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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 53 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing V-Model 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.19% 0.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £59.25
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -28.27%
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
579 542 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 76.69% 76.12% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 343 324
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £584 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 17
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £10.59 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (93.75%) Waterfall
3 13 (81.25%) UML
4 12 (75.00%) SQL
5 11 (68.75%) .NET
5 11 (68.75%) Visual Studio
5 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
5 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
5 11 (68.75%) C#
5 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
5 11 (68.75%) .NET Framework
5 11 (68.75%) Degree
5 11 (68.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
6 3 (18.75%) ISEB
6 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
7 2 (12.50%) JIRA
7 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
7 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (12.50%) TickIT
7 2 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (12.50%) ETL
7 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
7 2 (12.50%) CRM
7 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL

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 (68.75%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Corporate Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) .NET Team Leader
1 11 (68.75%) Software Team Leader
1 11 (68.75%) Team Leader
2 9 (56.25%) .NET Software Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) C# Software Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Lead Software Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) CRM Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Lead .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) .NET
1 11 (68.75%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (93.75%) Waterfall
3 13 (81.25%) UML
4 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 2 (12.50%) ETL
5 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 2 (12.50%) TickIT
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft