Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 195 110
Rank change year-on-year +17 -85 +64
Contract jobs citing V-Model 6 25 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.40% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.48% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 34
West Midlands median daily rate £280 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +33.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £266 £340 £269
90th Percentile £328 £400 £340
England median daily rate £413 £375 £311
% change year-on-year +10.00% +20.48% -5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
West Midlands median hourly rate - £30.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -29.41% -
England median hourly rate £41.83 £41.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +2.01% -1.20% -29.96%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3977 5160 3939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.01% 83.05% 79.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2539 3087 2258
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £235
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 136 176
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% -
10th Percentile £11.70 £10.75 £11.13
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

V-Model
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 5 £280 -30.00%
Coventry +16 1 - -
V-Model
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) CollabNet
4 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing

V-Model
Co-occurring 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) IEC 61508
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 26262
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CollabNet
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft