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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 73 63 69
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing V-Model 1 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% 1.04% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 1.36% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Average daily rate £375 £343 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -19.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £363 £293
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +23.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
V-Model
South West

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
696 664 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.50% 77.03% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 506 421
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 11 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £44.44 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.61% +77.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (33.33%) Lync
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Head of Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware