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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Management
England / West Midlands
Rank 104 129 118
Rank change year-on-year +25 -11  
Contract jobs citing Quality Management 12 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.11% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.14% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
Median daily rate £413 - £525
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 - £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £395 £425
% change year-on-year +5.37% -7.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £58.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £50.00 £34.83
% change year-on-year -45.00% +43.57%  

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1797 2219 1944
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.97% 82.43% 75.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 1219 1120
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 45 110
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Quality Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 6 £450 -
Birmingham +6 5 £375 -
Quality Management
England

Quality Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (42.86%) Project Management
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (23.81%) Coaching
4 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
5 4 (19.05%) MS Project
5 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
5 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (19.05%) Change Control
6 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 3 (14.29%) QMS
6 3 (14.29%) Degree
6 3 (14.29%) Data Management
6 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 3 (14.29%) MS Office
6 3 (14.29%) SAP
6 3 (14.29%) Unix
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle

Quality Management
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) SAS
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Project
3 3 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.76%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.76%) SAP MDM
1 1 (4.76%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) Skype
1 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) Base SAS
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.76%) Data Mart
2 1 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.76%) Automotive
3 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Data Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Implementation Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Integration Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Integration Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) PMO Planner
3 2 (9.52%) Project Implementation Manager
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Integration Manager
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Manager
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Integration Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.76%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 5 (23.81%) Coaching
4 4 (19.05%) Change Control
4 4 (19.05%) Change Management
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
5 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 3 (14.29%) Data Management
5 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 3 (14.29%) QMS
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SAS Macro
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) ISEB
3 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.76%) PMP
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 2 (9.52%) PMO
2 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) BT
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) McKesson
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