Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 531 498 439
Rank change year-on-year -33 -59 +27
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 361 377 525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.41% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.48% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 243 357
England median daily rate £475 £423 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.43% +2.42% -0.60%
10th Percentile £280 £249 £248
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +18.75% - -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 7
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.33 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.73% +39.22% -50.39%
10th Percentile £23.00 £14.88 £15.00
90th Percentile £53.65 £54.13 £43.62
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £31.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.73% +25.30% -47.60%

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 81,288 78,398 84,242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.20% 85.90% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 54,253 52,383 56,160
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £645 £631 £605
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,188 1,868 2,213
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.87 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.54% +10.51% +3.97%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £20.90 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.42% +11.11% +3.52%

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018. 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 +9 154 £513 +7.89% 19
South East +25 89 £525 +37.25% 28
North of England -35 44 £385 +13.24% 30
Midlands -28 27 £352 +12.48% 22
East of England -13 21 £475 +5.56% 10
North West -15 20 £385 -21.15% 21
South West -54 19 £420 +7.01% 9
West Midlands -13 18 £325 +4.00% 15
Yorkshire -14 13 £428 +6.21% 1
North East -9 11 £380 +16.92% 8
East Midlands -8 8 £352 +57.98% 7
South Coast - 2 £425 -
Quality Management
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Quality Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 123 (34.07%) Project Management
2 90 (24.93%) Finance
3 86 (23.82%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (22.71%) ITIL
5 66 (18.28%) Microsoft
6 61 (16.90%) SQL
6 61 (16.90%) Microsoft Excel
7 59 (16.34%) Security Cleared
7 59 (16.34%) Change Control
8 56 (15.51%) QMS
9 55 (15.24%) Change Management
10 54 (14.96%) PRINCE2
11 51 (14.13%) Management Information System
12 50 (13.85%) Data Quality
13 47 (13.02%) SC Cleared
14 45 (12.47%) Risk Management
14 45 (12.47%) Microsoft Project
15 43 (11.91%) IIS
15 43 (11.91%) Stakeholder Management
16 41 (11.36%) SAP
16 41 (11.36%) Data Management
17 39 (10.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 38 (10.53%) Programme Management
18 38 (10.53%) Validation
19 37 (10.25%) Degree
20 35 (9.70%) JIRA
20 35 (9.70%) PMO
21 34 (9.42%) ServiceNow
22 33 (9.14%) Service Desk Management
23 32 (8.86%) Business Intelligence

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 43 (11.91%) IIS
2 28 (7.76%) SharePoint
3 26 (7.20%) Apache
3 26 (7.20%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.49%) nginx
5 8 (2.22%) K2 blackpearl
5 8 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (1.94%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.39%) SAS
8 4 (1.11%) Confluence
9 3 (0.83%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.55%) SAP Portal
10 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.55%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.28%) MTS
Applications
1 61 (16.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (12.47%) Microsoft Project
3 39 (10.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (6.09%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.77%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (1.94%) Maya
7 5 (1.39%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.28%) Mingle
8 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.77%) SAP QM
2 5 (1.39%) SAP PP
3 4 (1.11%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.83%) BASE24
4 3 (0.83%) Maximo
4 3 (0.83%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.83%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.83%) SAP PM
