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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 605 649 642
Rank change year-on-year +44 -7  
Contract jobs citing TQM 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.004% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.013% 0.004% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £538 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.23% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 39769 44877 44538
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.43% 83.33% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 99202 112242 99576
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £284 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3122 2959 3052
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.78 £51.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

TQM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing TQM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 28 June 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
England +38 3 £375 -30.23%
London +14 3 £375 -48.27%

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 15 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 14 (93.33%) ISO 9000
2 14 (93.33%) PMI
2 14 (93.33%) PMI Certification
3 12 (80.00%) Project Management
4 11 (73.33%) Process Improvement
5 9 (60.00%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (60.00%) Finance
5 9 (60.00%) CRM
6 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
7 6 (40.00%) Time Management
8 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (20.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
9 3 (20.00%) Change Management
9 3 (20.00%) Velocity
9 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (20.00%) Logistics
10 2 (13.33%) Marketing
10 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (13.33%) German Language
10 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (13.33%) Campaign Management
10 2 (13.33%) Electronics
10 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
10 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
10 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
10 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (13.33%) SAP

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 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MS Access
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) German Language
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Project Manager
2 9 (60.00%) CRM Manager
2 9 (60.00%) CRM Project Manager
3 7 (46.67%) Assistant Project Manager
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce Manager
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Implementation Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Online Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Project Assistant
6 1 (6.67%) Project Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Velocity
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) PMI
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 12 (80.00%) Project Management
3 11 (73.33%) Process Improvement
4 9 (60.00%) CRM
5 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
6 6 (40.00%) Time Management
7 5 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (20.00%) Change Management
8 3 (20.00%) Logistics
8 3 (20.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
9 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (13.33%) Campaign Management
9 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
9 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
10 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
10 1 (6.67%) Scorecard
10 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (93.33%) ISO 9000
2 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Netezza
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Teradata