The table below looks at the statistics for TQM 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 TQM over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Total Quality Managment (TQM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing TQM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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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
1816 1407 1535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.06% 66.56% 67.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 968 735 788
Average daily rate £375 £357 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 58 69
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +21.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

TQM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

TQM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

TQM
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

TQM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

TQM
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing TQM 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 TQM.

1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control

TQM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing TQM 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 TQM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Process Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt