Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 515 469 434
Rank change year-on-year -46 -35 +35
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 372 387 531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.44% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.51% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 239 341
England median daily rate £463 £440 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +6.02% -6.74%
10th Percentile £280 £256 £248
90th Percentile £620 £638 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -10.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 8
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +68.42% -47.35%
10th Percentile £18.25 £14.93 £15.63
90th Percentile £55.00 £58.00 £48.21
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +26.98% -30.16%

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 80,659 75,516 85,810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.31% 85.72% 84.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,744 49,807 57,234
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,192 1,886 2,048
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.50 £23.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.51% -0.24% +8.86%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.72
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.91
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.58 £23.88
% change year-on-year -14.56% +2.95% +9.77%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -3 162 £525 +5.00% 23
South East -15 80 £513 +26.15% 22
North of England -32 44 £378 +7.86% 30
Midlands -3 34 £360 +12.94% 22
West Midlands -17 24 £325 +1.96% 18
South West -29 23 £420 +20.00% 13
East of England -2 20 £425 -2.86% 13
North West -12 17 £380 -23.62% 17
Yorkshire -23 16 £350 -15.92% 8
North East -17 11 £380 +16.92% 5
East Midlands +8 10 £360 +63.64% 4
South Coast 0 1 £425 -
Quality Management
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 113 (30.38%) Project Management
2 93 (25.00%) Finance
3 81 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (19.35%) Security Cleared
5 71 (19.09%) ITIL
6 69 (18.55%) Data Quality
7 68 (18.28%) SQL
8 64 (17.20%) QMS
9 60 (16.13%) Microsoft
10 55 (14.78%) Management Information System
11 53 (14.25%) Microsoft Excel
11 53 (14.25%) SC Cleared
12 52 (13.98%) PRINCE2
13 50 (13.44%) Change Management
14 46 (12.37%) Oracle
14 46 (12.37%) Migration
15 43 (11.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 43 (11.56%) Change Control
16 41 (11.02%) Validation
17 40 (10.75%) XML
18 37 (9.95%) Degree
19 36 (9.68%) Data Management
20 35 (9.41%) SAP
20 35 (9.41%) SharePoint
20 35 (9.41%) Risk Management
21 34 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
22 32 (8.60%) ERP
22 32 (8.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
23 31 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
24 30 (8.06%) Pharmaceutical

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 35 (9.41%) SharePoint
2 28 (7.53%) IIS
3 19 (5.11%) Apache
3 19 (5.11%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.69%) nginx
5 8 (2.15%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.15%) WebSphere Portal
6 6 (1.61%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.34%) SAS
8 3 (0.81%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.54%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.54%) Confluence
9 2 (0.54%) K2 blackpearl
9 2 (0.54%) SAP Portal
9 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.54%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.27%) MTS
Applications
1 53 (14.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (8.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 31 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
4 18 (4.84%) MS Visio
5 14 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (1.34%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.54%) Maya
8 1 (0.27%) Mingle
8 1 (0.27%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 8 (2.15%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.88%) SAP QM
3 5 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.34%) HFM
4 3 (0.81%) SAP MDG
4 3 (0.81%) SAP MDM
4 3 (0.81%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.81%) SAP PLM
4 3 (0.81%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.54%) Demantra
5 2 (0.54%) Maximo
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.54%) Retail-J
5 2 (0.54%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.27%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.27%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.27%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.42%) PaaS
2 9 (2.42%) SaaS
3 6 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.61%) Office 365
4 4 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.81%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.81%) IaaS
5 3 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.54%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.54%) Taleo
7 1 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.27%) G Suite
7 1 (0.27%) Slack
7 1 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
1 12 (3.23%) Kerberos
1 12 (3.23%) SAN
1 12 (3.23%) SSL
2 8 (2.15%) SMS
3 6 (1.61%) WAN
4 5 (1.34%) LAN
5 4 (1.08%) Internet
6 3 (0.81%) NFC
7 2 (0.54%) 3G
7 2 (0.54%) ATM
7 2 (0.54%) CTI
7 2 (0.54%) DMZ
7 2 (0.54%) Firewall
7 2 (0.54%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.54%) LTE
7 2 (0.54%) MPLS
7 2 (0.54%) Skype
7 2 (0.54%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (4.30%) Relational Database
4 14 (3.76%) Big Data
5 13 (3.49%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.23%) GIS
6 12 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (2.15%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.34%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.34%) Essbase
9 5 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.08%) MS Access
10 4 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.81%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (6.99%) JIRA
2 10 (2.69%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.88%) SonarQube
4 6 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.81%) StarTeam
5 3 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.81%) Toad
6 2 (0.54%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.54%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.54%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.27%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.27%) ER Studio
7 1 (0.27%) ERwin
7 1 (0.27%) Gradle
7 1 (0.27%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.27%) Selenium
General
1 93 (25.00%) Finance
2 30 (8.06%) Pharmaceutical
3 19 (5.11%) Banking
3 19 (5.11%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.69%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.15%) Law
5 8 (2.15%) Retail
6 6 (1.61%) Marketing
7 5 (1.34%) Back Office
7 5 (1.34%) Legal
8 3 (0.81%) Automotive
8 3 (0.81%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.54%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.54%) Local Government
9 2 (0.54%) Military
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) Electronics
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 89 (23.92%) Analyst
2 56 (15.05%) Project Manager
3 31 (8.33%) Architect
4 25 (6.72%) Consultant
4 25 (6.72%) Data Analyst
5 24 (6.45%) Developer
6 19 (5.11%) Business Analyst
7 17 (4.57%) IT Manager
8 16 (4.30%) IT Analyst
9 15 (4.03%) Programme Manager
10 14 (3.76%) IT Project Manager
11 13 (3.49%) Support Engineer
12 11 (2.96%) SAP Consultant
12 11 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (2.69%) PMO Analyst
14 9 (2.42%) Data Architect
14 9 (2.42%) Infrastructure Manager
14 9 (2.42%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 8 (2.15%) Integration Engineer
15 8 (2.15%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (10.75%) XML
2 19 (5.11%) Web Services
3 18 (4.84%) SailPoint
4 13 (3.49%) J2EE
5 12 (3.23%) SAML
6 11 (2.96%) JSF
7 10 (2.69%) LDAP
7 10 (2.69%) SPNEGO
7 10 (2.69%) WCF
7 10 (2.69%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 9 (2.42%) .NET
9 4 (1.08%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.08%) MDX
10 3 (0.81%) HTML
10 3 (0.81%) HTML5
10 3 (0.81%) Middleware
10 3 (0.81%) Software Packaging
11 2 (0.54%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.54%) Gherkin
11 2 (0.54%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.78%) Management Information System
2 34 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.11%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.03%) Life Science
5 12 (3.23%) LIMS
6 10 (2.69%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.69%) PKI
7 9 (2.42%) EMC VNX
8 8 (2.15%) Celerra
8 8 (2.15%) EMC VMAX
8 8 (2.15%) Replication
9 7 (1.88%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.88%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (1.88%) FMCG
9 7 (1.88%) HP Storage
9 7 (1.88%) HP StoreVirtual
9 7 (1.88%) User Experience
10 6 (1.61%) NHS
11 5 (1.34%) e-Learning
11 5 (1.34%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.72%) Windows
2 16 (4.30%) Windows Server
3 10 (2.69%) Linux
4 8 (2.15%) Unix
5 6 (1.61%) Solaris
6 5 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.08%) CentOS
8 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) Android
9 1 (0.27%) Debian
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.27%) SUSE
9 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (30.38%) Project Management
2 81 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (19.09%) ITIL
4 64 (17.20%) QMS
5 52 (13.98%) PRINCE2
6 50 (13.44%) Change Management
7 46 (12.37%) Migration
8 43 (11.56%) Change Control
8 43 (11.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 41 (11.02%) Validation
10 36 (9.68%) Data Management
11 35 (9.41%) Risk Management
12 32 (8.60%) ERP
13 29 (7.80%) Data Migration
13 29 (7.80%) Decision-Making
13 29 (7.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 28 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (7.26%) Coaching
16 26 (6.99%) Programme Management
16 26 (6.99%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 68 (18.28%) SQL
2 28 (7.53%) Java
3 21 (5.65%) C
4 20 (5.38%) Python
5 16 (4.30%) PL/SQL
6 12 (3.23%) C++
6 12 (3.23%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.15%) Scala
7 8 (2.15%) VBA
8 6 (1.61%) C#
8 6 (1.61%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.08%) AWK
9 4 (1.08%) Bourne shell
9 4 (1.08%) Korn
9 4 (1.08%) Perl
9 4 (1.08%) XMLA
10 3 (0.81%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.54%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 72 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 53 (14.25%) SC Cleared
3 37 (9.95%) Degree
4 22 (5.91%) DV Cleared
4 22 (5.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (1.88%) CISA
5 7 (1.88%) CISM
5 7 (1.88%) CISSP
5 7 (1.88%) CREST Certified
5 7 (1.88%) IISP
5 7 (1.88%) PMP
6 6 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.61%) ISEB
7 5 (1.34%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.08%) OCA
8 4 (1.08%) OCP
8 4 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (1.08%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.08%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (18.55%) Data Quality
2 27 (7.26%) PMO
3 20 (5.38%) QA
4 19 (5.11%) ISO 9001
5 15 (4.03%) GxP
5 15 (4.03%) SLA
6 14 (3.76%) GDPR
7 11 (2.96%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 11 (2.96%) GMP
8 10 (2.69%) GCP
9 8 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (1.88%) ISAE 3402
10 7 (1.88%) ISO 22301
10 7 (1.88%) ISO 31000
10 7 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 7 (1.88%) PCI DSS
11 5 (1.34%) ISO 14001
12 4 (1.08%) COBIT
12 4 (1.08%) GLP
System Software
1 12 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.08%) GlusterFS
2 4 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.54%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.27%) Docker
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.27%) vSphere
5 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (5.11%) Single Sign-On
2 10 (2.69%) CA Single Sign-On
3 7 (1.88%) Nessus
3 7 (1.88%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 6 (1.61%) HP ALM
5 4 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.08%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.08%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (1.08%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (1.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (1.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (0.54%) Ansible
6 2 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.54%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.27%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.27%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.27%) SCCM
7 1 (0.27%) Simpana
7 1 (0.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 60 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 46 (12.37%) Oracle
3 35 (9.41%) SAP
4 20 (5.38%) ServiceNow
5 19 (5.11%) Cisco
6 18 (4.84%) HP
7 14 (3.76%) Talend
8 13 (3.49%) EMC
9 12 (3.23%) Brocade
9 12 (3.23%) IBM
10 11 (2.96%) BMC
10 11 (2.96%) Centrify
11 10 (2.69%) Axway
11 10 (2.69%) CA
11 10 (2.69%) ForgeRock
12 9 (2.42%) Isilon
12 9 (2.42%) Sun
13 8 (2.15%) 3PAR
13 8 (2.15%) Fujitsu
13 8 (2.15%) McAfee