Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 25 April 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 West
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 168 166
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 +33
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 25 34 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.49% 0.65% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.78% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 37
South West median daily rate £400 £420 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51% +2.78%
10th Percentile £266 £278 £263
90th Percentile £438 £511 £510
England median daily rate £455 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +1.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
South West median hourly rate - £20.00 -
England median hourly rate £41.00 £31.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +30.16% -37.00% +35.14%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,204 4,338 4,911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.58% 83.17% 82.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,561 2,867 3,335
South West median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £269 £242 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 224 276
South West median hourly rate £30.50 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.79% -2.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £11.52 £12.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £50.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -11.76% +8.51% +12.28%

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Quality Management in the South West

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in the South West

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management in the South West over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Quality Management in the South West

Quality Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Management in the South West

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 25 April 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
Wiltshire +8 9 £289 +0.43%
Gloucestershire +8 5 £400 - 1
Bristol -5 3 £273 -39.44% 3
Dorset -5 3 £420 - 3
Devon -8 3 £404 +1.04% 1
Somerset - 1 - - 1
Quality Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 West region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 11 (44.00%) SharePoint
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Change Control
2 10 (40.00%) PMO
3 9 (36.00%) Programme Governance
3 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 9 (36.00%) Dependency Management
3 9 (36.00%) Finance
3 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.00%) MATLAB
6 5 (20.00%) C
6 5 (20.00%) C++
6 5 (20.00%) OO
6 5 (20.00%) OOD
6 5 (20.00%) Embedded C++
6 5 (20.00%) Algorithms
6 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
8 3 (12.00%) COBIT
8 3 (12.00%) Banking
8 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (12.00%) Change Management
8 3 (12.00%) TQM
8 3 (12.00%) ITSM
8 3 (12.00%) PMP
8 3 (12.00%) PRINCE
8 3 (12.00%) Six Sigma

Quality Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 11 (44.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) IT Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Change Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Customer Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Information Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Programme Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.00%) CMDB
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Change Control
3 9 (36.00%) Dependency Management
3 9 (36.00%) Programme Governance
3 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.00%) OO
5 5 (20.00%) OOD
6 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 3 (12.00%) CMMI
7 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.00%) ITIL
7 3 (12.00%) MOF
7 3 (12.00%) PRINCE
7 3 (12.00%) RUP
7 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.00%) Service Management
7 3 (12.00%) Six Sigma
7 3 (12.00%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) C
1 5 (20.00%) C++
1 5 (20.00%) Embedded C++
1 5 (20.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) PMP
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) IRCA
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) PMO
2 3 (12.00%) COBIT
3 2 (8.00%) ISO 14001
3 2 (8.00%) ISO 22301
3 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.00%) SLA
4 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Single Sign-On