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 29 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
Berkshire > Reading
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 58 64
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6  
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 3 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.51% 1.26% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 1.59% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 0
Reading median daily rate £306 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.23% -  
Berkshire median daily rate £409 £500 -
% change year-on-year -18.15% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £55.00 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 463 694 659
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.42% 79.50% 77.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 948 1586 1112
Reading median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
10th Percentile £301 £213 £260
90th Percentile £600 £530 £534
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 68 43
Reading median hourly rate £29.75 £19.81 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.21% -8.09%  
10th Percentile £15.25 £18.81 £13.20
90th Percentile £55.65 £36.61 £44.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
% change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Management in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Management in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 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 Reading region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) HNC
3 4 (44.44%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Serena
3 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (44.44%) Line Management
4 3 (33.33%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (33.33%) German Language

Quality Management
Co-occurring 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 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 3 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (33.33%) German Language
1 3 (33.33%) Italian Language
1 3 (33.33%) Japanese Language
1 3 (33.33%) Korean Language
1 3 (33.33%) Publishing
1 3 (33.33%) Russian Language
1 3 (33.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Web Producer
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Author
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (33.33%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) CRM
1 4 (44.44%) Line Management
1 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Content Management
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) QMS
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) HNC
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) APMP
6 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Serena
3 3 (33.33%) Adobe
3 3 (33.33%) Google
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle