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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 116 108 114
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing V-Model 7 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.30% 0.62% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.81% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £370 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £488 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -30.32%
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
1871 1974 1935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.68% 76.87% 77.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 1070 914
Median daily rate £425 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 70 20
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £37.09 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 31 July 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 +9 3 £375 -6.25%
Maidenhead -1 1 - -
V-Model
South East

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (92.86%) Waterfall
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (50.00%) VLAN
4 7 (50.00%) Unix
4 7 (50.00%) JIRA
4 7 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 6 (42.86%) Smart Meter
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (35.71%) ZigBee
7 4 (28.57%) Test Management
7 4 (28.57%) QA
7 4 (28.57%) Requirements Management
8 3 (21.43%) 802.1X
8 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
8 3 (21.43%) Case Management
8 3 (21.43%) DNS
8 3 (21.43%) SQL
8 3 (21.43%) IPv6
8 3 (21.43%) HP
8 3 (21.43%) 802.15
8 3 (21.43%) Banking
8 3 (21.43%) Retail
8 3 (21.43%) Degree
8 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
8 3 (21.43%) Security Testing

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 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) VLAN
2 5 (35.71%) ZigBee
3 3 (21.43%) 802.15
3 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) IPv6
4 2 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Fiddler
2 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) BSS Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) OSS Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior BSS Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior OSS Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Smart Metering Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Radio Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) 802.1X
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 2 (14.29%) Gherkin
2 2 (14.29%) JSON
2 2 (14.29%) RESTful
2 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Smart Meter
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Waterfall
2 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Requirements Management
4 4 (28.57%) Test Management
5 3 (21.43%) Case Management
5 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 2 (14.29%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) Contact Management
6 2 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (14.29%) DSDM
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) SDLC
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) User Stories
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 7 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft