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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management System (QMS)
Rank - 123 117
Contract jobs citing QMS 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.040% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.052% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £48.50 £48.75
% change year-on-year
-53.60% -0.51%
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
2325 1909 1755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.64% 76.54% 75.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1340 1191 925
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 88 112
Median hourly rate £18.50 £27.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -20.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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
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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) ArchiMate

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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) CRM Architect
1 1 (100.00%) CRM Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ArchiMate
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft