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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing V-Model 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 - -
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
544 484 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 74.52% 72.67% 70.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 306 190
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 6
Average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.22% -89.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing V-Model across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing V-Model also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited V-Model.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing V-Model also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited V-Model. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification