The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank - 112 96
Contract jobs citing V-Model 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.042% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.059% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1952 1696 1276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 72.46% 70.96% 70.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1155 885 605
Average daily rate £380 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 99 91
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing V-Model across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

V-Model
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing V-Model across the West Midlands region.

V-Model Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

V-Model
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DSDM
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) CMMI
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Mechatronics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Hazard Analysis

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mechatronics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DSDM
1 1 (50.00%) CMMI
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Hazard Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)