The table below looks at the statistics for QMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QMS over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank 137 106 116
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +10
Contract jobs citing QMS 9 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.28% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.37% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Median daily rate £375 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £293 £389 £425
% change year-on-year
-24.75% -8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £26.35 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+36.62% -40.78%
QMS
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2656 1880 1930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.73% 76.48% 76.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1121 1010
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 87 132
Median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

QMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing QMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

QMS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

QMS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

QMS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

QMS
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QMS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

QMS Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

QMS
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

QMS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

QMS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 5 £525 -
Staffordshire +5 3 £313 -23.78%
Birmingham - 1 £350 -
QMS
England

QMS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing QMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for QMS.

1 9 (100.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (22.22%) Service Design
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Law
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management

QMS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Quality Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Project Quality Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ERP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ERP Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Service Design
3 2 (22.22%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification