Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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.

Quality Management
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 98 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - +110
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.41% 0.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Wales median daily rate £300 £423 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.99% - -
UK median daily rate £400 £410 £416
% change year-on-year -2.44% -1.35% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +44.00% -41.86% +8.18%

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 1027 1199 1331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.70% 83.85% 80.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 845 964
Wales median daily rate £386 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +12.36% -2.47%
10th Percentile £182 £213 £233
90th Percentile £550 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 53 56
Wales median hourly rate £20.69 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.94% +14.29% -1.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.55 £10.38
90th Percentile £50.79 £61.25 £40.63
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% +18.42%

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 17 November 2017. 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 +7 2 £300 -22.33%
West Wales - 1 - -
Quality Management
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Quality Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) e-Learning
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Skype
2 3 (60.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (40.00%) CIPD
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) ECDL
4 1 (20.00%) Learning Management System

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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Skype
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Trainer
2 2 (40.00%) Author
2 2 (40.00%) Documentation Author
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365 Trainer
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Author
3 1 (20.00%) IT Trainer
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (40.00%) CIPD
3 1 (20.00%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft