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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 70 82 76
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing V-Model 7 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.72% 0.60% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.76% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Average daily rate £300 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -
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 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
786 921 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.95% 78.45% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 469 429
Average daily rate £398 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.75 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 7 £300 +1.69%
V-Model
South East

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (92.86%) Finance
2 11 (78.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (78.57%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) ISEB
3 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) XML
3 10 (71.43%) Waterfall
3 10 (71.43%) QA
3 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
3 10 (71.43%) Relational Database
3 10 (71.43%) SDLC
4 8 (57.14%) MS Office
5 7 (50.00%) SAP
5 7 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database
6 6 (42.86%) Oracle
6 6 (42.86%) Data Mining
7 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
8 3 (21.43%) Windows
8 3 (21.43%) ATM
8 3 (21.43%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (21.43%) MS Project
8 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
8 3 (21.43%) Active Directory

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 3 (21.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP FI
2 1 (7.14%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 6 (42.86%) Data Mining
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (21.43%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (14.29%) SAP BW
6 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (7.14%) Data Mart
6 1 (7.14%) PowerCenter
6 1 (7.14%) SAP BI
General
1 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Automation Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Manual Test Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) SAP Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) SAP Test Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Web Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Web Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Project Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Report Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Reports Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) SAP BW Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) SAP FI Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Reporting Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (71.43%) SDLC
2 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Waterfall
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 3 (21.43%) Logistics
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Release Management
5 3 (21.43%) Test Management
5 3 (21.43%) Validation
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
7 1 (7.14%) ETL
7 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
7 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
7 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) SAP
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) ILOG