Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Quality Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Quality Management over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Quality Management
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 93 78
Rank change year-on-year +2 -15 +11
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 8 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.51% 0.66% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.81% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 1
Birmingham median daily rate £313 £368 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.97% -26.50% +25.00%
West Midlands median daily rate £313 £500 £405
% change year-on-year -37.50% +23.46% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £58.66 - £20.00

Quality Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1257 1242 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 80.84% 81.66% 75.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 801 646
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.02%
10th Percentile £231 £241 £225
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 35
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.75 £17.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.90% -1.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.84 £10.17
90th Percentile £46.40 £30.33 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% -

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Quality Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Quality Management in Birmingham

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Quality Management in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 7 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Change Management
3 5 (62.50%) Problem Management
4 4 (50.00%) Coaching
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (50.00%) PRINCE
4 4 (50.00%) Six Sigma
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Unix
4 4 (50.00%) WLAN
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (50.00%) PMP
4 4 (50.00%) PMI Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Migration
4 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) Demand Management
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 1 (12.50%) Reference Data

Quality Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Storage Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (12.50%) SAN Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Signage
3 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 5 (62.50%) Change Management
2 5 (62.50%) Problem Management
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Coaching
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) PRINCE
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Demand Management
5 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (50.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) GoldenSource