The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 22 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 84 102
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18  
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 9 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.83% 1.41% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.58% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 1
Median daily rate £481 £400 £128
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.31% +212.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +2.00% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.08 £11.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year +291.95% -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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 960 1332 1306
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.48% 89.40% 87.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 952 967
Median daily rate £403 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +19.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 21
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -6.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.34 £170.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in Leeds

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Management in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 5 (50.00%) SAP
1 5 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) Test Management
2 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) V-Model
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (20.00%) People Management
4 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) API Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management

Quality Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) MPLS
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA Agile
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Quality Manager
1 4 (40.00%) SAP Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (20.00%) SAP Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior QA Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior QA Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) ABAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support
3 1 (10.00%) Data Governance Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Data Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Process Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (40.00%) Test Management
1 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) ABAP
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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