5 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.55%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.55%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.55%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.55%) SAP MDM
5 2 (0.55%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.28%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.28%) OPENContractor
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.94%) SaaS
4 6 (1.66%) Office 365
4 6 (1.66%) PaaS
5 5 (1.39%) IaaS
6 4 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.55%) IBM Blueworks
8 2 (0.55%) Taleo
9 1 (0.28%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.28%) G Suite
9 1 (0.28%) Slack
9 1 (0.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.71%) Kerberos
1 17 (4.71%) SSL
2 11 (3.05%) Fibre Channel
2 11 (3.05%) Firewall
2 11 (3.05%) SAN
3 8 (2.22%) DMZ
4 7 (1.94%) ATM
5 5 (1.39%) Internet
5 5 (1.39%) LAN
5 5 (1.39%) NFC
5 5 (1.39%) WAN
6 4 (1.11%) Wireless
7 3 (0.83%) Skype
7 3 (0.83%) SMS
7 3 (0.83%) Value-Added Service
7 3 (0.83%) VPN
8 2 (0.55%) 3G
8 2 (0.55%) LTE
8 2 (0.55%) Network Security
8 2 (0.55%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.99%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.49%) Big Data
4 6 (1.66%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.39%) MySQL
5 5 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.11%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.11%) GIS
6 4 (1.11%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.11%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.83%) NonStop SQL
7 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.55%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.28%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.28%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 35 (9.70%) JIRA
2 9 (2.49%) SonarQube
3 4 (1.11%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.83%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.83%) Robot Framework
5 2 (0.55%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.55%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.28%) Android Studio
6 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.28%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.28%) ER Studio
6 1 (0.28%) ERwin
6 1 (0.28%) Gradle
6 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.28%) Maven
6 1 (0.28%) Subversion
6 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 90 (24.93%) Finance
2 30 (8.31%) Pharmaceutical
3 22 (6.09%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.05%) Banking
4 11 (3.05%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.77%) Law
6 7 (1.94%) Back Office
7 6 (1.66%) Legal
8 5 (1.39%) Automotive
8 5 (1.39%) Marketing
8 5 (1.39%) Retail
9 3 (0.83%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.55%) Billing
10 2 (0.55%) Electronics
10 2 (0.55%) German Language
10 2 (0.55%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.28%) Front Office
11 1 (0.28%) Military
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (19.39%) Analyst
2 66 (18.28%) Project Manager
3 31 (8.59%) Consultant
4 22 (6.09%) Architect
5 21 (5.82%) Data Analyst
6 20 (5.54%) Developer
7 18 (4.99%) Business Analyst
8 16 (4.43%) Applications Engineer
9 14 (3.88%) Programme Manager
10 12 (3.32%) IT Manager
10 12 (3.32%) SAP Consultant
11 10 (2.77%) IT Analyst
12 9 (2.49%) IT Project Manager
12 9 (2.49%) PMO Analyst
12 9 (2.49%) Security Architect
13 8 (2.22%) Active Directory Engineer
13 8 (2.22%) SharePoint Engineer
13 8 (2.22%) Storage Engineer
13 8 (2.22%) Telecoms Manager
13 8 (2.22%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.20%) SailPoint
2 22 (6.09%) XML
3 18 (4.99%) Web Services
4 17 (4.71%) SAML
5 15 (4.16%) .NET
6 12 (3.32%) Middleware
7 10 (2.77%) LDAP
8 9 (2.49%) SPNEGO
8 9 (2.49%) WCF
8 9 (2.49%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 7 (1.94%) J2EE
10 3 (0.83%) EDI
10 3 (0.83%) JSF
10 3 (0.83%) JSON
10 3 (0.83%) OAuth
10 3 (0.83%) OAuth2
11 2 (0.55%) Gherkin
11 2 (0.55%) HTML5
11 2 (0.55%) RESTful
11 2 (0.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.13%) Management Information System
2 31 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.16%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.60%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.05%) Life Science
6 10 (2.77%) Driving Licence
7 9 (2.49%) EMC VNX
7 9 (2.49%) NHS
7 9 (2.49%) PKI
8 8 (2.22%) Celerra
8 8 (2.22%) EMC VMAX
8 8 (2.22%) Replication
9 7 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (1.94%) HP Storage
