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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 70 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing V-Model 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.46% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £510
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -39.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £61.00 -
% change year-on-year
-30.32% -
V-Model
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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
703 661 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.43% 75.72% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 473 323
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 12
Average hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -48.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £15.70 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £33.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (66.67%) Office Automation
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Access
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (33.33%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) MS Access
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Office Automation
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle