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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 72 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing V-Model 8 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.67% 0.46% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £510 £313
% change year-on-year
-39.21% +63.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.00 - -
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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
874 821 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 73.26% 75.39% 70.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 428 370
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +60.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £53.40 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 2014.

V-Model Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
2 5 (45.45%) ISEB
3 4 (36.36%) SAP
3 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) QA
3 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) MS Office
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Management

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) ClearQuest
1 1 (9.09%) JMeter
1 1 (9.09%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Management
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) CMMI
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) RAD
4 1 (9.09%) RUP
4 1 (9.09%) DSDM
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) ISEB
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) IBM