Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 18 November 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 214 188
Rank change year-on-year +3 -26 +5
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 31 54 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.38% 0.55% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.67% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 37 24
Midlands median daily rate £313 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.56% +8.43% +3.88%
10th Percentile £220 £260 £243
90th Percentile £491 £600 £546
England median daily rate £418 £413 £420
% change year-on-year +1.21% -1.79% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 - £20.00
England median hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +42.22% -47.06% +6.92%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6763 8113 6733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 83.20% 82.62% 79.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4306 4956 3980
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £231
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 206 258
Midlands median hourly rate £21.24 £16.30 £18.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.35% -13.14% +4.22%
10th Percentile £10.57 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.00 £39.75 £42.33
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Quality Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Quality Management in the Midlands

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in the Midlands

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Quality Management in the Midlands

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Management in the Midlands

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Quality Management in the Midlands

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
East Midlands +9 16 £225 -45.78% 1
West Midlands +11 13 £313 -37.50%
Quality Management
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 14 (45.16%) Unix
2 12 (38.71%) Manufacturing
3 10 (32.26%) Retail
3 10 (32.26%) Business Analysis
3 10 (32.26%) QMS
3 10 (32.26%) Windows
3 10 (32.26%) Oracle
4 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
4 9 (29.03%) Linux
5 8 (25.81%) Risk Management
5 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (22.58%) Finance
6 7 (22.58%) Change Management
6 7 (22.58%) Project Management
6 7 (22.58%) SAP
6 7 (22.58%) Degree
7 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
8 5 (16.13%) ITIL
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (16.13%) .NET
8 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
8 5 (16.13%) Migration
8 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.90%) Publishing
9 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
9 4 (12.90%) SAP QM
9 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
9 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL

Quality Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) SAP MM
1 4 (12.90%) SAP QM
1 4 (12.90%) SAP SD
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (9.68%) SAP PM
2 3 (9.68%) SAP PP
3 2 (6.45%) SAP PS
4 1 (3.23%) SAP APO
4 1 (3.23%) SAP CO
4 1 (3.23%) SAP CRM
4 1 (3.23%) SAP FI
4 1 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (3.23%) SAP MDM
4 1 (3.23%) SAP SCM
4 1 (3.23%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
1 4 (12.90%) WLAN
2 2 (6.45%) SDH
3 1 (3.23%) NAS
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (38.71%) Manufacturing
2 10 (32.26%) Retail
3 7 (22.58%) Finance
4 4 (12.90%) Publishing
5 2 (6.45%) Automotive
6 1 (3.23%) Banking
6 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Applications Support
2 7 (22.58%) Applications Support Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Project Manager
2 7 (22.58%) Support Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Development Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Development Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Developer
4 2 (6.45%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) SAP Trainer
4 2 (6.45%) Storage Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Trainer
5 1 (3.23%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Release Manager
5 1 (3.23%) SAP Release Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.45%) User Experience
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Signage
5 1 (3.23%) e-Learning
5 1 (3.23%) NHS
5 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Unix
2 10 (32.26%) Windows
3 9 (29.03%) Linux
4 4 (12.90%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Business Analysis
1 10 (32.26%) QMS
2 8 (25.81%) Risk Management
3 7 (22.58%) Change Management
3 7 (22.58%) Project Management
4 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) ITIL
5 5 (16.13%) Migration
5 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
6 4 (12.90%) Coaching
6 4 (12.90%) PRINCE
6 4 (12.90%) Scrum
6 4 (12.90%) Six Sigma
6 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 2 (6.45%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.45%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (6.45%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (12.90%) PMI Certification
2 4 (12.90%) PMP
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.23%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) SAP
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.90%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) GoldenSource
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Nokia