The table below looks at the statistics for the Quality Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Engineer
Rank - - 58
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-21.17% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £21.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+13.95% -49.41%
Quality Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
723 636 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.40% 90.34% 90.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 374 299
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 36 20
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.48% -23.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £27.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Quality Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Quality Engineer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Quality Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Quality Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Quality Engineer across the Birmingham region.

Quality Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham