Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 12 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 170 169
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 15 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.29% 0.42% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.49% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 6
Scotland median daily rate £550 £355 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.93% +17.84% +4.60%
10th Percentile £329 £313 £266
90th Percentile £575 £450 £364
UK median daily rate £500 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +24.92% -2.97% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Scotland median hourly rate £37.00 £42.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.90% +10.53% -11.63%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -12.50% +68.42% -44.77%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,592 4,299 3,562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 87.87% 85.91% 85.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,487 2,457 2,068
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% -3.33%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £246
90th Percentile £556 £538 £500
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 102 95
Scotland median hourly rate £24.25 £23.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.30% +10.71% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.22 £43.70 £45.55
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +2.27%

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Quality Management in Scotland

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in Scotland

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management in Scotland over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Quality Management in Scotland

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Management in Scotland

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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
Edinburgh -3 7 - -
Glasgow -19 5 £550 +41.94% 4
Highlands 0 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £280 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Quality Management
UK

For the 6 months to 12 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
1 5 (33.33%) Validation
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (20.00%) SAP
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (20.00%) GxP
3 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (20.00%) Document Management
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 3 (20.00%) QMS
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) JIRA
4 2 (13.33%) QA
4 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
4 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (13.33%) SaaS
4 2 (13.33%) Confluence
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (13.33%) Law

Quality Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (13.33%) Confluence
1 2 (13.33%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Law
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Author
2 2 (13.33%) Cyber Intelligence Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Author
3 1 (6.67%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Planner
3 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Validation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
1 5 (33.33%) Validation
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Document Management
3 3 (20.00%) QMS
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
4 2 (13.33%) Cyber Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Decision-Making
5 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PMP
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) GxP
2 2 (13.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (13.33%) GAMP
2 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (13.33%) PMO
2 2 (13.33%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Atlassian
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft