Period
to 24 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for QMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QMS over the 6 months to 24 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 System (QMS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - - 109
Contract jobs citing QMS 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - - 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Wales median daily rate - - £436
UK median daily rate £459 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +26.55% +3.57% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £44.25 £39.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +12.03% +8.22% -15.12%

QMS 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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,475 1,092 1,250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 86.92% 84.32% 86.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,022 731 907
Wales median daily rate £425 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% -0.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £281 £210 £187
90th Percentile £600 £569 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 46 50
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £35.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.85% +97.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.25 £11.65
90th Percentile £35.00 £77.50 £60.13
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £23.28
% change year-on-year +2.17% -1.18% -0.32%

QMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing QMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for QMS in Wales

QMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QMS in Wales