Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 155 180
Rank change year-on-year -52 +25 +23
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 18 53 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.29% 0.96% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.15% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 36 20
South West median daily rate £423 £380 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.18% +5.92% -12.50%
10th Percentile £299 £236 £277
90th Percentile £547 £494 £475
England median daily rate £485 £412 £410
% change year-on-year +17.61% +0.58% -1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.15 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.36% +38.44% -47.67%

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 5,227 4,595 4,733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 85.56% 83.09% 81.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,239 2,905 3,141
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £255 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 191 262
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.79 £12.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.97%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
Bristol -12 8 £470 +7.43% 3
Wiltshire -23 5 £305 +6.09% 3
Dorset -1 2 £420 -3.45% 1
Somerset -4 1 - -
Gloucestershire -12 1 - - 1
Quality Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 6 (33.33%) Finance
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (27.78%) Change Control
2 5 (27.78%) Change Management
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) QMS
4 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
5 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (11.11%) Back Office
5 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Process Management
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.11%) Retail
5 2 (11.11%) Information Management
5 2 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management

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 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Back Office
3 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.56%) Automotive
4 1 (5.56%) Avionics
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Scrum Master
3 2 (11.11%) BPM Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Change Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Master Data Manager
3 2 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum Master
3 2 (11.11%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Electrical Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Dojo
1 2 (11.11%) DOM
1 2 (11.11%) jQuery
1 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 2 (11.11%) CMDB
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (27.78%) Change Control
1 5 (27.78%) Change Management
1 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) QMS
2 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
2 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 3 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) Information Management
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Process Management
3 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Management
3 2 (11.11%) SOA
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) ISEB
4 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.56%) PMP
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PMO
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) COBIT
2 1 (5.56%) DO-254
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) IBM
1 2 (11.11%) Pega
1 2 (11.11%) webMethods
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) SAP