The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 27 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 49 57
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8  
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.91% 0.67% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.88% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £395 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £395 £425
% change year-on-year +5.37% -7.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £50.00 £34.83
% change year-on-year -45.00% +43.57%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 282 339 362
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 85.45% 75.17% 75.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 170 217
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £226 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 20
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% +7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.20 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Quality Management in Gloucestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in Gloucestershire

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Gloucester -1 1 £400 -
Quality Management
South West

Quality Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Teradata
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) SAS
2 3 (60.00%) ISO 9000
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (40.00%) Basel II
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC

Quality Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (60.00%) SAS
2 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO 9000
2 2 (40.00%) Basel II
2 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Teradata
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Nortel
3 1 (20.00%) Siemens