The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 64 66 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs citing V-Model 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.91% 0.13% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.17% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
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£310 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.05% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £263 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
649 594 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.09% 77.24% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 409 271
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 30 13
Average hourly rate £44.44 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.76% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing V-Model across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

V-Model
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing V-Model across the Bristol region.

V-Model Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

V-Model
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing V-Model across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

V-Model Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
3 11 (78.57%) Java
3 11 (78.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (71.43%) Scrum
5 9 (64.29%) TDD
6 7 (50.00%) Selenium
6 7 (50.00%) Validation
6 7 (50.00%) Test Planning
7 6 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
7 6 (42.86%) MS Access
7 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 6 (42.86%) ISEB
7 6 (42.86%) HTML
7 6 (42.86%) VB.NET
7 6 (42.86%) .NET
7 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 6 (42.86%) HND
7 6 (42.86%) Windows
7 6 (42.86%) Linux
7 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
7 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
7 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
7 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
7 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
8 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (14.29%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Project
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MS Access
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (50.00%) Selenium
3 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
5 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
6 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (7.14%) Behat
General
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst Programmer
2 5 (35.71%) Programmer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Test Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Agile Tester
4 1 (7.14%) VB Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) VB Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.14%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (7.14%) VB Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 10 (71.43%) Scrum
3 9 (64.29%) TDD
4 7 (50.00%) Validation
4 7 (50.00%) Test Planning
5 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 6 (42.86%) Software Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
7 4 (28.57%) BDD
8 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) VB.NET
4 4 (28.57%) VBA
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.14%) VB6
6 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 6 (42.86%) ISEB
1 6 (42.86%) HND
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe