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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
V-Model
Rank 66 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing V-Model 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.93% 0.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£318 £358 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £358 £310
% change year-on-year
-4.89% +15.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 - £40.00
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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
654 366 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.14% 70.79% 72.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 176 348
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 £230 £240 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £41.75 £20.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.67% +107.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.65 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +5.45%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing V-Model across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing V-Model across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 October 2014.

V-Model Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

V-Model
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 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
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Vacancies
Borehamwood - - - -
V-Model
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V-Model
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (62.50%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) PKI
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 5 (62.50%) Usability Testing
2 5 (62.50%) ClearQuest
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
2 5 (62.50%) JUnit
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) UML
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (12.50%) QA

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (37.50%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (62.50%) ClearQuest
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 5 (62.50%) JUnit
2 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) Hibernate
1 5 (62.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) PKI
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Usability Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle