Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 196 158 180
Rank change year-on-year -38 +22 -4
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 26 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.41% 0.66% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.80% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 20
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +11.50% -20.28%
10th Percentile £305 £266 £275
90th Percentile £600 £484 £478
England median daily rate £500 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +17.65% +1.19% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
South West median hourly rate £31.12 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% +60.00% -58.08%

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 5,464 4,348 4,408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.68% 82.57% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,505 2,712 2,928
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £283 £253 £232
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 177 290
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -11.43% -8.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.22 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.26 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.04% -2.07% +5.56%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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
Bristol -9 11 £480 +6.67% 3
Wiltshire -38 10 £425 +47.83% 5
Devon -7 3 £580 +48.88% 6
Dorset +4 1 £450 -10.00% 3
Gloucestershire -16 1 - - 2
Quality Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (42.31%) Finance
4 9 (34.62%) Project Management
5 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (26.92%) Requirements Management
5 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (26.92%) PMO
6 6 (23.08%) Change Control
6 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
6 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
7 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
7 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (19.23%) Change Management
7 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
8 4 (15.38%) Scrum
8 4 (15.38%) Resource Management
8 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
8 4 (15.38%) Dependency Management
8 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 4 (15.38%) Programme Governance
9 3 (11.54%) Contract Negotiation
9 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (11.54%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (11.54%) BPSS Clearance

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 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Skype
2 1 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Bitbucket
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) LSMW
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Back Office
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 8 (30.77%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Financial Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Service Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Programme Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) BPM Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Security Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Dojo
1 2 (7.69%) DOM
1 2 (7.69%) jQuery
1 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) IDoc
2 1 (3.85%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) CMDB
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Project Management
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Requirements Management
2 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (23.08%) Change Control
3 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (19.23%) Change Management
4 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
5 4 (15.38%) Dependency Management
5 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
5 4 (15.38%) Programme Governance
5 4 (15.38%) Resource Management
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
6 3 (11.54%) Contract Negotiation
6 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
6 3 (11.54%) OpenUP
6 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (11.54%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
4 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (11.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (7.69%) APMP
6 2 (7.69%) ISEB
6 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) PMO
2 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Atlassian
1 2 (7.69%) IBM
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) Pega
1 2 (7.69%) webMethods
2 1 (3.85%) Cognos
2 1 (3.85%) SAP