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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 123 - 118
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing V-Model 14 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.49% - 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% - 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
2331 2061 1774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.99% 75.66% 74.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1305 1240 944
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 104 100
Median hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 - 7 £325 -
Birmingham - 5 £206 -
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Waterfall
3 7 (43.75%) JIRA
3 7 (43.75%) ISEB
4 6 (37.50%) TickIT
4 6 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL
4 6 (37.50%) UML
4 6 (37.50%) ISO 9001
4 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (25.00%) QA
5 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Retail
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (12.50%) ETL
7 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Data Management
7 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
7 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.25%) DataStage
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) JIRA
2 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (37.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Configuration Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Release and Configuration Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Release Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Report Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Functional Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Validation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Verification Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) iPad
1 1 (6.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Waterfall
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) UML
4 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) Data Management
6 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 2 (12.50%) ETL
6 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
6 2 (12.50%) Master Data Management
6 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISEB
2 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) ISO 9001
1 6 (37.50%) TickIT
2 4 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) HP
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) Tableau