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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Management
England / South East
Rank 200 224 209
Rank change year-on-year +24 -15  
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 41 44 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.52% 0.48% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.59% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 37
Median daily rate £475 £472 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.74% +3.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £391 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £960 £586
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £428
% change year-on-year +3.12% -6.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £52.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.61% +101.92%  
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6400 7467 7755
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.51% 81.17% 79.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3691 4586 4265
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 268 275
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £47.79
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +17 16 £380 -62.00% 1
Berkshire +26 14 £475 +7.34% 3
Surrey +7 8 £533 +13.60% 3
Middlesex +1 1 £220 +15.78%
West Sussex -1 1 £205 -56.52%
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 - 3
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
2 19 (23.46%) Oracle
3 18 (22.22%) J2EE
3 18 (22.22%) Java
3 18 (22.22%) Servlets
3 18 (22.22%) XML
3 18 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 18 (22.22%) Subversion
4 16 (19.75%) Apache
4 16 (19.75%) XSLT
5 15 (18.52%) Finance
6 14 (17.28%) Change Management
6 14 (17.28%) Degree
7 13 (16.05%) QA
8 12 (14.81%) WebSphere
8 12 (14.81%) Oracle Database
8 12 (14.81%) ATG
8 12 (14.81%) ATG Dynamo
8 12 (14.81%) Log4j
8 12 (14.81%) Linux
8 12 (14.81%) JBoss
8 12 (14.81%) Web Services
8 12 (14.81%) JDBC
8 12 (14.81%) JSP
8 12 (14.81%) Ant
8 12 (14.81%) WebLogic
8 12 (14.81%) JMS
8 12 (14.81%) Personalization
9 11 (13.58%) Project Management
9 11 (13.58%) Pharmaceutical

Quality Management
Top Related 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 16 (19.75%) Apache
2 12 (14.81%) ATG Dynamo
2 12 (14.81%) JBoss
2 12 (14.81%) WebLogic
2 12 (14.81%) WebSphere
3 9 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 6 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.94%) Alfresco
5 4 (4.94%) Liferay
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Office
2 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.94%) MS Project
3 4 (4.94%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) SAP QM
2 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.47%) SAP MDG
2 2 (2.47%) SAP MDM
2 2 (2.47%) TrackWise
3 1 (1.23%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) GitHub
2 3 (3.70%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (2.47%) PaaS
3 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.23%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.23%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (22.22%) Subversion
2 12 (14.81%) Ant
2 12 (14.81%) Log4j
3 6 (7.41%) Gradle
3 6 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.41%) JIRA
4 5 (6.17%) Selenium
5 4 (4.94%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.94%) IntelliJ
5 4 (4.94%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (18.52%) Finance
2 11 (13.58%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.17%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.70%) German Language
5 3 (3.70%) Italian Language
5 3 (3.70%) Japanese Language
5 3 (3.70%) Korean Language
5 3 (3.70%) Publishing
5 3 (3.70%) Russian Language
5 3 (3.70%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.47%) Electronics
6 2 (2.47%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.23%) Automotive
7 1 (1.23%) Banking
7 1 (1.23%) Law
7 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (28.40%) Developer
2 17 (20.99%) Analyst
3 7 (8.64%) Java Developer
3 7 (8.64%) Project Analyst
4 6 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 6 (7.41%) Quality Manager
5 5 (6.17%) QA Manager
5 5 (6.17%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Agile Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Consultant
6 4 (4.94%) IT Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) QA Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) QA Automation Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) PMO Coordinator
7 3 (3.70%) Web Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.22%) J2EE
1 18 (22.22%) Servlets
1 18 (22.22%) XML
2 16 (19.75%) XSLT
3 12 (14.81%) JDBC
3 12 (14.81%) JMS
3 12 (14.81%) JSP
3 12 (14.81%) Web Services
4 9 (11.11%) HTML
5 6 (7.41%) Spring
5 6 (7.41%) Velocity
6 5 (6.17%) .NET
7 4 (4.94%) JSR 168
7 4 (4.94%) Struts
7 4 (4.94%) XHTML
8 3 (3.70%) WebCenter
9 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (2.47%) REST
10 1 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Life Science
2 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.17%) e-Learning
3 5 (6.17%) Learning Management System
4 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.70%) W3C
5 2 (2.47%) Biotechnology
6 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.23%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.81%) Linux
2 4 (4.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 14 (17.28%) Change Management
3 12 (14.81%) Personalization
4 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (13.58%) Project Management
5 10 (12.35%) QMS
5 10 (12.35%) Validation
6 9 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 7 (8.64%) Analytics
7 7 (8.64%) Open Source
7 7 (8.64%) TDD
8 6 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.41%) Extreme Programming
8 6 (7.41%) Functional Testing
8 6 (7.41%) IT Strategy
8 6 (7.41%) MVC
8 6 (7.41%) Pair Programming
8 6 (7.41%) Project Planning
8 6 (7.41%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
2 18 (22.22%) Java
3 7 (8.64%) C#
4 6 (7.41%) Groovy
4 6 (7.41%) Scala
5 2 (2.47%) C
5 2 (2.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) HNC
2 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) HND
3 2 (2.47%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.47%) PMP
3 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) APMP
4 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.05%) QA
2 8 (9.88%) PMO
3 6 (7.41%) Data Quality
4 3 (3.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (3.70%) GxP
4 3 (3.70%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.23%) GMP
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (23.46%) Oracle
2 12 (14.81%) ATG
3 11 (13.58%) SAP
4 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.94%) Adobe
5 4 (4.94%) GigaSpaces
6 3 (3.70%) Google
7 2 (2.47%) Apttus
7 2 (2.47%) BT
7 2 (2.47%) HP
7 2 (2.47%) Huawei
7 2 (2.47%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.47%) Nokia
7 2 (2.47%) Serena
8 1 (1.23%) Cisco
8 1 (1.23%) Minitab
8 1 (1.23%) MuleSoft
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