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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 112 109 109
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing V-Model 9 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.38% 0.29% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.37% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Median daily rate £375 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.07% -12.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £30.25 -
% change year-on-year
+40.49% -
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
1889 1877 1877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.37% 77.98% 75.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1042 930 896
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 67 23
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £41.35 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 27 June 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 0 5 £375 -6.25% 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
V-Model
South East

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 14 (93.33%) Waterfall
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
4 7 (46.67%) Smart Meter
5 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) Unix
5 6 (40.00%) VLAN
5 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
5 6 (40.00%) JIRA
6 5 (33.33%) ZigBee
6 5 (33.33%) HP
7 4 (26.67%) QA
7 4 (26.67%) Requirements Management
8 3 (20.00%) Degree
8 3 (20.00%) Banking
8 3 (20.00%) Retail
8 3 (20.00%) 802.15
8 3 (20.00%) IPv6
8 3 (20.00%) DNS
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Test Management
8 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (20.00%) 802.1X
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (20.00%) Case Management

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 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) VLAN
2 5 (33.33%) ZigBee
3 3 (20.00%) 802.15
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) IPv6
4 2 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Fiddler
2 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Test Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) BSS Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) OSS Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior BSS Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior OSS Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Smart Metering Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
2 2 (13.33%) JSON
2 2 (13.33%) RESTful
2 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Smart Meter
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Unix
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Waterfall
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Requirements Management
4 3 (20.00%) Case Management
4 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Test Management
4 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (13.33%) DSDM
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 2 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) ISO22301
3 1 (6.67%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft