The table below looks at the statistics for Quality Management 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 Quality Management over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 103 96 107
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 19 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.74% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.48% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £413 £613
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £462 £928
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £421
% change year-on-year
- -5.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £37.80 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.63 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-20.93% -5.88%
Quality Management
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
1795 1448 1610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.84% 68.37% 69.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 769 822
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 59 85
Average hourly rate £29.75 £35.15 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% +17.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £10.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Quality Management across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Quality Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Quality Management
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 Management across the West Midlands region.

Quality Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Quality Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Quality Management Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Quality Management
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 Management across the West Midlands region.

Quality Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Quality Management
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 Quality Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 September 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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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
Coventry +2 10 £500 +8.99%
Birmingham -4 4 £400 - 2
Warwickshire - 2 £356 - 1
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Quality Management 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 Quality Management.

1 12 (36.36%) SAP
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Automotive
2 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (24.24%) SAP Implementation
3 8 (24.24%) Business Transformation
4 7 (21.21%) Project Management
5 6 (18.18%) SAP QM
5 6 (18.18%) SQL
5 6 (18.18%) VBA
5 6 (18.18%) QA
5 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (15.15%) Business Objects
6 5 (15.15%) MS Office
6 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (15.15%) Banking
7 4 (12.12%) SAS
7 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Degree
8 3 (9.09%) QMS
8 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.09%) Analytics
8 3 (9.09%) SAP EWM
8 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.09%) Logistics
9 2 (6.06%) Retail
9 2 (6.06%) Asset Management

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Quality Management 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 Quality Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.12%) SAS
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (18.18%) SAP QM
2 3 (9.09%) SAP EWM
3 1 (3.03%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.03%) SAP MM
3 1 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (3.03%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Automotive
3 5 (15.15%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Consultant
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) MI Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) SAP QM Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Quality Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) UNIX Support
6 2 (6.06%) UNIX Team Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) SAP Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Business Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) HR Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Data Extraction
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.03%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) HPUX
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) UNIX
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (24.24%) SAP Implementation
2 8 (24.24%) Business Transformation
3 7 (21.21%) Project Management
4 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Logistics
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.09%) QMS
6 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.09%) Analytics
7 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.06%) Change Management
7 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
1 6 (18.18%) VBA
2 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) SAP
2 5 (15.15%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Cognos
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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