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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 63 58 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing V-Model 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.39% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £250 £295 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
573 508 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.51% 76.97% 71.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 318 304
Median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £560 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 10
Median hourly rate £18.00 £31.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +57.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.01 £49.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) .NET Framework
2 11 (91.67%) Degree
2 11 (91.67%) Computer Science
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) Visual Studio
2 11 (91.67%) UML
2 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing

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 11 (91.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) .NET Team Leader
1 11 (91.67%) Software Team Leader
1 11 (91.67%) Team Leader
2 9 (75.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) Lead Software Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) UML
2 11 (91.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft