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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 64 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing V-Model 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £206 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £267 £310
% change year-on-year
+26.17% -14.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
V-Model
West Midlands

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
615 623 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.39% 76.25% 72.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 426 288
Median daily rate £375 £363 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 11
Median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing V-Model across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

V-Model Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) TickIT
4 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Process Management
5 1 (16.67%) Finance

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Release and Configuration Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Release Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (33.33%) TickIT
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP