The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank - - 67
Contract jobs citing V-Model 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £456
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -32.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £61.00 -
% change year-on-year
-30.32% -
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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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1284 991 757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.65% 77.42% 73.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 581 363
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £6.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.05 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

V-Model
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

V-Model Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) General Ledger
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (33.33%) HND