The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 26 June 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 53 73
Rank change year-on-year +5 +20  
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 13 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.06% 0.62% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 0.79% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £350 £350 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -45.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £628
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £350 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £408
% change year-on-year +2.00% -7.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £11.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year +247.82% -71.06%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 510 507 706
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 80.82% 78.60% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 268 364
Median daily rate £425 £425 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 60
Median hourly rate £17.77 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.92% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in Hertfordshire

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Quality Management in Hertfordshire

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Management in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Management in Hertfordshire

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Watford - 10 £475 -
Stevenage +1 3 £325 -7.28%
Quality Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 8 (57.14%) Change Management
2 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) ERP
2 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (50.00%) QMS
2 7 (50.00%) Change Control
3 6 (42.86%) Line Management
3 6 (42.86%) Contingency Planning
3 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 4 (28.57%) PMO
4 4 (28.57%) Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (21.43%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (21.43%) SAP BW
5 3 (21.43%) Validation
5 3 (21.43%) SAP
5 3 (21.43%) Supplier Management
5 3 (21.43%) SAP QM
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
6 2 (14.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (14.29%) GAMP
6 2 (14.29%) GMP
6 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 2 (14.29%) ISO 13485
7 1 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.14%) Finance

Quality Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) SAP Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Software Validation Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Validation Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Author
3 1 (7.14%) PMO Lead
3 1 (7.14%) PMO Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Change Management
2 7 (50.00%) Change Control
2 7 (50.00%) ERP
2 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) QMS
2 7 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (42.86%) Contingency Planning
3 6 (42.86%) Line Management
3 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (28.57%) Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (21.43%) Supplier Management
5 3 (21.43%) Validation
6 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
7 1 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (7.14%) Document Management
7 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
7 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) PMO
2 2 (14.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (14.29%) GAMP
2 2 (14.29%) GMP
2 2 (14.29%) ISO 13485
3 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft