The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 135 127 139
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing V-Model 9 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% 0.083% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.12% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£335 £358 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £358 £310
% change year-on-year
-4.89% +15.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 - £40.00
V-Model
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2370 1721 2084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.20% 71.15% 69.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1525 909 1101
Average daily rate £400 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 140 178
Average hourly rate £24.00 £36.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £46.00 £40.00
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 the East of England

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

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

V-Model
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

V-Model Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

V-Model
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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

V-Model Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

V-Model
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing V-Model across the East of England region.

V-Model Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

V-Model
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England 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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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
Hertfordshire -18 8 £318 -11.18%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £335 -
Essex - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
V-Model
England

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 8 (72.73%) PL/SQL
2 8 (72.73%) UNIX
2 8 (72.73%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle Database
3 5 (45.45%) Usability Testing
3 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (45.45%) Hibernate
3 5 (45.45%) Spring
3 5 (45.45%) PKI
3 5 (45.45%) JIRA
3 5 (45.45%) ClearQuest
3 5 (45.45%) Eclipse
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (45.45%) JUnit
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
5 3 (27.27%) UML
6 2 (18.18%) ERP
6 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (27.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle Database
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (45.45%) ClearQuest
2 5 (45.45%) JIRA
2 5 (45.45%) JUnit
2 5 (45.45%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
4 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
1 5 (45.45%) Hibernate
1 5 (45.45%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) PKI
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Usability Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
2 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
5 1 (9.09%) Volume Testing
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Siebel
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards