Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 171 164
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 -4
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 22 13 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.44% 0.30% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.36% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 12
Scotland median daily rate £355 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -7.69% -18.34%
10th Percentile £313 £266 £253
90th Percentile £450 £314 £563
UK median daily rate £400 £410 £416
% change year-on-year -2.44% -1.50% +1.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Scotland median hourly rate £42.00 £38.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -11.63% -
UK median hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +44.00% -41.86% +8.18%

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 4160 3628 5098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.09% 83.59% 82.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2365 2124 2661
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 87 106
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -18.00% +17.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 0 13 £353 +22.82%
Glasgow -8 4 £388 -
Highlands - 4 - -
Quality Management
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 13 (59.09%) Project Management
2 10 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 9 (40.91%) PRINCE
3 9 (40.91%) Service Management
3 9 (40.91%) ITIL
3 9 (40.91%) ITSM
3 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (36.36%) Programme Management
4 8 (36.36%) Process Management
4 8 (36.36%) QA
4 8 (36.36%) Release Management
4 8 (36.36%) Planning and Forecasting
5 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
5 7 (31.82%) Finance
5 7 (31.82%) Validation
6 5 (22.73%) PMP
7 4 (18.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 4 (18.18%) GAMP
7 4 (18.18%) GMP
7 4 (18.18%) GxP
7 4 (18.18%) Windows
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 4 (18.18%) Migration
7 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
7 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
7 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (18.18%) Wonderware
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) SCADA

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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.55%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.55%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.55%) SAP MM
1 1 (4.55%) SAP PLM
1 1 (4.55%) SAP PM
1 1 (4.55%) SAP PP
1 1 (4.55%) SAP QM
1 1 (4.55%) SAP SCM
1 1 (4.55%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Billing
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Project Manager
2 8 (36.36%) Operations Manager
2 8 (36.36%) Operations Project Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) IT Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) IT Support
4 3 (13.64%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Data Modeller
5 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Quality Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Process Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) QA Manager
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Server Support
6 1 (4.55%) Server Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) SCADA
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.55%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
1 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
1 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Project Management
2 10 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 9 (40.91%) ITIL
3 9 (40.91%) ITSM
3 9 (40.91%) PRINCE
3 9 (40.91%) Service Management
3 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (36.36%) Planning and Forecasting
4 8 (36.36%) Process Management
4 8 (36.36%) Programme Management
4 8 (36.36%) Release Management
5 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
5 7 (31.82%) Validation
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (9.09%) Data Governance
8 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
8 2 (9.09%) Data Management
8 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) PMP
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
2 4 (18.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (18.18%) GAMP
2 4 (18.18%) GMP
2 4 (18.18%) GxP
3 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
4 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (4.55%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Wonderware
2 1 (4.55%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (4.55%) Netezza
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Sun
2 1 (4.55%) Talend