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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TQM over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Total Quality Managment (TQM)
Rank - 152 129
Contract jobs citing TQM 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.027% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.035% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
TQM
England

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
3037 2891 2305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.90% 77.76% 75.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1916 1724 1227
Median daily rate £413 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 118 98
Median hourly rate £32.50 £33.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +16.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £52.08 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

TQM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing TQM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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