Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 155 177
Rank change year-on-year -33 +22 +15
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 23 48 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.42% 0.88% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 1.05% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 26
South West median daily rate £420 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -1.75% -16.42%
10th Percentile £289 £258 £266
90th Percentile £489 £505 £475
England median daily rate £463 £440 £414
% change year-on-year +5.11% +6.34% -7.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £20.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -12.50% +68.42% -47.35%

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 4,597 4,569 4,819
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 84.44% 83.56% 81.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,834 2,900 3,184
South West median daily rate £418 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £269 £250 £250
90th Percentile £563 £538 £552
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 200 261
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.98 £12.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.50 £48.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £23.48 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.43% -0.09% +8.60%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -2 8 £363 +26.09% 1
Dorset 0 5 £420 -3.45% 2
Bristol -12 4 £475 +5.56% 8
Gloucestershire -9 3 £400 -6.98% 1
Somerset +4 1 - -
Quality Management
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 6 (26.09%) Change Control
3 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
3 6 (26.09%) Project Management
3 6 (26.09%) Change Management
4 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
5 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) Requirements Management
5 4 (17.39%) COBIT
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL V3
5 4 (17.39%) Data Integration
5 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
5 4 (17.39%) Coaching
5 4 (17.39%) MOF
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (17.39%) Six Sigma
5 4 (17.39%) PMP
5 4 (17.39%) PRINCE
5 4 (17.39%) SSADM
5 4 (17.39%) RUP
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 4 (17.39%) TQM
5 4 (17.39%) ITSM
5 4 (17.39%) Service Management
5 4 (17.39%) CMMI

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 6 (26.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (26.09%) Banking
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Back Office
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.35%) Automotive
4 1 (4.35%) Avionics
4 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
4 2 (8.70%) BPM Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Change Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Electrical Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Dojo
1 2 (8.70%) DOM
1 2 (8.70%) jQuery
1 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (8.70%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) CMDB
2 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Change Control
2 6 (26.09%) Change Management
2 6 (26.09%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
3 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (17.39%) Coaching
4 4 (17.39%) Data Integration
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL V3
4 4 (17.39%) ITSM
4 4 (17.39%) MOF
4 4 (17.39%) Process Improvement
4 4 (17.39%) Requirements Management
4 4 (17.39%) RUP
4 4 (17.39%) SDLC
4 4 (17.39%) Six Sigma
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 4 (17.39%) SSADM
4 4 (17.39%) TQM
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
1 2 (8.70%) C++
1 2 (8.70%) Embedded C++
1 2 (8.70%) Java
1 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
1 2 (8.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) PMP
4 2 (8.70%) ISEB
4 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) COBIT
1 4 (17.39%) PMO
2 3 (13.04%) SLA
3 1 (4.35%) DO-254
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) IBM
1 2 (8.70%) Pega
1 2 (8.70%) webMethods
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) SAP