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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing V-Model 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.040% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.059% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £520 £310
% change year-on-year
-34.61% +67.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £59.25 - £40.00
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
1702 1436 1568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.94% 68.81% 69.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 775 815
Average daily rate £375 £357 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 51 105
Average hourly rate £29.75 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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
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 1 October 2014. 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
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - - - -
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Use Case
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Volume Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) BPMN
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Critical Path Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (33.33%) MODAF
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Use Case
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Volume Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) BPMN
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Critical Path Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Siebel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards