The table below looks at the statistics for TQM skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TQM over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Total Quality Managment (TQM)
Rank - 157 133
Contract jobs citing TQM 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.026% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.033% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £403 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
TQM
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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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3275 3030 2316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.35% 78.05% 75.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2028 1664 1217
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 148 130
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

TQM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

TQM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

TQM
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TQM across the North West region.

TQM Hourly Rate Trend in the North West