Period
to 26 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 26 April 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 87 97
Rank change year-on-year -14 +10 +3
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 1 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.067% 0.62% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.74% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Wales median daily rate £300 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +11.11% +42.86%
10th Percentile £275 £431 £425
90th Percentile £325 £522 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £38.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +10.53% -24.00% +35.14%

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 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 1,292 1,080 1,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 85.96% 84.11% 83.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 795 732
Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -5.66%
10th Percentile £236 £185 £213
90th Percentile £550 £538 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 68 52
Wales median hourly rate £27.46 £25.00 £18.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.82% +38.06% +18.74%
10th Percentile £11.69 £13.00 £10.38
90th Percentile £77.50 £77.50 £48.85
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +20.83%

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Quality Management in Wales

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in Wales

Quality Management
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 26 April 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
South Wales -25 1 £300 -40.00% 3
Quality Management
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Wales region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) QMS
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) C-shell
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing

Quality Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) QMS
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C-shell
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat