Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 15 December 2018 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 65 90
Rank change year-on-year -20 +25 +8
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 3 23 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.34% 2.60% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 2.96% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 23 49
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £280 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.85% -7.14% -26.32%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £170
90th Percentile £456 £460 £476
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £280 £325 £350
% change year-on-year -13.85% -7.14% -26.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - £62.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £62.00

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 788 776 1,868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 90.16% 87.68% 88.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 569 1,359
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +11.43% -15.56%
10th Percentile £290 £252 £235
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £415 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +7.10% +10.71% -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 76
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £12.75 £22.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.05% -21.43% +30.23%
10th Percentile £9.26 £10.55 £15.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £50.00 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.89 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -14.91% -36.36% +41.03%

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Quality Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Quality Management in Newcastle upon Tyne

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in Newcastle upon Tyne

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Quality Management in Newcastle upon Tyne

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Management in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Quality Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Availability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) EnterpriseDB
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) Kernel Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Linux

Quality Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (33.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) OAT Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Availability Management
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Kernel Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) EnterpriseDB
1 1 (33.33%) Pega
1 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow