) Front Office
5 22 (5.74%) Manufacturing
6 21 (5.48%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.35%) Marketing
7 9 (2.35%) Publishing
8 7 (1.83%) Legal
9 5 (1.31%) Back Office
9 5 (1.31%) General Ledger
9 5 (1.31%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.31%) Japanese Language
10 4 (1.04%) German Language
10 4 (1.04%) Law
11 3 (0.78%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.78%) Korean Language
11 3 (0.78%) Russian Language
11 3 (0.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 76 (19.84%) Analyst
2 54 (14.10%) Project Manager
3 53 (13.84%) Developer
4 37 (9.66%) Consultant
5 22 (5.74%) C++ Developer
6 21 (5.48%) Linux Developer
7 18 (4.70%) C# Developer
7 18 (4.70%) C++/C# Developer
8 17 (4.44%) Architect
9 16 (4.18%) Infrastructure Manager
10 15 (3.92%) C++ Pricing Developer
11 14 (3.66%) Business Analyst
11 14 (3.66%) SAP Consultant
12 13 (3.39%) Python Developer
13 12 (3.13%) C# Pricing Developer
13 12 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 12 (3.13%) IT Analyst
13 12 (3.13%) PMO Analyst
13 12 (3.13%) Quantitative Developer
14 11 (2.87%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.79%) XML
2 17 (4.44%) J2EE
2 17 (4.44%) Servlets
3 15 (3.92%) XSLT
4 14 (3.66%) .NET
5 12 (3.13%) JDBC
5 12 (3.13%) JMS
5 12 (3.13%) JSP
5 12 (3.13%) Web Services
6 8 (2.09%) HTML
7 7 (1.83%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 5 (1.31%) Dojo
8 5 (1.31%) DOM
8 5 (1.31%) jQuery
8 5 (1.31%) Spring
8 5 (1.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (1.31%) Velocity
9 4 (1.04%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.78%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.84%) Management Information System
2 33 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (8.09%) Computer Science
4 21 (5.48%) Fixed Income
5 13 (3.39%) User Experience
6 11 (2.87%) e-Learning
6 11 (2.87%) FMCG
7 9 (2.35%) Life Science
8 8 (2.09%) Data Centre
8 8 (2.09%) PMI
9 6 (1.57%) Learning Management System
9 6 (1.57%) NHS
10 5 (1.31%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.31%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (1.31%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.04%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.04%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (0.78%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 63 (16.45%) Linux
2 47 (12.27%) Windows
3 28 (7.31%) Unix
4 11 (2.87%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.09%) AIX
5 8 (2.09%) Solaris
6 5 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.31%) zOS
7 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.52%) HPUX
8 2 (0.52%) pSOS
8 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (16.97%) Project Management
3 63 (16.45%) QMS
4 56 (14.62%) Change Control
5 53 (13.84%) Migration
6 51 (13.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 46 (12.01%) Change Management
8 44 (11.49%) Continuous Improvement
8 44 (11.49%) Validation
9 40 (10.44%) PRINCE2
10 39 (10.18%) Risk Management
11 35 (9.14%) SDLC
12 34 (8.88%) ITIL
13 30 (7.83%) Software Testing
14 29 (7.57%) Data Management
15 26 (6.79%) Analytics
16 22 (5.74%) Data Migration
16 22 (5.74%) E-Commerce
17 21 (5.48%) Programme Management
17 21 (5.48%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 37 (9.66%) SQL
2 34 (8.88%) Java
3 30 (7.83%) C#
4 28 (7.31%) Python
5 27 (7.05%) JavaScript
6 26 (6.79%) C++
7 19 (4.96%) Shell Script
8 17 (4.44%) Perl
9 10 (2.61%) PL/SQL
9 10 (2.61%) VB
10 8 (2.09%) C
11 6 (1.57%) VBA
12 5 (1.31%) ABAP
12 5 (1.31%) Groovy
12 5 (1.31%) Scala
13 4 (1.04%) Ruby
14 2 (0.52%) R
14 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.26%) Rust
15 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (12.79%) Security Cleared
2 45 (11.75%) Degree
3 33 (8.62%) SC Cleared
4 17 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 12 (3.13%) ISEB
6 10 (2.61%) PMI Certification
7 8 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (1.83%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (1.31%) DV Cleared
9 5 (1.31%) IRCA
10 4 (1.04%) CLAS
10 4 (1.04%) HNC
10 4 (1.04%) PMP
11 3 (0.78%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.52%) APMP
12 2 (0.52%) HND
13 1 (0.26%) MCSE
13 1 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (15.40%) QA
2 49 (12.79%) Data Quality
3 30 (7.83%) PMO
4 16 (4.18%) ISO 9001
5 15 (3.92%) GMP
6 14 (3.66%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 8 (2.09%) GxP
7 8 (2.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (1.31%) ISO 9000
10 4 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (1.04%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.78%) GCP
11 3 (0.78%) GLP
11 3 (0.78%) ISO19770
11 3 (0.78%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.52%) Basel II
12 2 (0.52%) COBIT
12 2 (0.52%) ISO20022
12 2 (0.52%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (1.83%) Corosync
1 7 (1.83%) Docker
1 7 (1.83%) Squid
2 3 (0.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.26%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.09%) HP SiteScope
2 7 (1.83%) Pacemaker
2 7 (1.83%) Puppet
3 5 (1.31%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.52%) Control-M
5 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.52%) MOM
5 2 (0.52%) Nagios
5 2 (0.52%) SCOM
6 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 58 (15.14%) Oracle
2 42 (10.97%) Microsoft
3 35 (9.14%) SAP
4 17 (4.44%) HP
5 13 (3.39%) Cisco
5 13 (3.39%) IBM
6 12 (3.13%) ATG
7 7 (1.83%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.31%) Adobe
8 5 (1.31%) Pega
8 5 (1.31%) webMethods
9 4 (1.04%) Blue Coat
9 4 (1.04%) CA
9 4 (1.04%) Informatica
9 4 (1.04%) Nortel
9 4 (1.04%) Teradata
10 3 (0.78%) Genesys
10 3 (0.78%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.78%) Juniper
10 3 (0.78%) Siebel
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