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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 67 60
Rank change year-on-year +16 -7  
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.83% 0.61% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.74% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Median daily rate £331 £375 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.66% -22.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £360 £417
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £385 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +2.00% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £11.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year +247.82% -71.06%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 493 677 587
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.62% 83.07% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 475 393
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 13
Median hourly rate £14.22 £25.00 £47.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% -47.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £12.43 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £42.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Quality Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 25 June 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 5 (50.00%) Project Management
1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
1 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) WLAN
4 2 (20.00%) ISO 9000
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) Biotechnology

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 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) WLAN
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Skype
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Data Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Lead
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (10.00%) QA Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Quality Manager
2 1 (10.00%) SAN Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Storage Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Biotechnology
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Life Science
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
1 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Business Development
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Data Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Operations Management
4 2 (20.00%) Presales
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (20.00%) PMP
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (20.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
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