The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 56 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Contract jobs citing V-Model 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.19% 1.02% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 1.96% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.52% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.75
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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 Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
346 153 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 65.78% 52.04% 74.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 80 131
Average daily rate £425 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 38
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

V-Model
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

V-Model Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

V-Model
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

V-Model Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

V-Model
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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%) C
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 2 (66.67%) HND
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) PSTN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) PSTN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Use Case
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification