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 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 117 122 114
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing V-Model 17 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.040% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.052% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £225 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -35.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £263 £310
% change year-on-year
+27.85% -15.16%
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
2355 1924 1736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.74% 76.17% 74.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1351 1186 913
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 88 107
Median hourly rate £19.61 £28.69 £34.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.64% -17.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 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 27 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 - 10 £325 - 2
Birmingham +8 5 £206 -8.33%
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) Waterfall
3 10 (47.62%) UML
4 7 (33.33%) JIRA
4 7 (33.33%) ISEB
5 6 (28.57%) ISO 9001
5 6 (28.57%) TickIT
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (28.57%) ITIL
5 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
6 4 (19.05%) .NET
6 4 (19.05%) C#
6 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
6 4 (19.05%) QA
6 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (14.29%) Migration

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 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (9.52%) DataStage
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) JIRA
2 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Configuration Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Release and Configuration Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Release Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Team Leader
4 4 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Lead .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Lead C# Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Lead Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Team Leader
5 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Report Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Software Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
1 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) iPad
2 1 (4.76%) iPhone
2 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) Waterfall
3 10 (47.62%) UML
4 6 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) Manual Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
6 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 3 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (9.52%) Data Management
7 2 (9.52%) ETL
7 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Master Data Management
7 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
7 2 (9.52%) Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) SDLC
7 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) VBA
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) ISEB
2 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
3 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) ISO 9001
1 6 (28.57%) TickIT
2 4 (19.05%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Tableau
3 1 (4.76%) Cadence
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle