The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank - 57 62
Contract jobs citing V-Model 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.16% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.23% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
712 440 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.99% 68.86% 66.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 283 439
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 38
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.61 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
V-Model
South West

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP