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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 122 113 119
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing V-Model 20 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.38% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.50% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 2
Median daily rate £325 £360 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £396 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £267 £300
% change year-on-year
+31.33% -11.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -
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
2458 1806 1816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.96% 76.33% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1480 1126 969
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 73 133
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing V-Model within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry 0 10 £325 +8.33%
Birmingham -1 7 £280 +24.44%
Staffordshire - 3 - -
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (77.78%) Waterfall
3 13 (48.15%) UML
4 10 (37.04%) JIRA
5 8 (29.63%) Degree
5 8 (29.63%) SQL
6 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
6 7 (25.93%) C#
6 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
6 7 (25.93%) .NET
6 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
6 7 (25.93%) ISEB
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
6 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
6 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
7 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (22.22%) ISO 9001
7 6 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (22.22%) ITIL
7 6 (22.22%) TickIT
8 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (14.81%) Perl
9 4 (14.81%) Python
9 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Retail
9 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (14.81%) Requirements Management
9 4 (14.81%) QA

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (7.41%) DataStage
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.70%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) JIRA
2 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
3 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) .NET Developer
2 7 (25.93%) .NET Team Leader
2 7 (25.93%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Lead .NET Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Lead C# Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Lead Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Team Leader
3 6 (22.22%) Configuration Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Release and Configuration Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Release Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Test Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Report Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
1 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) iPad
2 1 (3.70%) iPhone
2 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (77.78%) Waterfall
3 13 (48.15%) UML
4 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
5 6 (22.22%) ITIL
6 4 (14.81%) Change Control
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Requirements Management
6 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Case Management
7 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 3 (11.11%) Information Assurance
7 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (11.11%) Release Management
7 3 (11.11%) Security Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) Perl
3 4 (14.81%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) VBA
5 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 7 (25.93%) ISEB
2 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
3 4 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) ISO 9001
1 6 (22.22%) TickIT
2 4 (14.81%) QA
3 3 (11.11%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Tableau
3 1 (3.70%) Cadence
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle