The first table below looks at the demand for ISO 9001 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO 9001 over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the West Midlands region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO 9001
Rank 114 97 102
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 4 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.41% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.19% 8.25% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Average daily rate
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£425 - £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £19.11 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+26.88% -17.79%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
183 97 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.56% 4.94% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 39 66
Average daily rate £375 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £543 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £8.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.21 £58.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.89%
ISO 9001
England

ISO 9001
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO 9001 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO 9001 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ISO 9001
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISO 9001 across the West Midlands region.

ISO 9001 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ISO 9001
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO 9001 across the West Midlands region.

ISO 9001 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ISO 9001
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 9001 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 4 £425 - 1
Warwickshire - - - - 1
ISO 9001
England

ISO 9001
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ISO 9001 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 ISO 9001.

1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) SOAP
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) XSD
1 4 (57.14%) EAI
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
1 4 (57.14%) WSDL
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
1 4 (57.14%) TIBCO
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
1 4 (57.14%) Kindle
1 4 (57.14%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 3 (42.86%) ISO 14001
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) DMAIC
2 3 (42.86%) Minitab
2 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Six Sigma
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma

ISO 9001
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ISO 9001 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 ISO 9001. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Integration Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) SOAP
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) XSD
1 4 (57.14%) WSDL
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
1 4 (57.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Kindle
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) EAI
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) Six Sigma
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) DMAIC
2 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
1 4 (57.14%) TIBCO
2 3 (42.86%) Minitab