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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
V-Model
Rank 395 404 410
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Contract jobs citing V-Model 18 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.076% 0.067% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.084% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 9
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£400 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £525
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -40.95%
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% -
V-Model
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18950 18955 19371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.97% 79.16% 78.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13553 13216 13545
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 218 237
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.62 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing V-Model across the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

V-Model Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 4 £425 -5.55% 1
V-Model
England

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) Waterfall
3 19 (46.34%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (39.02%) Scrum
4 16 (39.02%) ISEB
4 16 (39.02%) Regression Testing
5 15 (36.59%) ISTQB
5 15 (36.59%) Cucumber
6 14 (34.15%) QA
6 14 (34.15%) Selenium
6 14 (34.15%) Use Case
6 14 (34.15%) Test Scripting
6 14 (34.15%) SQL
7 13 (31.71%) WebDriver
8 12 (29.27%) HP
8 12 (29.27%) JIRA
9 11 (26.83%) Degree
9 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
9 11 (26.83%) Performance Testing
9 11 (26.83%) Oracle
9 11 (26.83%) SOAP
9 11 (26.83%) Web Services
9 11 (26.83%) REST
10 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
11 9 (21.95%) Java
11 9 (21.95%) Finance
11 9 (21.95%) Test Automation
12 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (19.51%) Automated Testing
13 7 (17.07%) CMS

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (17.07%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Office
2 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
1 1 (2.44%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) MySQL
3 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.32%) Star Schema
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.32%) Big Data
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Cucumber
2 14 (34.15%) Selenium
3 13 (31.71%) WebDriver
4 12 (29.27%) JIRA
5 7 (17.07%) JUnit
6 5 (12.20%) SoapUI
7 4 (9.76%) HP UFT
8 3 (7.32%) LoadRunner
8 3 (7.32%) JMeter
8 3 (7.32%) TestDirector
9 2 (4.88%) TestComplete
9 2 (4.88%) LoadUI
10 1 (2.44%) Appium
10 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
10 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
10 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
10 1 (2.44%) Calabash
10 1 (2.44%) eggPlant
10 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Back Office
4 2 (4.88%) Law
4 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.88%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Billing
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Analyst
1 14 (34.15%) Test Analyst
2 11 (26.83%) Tester
3 7 (17.07%) Test Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Test Manager
4 5 (12.20%) Functional Tester
4 5 (12.20%) Automation Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) SAP Manager
7 1 (2.44%) SAP Test Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) SOAP
1 11 (26.83%) Web Services
1 11 (26.83%) REST
2 6 (14.63%) XML
3 5 (12.20%) WSDL
4 2 (4.88%) JSON
4 2 (4.88%) Gherkin
4 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.88%) HTML
4 2 (4.88%) .NET
4 2 (4.88%) CSS
5 1 (2.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.20%) IPTV
3 5 (12.20%) Video on Demand
4 3 (7.32%) Mainframe
4 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.88%) Equities
5 2 (4.88%) Tandem
5 2 (4.88%) SWIFT
5 2 (4.88%) PMI
6 1 (2.44%) EFT
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
1 3 (7.32%) Solaris
1 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Android
2 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) Waterfall
3 16 (39.02%) Scrum
3 16 (39.02%) Regression Testing
4 14 (34.15%) Use Case
4 14 (34.15%) Test Scripting
5 11 (26.83%) Performance Testing
6 9 (21.95%) Test Automation
7 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (19.51%) Automated Testing
8 7 (17.07%) Test Management
8 7 (17.07%) Project Management
9 6 (14.63%) Kanban
9 6 (14.63%) Test Strategy
9 6 (14.63%) Functional Testing
10 5 (12.20%) Open Source
10 5 (12.20%) Bug Management
10 5 (12.20%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (12.20%) CRM
10 5 (12.20%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) Java
3 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.07%) PHP
4 6 (14.63%) Ruby
5 5 (12.20%) Groovy
6 3 (7.32%) COBOL
6 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) ISEB
2 15 (36.59%) ISTQB
3 11 (26.83%) Degree
4 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
4 6 (14.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (34.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (46.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) HP
2 11 (26.83%) Oracle
3 5 (12.20%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (7.32%) Teradata
4 3 (7.32%) Netezza
4 3 (7.32%) Greenplum
4 3 (7.32%) Vertica
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.88%) SAP
5 2 (4.88%) IBM
6 1 (2.44%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.44%) Capita
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