The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 113 109 119
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing V-Model 1 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.045% 0.56% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.056% 0.74% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £331 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £59.25
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -28.27%
V-Model
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1774 1890 1827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.49% 76.24% 76.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 1108 879
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 63 29
Median hourly rate £19.61 £37.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.00% +116.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire 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 Berkshire

V-Model
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

V-Model Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

V-Model
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing V-Model across the Berkshire region.

V-Model Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 9 (90.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Unix
3 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 7 (70.00%) VLAN
3 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (70.00%) JIRA
3 7 (70.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (40.00%) Test Management
4 4 (40.00%) Requirements Management
4 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) Case Management
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Retail
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Smart Meter
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) RESTful
6 2 (20.00%) ZigBee
6 2 (20.00%) BDD
6 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (20.00%) Open Source
6 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (20.00%) Fiddler
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
6 2 (20.00%) .NET

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) VLAN
2 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Fiddler
2 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Test Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) BSS Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) OSS Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior BSS Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior OSS Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Smart Metering Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (20.00%) JSON
1 2 (20.00%) RESTful
1 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 9 (90.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Requirements Management
3 4 (40.00%) Test Management
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Case Management
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) Contact Management
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) DSDM
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
1 7 (70.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft