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 2 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing V-Model 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.98% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£295 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £293 £338
% change year-on-year
+17.94% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
947 803 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.69% 75.90% 74.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 436 291
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 42
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.99 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.73% -11.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £14.23 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) ISEB
1 20 (100.00%) QA
1 20 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 19 (95.00%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (95.00%) Software Testing
3 18 (90.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (90.00%) Test Scripting
3 18 (90.00%) Relational Database
3 18 (90.00%) SQL
3 18 (90.00%) SAP
3 18 (90.00%) XML
3 18 (90.00%) Finance
4 17 (85.00%) Test Management
4 17 (85.00%) Validation
5 11 (55.00%) SAP BW
6 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
7 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (25.00%) CMS
9 4 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (20.00%) Business Objects
10 3 (15.00%) Data Mining
10 3 (15.00%) SAP FI
10 3 (15.00%) SAP BCA
10 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
10 3 (15.00%) Migration
10 3 (15.00%) Performance Improvement
11 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
11 2 (10.00%) Web Testing
12 1 (5.00%) eTOM

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP FI
1 3 (15.00%) SAP BCA
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (90.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (55.00%) SAP BW
3 4 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (15.00%) Data Mining
General
1 18 (90.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Analyst
1 18 (90.00%) Test Analyst
2 14 (70.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Web Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) DTV
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 19 (95.00%) Software Testing
3 18 (90.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (90.00%) Test Scripting
4 17 (85.00%) Test Management
4 17 (85.00%) Validation
5 8 (40.00%) Manual Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.00%) Migration
7 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (15.00%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (10.00%) Web Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
9 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.00%) eTOM
9 1 (5.00%) CMMI
9 1 (5.00%) ITIL
9 1 (5.00%) RAD
9 1 (5.00%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (95.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) SAP
2 4 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Apple