The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 25 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 86 83
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 5 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.37% 0.96% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 1.17% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 9
Median daily rate £588 £383 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.59% -45.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £475 £715
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 £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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1095 1459 1158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.16% 82.57% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 878 687
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 33
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.87% -4.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.80 £37.60
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in Manchester

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management in Manchester over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Quality Management in Manchester

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Management in Manchester

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 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
Salford - 1 £650 -
Quality Management
North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) UML
3 4 (30.77%) QA
3 4 (30.77%) Use Case
3 4 (30.77%) User Stories
3 4 (30.77%) Data Structures
4 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) SAP
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITSM
5 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) SAP QM
5 2 (15.38%) Dependency Management
5 2 (15.38%) User Experience
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
5 2 (15.38%) API Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Delivery

Quality Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.69%) MS Access
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Financial Services Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) SAP QM Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Service Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Structures
2 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) User Experience
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.69%) FMCG
4 1 (7.69%) Interactive TV
4 1 (7.69%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) UML
3 4 (30.77%) Use Case
3 4 (30.77%) User Stories
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) API Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) Dependency Management
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) ITSM
5 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Jaspersoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle