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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Management over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Management
Rank 115 113 106
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 29 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.90% 0.47% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.61% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 8
Median daily rate £500 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £348 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £410 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £31.63
% change year-on-year
-41.86% +35.96%
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
2606 1974 1930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.23% 78.09% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1550 1153 1000
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 100 114
Median hourly rate £18.00 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.74% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Quality Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Quality Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Birmingham +1 8 £425 - 2
Coventry - 6 £525 -
Warwickshire - 5 £585 - 2
Staffordshire 0 3 £313 -23.78%
West Bromwich - 2 £425 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Quality Management 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 Quality Management.

1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 13 (30.95%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (26.19%) SAP
3 11 (26.19%) PRINCE2
4 10 (23.81%) Project Management
4 10 (23.81%) Manufacturing
4 10 (23.81%) Logistics
5 9 (21.43%) QMS
5 9 (21.43%) Data Centre
6 8 (19.05%) Lean Manufacturing
6 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 7 (16.67%) Data Management
7 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (14.29%) Change Control
8 6 (14.29%) Data Quality
8 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (14.29%) SAP MII
8 6 (14.29%) Change Management
9 5 (11.90%) PLM
9 5 (11.90%) WAN
9 5 (11.90%) ISEB
9 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (11.90%) EDI
9 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
9 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
9 5 (11.90%) TOGAF
10 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
10 4 (9.52%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (9.52%) Oracle

Quality Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) IIS
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS Project
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) SAP MII
2 2 (4.76%) SAP QM
3 1 (2.38%) SAP PP
3 1 (2.38%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) WAN
2 2 (4.76%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.52%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.76%) Big Data
4 2 (4.76%) Data Lake
4 2 (4.76%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.38%) Power BI
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.52%) Automotive
4 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Law
5 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Architect
2 11 (26.19%) Project Manager
3 8 (19.05%) Lead Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 8 (19.05%) SAP Architect
3 8 (19.05%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Quality Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Applications Manager
7 2 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 3 (7.14%) PMI
2 3 (7.14%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.38%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (26.19%) PRINCE2
3 10 (23.81%) Logistics
3 10 (23.81%) Project Management
4 9 (21.43%) QMS
5 8 (19.05%) Lean Manufacturing
6 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (16.67%) Data Management
7 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (14.29%) Change Control
7 6 (14.29%) Change Management
8 5 (11.90%) PLM
8 5 (11.90%) TOGAF
9 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
9 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.52%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (9.52%) Validation
10 3 (7.14%) Master Data Management
10 3 (7.14%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) ISEB
1 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.76%) CISA
3 2 (4.76%) CISM
3 2 (4.76%) CISSP
3 2 (4.76%) IISP
4 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.76%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (4.76%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.76%) ISO27005
2 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) SAP
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle
4 3 (7.14%) IBM
5 2 (4.76%) ArcSight
5 2 (4.76%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco
5 2 (4.76%) Intel Security
5 2 (4.76%) Qualys
5 2 (4.76%) Sun
5 2 (4.76%) Tripwire
6 1 (2.38%) Ariba
6 1 (2.38%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.38%) Informatica
6 1 (2.38%) Trillium