Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 177 153
Rank change year-on-year +2 -24 -2
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 13 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.61% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.74% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 6
West Midlands median daily rate £313 £500 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +23.46% +8.00%
10th Percentile £301 £306 £344
90th Percentile £385 £614 £463
England median daily rate £419 £413 £416
% change year-on-year +1.52% -0.90% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £58.66 - £20.00
England median hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +42.22% -47.06% +6.92%

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 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 4014 5151 3873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.99% 83.13% 79.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2564 3089 2216
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.38%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £239
90th Percentile £550 £550 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 137 177
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.15
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Quality Management in the West Midlands

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Management in the West Midlands

Quality Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Quality Management in the West Midlands

Quality Management
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 Quality Management in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Management in the West Midlands

Quality Management
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 Quality Management within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 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
Birmingham +7 8 £313 -14.97%
Warwickshire +4 5 £313 -47.92%
Solihull - 3 £250 -
Coventry +9 1 £400 -20.00%
Quality Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Quality Management.

1 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (53.85%) Project Management
3 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (38.46%) Change Management
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) PRINCE
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (30.77%) PMP
5 4 (30.77%) PMI Certification
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Unix
5 4 (30.77%) WLAN
5 4 (30.77%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
5 4 (30.77%) Six Sigma
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) Migration
5 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
5 4 (30.77%) Coaching
6 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 2 (15.38%) Automotive
7 2 (15.38%) SAP

Quality Management
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:

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP APO
1 1 (7.69%) SAP CRM
1 1 (7.69%) SAP MDM
1 1 (7.69%) SAP MM
1 1 (7.69%) SAP PM
1 1 (7.69%) SAP PP
1 1 (7.69%) SAP QM
1 1 (7.69%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
1 4 (30.77%) WLAN
2 2 (15.38%) SDH
3 1 (7.69%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Automotive
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Storage Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Project Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (7.69%) SAN Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Trainer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Trainer
3 1 (7.69%) Transmission Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Transmission Planner
3 1 (7.69%) Transmission Planning Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) UAT Manager
3 1 (7.69%) UAT Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Signage
3 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Project Management
2 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
3 5 (38.46%) Change Management
3 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
3 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Coaching
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 4 (30.77%) PRINCE
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Six Sigma
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 2 (15.38%) Network Design
7 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
7 1 (7.69%) SDLC
7 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (30.77%) PMI Certification
2 4 (30.77%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.69%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) GoldenSource
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Nokia