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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 129 70 122
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +52
Contract jobs citing V-Model 15 53 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 2.13% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 2.72% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 32 0
Median daily rate £400 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 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 £59.25
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -28.27%
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
2634 1949 1914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.27% 78.15% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1565 1138 1002
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 100 113
Median hourly rate £20.50 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.79% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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
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 27 September 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 -1 9 - - 1
Staffordshire - 4 - -
Coventry -53 2 £400 +33.33%
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (76.47%) Waterfall
3 24 (70.59%) UML
4 19 (55.88%) SQL
4 19 (55.88%) Degree
5 18 (52.94%) Software Engineering
5 18 (52.94%) C#
5 18 (52.94%) .NET
5 18 (52.94%) Visual Studio
5 18 (52.94%) MS Excel
5 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
5 18 (52.94%) Computer Science
5 18 (52.94%) .NET Framework
6 12 (35.29%) JIRA
7 6 (17.65%) Case Management
7 6 (17.65%) Change Control
7 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
7 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 6 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (17.65%) TickIT
7 6 (17.65%) Regression Testing
7 6 (17.65%) Python
7 6 (17.65%) ISO 9001
7 6 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (17.65%) ITIL
7 6 (17.65%) Perl
7 6 (17.65%) Release Management
7 6 (17.65%) Requirements Management

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 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.94%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) Visual Studio
2 12 (35.29%) JIRA
3 6 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (5.88%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 2 (5.88%) Banking
1 2 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
1 2 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) .NET Team Leader
1 18 (52.94%) Team Leader
2 11 (32.35%) Software Team Leader
3 9 (26.47%) .NET Developer
3 9 (26.47%) .NET Software Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (26.47%) C# Developer
3 9 (26.47%) C# Software Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Lead .NET Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Lead C# Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Lead Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Lead Software Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) Software Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Configuration Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Release and Configuration Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Release Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Test Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (52.94%) .NET
1 18 (52.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (76.47%) Waterfall
3 24 (70.59%) UML
4 18 (52.94%) Software Engineering
5 6 (17.65%) Case Management
5 6 (17.65%) Change Control
5 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (17.65%) ITIL
5 6 (17.65%) Regression Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Release Management
5 6 (17.65%) Requirements Management
5 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.88%) Automation Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Compatibility Testing
7 2 (5.88%) CRM
7 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.88%) ETL
7 2 (5.88%) Information Assurance
7 2 (5.88%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) SQL
2 18 (52.94%) C#
3 6 (17.65%) Perl
3 6 (17.65%) Python
4 2 (5.88%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) ISEB
2 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) ISO 9001
1 6 (17.65%) TickIT
2 5 (14.71%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Cadence
2 1 (2.94%) IBM
2 1 (2.94%) Tableau