Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 307 304 303
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 -3
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 71 74 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.42% 0.45% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.54% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 47 52
South East median daily rate £438 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.53% -4.00% -6.83%
10th Percentile £238 £214 £254
90th Percentile £838 £613 £495
England median daily rate £425 £413 £420
% change year-on-year +3.03% -1.79% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 3
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £23.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.42% +5.56% -49.44%
10th Percentile £14.75 £18.63 £14.41
90th Percentile £50.25 £39.21 £27.75
England median hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +42.22% -47.06% +6.92%

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 13933 13731 15560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.79% 82.58% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8355 8291 9281
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 544 605
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £27.13 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +2.36% +51.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.58 £48.75
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

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 November 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 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 November 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 6 months to 21 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
Thames Valley -16 26 £425 +26.96% 5
Berkshire -8 20 £325 -7.14% 2
Surrey -10 17 £507 +12.56% 1
West Sussex +4 13 £383 +19.53% 1
Hampshire -1 11 £310 +0.81% 3
Buckinghamshire -19 6 £450 - 2
Kent - 2 £468 -
Middlesex +7 1 £825 -
Quality Management
England

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

1 21 (29.58%) Finance
2 19 (26.76%) ITIL
2 19 (26.76%) Degree
3 16 (22.54%) QMS
3 16 (22.54%) Change Management
4 14 (19.72%) Risk Management
4 14 (19.72%) Computer Science
4 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (18.31%) Project Management
6 12 (16.90%) Telecoms
7 11 (15.49%) SAP
7 11 (15.49%) Test Automation
8 10 (14.08%) Windows
9 9 (12.68%) Linux
9 9 (12.68%) Oracle
9 9 (12.68%) Management Information System
9 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (11.27%) Data Analysis
10 8 (11.27%) Configuration Management
10 8 (11.27%) ERP
10 8 (11.27%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (11.27%) SDLC
11 7 (9.86%) DevOps
11 7 (9.86%) Static Code Analysis
11 7 (9.86%) PMO
11 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (9.86%) PRINCE2
11 7 (9.86%) HP
11 7 (9.86%) Code Coverage

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 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) Apache
2 2 (2.82%) Confluence
2 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (5.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (4.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) SAP GRC
2 2 (2.82%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.41%) SAP QM
3 1 (1.41%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (2.82%) HTTP
1 2 (2.82%) SAN
2 1 (1.41%) CTI
2 1 (1.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) SMS
2 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.41%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Bitbucket
1 5 (7.04%) SonarQube
2 3 (4.23%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.82%) JIRA
3 2 (2.82%) Maven
3 2 (2.82%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.82%) Selenium
3 2 (2.82%) Subversion
3 2 (2.82%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (29.58%) Finance
2 12 (16.90%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.86%) Retail
4 5 (7.04%) Marketing
5 4 (5.63%) German Language
6 3 (4.23%) Italian Language
6 3 (4.23%) Japanese Language
6 3 (4.23%) Korean Language
6 3 (4.23%) Publishing
6 3 (4.23%) Russian Language
7 2 (2.82%) Banking
7 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.41%) Automotive
8 1 (1.41%) Billing
8 1 (1.41%) Electronics
8 1 (1.41%) Local Government
8 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Analyst
2 7 (9.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (9.86%) Senior DevOps
2 7 (9.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (7.04%) Project Manager
3 5 (7.04%) Service Manager
3 5 (7.04%) Support Analyst
4 4 (5.63%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (5.63%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (5.63%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (4.23%) Administrator
5 3 (4.23%) Consultant
5 3 (4.23%) Data Migration Lead
5 3 (4.23%) Developer
5 3 (4.23%) IT Analyst
5 3 (4.23%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) J2EE
2 4 (5.63%) .NET
3 3 (4.23%) HTML
3 3 (4.23%) WebCenter
4 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.82%) Apache CXF
4 2 (2.82%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.82%) JDBC
4 2 (2.82%) Spring
4 2 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.82%) Web Services
5 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.68%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.04%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.63%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.23%) W3C
6 1 (1.41%) IVR
6 1 (1.41%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Windows
2 9 (12.68%) Linux
3 4 (5.63%) Unix
4 2 (2.82%) CentOS
4 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Solaris
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) ITIL
2 16 (22.54%) Change Management
2 16 (22.54%) QMS
3 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.72%) Risk Management
4 13 (18.31%) Project Management
5 11 (15.49%) Test Automation
6 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (11.27%) Configuration Management
7 8 (11.27%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (11.27%) Data Analysis
7 8 (11.27%) ERP
7 8 (11.27%) SDLC
8 7 (9.86%) Code Coverage
8 7 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (9.86%) DevOps
8 7 (9.86%) PRINCE2
8 7 (9.86%) Software Engineering
8 7 (9.86%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.04%) Java
2 4 (5.63%) SQL
3 3 (4.23%) C#
4 2 (2.82%) AWK
4 2 (2.82%) Bourne shell
4 2 (2.82%) Korn
4 2 (2.82%) Perl
4 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.41%) C
5 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (26.76%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.82%) OCA
5 2 (2.82%) OCP
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.82%) RHCE
5 2 (2.82%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.41%) HNC
6 1 (1.41%) MCSE
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.41%) PMP
6 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) PMO
2 6 (8.45%) Data Quality
2 6 (8.45%) SLA
3 5 (7.04%) QA
3 5 (7.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (5.63%) ISO 9001
4 4 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 17025
5 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) GlusterFS
1 2 (2.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) NetBackup
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (2.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) SAP
2 9 (12.68%) Oracle
3 7 (9.86%) HP
4 6 (8.45%) IBM
4 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.63%) Adobe
6 3 (4.23%) Google
6 3 (4.23%) VMware
7 2 (2.82%) Brocade
7 2 (2.82%) EMC
7 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.82%) StorageTek
7 2 (2.82%) Sun
7 2 (2.82%) Veritas
8 1 (1.41%) Arqiva
8 1 (1.41%) Avaya
8 1 (1.41%) Huawei
8 1 (1.41%) Remedy
8 1 (1.41%) Serena
8 1 (1.41%) Verint