Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 148 172
Rank change year-on-year -19 +24 +26
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 25 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.50% 0.92% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.10% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 37 27
South West median daily rate £400 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +15.71% -2.78%
10th Percentile £267 £261 £263
90th Percentile £463 £511 £475
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
South West median hourly rate - £20.00 -
England median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +1.33% -25.00% +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 4,093 4,348 4,732
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.89% 83.06% 81.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,453 2,812 3,132
South West median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £269 £249 £255
90th Percentile £563 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 202 245
South West median hourly rate £36.88 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.81% - +22.93%
10th Percentile £11.70 £14.14 £14.70
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £52.40
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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
Gloucestershire +4 6 £400 -3.61% 1
Wiltshire +2 6 £358 +24.35%
Dorset -3 5 £420 -3.45% 5
Bristol -10 4 £273 -39.28% 2
Somerset +5 2 - - 3
Quality Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (32.00%) Change Control
3 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 7 (28.00%) PMO
3 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (28.00%) Finance
4 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (24.00%) Programme Governance
4 6 (24.00%) Dependency Management
5 5 (20.00%) Algorithms
5 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.00%) C
5 5 (20.00%) C++
5 5 (20.00%) OO
5 5 (20.00%) OOD
5 5 (20.00%) MATLAB
5 5 (20.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) Embedded C++
6 4 (16.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) Service Management
6 4 (16.00%) CMMI
6 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (16.00%) Change Management
6 4 (16.00%) TQM
6 4 (16.00%) ITSM
6 4 (16.00%) Banking
6 4 (16.00%) PMP

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 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.00%) Automotive
4 1 (4.00%) Avionics
4 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) 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%) Developer
5 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
6 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Change Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Design Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Electrical Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Electronics Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) CMDB
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Change Control
3 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (24.00%) Dependency Management
4 6 (24.00%) Programme Governance
4 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.00%) OO
5 5 (20.00%) OOD
5 5 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (16.00%) CMMI
6 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL
6 4 (16.00%) MOF
6 4 (16.00%) PRINCE
6 4 (16.00%) RUP
6 4 (16.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) Service Management
6 4 (16.00%) Six Sigma
6 4 (16.00%) 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 4 (16.00%) PMP
3 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) ISEB
4 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) PMO
2 4 (16.00%) COBIT
3 2 (8.00%) SLA
4 1 (4.00%) DO-254
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) SAP