The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
V-Model
England / London
Rank 392 395 377
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs citing V-Model 8 17 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.082% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% 0.098% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 31
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £425 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16462 17382 17138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.46% 84.19% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11897 12350 12358
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 211 191
Median hourly rate £32.25 £24.23 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

V-Model
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

V-Model Daily Rate Trend in London

V-Model
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

V-Model Hourly Rate Trend in London

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Test Strategy
3 12 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 12 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 12 (42.86%) Defect Management
4 9 (32.14%) SQL
4 9 (32.14%) .NET
4 9 (32.14%) Finance
5 7 (25.00%) SAP
5 7 (25.00%) Degree
5 7 (25.00%) Test Management
6 6 (21.43%) Order to Cash
6 6 (21.43%) Record to Report
6 6 (21.43%) JIRA
6 6 (21.43%) QA
6 6 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (21.43%) Process Improvement
6 6 (21.43%) Procure-to-Pay
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle
6 6 (21.43%) Java
6 6 (21.43%) SAP FI
6 6 (21.43%) Project Management
7 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (17.86%) Banking
7 5 (17.86%) C
7 5 (17.86%) ITIL
7 5 (17.86%) Linux
7 5 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (17.86%) SDLC
8 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.14%) CMS
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) SAP FI
2 4 (14.29%) SAP CO
2 4 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (21.43%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) Bugzilla
2 3 (10.71%) FogBugz
2 3 (10.71%) Hudson
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.57%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
3 4 (14.29%) Retail
4 3 (10.71%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Back Office
5 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Tester
3 5 (17.86%) Programme Test Manager
3 5 (17.86%) SAP Tester
3 5 (17.86%) Test Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Test Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Test Programme Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Programme Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) QA Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Test Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
7 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) JSON
2 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Statistics
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.57%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Test Strategy
3 12 (42.86%) Defect Management
3 12 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 12 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 7 (25.00%) Test Management
5 6 (21.43%) Order to Cash
5 6 (21.43%) Process Improvement
5 6 (21.43%) Procure-to-Pay
5 6 (21.43%) Project Management
5 6 (21.43%) Record to Report
6 5 (17.86%) ITIL
6 5 (17.86%) SDLC
6 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Business Development
8 3 (10.71%) Stress Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) C
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) ISEB
2 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) SEPA
2 2 (7.14%) TARGET2
3 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) SAP
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Siebel