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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
V-Model
England / West Midlands
Rank - 121 110
Contract jobs citing V-Model 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.11% 0.045%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.14% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £360 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1901 2167 1594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.31% 82.08% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 1226 922
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 51 102
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Coverity
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) IEC 61508
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Profibus
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB

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 (50.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) SonarQube
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (50.00%) Coverity