The table below looks at the statistics for the Quality Engineer role 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 Quality Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Engineer
Rank 133 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.035% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £244 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.25 -
Quality Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2734 2515 2202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.96% 93.98% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1537 1469 1134
Average daily rate £390 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 162 162
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Quality Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Quality Engineer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Quality Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Quality Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Quality Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Quality Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Quality Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Quality Engineer
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Quality Engineer in their job title 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 with Quality Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center

Quality Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Quality Engineer in their job title 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 with Quality Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
West Midlands
Yoh
Rate: £27 - £32 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £NEG(DOE)
Posted: 22 days ago
West Midlands
G2 Recruitment
Rate: NEG(DOE)
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 24 days ago