The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Management
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 54 73 72
Rank change year-on-year +19 -1  
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.91% 0.50% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.65% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £438 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £420 £434
% change year-on-year -1.78% -3.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £50.00 £34.83
% change year-on-year -45.00% +43.57%  

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 532 774 704
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 80.36% 77.25% 71.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 428 395
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 10
Median hourly rate £17.59 £45.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.91% +44.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.68 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in Reading

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Management in Reading

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management in Reading over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Quality Management in Reading

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

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

1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 3 (42.86%) Content Management
2 3 (42.86%) Google
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) German Language
2 3 (42.86%) Italian Language
2 3 (42.86%) Japanese Language
2 3 (42.86%) Korean Language
2 3 (42.86%) Russian Language
2 3 (42.86%) Spanish Language
2 3 (42.86%) WebCenter
2 3 (42.86%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) W3C
2 3 (42.86%) Adobe
2 3 (42.86%) Publishing
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
2 3 (42.86%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) HNC
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C#

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) German Language
1 3 (42.86%) Italian Language
1 3 (42.86%) Japanese Language
1 3 (42.86%) Korean Language
1 3 (42.86%) Publishing
1 3 (42.86%) Russian Language
1 3 (42.86%) Spanish Language
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Producer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) WebCenter
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Analytics
1 3 (42.86%) Content Management
1 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) HNC
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe
1 3 (42.86%) Google
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Serena
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco