The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Management
Rank 109 91 97
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 9 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.38% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.56% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate £318 £350 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% -24.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £350 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -15.38%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1648 1253 1423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.59% 68.36% 62.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 607 673
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 96 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £155.00 £37.80 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Quality Management
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -7 4 £425 +21.42% 2
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (52.38%) QA
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle
4 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 6 (28.57%) Finance
4 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (23.81%) QMS
5 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
5 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
5 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (19.05%) MS Office
6 4 (19.05%) HTML
6 4 (19.05%) Migration
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
7 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
7 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 3 (14.29%) Data Validation
7 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Validation
7 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 3 (14.29%) SAP
7 3 (14.29%) CSS
7 3 (14.29%) XML
7 3 (14.29%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Documentum
2 1 (4.76%) FileNet
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
3 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (4.76%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP QM
1 1 (4.76%) SAP EWM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Automotive
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Uniface Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Quality Manager
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) SAP QM Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) QA Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.76%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
1 1 (4.76%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
3 5 (23.81%) QMS
3 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Validation
5 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 3 (14.29%) ETL
5 3 (14.29%) B2B
5 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Data Validation
5 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Business Development
7 1 (4.76%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) Uniface
3 2 (9.52%) C
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) QA
2 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) SAP
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Cognos
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe
West Midlands
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Sanderson
Posted: 2 days ago