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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 121 120 120
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing V-Model 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.039% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.051% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £450 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +56.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £263 £310
% change year-on-year
+27.85% -15.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
1952 1960 1881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.03% 76.41% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1071 999 923
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 58 40
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £13.61 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £39.25 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +4 3 - -
Slough - 1 - -
V-Model
South East

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 11 (91.67%) Waterfall
2 7 (58.33%) Smart Meter
2 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
3 6 (50.00%) Unix
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (50.00%) VLAN
3 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (50.00%) JIRA
3 6 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (41.67%) ZigBee
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) 802.15
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) IPv6
5 3 (25.00%) Banking
5 3 (25.00%) Retail
5 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management
5 3 (25.00%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) 802.1X
5 3 (25.00%) Case Management
5 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Test Management
5 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) ISO22301

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) VLAN
2 5 (41.67%) ZigBee
3 3 (25.00%) 802.15
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) BSS Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) OSS Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior BSS Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior OSS Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Smart Metering Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
1 6 (50.00%) Unix
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Waterfall
2 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Case Management
4 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Management
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) System Testing
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (16.67%) ISO22301
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) HP