The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO 9001
Rank - 110 105
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.14% 0.048%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.55% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £170 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -49.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £22.36
% change year-on-year
+58.33% +34.15%
ISO 9001
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
207 193 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.22% 8.74% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 99 62
Average daily rate £423 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £158 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £493 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +39.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.35 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £33.60 £19.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) TickIT
2 19 (95.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (95.00%) MS Office
2 19 (95.00%) UML
2 19 (95.00%) MS Excel
2 19 (95.00%) V-Model
2 19 (95.00%) Waterfall
2 19 (95.00%) High Availability
3 14 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (70.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 14 (70.00%) ITIL
3 14 (70.00%) JIRA
4 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) QMS
5 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.00%) Simulink
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) ISO26262
5 1 (5.00%) DO-178B

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 19 (95.00%) MS Excel
1 19 (95.00%) MS Office
1 19 (95.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) JIRA
1 14 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 14 (70.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Configuration Engineer
1 14 (70.00%) Release and Configuration Engineer
1 14 (70.00%) Release Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Lead Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (95.00%) High Availability
1 19 (95.00%) UML
1 19 (95.00%) V-Model
1 19 (95.00%) Waterfall
2 14 (70.00%) ITIL
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
1 1 (5.00%) C++
1 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (100.00%) TickIT
2 1 (5.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
2 1 (5.00%) ISO26262