Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 February 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
England > South East
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 291 290 310
Rank change year-on-year -1 +20 -21
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 82 72 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.49% 0.46% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.57% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 31 51
South East median daily rate £450 £350 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -14.11% -5.23%
10th Percentile £163 £220 £263
90th Percentile £868 £588 £638
England median daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year - +1.80% -1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 9
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £27.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -45.00% -
10th Percentile £14.78 £21.15 £25.25
90th Percentile £57.95 £57.50 £56.80
England median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £45.36
% change year-on-year +27.27% -39.37% +24.26%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,022 12,723 14,742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 83.19% 81.94% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,424 7,539 8,816
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £255
90th Percentile £588 £570 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 517 612
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.06 £11.64
90th Percentile £50.40 £50.00 £52.73
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Quality Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Quality Management in the South East

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in the South East

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management in the South East over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Quality Management in the South East

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Management in the South East

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management in the South East over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Quality Management in the South East

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
Thames Valley -6 37 £425 +21.43% 14
Berkshire -12 24 £325 -7.14% 9
Surrey -28 16 £865 +92.22% 8
West Sussex -1 12 £483 +135.37% 5
Buckinghamshire - 12 £463 - 3
Hampshire -10 10 £303 -31.05% 2
Middlesex +1 1 £825 +275.00%
Oxfordshire -12 1 £310 +2.06% 2
Kent - 1 £450 - 1
Quality Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 27 (32.93%) Finance
2 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (26.83%) ITIL
4 19 (23.17%) Project Management
4 19 (23.17%) Change Management
5 16 (19.51%) Risk Management
5 16 (19.51%) Configuration Management
5 16 (19.51%) Test Automation
6 14 (17.07%) Degree
6 14 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (15.85%) QMS
7 13 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (14.63%) Validation
8 12 (14.63%) Programme Management
8 12 (14.63%) CRM
8 12 (14.63%) Waterfall
8 12 (14.63%) PMO
9 11 (13.41%) PRINCE2
9 11 (13.41%) Retail
10 10 (12.20%) ERP
10 10 (12.20%) Coaching
10 10 (12.20%) Computer Science
11 9 (10.98%) Incident Management
11 9 (10.98%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (10.98%) Change Control
11 9 (10.98%) MS Visio
11 9 (10.98%) Windows
11 9 (10.98%) SharePoint
11 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
11 9 (10.98%) SLA

Quality Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (10.98%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.54%) Apache
2 7 (8.54%) Confluence
2 7 (8.54%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.54%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.88%) SAS
4 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Visio
2 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (6.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (3.66%) Photoshop
5 2 (2.44%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) SAP PLM
2 1 (1.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Slack
1 4 (4.88%) Trello
2 3 (3.66%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (2.44%) SaaS
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) HTTP
2 4 (4.88%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) CTI
3 1 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) Big Data
2 4 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (4.88%) Data Mining
2 4 (4.88%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.22%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Eclipse
1 8 (9.76%) JIRA
2 7 (8.54%) Maven
3 6 (7.32%) Bitbucket
3 6 (7.32%) SonarQube
4 3 (3.66%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (2.44%) Selenium
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.44%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 27 (32.93%) Finance
2 11 (13.41%) Retail
3 6 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (6.10%) Military
4 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.88%) German Language
6 3 (3.66%) Italian Language
6 3 (3.66%) Japanese Language
6 3 (3.66%) Korean Language
6 3 (3.66%) Publishing
6 3 (3.66%) Russian Language
7 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.44%) Marketing
8 1 (1.22%) Automotive
8 1 (1.22%) Back Office
8 1 (1.22%) Billing
8 1 (1.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (31.71%) Analyst
2 10 (12.20%) Developer
3 9 (10.98%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (10.98%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 9 (10.98%) Project Manager
3 9 (10.98%) Support Analyst
4 7 (8.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.54%) Senior Developer
4 7 (8.54%) Senior DevOps
4 7 (8.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (6.10%) IT Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Data Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Remote Support Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Service Analyst
7 2 (2.44%) Business Analyst
7 2 (2.44%) Coordinator
7 2 (2.44%) IT Manager
7 2 (2.44%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.76%) J2EE
2 7 (8.54%) AngularJS
2 7 (8.54%) Apache CXF
2 7 (8.54%) Hibernate
2 7 (8.54%) JDBC
2 7 (8.54%) Spring
2 7 (8.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 7 (8.54%) Web Services
3 5 (6.10%) .NET
4 4 (4.88%) XML
5 3 (3.66%) HTML
5 3 (3.66%) WebCenter
6 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.22%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.98%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.10%) Virtual Team
4 4 (4.88%) Life Science
5 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.66%) FMCG
5 3 (3.66%) LIMS
5 3 (3.66%) W3C
6 1 (1.22%) IVR
6 1 (1.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) Windows
2 7 (8.54%) Linux
3 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (26.83%) ITIL
3 19 (23.17%) Change Management
3 19 (23.17%) Project Management
4 16 (19.51%) Configuration Management
4 16 (19.51%) Risk Management
4 16 (19.51%) Test Automation
5 14 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (15.85%) QMS
6 13 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (14.63%) CRM
7 12 (14.63%) Programme Management
7 12 (14.63%) Validation
7 12 (14.63%) Waterfall
8 11 (13.41%) PRINCE2
9 10 (12.20%) Coaching
9 10 (12.20%) ERP
10 9 (10.98%) Change Control
10 9 (10.98%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (10.98%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.76%) Java
2 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
2 6 (7.32%) SQL
3 4 (4.88%) C#
4 1 (1.22%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Degree
2 6 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) MCSE
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.44%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) APMP
5 1 (1.22%) PMP
5 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.63%) PMO
2 9 (10.98%) SLA
3 5 (6.10%) Data Quality
3 5 (6.10%) QA
4 4 (4.88%) GxP
5 2 (2.44%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (2.44%) GCP
5 2 (2.44%) GLP
5 2 (2.44%) GMP
5 2 (2.44%) IEC 62304
5 2 (2.44%) ISO 13485
6 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (8.54%) IBM
2 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.32%) SAP
3 5 (6.10%) Progress
3 5 (6.10%) Xerox
4 4 (4.88%) Oracle
5 3 (3.66%) Adobe
5 3 (3.66%) Google
6 2 (2.44%) HP
6 2 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.44%) Serena
6 2 (2.44%) VMware
7 1 (1.22%) Avaya
7 1 (1.22%) Capita
7 1 (1.22%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.22%) Remedy
7 1 (1.22%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.22%) Verint