The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for TQM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TQM over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

Total Quality Managment (TQM)
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 - 627
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing TQM 10 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% - 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.027% - 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Median daily rate £400 - £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - £403
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

TQM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37338 44118 43065
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.13% 82.88% 79.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24672 28919 26679
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 945 1114 1248
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

TQM
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing TQM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for TQM in the UK

TQM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TQM.

Contractor daily rate trend for TQM in the UK

TQM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TQM.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TQM in the UK

TQM
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TQM within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 9 £388 -
England - 9 £388 -

TQM
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TQM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for TQM.

1 11 (84.62%) Six Sigma
2 9 (69.23%) PMI
2 9 (69.23%) PMI Certification
2 9 (69.23%) CRM
2 9 (69.23%) ISO 9000
3 8 (61.54%) Project Management
3 8 (61.54%) Process Improvement
4 7 (53.85%) Finance
5 6 (46.15%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (38.46%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
7 3 (23.08%) Time Management
8 2 (15.38%) Campaign Management
8 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (15.38%) Marketing
9 1 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
9 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
9 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (7.69%) SPSS
9 1 (7.69%) Banking
9 1 (7.69%) Retail
9 1 (7.69%) Data Management
9 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
9 1 (7.69%) Document Management
9 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
9 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas

TQM
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (7.69%) Moodle
1 1 (7.69%) MTS
1 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MS Access
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) CRM Manager
1 9 (69.23%) CRM Project Manager
1 9 (69.23%) Project Manager
2 7 (53.85%) Assistant Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Online Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Assistant
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) PMI
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) e-Learning
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Six Sigma
2 9 (69.23%) CRM
3 8 (61.54%) Process Improvement
3 8 (61.54%) Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 3 (23.08%) Time Management
6 2 (15.38%) Campaign Management
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) Change Control
7 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (7.69%) Feasibility Study
7 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 1 (7.69%) Scorecard
7 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) ISO 9000
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) Blue Prism
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Netezza
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Pega
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Teradata