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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 110 107 116
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing V-Model 4 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.18% 0.78% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 1.02% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -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
1810 1960 1906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.34% 76.09% 76.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 1129 937
Median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £528 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 71 22
Median hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +97.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 August 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 +16 2 £375 -6.25%
Maidenhead -6 1 - -
V-Model
South East

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) Software Testing
4 7 (63.64%) Unix
4 7 (63.64%) Linux
4 7 (63.64%) VLAN
4 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
4 7 (63.64%) JIRA
4 7 (63.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
6 4 (36.36%) Requirements Management
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) Smart Meter
6 4 (36.36%) Test Management
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 3 (27.27%) Case Management
7 3 (27.27%) ZigBee
7 3 (27.27%) Banking
7 3 (27.27%) Retail
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) .NET
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 2 (18.18%) IIS
8 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
8 2 (18.18%) XML
8 2 (18.18%) DSDM
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 2 (18.18%) Contact Management
8 2 (18.18%) CRM
8 2 (18.18%) SharePoint

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 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) VLAN
2 3 (27.27%) ZigBee
3 2 (18.18%) HTTP
4 1 (9.09%) 802.15
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Fiddler
2 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Test Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Senior Test Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) BSS Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) OSS Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior BSS Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior OSS Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Smart Metering Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
1 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
1 2 (18.18%) JSON
1 2 (18.18%) RESTful
1 2 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Smart Meter
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 9 (81.82%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Requirements Management
3 4 (36.36%) Test Management
4 3 (27.27%) Case Management
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Contact Management
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) DSDM
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP