The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
V-Model
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 57 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing V-Model 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £250 £270 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £345
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
478 491 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.01% 78.18% 72.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 309 272
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 13
Median hourly rate £18.39 £16.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.16% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.83 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing V-Model as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

V-Model
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing V-Model across the Birmingham region.

V-Model Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

V-Model
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing V-Model 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) UML
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) XML

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (83.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Software Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Team Leader
1 5 (83.33%) C# Software Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Lead Software Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Software Team Leader
1 5 (83.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) UML
2 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft