Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for RMADS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RMADS over the 6 months to 20 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.

Risk Management and Accreditation Documentation Set (RMADS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 202 175
Contract jobs citing RMADS 0 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.15% 0.020%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.34% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
West Midlands median daily rate - £433 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.36% -37.34%
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £49.75 £84.05 £51.49
% change year-on-year -40.81% +63.23% +19.74%

RMADS is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 546 674 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.37% 11.00% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 442 289
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.23% +14.81%
10th Percentile £188 £207 £225
90th Percentile £525 £524 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 42
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £27.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -9.40% +53.31%
10th Percentile £9.68 £10.84 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £42.25 £43.43
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £21.64
% change year-on-year -12.42% +5.52% +10.97%

RMADS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for RMADS in the West Midlands

RMADS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RMADS in the West Midlands