9 7 (1.94%) HP StoreVirtual
9 7 (1.94%) User Experience
9 7 (1.94%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (1.39%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.65%) Windows
2 16 (4.43%) Windows Server
3 11 (3.05%) Linux
4 8 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (1.94%) Solaris
6 6 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.39%) Unix
8 4 (1.11%) CentOS
9 1 (0.28%) Android
9 1 (0.28%) Debian
9 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.28%) SUSE
9 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (34.07%) Project Management
2 86 (23.82%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (22.71%) ITIL
4 59 (16.34%) Change Control
5 56 (15.51%) QMS
6 55 (15.24%) Change Management
7 54 (14.96%) PRINCE2
8 45 (12.47%) Risk Management
9 43 (11.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 41 (11.36%) Data Management
11 38 (10.53%) Programme Management
11 38 (10.53%) Validation
12 33 (9.14%) Service Desk Management
13 32 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (8.59%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (8.31%) Migration
15 30 (8.31%) Problem-Solving
15 30 (8.31%) Resource Management
15 30 (8.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 29 (8.03%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 61 (16.90%) SQL
2 28 (7.76%) Python
3 23 (6.37%) Java
4 11 (3.05%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.77%) C++
5 10 (2.77%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.66%) C#
6 6 (1.66%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.66%) Scala
6 6 (1.66%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.39%) C
8 4 (1.11%) Perl
9 3 (0.83%) AWK
9 3 (0.83%) Bourne shell
9 3 (0.83%) Korn
10 2 (0.55%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.28%) PHP
11 1 (0.28%) Ruby
11 1 (0.28%) VB
11 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (16.34%) Security Cleared
2 47 (13.02%) SC Cleared
3 37 (10.25%) Degree
4 27 (7.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 13 (3.60%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.49%) CISA
6 9 (2.49%) CISM
6 9 (2.49%) CISSP
6 9 (2.49%) CREST Certified
6 9 (2.49%) IISP
7 8 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.94%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.39%) HNC
10 5 (1.39%) ISEB
11 4 (1.11%) CCSP
11 4 (1.11%) HND
11 4 (1.11%) PMP
11 4 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (13.85%) Data Quality
2 35 (9.70%) PMO
3 28 (7.76%) QA
4 20 (5.54%) ISO 9001
5 17 (4.71%) SLA
6 13 (3.60%) GDPR
6 13 (3.60%) GxP
7 11 (3.05%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 11 (3.05%) GMP
8 10 (2.77%) GCP
8 10 (2.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (2.49%) ISAE 3402
9 9 (2.49%) ISO 22301
9 9 (2.49%) ISO 31000
9 9 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 9 (2.49%) PCI DSS
10 4 (1.11%) GLP
10 4 (1.11%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.83%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 12 (3.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.11%) Docker
2 4 (1.11%) ISA Server
3 3 (0.83%) GlusterFS
3 3 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.28%) vSphere
5 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (7.76%) Single Sign-On
2 10 (2.77%) CA Single Sign-On
3 9 (2.49%) Nessus
3 9 (2.49%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 7 (1.94%) Ansible
5 3 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.83%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.83%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (0.83%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (0.83%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (0.83%) Terraform
5 3 (0.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (0.55%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.55%) Netcool
6 2 (0.55%) Puppet
7 1 (0.28%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.28%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.28%) Salt
7 1 (0.28%) Simpana
Vendors
1 66 (18.28%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.36%) SAP
3 34 (9.42%) ServiceNow
4 24 (6.65%) Oracle
5 21 (5.82%) Cisco
6 15 (4.16%) HP
7 12 (3.32%) Centrify
7 12 (3.32%) EMC
7 12 (3.32%) IBM
8 11 (3.05%) Brocade
8 11 (3.05%) Remedy
9 10 (2.77%) Axway
9 10 (2.77%) BMC
9 10 (2.77%) CA
9 10 (2.77%) McAfee
10 9 (2.49%) ArcSight
10 9 (2.49%) ForgeRock
10 9 (2.49%) Qualys
10 9 (2.49%) Splunk
10 9 (2.49%) Tripwire