Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for V-Model skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited V-Model over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

V-Model
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 93 82
Rank change year-on-year +3 -11 +5
Contract jobs citing V-Model 5 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.32% 0.80% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.98% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Birmingham median daily rate £280 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +60.00% -
West Midlands median daily rate £280 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -30.00% +33.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £30.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -29.41% -

V-Model is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1269 1223 1041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 80.93% 81.42% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 789 648
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £231 £249 £225
90th Percentile £525 £550 £502
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 38
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £12.45 £10.83 £10.40
90th Percentile £45.35 £31.21 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -1.23%

V-Model
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing V-Model as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for V-Model in Birmingham

V-Model
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing V-Model in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for V-Model in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) ISEB
4 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) CollabNet
4 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Test Management
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Programme Delivery

V-Model
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) CollabNet
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft