Period
to 23 October 2018

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 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 System (QMS)
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - - 101
Contract jobs citing QMS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - - 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Wales median daily rate - - £450
UK median daily rate £429 £350 £320
% change year-on-year +22.50% +9.38% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £39.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +8.86% +9.72% +30.91%

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 1,442 973 1,154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 87.82% 84.24% 84.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,026 667 805
Wales median daily rate £414 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.77% -3.13% +9.59%
10th Percentile £285 £187 £213
90th Percentile £575 £547 £569
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 51 49
Wales median hourly rate £14.52 £24.00 £17.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.51% +35.79% +26.25%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £10.49
90th Percentile £42.00 £58.75 £65.20
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.98 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.93% +11.02% +3.73%

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