The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
V-Model
England / West Midlands
Rank 115 123 121
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2  
Contract jobs citing V-Model 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.044% 0.26% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.32% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £250 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £340 £335
% change year-on-year +25.73% +1.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

V-Model is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1824 2198 1839
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.93% 82.51% 74.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1212 1042
Median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 44 109
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.11% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.74 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

V-Model
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing V-Model as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for V-Model in the West Midlands

V-Model
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for V-Model in the West Midlands

V-Model
Contractor 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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for V-Model 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 23 March 2017. 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 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 +2 1 £250 - 2
V-Model
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) SonarQube
3 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Coverity
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) IEC 61508
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Profibus
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) VxWorks
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) Simulink
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

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 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) SonarQube
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (33.33%) Coverity
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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