The table below looks at the statistics for Quality Management skills 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 Management over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 62 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% - 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% - 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £875
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £418 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.17% -1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 £42.25
% change year-on-year
- -14.20%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
484 456 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 64.88% 69.94% 67.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 304 226
Average daily rate £375 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 11
Average hourly rate £22.00 £34.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +126.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £11.70 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.25 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Quality Management across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Quality Management
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Quality Management
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Quality Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Quality Management.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) SAS
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) SAP QM
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall

Quality Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Quality Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Quality Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP QM
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) SAP QM Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Banking Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Market Risk
1 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP