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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 130 102 122
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +20
Contract jobs citing V-Model 2 22 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.073% 0.85% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.088% 1.08% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Median daily rate £250 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year
- -30.43%
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
2267 2039 1752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.89% 79.22% 73.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1382 1136 1003
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 78 94
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £11.26 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 -12 1 £250 -15.25% 1
Staffordshire - 1 - -
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (72.73%) Degree
3 15 (68.18%) Computer Science
3 15 (68.18%) SQL
4 14 (63.64%) .NET
4 14 (63.64%) Visual Studio
4 14 (63.64%) C#
4 14 (63.64%) UML
4 14 (63.64%) MS Excel
4 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 14 (63.64%) Software Engineering
4 14 (63.64%) .NET Framework
4 14 (63.64%) Waterfall
5 7 (31.82%) Python
5 7 (31.82%) Regression Testing
5 7 (31.82%) JIRA
5 7 (31.82%) Requirements Management
5 7 (31.82%) Release Management
5 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Change Control
5 7 (31.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (27.27%) IEC 61508
6 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
6 6 (27.27%) Perl
6 6 (27.27%) Case Management
7 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
8 3 (13.64%) MATLAB
8 3 (13.64%) Simulink
9 2 (9.09%) Electronics

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Visual Studio
2 7 (31.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (31.82%) JIRA
3 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.09%) TestDirector
5 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.55%) SonarQube
5 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) .NET Team Leader
1 14 (63.64%) Team Leader
2 11 (50.00%) Software Team Leader
3 9 (40.91%) .NET Software Engineer
3 9 (40.91%) C# Software Engineer
3 9 (40.91%) Lead Software Engineer
3 9 (40.91%) Software Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Lead .NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Lead C# Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Lead Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Lead Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) .NET
1 14 (63.64%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 14 (63.64%) UML
2 14 (63.64%) Waterfall
3 7 (31.82%) Change Control
3 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (31.82%) Regression Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Release Management
3 7 (31.82%) Requirements Management
3 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Case Management
5 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Validation
7 1 (4.55%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.55%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 14 (63.64%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) Python
4 6 (27.27%) Perl
5 3 (13.64%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.55%) Coverity