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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 133 121 112
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing V-Model 5 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.28% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.38% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
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£375 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
2068 2095 1586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.61% 73.90% 69.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1098 1094 642
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 57 54
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £165.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing V-Model across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

V-Model Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 March 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +3 4 £375 +44.23%
Slough -1 1 £275 -
Windsor - - - -
V-Model
South East

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (90.00%) SQL
3 14 (70.00%) Waterfall
4 11 (55.00%) Validation
5 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 9 (45.00%) Test Management
7 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
7 8 (40.00%) CRM
8 7 (35.00%) Java
8 7 (35.00%) Oracle
8 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
9 6 (30.00%) TestDirector
9 6 (30.00%) UNIX
9 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
10 5 (25.00%) Web Testing
10 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (25.00%) Marketing
10 5 (25.00%) TDD
10 5 (25.00%) Billing
10 5 (25.00%) Logistics
10 5 (25.00%) ISEB
11 4 (20.00%) ETL
11 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 4 (20.00%) Scrum
11 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
11 4 (20.00%) HTML
11 4 (20.00%) QA
11 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
11 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 (15.00%) LiveCycle
1 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Data Mining
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) TestDirector
2 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (15.00%) Selenium
3 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.00%) Ant
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.00%) JMeter
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (25.00%) Marketing
2 5 (25.00%) Billing
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) CRM Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) Struts
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) XSLT
3 1 (5.00%) J2EE
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) UNIX
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) Waterfall
3 11 (55.00%) Validation
4 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 9 (45.00%) Test Management
6 8 (40.00%) CRM
7 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
8 5 (25.00%) Web Testing
8 5 (25.00%) TDD
8 5 (25.00%) Logistics
9 4 (20.00%) ETL
9 4 (20.00%) Scrum
10 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
10 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
10 3 (15.00%) DSDM
10 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
10 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
11 2 (10.00%) UML
11 2 (10.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ISEB
2 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (15.00%) HND
4 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (15.00%) Adobe