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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 64 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing V-Model 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.85% 0.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £280 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.07% -12.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £30.25 -
% change year-on-year
+40.49% -
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
677 586 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.26% 76.80% 74.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 397 316
Median daily rate £375 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.50 £7.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
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 June 2016.

V-Model Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Waterfall
3 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (50.00%) ISEB
3 4 (50.00%) UML
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Retail
4 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse

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 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) CRM Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Lead .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Lead C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Lead Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Release Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Waterfall
3 4 (50.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (25.00%) TickIT
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP