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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
V-Model
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 60 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing V-Model 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.20% -
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 £325 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -16.66%
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
512 511 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.38% 79.72% 73.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 333 276
Median daily rate £425 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.18% +0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 17
Median hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.62 £9.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification