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 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
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 74 57
Rank change year-on-year +40 -17  
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 9 47 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.64% 3.54% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.01% 4.00% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 30 0
Median daily rate £350 £281 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.44% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +2.00% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £42.50
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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 299 1176 463
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 87.68% 88.62% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 797 308
Median daily rate £380 £325 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% -17.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 62 31
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £26.00 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £38.30
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 Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 11 (91.67%) ITIL
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) HP
4 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
5 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco
5 6 (50.00%) AIX
6 5 (41.67%) Change Management
6 5 (41.67%) Replication
6 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
6 5 (41.67%) QMS
6 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
7 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
7 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (33.33%) Perl
7 4 (33.33%) VB
7 4 (33.33%) IBM
8 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (25.00%) EMC
8 3 (25.00%) Nortel
8 3 (25.00%) Genesys
8 3 (25.00%) SAN
8 3 (25.00%) Veritas
8 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (25.00%) Solaris
8 3 (25.00%) Unix
8 3 (25.00%) Siebel

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (25.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Backup Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Integration Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) DBA
2 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Genesys Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Siebel Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) ISPF
1 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) HP Storage
3 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) AIX
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Solaris
3 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) MVS
4 1 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
2 5 (41.67%) Problem Management
2 5 (41.67%) QMS
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 3 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Perl
2 4 (33.33%) VB
3 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) REXX
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (25.00%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (16.67%) Perfmon
2 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (8.33%) MOM
3 1 (8.33%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) HP
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 3 (25.00%) Brocade
4 3 (25.00%) EMC
4 3 (25.00%) Genesys
4 3 (25.00%) Nortel
4 3 (25.00%) Siebel
4 3 (25.00%) Symantec
4 3 (25.00%) Veeam
4 3 (25.00%) Verint
4 3 (25.00%) Veritas
5 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
6 1 (8.33%) BMC
6 1 (8.33%) CA
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle