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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 78 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -
Contract jobs citing V-Model 39 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.57% 0.079% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £510
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -39.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £61.00 -
% change year-on-year
-30.32% -
V-Model
England

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
1854 1839 1418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.55% 72.63% 68.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 964 739
Average daily rate £395 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 130 60
Average hourly rate £30.50 £29.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing V-Model across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

V-Model Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

V-Model
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

V-Model Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

V-Model
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing V-Model within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 34 £300 - 5
Warwickshire +5 3 £390 -
Birmingham - 2 £250 - 3
V-Model
England

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 25 (62.50%) ISEB
4 24 (60.00%) ISTQB
5 22 (55.00%) Test Scripting
5 22 (55.00%) SQL
6 20 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (40.00%) XML Messaging
7 16 (40.00%) XML
7 16 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (40.00%) Integration Testing
8 13 (32.50%) Migration
9 12 (30.00%) Data Migration
10 8 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (20.00%) TickIT
10 8 (20.00%) ISO 9001
10 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 8 (20.00%) UML
10 8 (20.00%) MS Office
11 6 (15.00%) Degree
11 6 (15.00%) Automotive
11 6 (15.00%) Validation
11 6 (15.00%) IEC 61508
12 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (12.50%) Finance
13 4 (10.00%) Electronics
13 4 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
13 4 (10.00%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 16 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Office
1 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (10.00%) JIRA
1 4 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (15.00%) Automotive
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Electronics
4 3 (7.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Analyst
1 17 (42.50%) Test Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Integration Test Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Integration Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) UAT Test Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Configuration Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Data Migration Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Release Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Lead Software Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) UAT Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Test Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Integration Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) XML
1 16 (40.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (7.50%) EPoS
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 22 (55.00%) Test Scripting
4 16 (40.00%) Integration Testing
5 13 (32.50%) Migration
6 12 (30.00%) Data Migration
7 8 (20.00%) UML
7 8 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Validation
9 4 (10.00%) ITIL
9 4 (10.00%) ETL
9 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.50%) Resource Management
10 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.50%) Coaching
11 2 (5.00%) Hazard Analysis
11 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
11 2 (5.00%) Manual Testing
11 2 (5.00%) Process Management
11 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (62.50%) ISEB
2 24 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (15.00%) Degree
4 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (7.50%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 8 (20.00%) TickIT
2 6 (15.00%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 20 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Talend