Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 493 458 448
Rank change year-on-year -35 -10 +41
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 374 379 469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.45% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.54% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 234 281
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -2.86%
10th Percentile £270 £252 £260
90th Percentile £588 £620 £600
UK median daily rate £425 £440 £415
% change year-on-year -3.41% +6.02% -3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 10
England median hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £51.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -32.68% +38.51%
10th Percentile £22.42 £13.63 £20.49
90th Percentile £60.20 £58.00 £55.90
UK median hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year -8.24% -15.00% +35.14%

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 79,110 70,744 81,699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.88% 84.81% 84.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,522 46,685 54,423
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,086 1,873 2,100
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +8.70% +8.75%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.45 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.45 £50.28
UK median hourly rate £21.79 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.84% - +19.05%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -48 155 £550 +10.00% 26
South East -4 88 £463 +7.56% 23
North of England -14 47 £388 -6.06% 37
Midlands -21 36 £360 +2.86% 10
North West -10 25 £453 +10.70% 21
South West -9 23 £400 -4.19% 9
West Midlands -27 19 £370 -5.73% 3
East Midlands +5 15 £360 +45.45% 7
East of England 0 14 £421 -6.39% 9
North East +15 13 £365 -10.15% 4
Yorkshire -26 10 £419 -2.62% 12
Quality Management
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 87 (23.26%) Project Management
1 87 (23.26%) Finance
2 74 (19.79%) SQL
2 74 (19.79%) Security Cleared
3 72 (19.25%) QMS
3 72 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (16.04%) Oracle
5 57 (15.24%) Microsoft
6 53 (14.17%) XML
6 53 (14.17%) Change Management
7 52 (13.90%) Validation
7 52 (13.90%) Microsoft Excel
8 51 (13.64%) ITIL
8 51 (13.64%) Data Quality
9 50 (13.37%) Migration
9 50 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 46 (12.30%) Java
11 45 (12.03%) PRINCE2
12 41 (10.96%) Risk Management
12 41 (10.96%) Management Information System
12 41 (10.96%) C
12 41 (10.96%) Software Engineering
13 40 (10.70%) SharePoint
13 40 (10.70%) SC Cleared
14 39 (10.43%) Windows
14 39 (10.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 38 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
15 38 (10.16%) PMO
16 37 (9.89%) DV Cleared
17 36 (9.63%) Data Migration

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 40 (10.70%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.61%) WebSphere
3 17 (4.55%) WebSphere Portal
4 10 (2.67%) Apache
4 10 (2.67%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.14%) IIS
5 8 (2.14%) SAS
6 4 (1.07%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.07%) Confluence
6 4 (1.07%) nginx
7 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.53%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.27%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.27%) MTS
Applications
1 52 (13.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (7.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 24 (6.42%) Microsoft Project
4 22 (5.88%) MS Visio
5 13 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (1.60%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.27%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 16 (4.28%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.87%) SAP QM
3 6 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.34%) HFM
5 3 (0.80%) SAP MDG
5 3 (0.80%) SAP MDM
5 3 (0.80%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.80%) SAP PLM
5 3 (0.80%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.53%) Demantra
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.53%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.53%) Retail-J
6 2 (0.53%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.27%) BASE24
7 1 (0.27%) Maximo
7 1 (0.27%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.67%) SaaS
3 9 (2.41%) PaaS
4 8 (2.14%) Office 365
5 4 (1.07%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.07%) Slack
5 4 (1.07%) Trello
6 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
1 10 (2.67%) SAN
2 6 (1.60%) Internet
2 6 (1.60%) SMS
2 6 (1.60%) WAN
3 5 (1.34%) LAN
4 4 (1.07%) HTTP
4 4 (1.07%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.07%) SSL
5 3 (0.80%) VoIP
5 3 (0.80%) WinSCP
6 2 (0.53%) CTI
6 2 (0.53%) IP Telephony
6 2 (0.53%) Skype
6 2 (0.53%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.27%) 3G
7 1 (0.27%) ATM
7 1 (0.27%) Broadband
7 1 (0.27%) MPLS
7 1 (0.27%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 32 (8.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 32 (8.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 32 (8.56%) SQL Server
3 31 (8.29%) GIS
4 24 (6.42%) Relational Database
5 16 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (3.74%) Big Data
7 12 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (2.14%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.34%) Data Mining
11 5 (1.34%) Essbase
11 5 (1.34%) MS Access
12 4 (1.07%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.07%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (3.74%) JIRA
2 11 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.60%) Eclipse
3 6 (1.60%) Rational Team Concert
3 6 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.34%) Maven
5 4 (1.07%) ClearQuest
5 4 (1.07%) TestDirector
6 3 (0.80%) SonarQube
6 3 (0.80%) StarTeam
6 3 (0.80%) Toad
7 2 (0.53%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.27%) ERwin
8 1 (0.27%) LSMW
8 1 (0.27%) Selenium
8 1 (0.27%) Subversion
8 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
General
1 87 (23.26%) Finance
2 39 (10.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 18 (4.81%) Manufacturing
4 13 (3.48%) Banking
5 12 (3.21%) Retail
6 8 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.87%) Military
8 6 (1.60%) Legal
8 6 (1.60%) Marketing
9 4 (1.07%) Local Government
9 4 (1.07%) Publishing
10 3 (0.80%) Law
11 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Automotive
12 1 (0.27%) Billing
12 1 (0.27%) French Language
12 1 (0.27%) German Language
12 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.27%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 89 (23.80%) Analyst
2 43 (11.50%) Project Manager
3 35 (9.36%) Developer
4 32 (8.56%) Consultant
5 23 (6.15%) Architect
6 21 (5.61%) Java Developer
7 19 (5.08%) IT Analyst
8 18 (4.81%) Business Analyst
8 18 (4.81%) Data Analyst
9 16 (4.28%) Development Engineer
9 16 (4.28%) Integration Engineer
9 16 (4.28%) Software Development Engineer
9 16 (4.28%) Software Integration Engineer
10 14 (3.74%) IT Manager
11 13 (3.48%) Software Developer
11 13 (3.48%) Validation Consultant
12 12 (3.21%) DV Cleared Java Developer
12 12 (3.21%) IT Project Manager
13 11 (2.94%) Java Software Developer
13 11 (2.94%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (14.17%) XML
2 36 (9.63%) J2EE
3 35 (9.36%) Web Services
4 29 (7.75%) JSF
5 7 (1.87%) MDX
6 6 (1.60%) .NET
6 6 (1.60%) AngularJS
6 6 (1.60%) SailPoint
7 4 (1.07%) Apache CXF
7 4 (1.07%) Hibernate
7 4 (1.07%) JDBC
7 4 (1.07%) LDAP
7 4 (1.07%) SAML
7 4 (1.07%) SPNEGO
7 4 (1.07%) Spring
7 4 (1.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (1.07%) WCF
7 4 (1.07%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (1.07%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 3 (0.80%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.96%) Management Information System
2 38 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.81%) Life Science
4 16 (4.28%) LIMS
5 14 (3.74%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.48%) FMCG
7 12 (3.21%) Virtual Team
8 8 (2.14%) Celerra
8 8 (2.14%) e-Learning
8 8 (2.14%) EMC VMAX
8 8 (2.14%) EMC VNX
9 7 (1.87%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (1.87%) HP Storage
9 7 (1.87%) HP StoreVirtual
9 7 (1.87%) Replication
10 6 (1.60%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.34%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (1.34%) User Experience
12 4 (1.07%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (10.43%) Windows
2 23 (6.15%) Windows Server
3 8 (2.14%) Linux
3 8 (2.14%) Unix
4 2 (0.53%) CentOS
4 2 (0.53%) HPUX
4 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.53%) Solaris
4 2 (0.53%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (23.26%) Project Management
2 72 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (19.25%) QMS
3 53 (14.17%) Change Management
4 52 (13.90%) Validation
5 51 (13.64%) ITIL
6 50 (13.37%) Migration
6 50 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 45 (12.03%) PRINCE2
8 41 (10.96%) Risk Management
8 41 (10.96%) Software Engineering
9 36 (9.63%) Change Control
9 36 (9.63%) Configuration Management
9 36 (9.63%) Data Migration
10 32 (8.56%) Requirements Analysis
10 32 (8.56%) Web Application Development
11 31 (8.29%) Software Architecture
12 30 (8.02%) Document Management
13 29 (7.75%) Waterfall
14 28 (7.49%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 74 (19.79%) SQL
2 46 (12.30%) Java
3 41 (10.96%) C
4 36 (9.63%) PL/SQL
5 14 (3.74%) Python
6 12 (3.21%) C++
7 9 (2.41%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.41%) T-SQL
7 9 (2.41%) VBA
8 7 (1.87%) XMLA
9 5 (1.34%) Embedded C++
9 5 (1.34%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.07%) C#
10 4 (1.07%) Scala
11 3 (0.80%) ABAP
12 2 (0.53%) AWK
12 2 (0.53%) Bourne shell
12 2 (0.53%) Korn
12 2 (0.53%) Perl
12 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 74 (19.79%) Security Cleared
2 40 (10.70%) SC Cleared
3 37 (9.89%) DV Cleared
4 32 (8.56%) Degree
5 20 (5.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 9 (2.41%) PMI Certification
6 9 (2.41%) PMP
7 8 (2.14%) ISEB
8 5 (1.34%) IRCA
9 4 (1.07%) APMP
9 4 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.07%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.80%) CISM
10 3 (0.80%) CISSP
10 3 (0.80%) HP ASE
10 3 (0.80%) HPE ATP
11 2 (0.53%) CCIE
11 2 (0.53%) CISA
11 2 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (13.64%) Data Quality
2 38 (10.16%) PMO
3 30 (8.02%) QA
4 19 (5.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 19 (5.08%) GMP
5 17 (4.55%) GxP
6 13 (3.48%) ISO 9001
6 13 (3.48%) SLA
7 11 (2.94%) GCP
8 7 (1.87%) GDPR
9 6 (1.60%) GLP
10 5 (1.34%) ISO 14001
10 5 (1.34%) ISO 22301
11 4 (1.07%) ISO 13485
11 4 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 17025
11 4 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (0.80%) COBIT
12 3 (0.80%) IEC 62304
12 3 (0.80%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (4.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.53%) GlusterFS
3 2 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.87%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (1.60%) HP ALM
3 4 (1.07%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.53%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.53%) Nessus
5 2 (0.53%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.53%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (0.53%) SCCM
5 2 (0.53%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 2 (0.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (16.04%) Oracle
2 57 (15.24%) Microsoft
3 29 (7.75%) SAP
4 16 (4.28%) Fujitsu
4 16 (4.28%) HP
5 14 (3.74%) Cisco
6 13 (3.48%) Talend
7 10 (2.67%) Brocade
7 10 (2.67%) EMC
8 8 (2.14%) 3PAR
8 8 (2.14%) IBM
8 8 (2.14%) Isilon
9 7 (1.87%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.87%) VMware
10 6 (1.60%) Progress
10 6 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.60%) Xerox
11 5 (1.34%) Hyperion
11 5 (1.34%) JD Edwards
12 4 (1.07%) Informatica