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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 119 103 119
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Contract jobs citing V-Model 25 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.62% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.82% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 1
Median daily rate £400 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
+1.23% -33.60%
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
2587 1828 1880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.13% 75.88% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1573 1124 999
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 84 135
Median hourly rate £17.00 £30.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.06 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.88 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 July 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 July 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
Birmingham -6 11 £400 +68.42%
Coventry -12 8 £400 +33.33%
Staffordshire - 6 - -
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 32 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (76.92%) Waterfall
3 23 (58.97%) UML
4 18 (46.15%) SQL
4 18 (46.15%) Degree
5 17 (43.59%) Computer Science
5 17 (43.59%) .NET Framework
5 17 (43.59%) C#
5 17 (43.59%) .NET
5 17 (43.59%) Visual Studio
5 17 (43.59%) MS Excel
5 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
5 17 (43.59%) Software Engineering
6 13 (33.33%) JIRA
7 7 (17.95%) Python
7 7 (17.95%) Perl
7 7 (17.95%) Regression Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Change Control
7 7 (17.95%) Requirements Management
7 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (15.38%) ISTQB
8 6 (15.38%) Release Management
8 6 (15.38%) Case Management
8 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
8 6 (15.38%) TickIT
8 6 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (15.38%) ITIL

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 17 (43.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.13%) DataStage
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.56%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Visual Studio
2 13 (33.33%) JIRA
3 6 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (5.13%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 4 (10.26%) Retail
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) .NET Team Leader
1 17 (43.59%) Team Leader
2 10 (25.64%) Software Team Leader
3 9 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Lead .NET Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Lead C# Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Lead Developer
4 8 (20.51%) .NET Software Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) C# Software Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Lead Software Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Software Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Configuration Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Release and Configuration Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Release Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Test Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) .NET
1 17 (43.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.56%) iPad
2 1 (2.56%) iPhone
2 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (76.92%) Waterfall
3 23 (58.97%) UML
4 17 (43.59%) Software Engineering
5 7 (17.95%) Change Control
5 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (17.95%) Regression Testing
5 7 (17.95%) Requirements Management
5 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
6 6 (15.38%) Case Management
6 6 (15.38%) ITIL
6 6 (15.38%) Release Management
7 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
8 3 (7.69%) ETL
8 3 (7.69%) Information Assurance
8 3 (7.69%) Security Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 17 (43.59%) C#
3 7 (17.95%) Perl
3 7 (17.95%) Python
4 2 (5.13%) MATLAB
4 2 (5.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) ISEB
2 6 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) ISO 9001
1 6 (15.38%) TickIT
2 5 (12.82%) IEC 61508
3 3 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Tableau
3 1 (2.56%) Cadence
3 1 (2.56%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle