The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 62 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing V-Model 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% - 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% - 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £59.25
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -28.27%
V-Model
East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
561 549 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 74.21% 73.69% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 280 405
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 26
Median hourly rate £47.50 £21.01 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.13% +31.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £70.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing V-Model as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

V-Model
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

V-Model Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing V-Model also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (90.00%) Retail
1 9 (90.00%) JIRA
1 9 (90.00%) QA
1 9 (90.00%) Confluence
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle Database
1 9 (90.00%) Zephyr
1 9 (90.00%) SDLC
2 5 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (40.00%) SLA
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (40.00%) JMeter
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (30.00%) JDA
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (90.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle Database
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) JIRA
1 9 (90.00%) Zephyr
2 4 (40.00%) JMeter
2 4 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 9 (90.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Test Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Functional QA Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) SDLC
2 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 5 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Ada
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) JDA