The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing V-Model 14 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.11% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£290 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £358 £310
% change year-on-year
-4.89% +15.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 - £40.00
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
948 729 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 75.24% 71.68% 72.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 375 318
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 35 55
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.88 £15.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.42% +44.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.48 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.85 £63.55 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

V-Model
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

V-Model Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

V-Model
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing V-Model across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

V-Model Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

V-Model
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing V-Model within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 13 £285 -
V-Model
South East

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 13 (68.42%) ISEB
1 13 (68.42%) HP Quality Center
1 13 (68.42%) Waterfall
2 12 (63.16%) QA
2 12 (63.16%) Software Testing
3 11 (57.89%) SAP
4 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 10 (52.63%) XML
4 10 (52.63%) Finance
5 9 (47.37%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
6 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
7 7 (36.84%) Test Management
8 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
8 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
8 6 (31.58%) Validation
8 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (26.32%) SAP BW
9 5 (26.32%) CMS
10 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
10 4 (21.05%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (21.05%) Service Management
10 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (21.05%) Business Objects
11 3 (15.79%) MS Office
11 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
11 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
11 3 (15.79%) Migration
11 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
11 3 (15.79%) Data Migration

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 5 (26.32%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP FI
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
2 5 (26.32%) SAP BW
3 4 (21.05%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) ClearQuest
1 1 (5.26%) JMeter
1 1 (5.26%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
1 11 (57.89%) Test Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Test Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Waterfall
2 12 (63.16%) Software Testing
3 9 (47.37%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
5 7 (36.84%) Test Management
6 6 (31.58%) Validation
6 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (21.05%) Service Management
7 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
8 3 (15.79%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (15.79%) Migration
9 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 2 (10.53%) DSDM
9 2 (10.53%) CMMI
9 2 (10.53%) ITIL
9 2 (10.53%) RAD
9 2 (10.53%) Time Management
10 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) ISEB
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
4 2 (10.53%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (63.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) SAP
2 4 (21.05%) Business Objects
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) IBM