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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 124 82 123
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +41
Contract jobs citing V-Model 21 38 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.65% 1.52% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.99% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 1
Median daily rate £400 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 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 £42.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -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
2605 1907 1942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.48% 76.52% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1540 1136 1014
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 89 130
Median hourly rate £21.75 £30.00 £30.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -2.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -2 12 £400 +60.00% 1
Staffordshire - 6 - -
Coventry -44 3 £400 +33.33%
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (76.32%) Waterfall
3 24 (63.16%) UML
4 19 (50.00%) SQL
4 19 (50.00%) Degree
5 18 (47.37%) Computer Science
5 18 (47.37%) .NET Framework
5 18 (47.37%) C#
5 18 (47.37%) .NET
5 18 (47.37%) Visual Studio
5 18 (47.37%) MS Excel
5 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 18 (47.37%) Software Engineering
6 13 (34.21%) JIRA
7 7 (18.42%) Python
7 7 (18.42%) Perl
7 7 (18.42%) Regression Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Requirements Management
7 7 (18.42%) Change Control
7 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (15.79%) Release Management
8 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
8 6 (15.79%) Case Management
8 6 (15.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (15.79%) ITIL
8 6 (15.79%) ISO 9001
8 6 (15.79%) TickIT

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 18 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.63%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Visual Studio
2 13 (34.21%) JIRA
3 6 (15.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (15.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (5.26%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 3 (7.89%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) .NET Team Leader
1 18 (47.37%) Team Leader
2 11 (28.95%) Software Team Leader
3 9 (23.68%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.68%) .NET Software Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (23.68%) C# Developer
3 9 (23.68%) C# Software Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Lead .NET Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Lead C# Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Lead Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Lead Software Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Software Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Configuration Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Release and Configuration Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Release Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Test Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) .NET
1 18 (47.37%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (47.37%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (76.32%) Waterfall
3 24 (63.16%) UML
4 18 (47.37%) Software Engineering
5 7 (18.42%) Change Control
5 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (18.42%) Regression Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Requirements Management
5 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Case Management
6 6 (15.79%) ITIL
6 6 (15.79%) Release Management
7 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Automation Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Compatibility Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Manual Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Security Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) C#
3 7 (18.42%) Perl
3 7 (18.42%) Python
4 2 (5.26%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) ISEB
2 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.63%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) ISO 9001
1 6 (15.79%) TickIT
2 5 (13.16%) IEC 61508
3 2 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Cadence
2 1 (2.63%) HP
2 1 (2.63%) IBM
2 1 (2.63%) Tableau