Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 513 505 464
Rank change year-on-year -8 -41 +10
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 383 387 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.41% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.47% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 262 314
England median daily rate £500 £419 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.40% +0.90% +2.47%
10th Percentile £280 £250 £228
90th Percentile £688 £620 £620
UK median daily rate £500 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +24.92% -2.97% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 8
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +50.59% -50.00%
10th Percentile £23.00 £16.20 £12.83
90th Percentile £48.25 £50.25 £43.34
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +60.00% -41.86%

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 83,667 81,804 81,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.77% 86.07% 85.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,090 55,089 54,268
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,099 1,904 2,266
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.30 £49.93 £47.81
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +2.27%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +28 161 £525 +7.69% 24
South East +19 103 £530 +17.78% 23
North of England -23 44 £465 +45.31% 25
Midlands -11 28 £374 +19.68% 28
North West -22 25 £520 +61.24% 14
South West -56 22 £460 +19.48% 13
East of England -1 20 £505 +1.00% 6
Yorkshire +5 16 £450 +60.71% 8
West Midlands -15 16 £425 +36.00% 20
East Midlands 0 11 £352 +30.79% 8
North East -28 3 £280 -11.81% 3
South Coast - 2 £425 -
Quality Management
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 142 (37.08%) Project Management
2 89 (23.24%) Microsoft
3 87 (22.72%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (21.67%) SQL
5 78 (20.37%) ITIL
6 76 (19.84%) Finance
7 70 (18.28%) PRINCE2
7 70 (18.28%) Microsoft Excel
8 67 (17.49%) Security Cleared
9 65 (16.97%) Data Quality
10 60 (15.67%) Change Control
11 59 (15.40%) Change Management
12 53 (13.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 53 (13.84%) PMO
13 52 (13.58%) IIS
13 52 (13.58%) SC Cleared
13 52 (13.58%) JIRA
14 50 (13.05%) Microsoft Project
15 45 (11.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 45 (11.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 45 (11.75%) Problem-Solving
15 45 (11.75%) ServiceNow
16 42 (10.97%) Service Desk Management
16 42 (10.97%) Risk Management
16 42 (10.97%) Management Information System
17 41 (10.70%) Programme Management
18 40 (10.44%) Telecoms
19 39 (10.18%) SAP
19 39 (10.18%) Test Automation
20 38 (9.92%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 52 (13.58%) IIS
2 34 (8.88%) Apache
2 34 (8.88%) Tomcat
3 30 (7.83%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.87%) nginx
5 8 (2.09%) K2 blackpearl
5 8 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (1.57%) Confluence
6 6 (1.57%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.31%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.31%) SAS
8 3 (0.78%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.52%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.52%) SAP Portal
10 1 (0.26%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 70 (18.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (13.05%) Microsoft Project
3 45 (11.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (3.92%) MS Visio
5 13 (3.39%) Maya
6 8 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.26%) Mingle
7 1 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.83%) SAP MM
1 7 (1.83%) SAP QM
2 6 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.31%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.78%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.78%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.78%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.78%) SAP MDG
5 3 (0.78%) SAP PM
5 3 (0.78%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.52%) BASE24
6 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.52%) Maximo
6 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.52%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.52%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.26%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.26%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (1.83%) IaaS
5 5 (1.31%) SaaS
6 4 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.04%) Office 365
7 3 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.52%) Apigee
8 2 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.52%) IBM Blueworks
8 2 (0.52%) Taleo
9 1 (0.26%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.26%) PaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Slack
9 1 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.96%) Kerberos
1 19 (4.96%) SSL
2 13 (3.39%) Firewall
2 13 (3.39%) Value-Added Service
3 11 (2.87%) Internet
4 9 (2.35%) NFC
5 8 (2.09%) DMZ
6 7 (1.83%) Wireless
7 6 (1.57%) ATM
8 3 (0.78%) LAN
8 3 (0.78%) Skype
8 3 (0.78%) SMS
8 3 (0.78%) VPN
8 3 (0.78%) WAN
9 2 (0.52%) CTI
9 2 (0.52%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.52%) Network Security
9 2 (0.52%) SAN
9 2 (0.52%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (0.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.35%) MS Access
3 8 (2.09%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (2.09%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.57%) Big Data
4 6 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.04%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.04%) GIS
6 4 (1.04%) MySQL
6 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.52%) EDMS
7 2 (0.52%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.52%) NonStop SQL
7 2 (0.52%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 52 (13.58%) JIRA
2 10 (2.61%) SonarQube
3 9 (2.35%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.04%) Bugzilla
4 4 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.78%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.78%) Robot Framework
5 3 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.52%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.52%) Maven
7 1 (0.26%) Android Studio
7 1 (0.26%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.26%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.26%) ER Studio
7 1 (0.26%) Gradle
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 76 (19.84%) Finance
2 40 (10.44%) Telecoms
3 28 (7.31%) Pharmaceutical
4 13 (3.39%) Law
5 11 (2.87%) Back Office
6 10 (2.61%) Banking
6 10 (2.61%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.57%) Marketing
7 6 (1.57%) Retail
8 5 (1.31%) Legal
9 3 (0.78%) Automotive
9 3 (0.78%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Billing
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Front Office
10 1 (0.26%) Games
10 1 (0.26%) German Language
10 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 76 (19.84%) Project Manager
2 65 (16.97%) Analyst
3 39 (10.18%) Consultant
4 26 (6.79%) Data Analyst
5 23 (6.01%) Applications Engineer
5 23 (6.01%) Architect
5 23 (6.01%) Developer
6 16 (4.18%) Programme Manager
7 15 (3.92%) Business Analyst
8 13 (3.39%) SAP Consultant
9 12 (3.13%) SAP Analyst
9 12 (3.13%) Validation Consultant
10 11 (2.87%) Telecoms Manager
10 11 (2.87%) Telecoms Project Manager
11 10 (2.61%) Security Architect
12 9 (2.35%) Data Consultant
12 9 (2.35%) Middleware Engineer
12 9 (2.35%) Payments Architect
13 8 (2.09%) Active Directory Engineer
13 8 (2.09%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.14%) SailPoint
2 23 (6.01%) XML
3 20 (5.22%) Web Services
4 19 (4.96%) SAML
5 18 (4.70%) .NET
6 13 (3.39%) Middleware
7 12 (3.13%) LDAP
8 11 (2.87%) SPNEGO
8 11 (2.87%) WCF
8 11 (2.87%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 6 (1.57%) JSON
10 5 (1.31%) EDI
11 4 (1.04%) J2EE
11 4 (1.04%) OAuth
11 4 (1.04%) OAuth2
11 4 (1.04%) OpenID
11 4 (1.04%) RESTful
12 2 (0.52%) REST
12 2 (0.52%) Swagger
12 2 (0.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.97%) Management Information System
2 37 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.70%) PMI
4 13 (3.39%) Driving Licence
5 12 (3.13%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.87%) PKI
7 8 (2.09%) Freedom of Information
7 8 (2.09%) NHS
7 8 (2.09%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.83%) User Experience
9 6 (1.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.31%) Life Science
10 5 (1.31%) Robotics
10 5 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.31%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.78%) CMDB
12 3 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.78%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.31%) Windows
2 18 (4.70%) Windows Server
3 16 (4.18%) Linux
4 10 (2.61%) Solaris
5 8 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.31%) CentOS
8 3 (0.78%) Unix
9 1 (0.26%) Android
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (37.08%) Project Management
2 87 (22.72%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (20.37%) ITIL
4 70 (18.28%) PRINCE2
5 60 (15.67%) Change Control
6 59 (15.40%) Change Management
7 53 (13.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 45 (11.75%) Problem-Solving
9 42 (10.97%) Risk Management
9 42 (10.97%) Service Desk Management
10 41 (10.70%) Programme Management
11 39 (10.18%) Test Automation
12 38 (9.92%) Migration
12 38 (9.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 37 (9.66%) QMS
14 35 (9.14%) Continuous Improvement
14 35 (9.14%) Decision-Making
14 35 (9.14%) ITIL V2
14 35 (9.14%) Validation
15 34 (8.88%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (21.67%) SQL
2 38 (9.92%) Python
3 23 (6.01%) Java
4 11 (2.87%) C#
4 11 (2.87%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.35%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.83%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.57%) C++
8 5 (1.31%) C
9 4 (1.04%) Scala
10 3 (0.78%) Perl
10 3 (0.78%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.52%) AWK
11 2 (0.52%) Bourne shell
11 2 (0.52%) Korn
11 2 (0.52%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.26%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.26%) PHP
12 1 (0.26%) R
12 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (17.49%) Security Cleared
2 52 (13.58%) SC Cleared
3 45 (11.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 37 (9.66%) Degree
5 18 (4.70%) PMI Certification
6 10 (2.61%) CISA
6 10 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.61%) CISM
6 10 (2.61%) CISSP
6 10 (2.61%) CREST Certified
6 10 (2.61%) DV Cleared
6 10 (2.61%) IISP
7 9 (2.35%) ISTQB
8 8 (2.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 8 (2.09%) CCSP
8 8 (2.09%) CLAS
8 8 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.83%) HNC
9 7 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (16.97%) Data Quality
2 53 (13.84%) PMO
3 28 (7.31%) QA
4 21 (5.48%) GDPR
4 21 (5.48%) ISO 9001
5 18 (4.70%) SLA
6 11 (2.87%) GxP
6 11 (2.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (2.61%) GMP
7 10 (2.61%) ISAE 3402
7 10 (2.61%) ISO 22301
7 10 (2.61%) ISO 31000
7 10 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 10 (2.61%) PCI DSS
8 8 (2.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 3 (0.78%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.52%) ISO 9002
10 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.52%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.09%) ISA Server
3 4 (1.04%) Docker
4 2 (0.52%) GlusterFS
4 2 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (9.66%) Single Sign-On
2 12 (3.13%) CA Single Sign-On
3 10 (2.61%) Ansible
3 10 (2.61%) Nessus
3 10 (2.61%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 5 (1.31%) Netcool
5 4 (1.04%) Puppet
6 3 (0.78%) HP ALM
6 3 (0.78%) Terraform
7 2 (0.52%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (0.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.26%) OpenView
8 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.26%) Salt
8 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.26%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 89 (23.24%) Microsoft
2 45 (11.75%) ServiceNow
3 39 (10.18%) SAP
4 28 (7.31%) Oracle
5 19 (4.96%) Remedy
6 14 (3.66%) CA
6 14 (3.66%) Cisco
6 14 (3.66%) Huawei
7 13 (3.39%) IBM
8 12 (3.13%) Axway
8 12 (3.13%) BMC
8 12 (3.13%) Centrify
9 11 (2.87%) ForgeRock
10 10 (2.61%) ArcSight
10 10 (2.61%) Barracuda Networks
10 10 (2.61%) Imperva
10 10 (2.61%) Qualys
10 10 (2.61%) Splunk
10 10 (2.61%) Trend Micro
10 10 (2.61%) Tripwire