The first table below looks at the demand for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 127 118 133
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Contract jobs citing V-Model 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.070% 0.12% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £270 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2022 1680 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.85% 68.35% 63.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 675 757
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
V-Model
South East

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing V-Model across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing V-Model within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -4 2 £270 - 1
Wokingham - - - -
V-Model
South East

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing V-Model also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited V-Model.

1 8 (80.00%) UNIX
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) TestDirector
1 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (60.00%) ISEB
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 5 (50.00%) Web Testing
3 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (40.00%) Test Management
4 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (40.00%) Marketing
4 4 (40.00%) Billing
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) AIX
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 2000
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) Citrix
4 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (40.00%) CRM
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (30.00%) Netcool
5 3 (30.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing V-Model also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited V-Model. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) TestDirector
2 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (30.00%) WinRunner
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (10.00%) ClearQuest
3 1 (10.00%) FogBugz
3 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
1 4 (40.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) Military
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) UNIX
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) AIX
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 2000
3 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) Web Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Test Management
3 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (40.00%) CRM
4 3 (30.00%) Validation
4 3 (30.00%) Logistics
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Use Case
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (30.00%) Netcool
2 3 (30.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
1 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Veritas
2 3 (30.00%) McAfee
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) PeopleSoft