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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 419 411 418
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing V-Model 18 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.079% 0.097% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.092% 0.12% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 12
Median daily rate £295 £406 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.38% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £303 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £484 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £61.00
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -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
19487 19445 19805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.78% 82.40% 81.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13983 13860 13790
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 219 235
Median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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
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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing V-Model within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +32 1 £375 -11.76% 2
V-Model
England

V-Model
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 London region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 35 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (65.00%) Waterfall
3 17 (42.50%) Test Scripting
4 16 (40.00%) Defect Management
5 15 (37.50%) SQL
6 14 (35.00%) JIRA
7 13 (32.50%) ISTQB
7 13 (32.50%) Test Strategy
8 12 (30.00%) Linux
9 11 (27.50%) Java
10 10 (25.00%) Windows
10 10 (25.00%) Selenium
10 10 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (25.00%) Scrum
10 10 (25.00%) Test Planning
10 10 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
11 9 (22.50%) Finance
11 9 (22.50%) Oracle
12 8 (20.00%) Project Management
12 8 (20.00%) Regression Testing
12 8 (20.00%) QA
12 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
13 7 (17.50%) SDLC
13 7 (17.50%) Test Management
13 7 (17.50%) Software Testing
14 6 (15.00%) Web Services
14 6 (15.00%) Banking
15 5 (12.50%) Bugzilla

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 5 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) SAP FI
2 4 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (5.00%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (2.50%) SAP CO
4 1 (2.50%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Bluemix
1 1 (2.50%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) VLAN
1 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
1 1 (2.50%) Spotfire
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) JIRA
2 10 (25.00%) Selenium
3 5 (12.50%) Bugzilla
3 5 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 4 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.50%) HP UFT
6 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.00%) Maven
7 1 (2.50%) Bower
7 1 (2.50%) Cobertura
7 1 (2.50%) Gerrit
7 1 (2.50%) Gradle
7 1 (2.50%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.50%) Ranorex
7 1 (2.50%) SonarQube
7 1 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.50%) Testopia
7 1 (2.50%) VectorCAST
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Test Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Test Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Tester
4 5 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery Test Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Performance Test Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 4 (10.00%) Test Team Leader
6 3 (7.50%) Integration Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) SAP Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) SAP Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) SAP FI Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) SAP P2P Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) Web Services
2 5 (12.50%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) HTML
2 5 (12.50%) SOAP
2 5 (12.50%) XML
3 4 (10.00%) RESTful
4 2 (5.00%) Middleware
5 1 (2.50%) J2EE
5 1 (2.50%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.50%) STB
2 2 (5.00%) Statistics
3 1 (2.50%) DTCC
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) PMI
3 1 (2.50%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Linux
2 10 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (65.00%) Waterfall
3 17 (42.50%) Test Scripting
4 16 (40.00%) Defect Management
5 13 (32.50%) Test Strategy
6 10 (25.00%) Scrum
6 10 (25.00%) Test Planning
6 10 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
8 8 (20.00%) Project Management
8 8 (20.00%) Regression Testing
9 7 (17.50%) SDLC
9 7 (17.50%) Software Testing
9 7 (17.50%) Test Management
10 5 (12.50%) CRM
10 5 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (12.50%) Record to Report
11 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) Java
3 4 (10.00%) C
4 2 (5.00%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
5 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) ISTQB
2 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 5 (12.50%) ISEB
5 3 (7.50%) Degree
6 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) COBIT
2 1 (2.50%) MISRA
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) SAP
3 4 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (7.50%) IBM
5 2 (5.00%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.50%) Green Hat
6 1 (2.50%) Sybase
6 1 (2.50%) T-Plan