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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 114 132 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing V-Model 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.36% 0.076% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £358 £310
% change year-on-year
-4.89% +15.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 - £40.00
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
1815 1792 2002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.48% 68.45% 68.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 903 726
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 48 49
Average hourly rate £27.83 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £38.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 1 - - 2
Slough - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Newbury - - - -
V-Model
South East

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) CRM
2 10 (55.56%) Test Management
2 10 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 9 (50.00%) Validation
4 8 (44.44%) TestDirector
4 8 (44.44%) Marketing
5 7 (38.89%) Billing
5 7 (38.89%) Logistics
6 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 6 (33.33%) Web Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle
8 4 (22.22%) UNIX
8 4 (22.22%) HP
8 4 (22.22%) PMP
8 4 (22.22%) PMI Certification
8 4 (22.22%) Scrum
8 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (16.67%) LiveCycle
9 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (16.67%) LiveCycle
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) GPRS
1 2 (11.11%) 3GPP
1 2 (11.11%) UMTS
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
1 2 (11.11%) IPv6
1 2 (11.11%) Wireless
1 2 (11.11%) ZigBee
1 2 (11.11%) HSPA
2 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.56%) 802.15
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) FTP
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) TestDirector
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) LabVIEW
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 8 (44.44%) Marketing
3 7 (38.89%) Billing
4 3 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (11.11%) Electronics
6 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Test Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 3 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Open Source
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Smart Meter
3 1 (5.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) CRM
2 10 (55.56%) Test Management
2 10 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 9 (50.00%) Validation
4 7 (38.89%) Logistics
5 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 6 (33.33%) Web Testing
6 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) TDD
7 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 3 (16.67%) DSDM
7 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
8 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) PMP
1 4 (22.22%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 4 (22.22%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Adobe
5 2 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (5.56%) SAP
6 1 (5.56%) Agilent