The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for ISO 9001 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISO 9001 over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISO 9001
England / West Midlands
Rank - 129 117
Contract jobs citing ISO 9001 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.037% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.34% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £600 £254
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +136.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £433 £353
% change year-on-year -30.63% +22.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year - +20.54%  

ISO 9001 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 278 292 298
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 12.07% 10.83% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 187 170
Median daily rate £413 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 26
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.58% -5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £11.10 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.03 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

ISO 9001
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing ISO 9001 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for ISO 9001 in the West Midlands

ISO 9001
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISO 9001 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO 9001 in the West Midlands

ISO 9001
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO 9001 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO 9001 in the West Midlands