Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for QMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QMS over the 6 months to 23 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 System (QMS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 201 169
Rank change year-on-year +25 -32 +4
Contract jobs citing QMS 2 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.041% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.050% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 3
West Midlands median daily rate - £363 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.59% -
England median daily rate £350 £310 £375
% change year-on-year +12.90% -17.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £39.50 £36.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +9.72% +44.00% -14.53%

QMS 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4015 5138 3901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.92% 83.07% 78.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2563 3080 2233
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £238
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 138 178
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.20 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.40% -9.03% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

QMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing QMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for QMS in the West Midlands

QMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QMS in the West Midlands

QMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QMS in the West Midlands

QMS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QMS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 2 - -
QMS
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing QMS 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for QMS.

1 2 (100.00%) ISO 9000
1 2 (100.00%) NCR
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Lean Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) NVQ Level 4
2 1 (50.00%) Degree

QMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Lean Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) People Management
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) NCR